WooCommerce 4.9.0 RC2

We have released a second release candidate for WooCommerce 4.9 and are still on track for our planned release tomorrow (January 12th).


This release candidate includes following changes:

  1. Reverts a part of performance enhancements for Orders and Products API after a bug was reported. #28745
  2. Bugfix in API to restore stock_status. #28731
  3. Additional protection in func_get_args_call for backwards compatibility. #28677
  4. Fix a bug in WooCommerce Admin for compatibility with IE11. #5987


If you’d like to dive in and help test this new release, our handy WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin allows you to switch between beta versions and release candidates. You can also download the release from wordpress.org.

A set of testing instructions has been published on our Wiki page in GitHub. We’ve also posted a helpful writeup on beta testing to help get you started.

If you discover any bugs during the testing process, please let us know by logging a report in GitHub.

Thanks to all of our testers and contributors!

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