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WooCommerce 5.8.0 Beta 1

The first beta for WooCommerce 5.8.0 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

  • The REST API now supports modified_before and modified_after fields for product, order and coupon endpoints (#29461).
  • A set of usability problems with dropdown fields have been resolved (#28966 and #30607).
  • A bug that was impacting the featured status of products during quick-editing has been resolved. (#30471).
  • Small fixes for the in-app marketplace (#30624 and #30625).
  • Improvements made to our messaging when removing line items from within the order editor (#30650).
  • WooCommerce Admin updated to 2.6.1.

Filters and Actions

Two new filters have been added:

FilterDescription
woocommerce_quantity_input_min_adminAllows the minimum value for the product quantity selector (within the order editor) to be changed.
woocommerce_quantity_input_step_adminAllows the step value for the product quantity selctor (within the order editor) to be changed.

One filter has been changed:

FilterDescription
woocommerce_order_actionsOrder object is now available to callbacks via a second param.

Database Changes

There are no database changes in this release.

Template Changes

There are no template changes in this release.

Release Schedule

VersionRelease
BetaSeptember 21, 2021
Release CandidateSeptember 28, 2021
Final ReleaseOctober 12, 2021

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.

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