After more than a full month of development, Easy Digital Downloads version 1.7 has been released! Once again, this release brings numerous new features, a huge number of minor improvements, and a significant number of bug fixes.
Simple, Beautiful Checkout
Prettier, More Versatile Styles
We have completely rewritten the checkout CSS to make it more attractive, more flexible, and more compatible with a wider variety of themes.
Better Checkout Layout
The position of each field on the checkout has been carefully reconsidered to ensure it is in the proper location so as to best create high conversion rates.
Selling Licenses or Multiple Copies at Once? With the new item quantities feature, your customers can choose how many of an item they wish to purchase at one time.
Makes Bulk Purchases Simple. No longer is purchasing many copies of the same item difficult or tedious. Simply enter the quantity and complete the purchase.
Direct to PayPal Purchase Buttons
The Direct purchase option allows you to create Buy Now buttons that take your customers straight to PayPal, completely bypassing the checkout screen.
Higher Turnover Rates. By sending your customers straight to PayPal, you can dramatically increase your conversion rates by reducing the amount of friction in the purchase process.
Multiple Discount Codes Per Purchase
Offer Bigger, Better Promotions. With the Ability to redeem multiple discount codes per purchase, you can give your customers even more incentives to purchase your products.
Brought Back [download_history]. The return of the [download_history] short code was one of our most common user requests since it was removed. We listened and it is back!
Customer Reports Search. Want to find out how much a customer has spent, or how many customers you have with a specific domain\’s email address? Now you can.
Settings Import / Export. The ability to export and import all store settings makes the process of moving sites from development to live a lot easier.
Full Retina Support. Every image and icon used in Easy Digital Downloads has been remade with complete support for high resolution / retina displays.
Better Admin Notifications .The admin sale notification emails can now be completely customized in the same way as purchase receipts. Want to know all details of the customer? Now you can.
Improved Performance. Several key areas (such as Payment History) of Easy Digital Downloads have been dramatically improved in terms of performance to make your site run better and faster.