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FPDI/FPDF dropped in Free WaterWoo version

Big changes for the free version of WaterWoo PDF! We finally took the plunge and abandoned the pay-walled FPDI parser in favor of TCPDI, an open-source derivative. What does this mean for users of the free plugin? A couple things: 1) All PDF versions are watermark-able, not just versions prior to 1.5. This limitation was […]

WaterWoo Action & Filter Hooks, listed

WaterWoo PDF Premium comes with many built-in hooks that will allow someone familiar with PHP (and Wordpress hooks) to further customize the plugin functioning. Note, these hooks are not stated functions of the plugin and therefore are NOT included in plugin support other than to correct mistakes on our end or perhaps add in new […]

Dropbox Support Dropped

Unfortunately, we can no longer claim WaterWoo (or WooCommerce for that matter) will work with Dropbox-served files using the WooCommerce Dropbox plugin. It was brought to our attention that files are not being reliably served intact to WooCommerce from Dropbox by the plugin. Since support for the WooCommerce Dropbox plugin seems to have gone away, […]

PDF Watermarking Limitations, explained

WaterWoo is magic, but it does have its limitations. And one particular limitation has been disappointing customers, and frustrating us, for years. We'd like to explain. First of all, let's explain how WaterWoo works. In a nutshell, WaterWoo works by first reading a PDF into memory, then spitting it back out onto the page with […]

Brazilian Shops can Watermark CPF

You can add your own shortcodes to WaterWoo PDF Premium for on-the-fly customized watermarks. One request from a Brazilian customer was for a shortcode for the Cadastro de Pessoas FĂ­sicas (CPF). This is a taxpayer identification number all citizens of Brazil must use to shop online within Brasil. We created the shortcode [BILLING_CPF] to import […]