Category: WooCommerce News

Centralized Coupon Management – available for testing

As was outlined in the post for the new WooCommerce Marketing Hub we are looking to make it the place from which merchants can manage all their marketing needs for their WooCommerce stores. As part of this vision we are moving the existing coupon management interface in WooCommerce core to be located within the Marketing […]

Meet your Developer Advocate

Howdy! 👋 I’m Allen Smith, and I’m excited to introduce myself as your developer advocate for WooCommerce. I have only been here a few weeks, but it’s already clear to me that WooCommerce has an incredible developer community brimming with experience, talent, and great ideas. I’d love to share a bit about myself and what […]

WooCommerce 4.3 is now available!

We are excited to announce that WooCommerce 4.3 is now publicly available! It has been in development since April 2020 and the core has been updated with 272 commits from 24 contributors. This is a minor release, which means everything is backward compatible with the previous version. As always, we recommend creating a backup of […]

WooCommerce 4.3 Release Candidate 3

Hi all! After publishing the second release candidate for WooCommerce 4.3, we’ve discovered a problem between Jetpack and WooCommerce that resulted in WooCommerce creating a lot of unnecessary options in the database. As we prefer the stability of the platform, we’ve decided to publish one more release candidate–RC3 today to test the problematic parts of […]

WooCommerce Blocks 2.9 release notes

Today we are releasing WC Blocks 2.9.0! It’s available for download from GitHub and This is a small bug-fix release. Read the full changelog below: bug: Correctly sort translated state and country drop-down menus in Checkout block. #2779 dev: Add storybook story for icon library. #2787 dev: Add custom jest matcher toRenderBlock, used for confirming blocks are available in the […]

Storefront 2.5.8 release notes

Storefront 2.5.8 has been tagged for release and uploaded to This is another small maintenance release. As a part of this release, Storefront now specifies the “Tested up to:” and “Requires PHP” version checks. Currently, the required PHP version is 5.6.0, but this will likely be bumped in future versions to align with WooCommerce […]

Scaling the WooCommerce Navigation: Call for testers

We often talk about scaling WooCommerce from a technical perspective, but it’s a topic we’re passionate about on the user experience side as well. In that respect, one feature that has been on our radar for some time now is backend navigation. Conceptually, WooCommerce is much more than a plugin these days, and it has […]

WooCommerce 4.3 Release Candidate 2

Hi all! Last week, we published the first release candidate for WooCommerce 4.3 and thing has been working quite well and we’ve also seen a couple of bug reports, mostly for features related to the WooCommerce Admin package. To keep the feedback loop for testers tight, we’re bringing you the second release candidate today. We […]

Meet the new WooCommerce Home

The upcoming WooCommerce 4.3 release on July 7th introduces a brand-new Home screen. The current dashboard does a great job helping a merchant stay on top of the statistics and data that matter most to a store, but we want to go beyond that. In the new Home experience, merchants can navigate to any area […]

WooCommerce Blocks 2.8 release notes

Today we are releasing WC Blocks 2.8.0! It’s available for download from GitHub and Beginning with 2.6.0, in which we included the preview for the Cart and Checkout blocks, WooCommerce Blocks has gone back to a bi-weekly release schedule. This allows us to ship improvements faster and get feedback earlier as a part of […]

June 25: Community Chat #11

Howdy folks! It’s time for another Community Chat! Our next Community Chat is going to take place later this week on Thursday, June 25 at 18:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite here. Our agenda for this […]

WooCommerce 4.2.2 Fix Release

We’ve just shipped another release which contains a minor bugfix for SelectWoo. Here is the changelog for the release: Download the latest release of WooCommerce here or visit Dashboard → Updates to update the plugin from your WordPress admin screen. As usual, if you spot any other issues in the WooCommerce core, please log them […]

WooCommerce 4.3 Release Candidate

After releasing the beta version last week, we haven’t seen many bug reports. Therefore, we are moving ahead according to the plan and are excited to announce that the release candidate is now available! We are also on track for our planned July 7th final release date. Testing If you’d like to dive in and […]