WooCommerce 5.0 Beta 2

WooCommerce 5.0 beta 2 is now available for testing! This version adds in the WooCommerce Admin version 1.9.0.You can either download it directly from or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin.

This is a minor release focusing on bug fixes and performance improvements. See more details of our versioning changes in Developer Advisory: Changes to WooCommerce Versioning Scheme.

Notable fixes and improvements:

Since the first beta version, the following fixes/additions were added:

  • WooCommerce Admin 1.9.0 (#28896)
  • Help tooltip will now appear when a task has not been completed the second time to give additional help for the merchant. (#5826)
  • Home screen task extensibility. Allows 3pd to add their own tasks. (#5794).
  • Added “unread” indicator to inbox messages. This helps to quickly see which inbox messages have not been read. (#6047)


As with the previous several releases, we have published testing instructions for . We’d love your help in testing this release.

By Roy Ho

Code Wrangler @Automattic

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