Category: WooCommerce News

WooCommerce Blocks 3.9 Release Notes

A new version of WooCommerce Blocks has been released! Version 3.9.0 is now available for download from GitHub and This release includes a number of fixes for the Cart and Checkout blocks. Thanks again to all of you who are using the new blocks and reporting things you’d like improved! We’re actively working on addressing issues and […]

WooCommerce 4.8.0 Release Candidate

We’re very excited to announce that the release candidate is now available! We are on track for our planned December 8th release date! Changes This release candidate includes some fixes in WooCommerce Admin as well as support for the Twenty Twenty-One Theme. Testing If you’d like to dive in and help test this new release, […]

WooCommerce 4.7.1 fix release

This release introduces several small compatibility improvements and fixes for taxonomy templates changed in WooCommerce 4.7. Also, based on user feedback, we decided to introduce a fix to prevent variations without attributes from being added to the cart that was originally planned for 4.8.0. Here is the WooCommerce 4.7.1 changelog: Prevent variable product to be […]

Introducing a New Order Status: checkout-draft

tl;dr There is a new order status coming to WooCommerce. While no immediate action is necessary, developers should familiarize themselves with it now because they may need to update their code to support it. Background Over the past year, as part of the ongoing work to improve and expand support for Gutenberg Blocks in WooCommerce, […]

WooCommerce 4.8.0 Beta 1

WooCommerce 4.8.0 is now available for beta testing! You can either download it directly from or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin. What’s new? The WooCommerce 4.8 release contains an updated version of WooCommerce Admin 1.7.0, WooCommerce Blocks 3.8.0, several fixes, and localization improvements. Notable fixes and improvements The main fixes and stability improvements in this release […]

Developer Advisory: WordPress 5.6 and jQuery 3

tl;dr WordPress 5.6 will ship with jQuery 3.5.1 and an updated version of jQuery Migrate, which will help you identify potential compatibility issues in your extensions. Developers should ensure extensions are compatible with jQuery 3 because the WordPress Core team is currently planning to phase out the use of jQuery Migrate in WordPress 5.7. The […]

WooCommerce Dependency Extraction Webpack Plugin

WooCommerce Dependency Extraction Webpack Plugin is a tool for managing your extension’s WordPress and WooCommerce dependencies. It extends the WordPress version and adds WooCommerce functionality on top so you don’t need to declare dependencies when registering your app’s scripts. To illustrate how the plugin can aid development, consider the following example. An app makes use […]

Tutorial: Adding React Support to a WooCommerce Extension

Starting with WooCommerce 4.0, the React-powered admin interface of WooCommerce Admin has been included as part of the core WooCommerce experience for developers and merchants. This inclusion opens up lots of options for developers who want to provide a more modern JavaScript-powered experience for the folks who rely on their extensions, but setting up an […]

WooCommerce Blocks 3.8 release notes

A new version of WooCommerce Blocks has been released! Version 3.8.0 is available for download from GitHub and This version will also be available in the upcoming WooCommerce 4.8 release. Bug Fix This release fixes a bug where the Phone field missing from the checkout page when shipping was not configured. For Developers Documentation was updated to […]

WooCommerce 4.7 is now available!

We are excited to announce that WooCommerce 4.7 is now publicly available! It has been in development since October 2020 and has been updated with 393 commits from 22 contributors. This is a minor release, which means everything is backward compatible with the previous version. Black Friday is coming up and we’re keeping this release small, focusing […]

Storefront 2.9.0 release notes

Today we released Storefront 2.9.0 with support for PHP 8 and WP 5.6! The new version can be downloaded from and GitHub. As of this release, all CSS files included in Storefront are minified which improves the load times of your store’s user-facing pages. We also included custom styles for the Filter Products by Price […]

Developer Advisory: Spam Orders and Accounts from Bots

tl;dr Versions of WooCommerce prior to 4.6.2 contain a vulnerability that allows guest users to create accounts during checkout even when the “Allow customers to create an account during checkout” setting is disabled. This vulnerability is being exploited by a bot to place spam orders and create user accounts that are then used to probe […]

WooCommerce Blocks 3.7.1 release notes

A patch version of WooCommerce Blocks has been released. Version 3.7.1 is available for download from GitHub and This release fixes an issue with the signup feature in the Checkout block. The API now only creates an account if the relevant store option is enabled ( Account Creation > Allow customers to create an account during checkout`).