New Social Deals Engine Releases

We have released a Social Deals Engine update as well as exciting major updates to the Vouchers and Vendors extensions.. Vouchers and Vendors are now fully integrated. Vendors can access “Check Voucher Code” page and mark vouchers as redeemed. Vendors can also access purchased and Used voucher codes which are assigned to their products. Both require Social Deals engine v2.1.3 or later. Voucher changes: – Added a Check Voucher page, where vendor / admin can check if voucher code is valid or not and mark it as “Redeemed” if voucher code is valid. – Added a shortcode [sde_vou_check_code] to allow users to access “check voucher code” page on frontend. – Added support for Buyers Name, Buyers Email, Deal Title, Deal Price and Order Id to display in Voucher Pdf. – Added a option to generate 1 voucher code per pdf. – Added action to delete all used and purchased vouchers codes when order is deleted. – Added option to configure bottom margin for voucher pdf. – Added support to work with Vendors Extension. – Added Used and Purchased voucher codes report pages. – Added voucher data information on view deal sale page for admin. – Resolved voucher builder editor bug created with WordPress version 4.0. – Resolved chosen CSS issue with Chrome. – Prevent to select past dates for Expire date picker. – Restored vouchers codes back to product meta when order status become “cancelled”. – Fixed major bug with characters in Greek alphabet not displaying properly. – Fixed a bug that caused voucher settings to be lost when saving a draft. – Requires Social Deals engine v2.1.3 or...

New Release Updates

Lot’s of progress here at WPSocial with many new updates and releases. We have been working hard to get all products updated and enhanced. We have also added an additional support person to handled the increased orders we have been receiving.  A partial list of updates: Social Deals had had a complete update to version 2 All Social deals extensions have had a complete update to version 2 Social Review engine has a complete overhaul and update Social Member Lock updated and optimized Fan Page Builder updated and template redesign We are developing daily and updating products on a weekly basis. We will be adding additional themes in the current quarter and continue to evaluate new features to enhance our portfolio of products. Thanks to everyone for your continued support and stay tuned for more updates  ...

WPPASSION, INC. AGREES TO PURCHASE WPSOCIAL ASSETS

From the official Press Release: WPPassion announced today it has agreed to purchase WPSocial’s and its assets including all products and the wpsocial.com web site. “We are excited to add the WPSocial product suite to our portfolio of WordPress related products and services”, said Mark Ketzler of WPPassion. “WPSocial has created a revolutionary platform of social media aware WordPress plugins and themes that will enhance our offerings to bloggers, affiliate  marketers and e­commerce entrepreneurs. We look forward to working with WPSocial’s customers to expand the integrated products and services available to them and continue the high level of support and updates to which they have become accustomed.” WPSocial was acquired by WPPassion, INC. on September 15, 2014 and has been going through the transition and transmission of its assets over the last month.  While Daniel Waser and I (Mike Johnson) had proudly built this company up over the last 3 years, it became evident that Daniel would not be able to continue on with the site due to serious health reasons.  Therefore, the site and all its assets have been sold to Mark Ketzler and WPPassion, INC. What does this mean to the current and future customers of WPSocial?  It means the level of service and quality are going to continue to improve and get even better than they already are.  Your current purchases are safe and nothing has changed in that manner.  Mark has brought on new developers and is dedicated to producing a lot more powerful WordPress plugins and improving upon the products which are staples of WPSocial as well.  The future is bright for everyone here at WPSocial. While we are sad to leave this great company...

