WooCommerce Announces WooCommerce Connect

Last month, Matt Mullenweg teased the WooConf (WooCommerce Conference) of a new addition that would be coming to the platform.

Today they’ve announced Woocommerce Connect. A new addition to the future vision of their Ecommerce platform. For now, it’s just being launched into alpha testing as a feature extension. Hopefully, in the near future, it will be available to all Woocommerce users.

Their vision is to create a smoother and simpler way to integrate virtually anything directly in WooCommerce.

One of the biggest things that sets Woocommerce apart from other similar shopping cart providers is it’s ability to customize and add anything you can dream of. One of the biggest gripes and issues it’s had with that, is that doing even the most basic of things can sometimes become convoluted. Their main goal with WooCommerce Connect is to reverse some of these issues and make everything as simple as possible.

The example they gave was with how USPS currently works: