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WooCommerce 5.7.0 Beta 1

The first beta for WooCommerce 5.7.0 is now available as part of the September release cycle. You can download directly from WordPress.org or through our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin.

Highlights

  • Product variations manual menu ordering is now working correctly.
  • The Marketplace section has been redesigned with better styling and usability.
  • Added local currency formatting support.
  • Reverted legacy Select2 library back to version 4.0.3 (Previously overwritten by SelectWoo 1.0.9).
  • Product attribute permalinks now works correctly with non-ascii characters.
  • WooCommerce Blocks 5.6.0, and 5.7.0. These updates contain a number of enhancements, bug fixes, and improvements.
  • WooCommerce Admin 2.6.0. This update contain a number of enhancements, bug fixes and improvements.

You can see more notable improvements in this list of PRs. For all the changes in all the included packages, see the changelog file.

Filters and actions

This release adds one hook:

HookDescription
woocommerce_product_options_externalAction hook fired when in general tab of a product in admin when displaying external product.

Database changes

There are no database changes in this release.

Template changes

There are no template changes in this release.

Release schedule

VersionRelease
BetaAugust 24, 2021
Release CandidateAugust 31, 2021
5.7 Final ReleaseSeptember 14, 2021 September 21, 2021
Release schedule for 5.7

Testing

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.

By Roy Ho

Code Wrangler @Automattic

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