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14-day Free Trial now Available

Now that Gift Wrapper Plus version 5.0 has been out a month and is nice and stable, there’s been some time to address requests for a trial version. TL;DR that’s right here: https://www.giftwrapper.app/downloads/gift-wrapper-plus-14-day-trial/ The Plus version of Gift Wrapper has many more features than the free version, and beyond that is still very extensible — […]

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Version 5.0 released

Version 5.0 of Gift Wrapper has been released – exciting! Before upgrading, make sure to take backups of your WordPress site, because there are potentially breaking changes in 5.0. After upgrading, make sure to take a look at your shop and wrap offerings and ensure they appear and function as desired. If you are using […]

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Version 5.0 Beta is Here – Heads Up!

Just like a ship in the ocean collects barnacles, WordPress plugins collect… barnacles. Haha, but no really, they collect dust in dark corners and things sometimes break without even being noticed. I certainly didn’t intend for major version 5 to follow so closely behind version 4, but some really good feature requests led to a […]

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Gift Wrapper 4.0 Release

WooCommerce Gift Wrapper 4.0 is finally here and it sure does a lot more! Your product gift wrapping needs are now better covered, and the plugin even more extensible for WordPress developers looking for a place to start. Important! Before upgrading If you are not using any custom Gift Wrapper template overrides, Gift Wrapper plugin […]

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Gift Wrapper still in beta 4.0

Things have been slow-going because there are numerous projects on the project heap and none too pressing. I’ll be pushing WooCommerce Gift Wrapper 4.0 out of beta soon, but not before a long-awaited and much-needed 1 week actual vacation. If you’re curious about 4.0, turn on your beta access under your WordPress->Settings->Gift Wrapper License, and […]

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Gift Wrapper version 3.3 4.0 is in beta

In March, I started working on a lot of new features and tweaks for the WooCommerce Gift Wrapper plugin. This has dragged on for a while longer than I’d like because of intense wildfire concerns here on the California/Nevada border. So, while not wielding a chainsaw and tanning my hide, I’ve been coding up a […]

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Custom WooCommerce Mini Cart Drawers

Heya! Here to talk about a feature that more and more vendors are using: cart drawers! What’s a cart drawer? Well, if you’ve ever shopped at walmart.com or homedepot.com and a multitude of other major websites, you’ve had a cart drawer slide out at you from the right side of the screen. It’s usually an […]

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Gift Wrapper 3.0-beta Release

Happy Autumn! Whereas I started about a month ago with just a few small changes to Gift Wrapper Plus, it snowballed into a pretty big plugin overhaul. The “small change” I had in mind was dispensing with the Bootstrap JavaScript dependency for the pop-ups (modals); however, that turned into major overall JavaScript improvements, which turned […]

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