WooCommerce 4.6.2 fix release

This release fixes a bug discovered recently that allows anonymous users to create an account during checkout even when the “Allow customers to create an account during checkout” setting is disabled. The fix to this bug can be found here. We found this problem while investigating reports of a bot that is creating spam orders […]

Developer Advisory: Inheritance in PHP 8

tl;dr Inheritance errors due to incompatible method signatures will generate fatal errors in PHP 8, which may cause developer plugins to break.  You should check your code for classes that extend functionality in their ancestor with methods that don’t have a matching signature and update those functions. The details In PHP 7, inheritance errors due […]

WooCommerce Blocks 3.7 release notes

A new version of WooCommerce Blocks has been released! Version 3.7.0 is available for download from GitHub and WordPress.org. Sign up for an account in Checkout block This release includes support for creating an account from the checkout block. The signup flow is also updated to use a secure password-reset link for setting the initial account password. Checkout […]

WooCommerce 4.7.0 Release Candidate

We’re excited to announce that the release candidate is now available! We are on track for our planned November 10 WooCommerce 4.7 final release date. Note that this release candidate doesn’t include any changes since 4.7 beta 2. Testing If you’d like to dive in and help test this new release, our handy WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin allows […]

WooCommerce 4.7.0 Beta 2

WooCommerce 4.7.0 beta 2 is now available for testing! This version reverts one change for templates and also includes an updated version of WooCommerce Admin 1.6.3. You can either download it directly from WordPress.org or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin. Notable fixes and improvements Since the first beta version, the following fixes were added: […]

October 29: Community Chat #15

Our next Community Chat is going to take place on Thursday, October 29, 2020 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 chat includes: Developer Resources WooCommerce Core WooCommerce Admin WooCommerce Blocks […]

WooCommerce 4.6.1 fix release

This release fixes WooCommerce Admin bugs introduced in WooCommerce 4.6.0. The main issue affected stores running WooCommerce 4.6.0 together with the latest version of Gutenberg installed as a plugin. For those stores, the Analytics pages were empty (#5385). The only change in WooCommerce core for this release is the inclusion of the latest version of […]

WooCommerce 4.7.0 Beta 1

WooCommerce 4.7.0 beta 1 is now available for testing! You can either download it directly from WordPress.org or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin. What’s new? The WooCommerce 4.7 release contains an updated version of WooCommerce Blocks 3.6.0, several fixes, and localization improvements. Notable fixes and improvements The main fixes and stability improvements in this […]

Using the Admin Notes Inbox in WooCommerce

As of WooCommerce 4.6, the new home screen that was introduced in WooCommerce 4.3 has become the default experience for merchants. With the aim of empowering merchants to manage their stores smartly and with confidence, the new home screen serves up a store’s most important to-dos in one, central place. One powerful tool for this […]

WooCommerce 4.6 is now available!

We are excited to announce that WooCommerce 4.6 is now publicly available! It has been in development since September 2020 and has been updated with 327 commits from 31 contributors. This is a minor release, which means everything is backward compatible with the previous version. As always, we recommend creating a backup of your site and making […]

Storefront 2.8.0 release notes

Storefront 2.7.0 has been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org. This is small maintenance release. Here’s the changelog: Dev: Reinstate PHPcs linting #1463 Dev: Add wp-env npm script alias #1489 Dev: Tweak npm config & scripts for release tooling changes #1462 Dev: Various dependency updates Download the latest release of Storefront from WordPress.org, or venture over to Dashboard → Updates in your WordPress admin to […]

WooCommerce Blocks 3.6.0 release notes

A new version of WooCommerce Blocks has been released! Version 3.6.0 is available for download from GitHub and WordPress.org. This release is fully compatible with WooCommerce 4.6, scheduled to be released tomorrow, and includes several bug fixes to the Checkout block payment flow. We’ve also updated the blocks styles so that they’re loaded after the […]