Huge Social Review Engine Plugin Update Just Released

This summer has been a busy one with our development team being down due to Daniel’s health issues.  With that being said, Daniel has been working feverishly over the last 3 weeks to get several Plugin updates completed.  The first one is a huge update to the Social Review Engine. With all the changes Facebook has made recently and the recent release of WordPress 4.0, an update was definitely required.  We have made some significant strides in increasing the overall functionality of the plugin and we have also fixed quite a few of the small bugs which have popped up over the last 3 months. This update is available in the “My Account” area if you are a current SRE Owner, but you can also Auto Update from inside your WordPress Admin as well.  Please understand that since this update is so new it might take 24 hours on some Hosts until it pops up as a new update for you.   Here’s the Changelog: = Version 2.2.8 (2014-09-11) = * [+] Added option to disable the sending of user emails * [+] Added option to sort reviews in widget * [+] Added templating system for reviews * [*] Fixed displaying issue for editor review box * [*] Fixed Facebook Integration * [*] Fixed User Image issue * [*] Fixed review slider * [*] Improved the display of the total rating * [*] Improved admin CSS for shortcode pop-up * [*] Improved sorting by user rating * [*] Upgraded & Tested plugin to work with WordPress 4.0 As you can see, there are a huge number of improvements and fixes for...

New Online Header and Banner Graphics Creator

One of the most requested items we have had outside of new plugins and plugin features here at WPSocial.com has been help with graphics.  Specifically graphics for Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.  We have also had a huge number of requests for templates to aid in creating banners for Deals which could be used for creating custom graphics for those who use the Social Deals Engine plugin. Today we are proud to announce the addition of the WP Social Header and Banner Creator online graphics creation tool.  This online graphics creator will allow you to not just create headers and banners of ANY size in just a few minutes, it also comes with 100’s of templates for creating almost any type of header, social media cover, or banner you may need. With the WP Social Header and Banner Creator you can create an Unlimited Number of: Facebook Covers Twitter Backgrounds and Covers Google Plus Covers YouTube Covers Blog Post Graphics Social Media Memes Advertising Banners You can do all of this with our 100’s of Graphics and Templates or you can use Your own. Take a look at our Promotional Video below:   The WP Social Header and Banner Creator can be accessed for Free if you are a WP Social Club, Developer, or Lifetime License Bundle Owner.  Simply log into your Account and You will find the Signup link there were you can access it as a part of your Current License. *You will need to create a separate login and password for the tool in order to use it. If you do not own one of these...

Winners Selected for the WP Social Lifetime Developer Bundle Giveaway!

Last Friday our month long Giveaway Contest ended with 5 Winners being selected to receive Lifetime access to the WP Social Developer Bundle.  This bundle which gives lifetime access to every product we produce here at WP Social (excluding 3rd Party plugins) normally costs $247 and is worth over $1200. We are proud to announce and recognize the following individuals who are now proud owners of this one of a kind bundle of WordPress social media focused plugins and themes. Stacy Ruth, Consumer Rush Simon U. Ford, Social Traffic, Inc. Jeromy Schuetze, Jeromys.com Charles Ruppert, Total Biz Marketing Stan Gore, B and B Inn, BC Congratulations to all of you and to everyone who participated in the Giveaway.  We will be running another 30 Day Giveaway starting May 1st.  So stay tuned for the email announcement and maybe YOU can be a Winner just like the individuals listed above. Please pass on Your congratulations to them by visiting their sites and posting your comments...

The WP Social SEO Booster Pro is Now the WP Social SEO Pro Plugin

More than just a name change, this has been a long time coming.  Ever since we first released the SEO Booster in June of 2012 we knew it was a cutting edge and powerful SEO plugin and for quite some time we have recognized that the Social SEO Booster Pro is more than an SEO “booster”.  The plugin is a highly sophisticated and functional SEO and Social Media Optimization plugin for WordPress.  One which we consider to be essential for every WordPress website owner. With that in mind, we have now renamed the WP Social SEO Booster Pro plugin to the “WP Social SEO Pro” plugin.   Critical SEO and Social Media Optimizations The Social SEO Pro Plugin comes with several key optimizations and integrations which are critical to your WordPress website’s SEO and Social Media Optimizations.  It is important to note that Social Media Signals and how they are shared across all the different Social platforms (Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIN, Pinterest) can make or break your SEO.  As of last Summer it was already noted by SearchMetrics and MOZ that Social Media Signals dominate the top ranking factors for Google Search.  Along with that, Google has now attributed more ranking factors to Schema.org Rich Snippet Microdata through in-depth “Article” attributes, Authorship, AuthorRank, Reviews, Videos, and much, much more.  The WP Social SEO Pro plugin takes care of all this and it goes above and beyond what other “SEO” plugins do.   Why Do I Need a Social SEO Plugin for My Site? This is probably one of the most common questions we receive.  Why do I need...

