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The New Email Template System

Since version 1.0.8.3 of Easy Digital Downloads, there has been an email templating system in place that allows users to customize the appearance of the purchase receipts sent to buyers after they make a purchase. The feature has not been advertised very much until now, as we’ve been locking down a few things with the

Easy Digital Downloads Version 1.0.8.3 Released

Version 1.0.8.3 was released late last night and brings a huge number of minor bug fixes, a couple of major bug fixes, some security improvements, and a couple of new shortcodes. One of the big changes made is in the No Downloads found shortcode that allows you to display a list or grid of your

Tutorial on Creating Custom Payment Gateways

If you would like to create your own payment gateways for Easy Digital Downloads, then you should read through the tutorial I have just published on Pippin’s Plugins. The tutorial walks through the process of registering your payment gateway, creating (or disabling) custom credit card forms, setting up the processing functions, and creating the gateway

Version 1.0.8.1 Released

The latest version, 1.0.8.1, was released today, and with it were brought a lot of minor enhancements. Some of the changes will be noticeable while you use the plugin, but many of them will go unseen, as they were primarily enhancements made to the plugin’s code base and interior functions.

Version 1.0.8 Released

Easy Digital Downloads version 1.0.8 has just been released. Most of the updates that this version brings are under the hood, and you may not even notice them, but it’s still an important release. We have made a lot of improvements in the entire code base, primarily with extensive code documentation, thanks to Matt, as

Two New Add-Ons and the First EDD Theme

Two more add-ons have been added to the Easy Digital Downloads Extensions¬†page, and the very first official theme built just for Easy Digital Downloads has been released. The add-ons, which are described more below, are the 14th and 15 extensions to be released. That’s awesome; 15 add-ons in just a few weeks, and there are

v1.0.6 Released

Version 1.0.6 was pushed out last night and can be downloaded from the WordPress plugin repository, or from within your WordPress dashboard. This version has a lot of minor bug fixes and quite a few significant enhancements. Many of the upgrades that were done do not have any direct impact on normal users, but they

Version 1.0.5 Released and Brings Variable Pricing

Version 1.0.5 has just been released. It is available to download from the WordPress plugin repository and your WordPress dashboards. There are a lot of updates included in version 1.0.5, but most important is the new variable pricing system. This new option gives you the ability to set multiple price variations for a single digital

Email News Letter Add-Ons Available

Add-ons for the popular email newsletter services Mail Chimp and Campaign Monitor are now available for purchase and download. These add-ons allow you to add a simple checkbox to your checkout form that, when selected, will sign users up for your mailing list. Both extensions are very simple, but very effective. It has been shown

New Template System in v1.0.3, and Other Improvements

Version 1.0.3 was pushed out to the WordPress plugin repository a few minutes ago, and it includes quite a few small bug fixes and one major new feature: customizable templates. For this version, there is just one template that can be modified, but others will be added very soon. In this version you can now

Easy Digital Downloads Ready for First Beta Testers

It’s finally almost ready! Easy Digital Downloads has been in development for about two months now, with over a hundred hours of my personal development time put into it so far. The plugin is extremely powerful and really, really cool. I have worked hard to supply as many of necessary features as possible, while also

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