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SkyVerge acquires Aelia’s Braintree Extended plugin

We are happy to announce that the SkyVerge Team acquired our Braintree Extended plugin. Our product’s multi-account features and Kount integration are now part of the official Braintree plugin, and available out of the box.

Starting from version 3.0 of the Braintree payment plugin, you will be able to specify a merchant account for each of the currencies provided by our Currency Switcher for WooCommerce, without having to install a separate extension. The logic we originally implemented in our Braintree Extended plugin has been preserved and improved, allowing you to accept payments in multiple currencies straight away.

What does this mean for you

If you will update your Braintree gateway to version 3.0, you will no longer need the Aelia Braintree Extended plugin, as the features it provides are now included in the official gateway. You will have the same feature set, with a single plugin installed.

How to update the Braintree gateway

To prevent conflicts, it’s important that you follow the steps below before updating the Braintree gateway:

  1. Take note of the merchant account ID associated with each currency. You can find this information by going to WooCommerce > Checkout > Braintree.
  2. Disable and remove the Braintree Extended gateway. This is very important, as the plugin won’t work properly with the Braintree gateway 3.0.
  3. Update the official Braintree gateway to version 3.0.
  4. Go to WooCommerce > Checkout > Braintree and complete the configuration by assigning the merchant account IDs you saved at step #1 to their respective currency (see screenshot below).
    Braintree gateway - Adding multiple merchant IDs

    The new interface in the Braintree gateway 3.0 allows to enter multiple merchant IDs, assigning them to the appropriate currency.

    This reconfiguration is required because the new Braintree plugin uses a slightly different setup, and you will have to do it only once.

After completing the steps above, your payment will be sent again to the appropriate Braintree merchant account ID, depending on the currency.

More great news to come

In quality of SkyVerge collaborators, we are excited at the idea that one of the leading WooCommerce developers acquired one of our solutions and included its features in their official products. To us, this is an important recognition of the effort we put in developing our plugins, and a validation of our ideas.

This acquisition is an important step towards a full integration between our solutions and some of the most important WooCommerce products on the market. We will keep working with top class developers, such as SkyVerge and Prospress (authors of the popular Subscriptions plugin), to offer you the most powerful, reliable set of internationalisation features on the market.

Expect more great news soon from Aelia!

The Aelia Team

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Aelia Foundation Classes for WooCommerce, now with automatic updates!

Aelia Foundation Classes (AFC) for WooCommerce and has been updated to version 1.1.3.140910.

What’s new

This new version brings just one improve, yet a very big one. From this version on, the plugin will automatic updates.

That’s right! We installed an automatic updates service on our web servers, and the Aelia Foundation Classes plugin will now use it to determine when new updates are available. It will then show a notifications in the Administration area, and also allow to install updates automatically, just like standard WordPress plugins.

Sounds great! How can I get it?

Simply click on the link above to get the latest version of the Aelia Foundation Classes for WooCommerce. The plugin is completely free. Once installed, you will automatically be informed of new updates, and you will be able to install them with one click. Housekeeping just became much easier!

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AFC for WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads updated to v1.0.12.140908

Aelia Foundation Classes (AFC) for WooCommerce and for Aelia Foundation Classes (AFC) for Easy Digital Downloads have been updated to version 1.0.12.140908.

What’s new

  • Improved logic used for session handling. The new logic includes additional checks to ensure that the session is available before using it.
  • Added preliminary information to allow automatic updates of the plugin. We are now working on implementing automatic updates for both the AFC plugins. This will simplify the management and maintenance of plugins which are based on it.

How to download the latest version

Simply click on the links above. The plugins are completely free.

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Apologies – We might have sent you an email by mistake

Email campaign sent! Whoops…

In the past few days, we have sent an email to some of our customers. The email contained a reminder about the expiration of their orders, and the information on how to get a renewal discount. We have been informed that the email was sent to some people who were not due to receive it yet. This happened due to a misconfiguration in our mailing system. Read more

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Important notes about WooCommerce 2.2

WooCommerce 2.2 is coming

WooThemes has recently announced that WooCoomerce 2.2 will be released this Autumn, which will introduces more breaking changes. Based on the press release, their impact should not cause the plethora of issues that WooCommerce 2.1 introduced when it first came out, but we recommend not to upgrade to WooCommerce 2.2 if you installed any of our plugins, until we officially declare that they have been tested for compatibility. Read more

AFC for WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads updated to v1.0.10.140819

Aelia Foundation Classes (AFC) for WooCommerce and for Aelia Foundation Classes (AFC) for Easy Digital Downloads have been updated to version 1.0.10.140819.

What’s new

  • Optimised requirement checking logic. The logic used to check fore requirements and load plugin dependencies has been optimised to improve compatibility with 3rd party plugins, such as WooCommerce Booking.

How to download the latest version

Simply click on the links above. The plugins are completely free.