New Look and New Pricing Plans at WP Social

If you have visited the site here at WPSocial.com over the last few days I am sure you noticed there has been a major change underfoot here at the site.  We have upgraded not just our theme and look here, but we have also upgraded several of our internal systems as well.  We are working towards a more simplified, yet professional way of doing business here and the new look is just a part of it. Under the “Products” link in the main menu above you will see a new Mega Menu which displays all of our main Product links.  This was a great way for us to make everything easier to find and less cumbersome.  It also helped us clean up our main navigation menu quite a bit, streamlining things.   Member Account Access The first thing we were asked was “where is the Member/ Customer area, where do I find my downloads?”.  Nothing has changed.  The “My Account” page is still in the same location.  The only difference is there is no “icon” to click on at the top of the page.  We may replace the current My Account link in the main navigation with a button in the future, but for right now you can access your account here at WP Social simply by clicking on the “My Account” link via either the main navigation menu at the top of every page or via the footer menu at the bottom of each page here.  It is that easy.   New Pricing Plans We have tried to simplify pricing by allowing customers 3 basic ways to get...

Win a Lifetime License to the WP Social Developer Bundle

We are proud to announce the WP Social Developer Bundle Giveaway.  The Bundle includes every product (Plugin and Theme) we have here at WPSocial.com which is not produced by a 3rd Party (like a few of our Social Deals Engine Extensions are).  This is easily a $1200 Value and normally costs $247. 5 Winners Will Be Chosen on April 11, 2014 Unlike some Giveaways which only have One Winner, we are giving away 5 Lifetime Licenses which include Support and Free Updates, to include all New Product releases from WP Social as well.   How it Works How it works is simple.  Register via the form which is in the lower right hand side of every page on the site or via the form below.  Then, every time you complete an action, Like us on Facebook, Tweet the Giveaway links, Refer someone to the Giveaway via your Unique Giveaway URL, etc., you get Bonus Entries which give you more chances to win.  The more Bonus Entries you have, the more likely you are to Win one of the 5 Lifetime Licenses. Picking Winners Winners will be chosen in a Random Drawing on April 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT and will be notified the same day.  Remember, the more Bonus Entries you have and referrals through your contest link; the more chances you have at winning. *Winners will be chosen through a randomized process based on entries via a 3rd Party Service.  WP Social and our employees will not be picking the...

JVZoo WooCommerce Extension Released

Today we just released our latest WordPress Plugin for WooCommerce, it is the JVZoo WooCommerce Extension.  If you have ever wanted to use WooCommerce to deliver products you sell through JVZoo or if you have ever wanted to sell products from your WooCommerce powered storefront, then today is your day. If you are not familiar with it, JVZoo is an Affiliate Marketing and Payment Processing platform which allows Vendors to sell their products through Affiliates and Joint Venture (JV) Partners.  It has become one of the largest marketplaces on the web for selling digital products, much like Clickbank.  With JVZoo however, their primary payment model is the use of PayPal Adaptive Payments.  This allows Vendors to pay Affiliates both instantly or in delayed status when a purchase is made.  Vendors can also split pay between several JV Partners for the products they sell and pay Affiliates simultaneously, making it a very powerful system for Vendors and Affiliate Marketers. WooCommerce is the most prominent ecommerce store builder available for WordPress with over 500,000 downloads to its credit and counting.  WooCommerce allows you to sell both physical and digital products; along with Affiliate products as well. For months now we have been using this Extension for WooCommerce right here on our site for offers like our Social Media Optimizer course, with Upsells through JVZoo for the SEO Booster Pro and the WP Social Lifetime Developer Bundle (which I am sure is the way some of you have made purchases recently for our products). The Extension we have built for WooCommerce and JVZoo works seamlessly between the two.  You can install the...