WooCommerce 6.1.0 Beta 1

Beta 1 for the January 2022 release of WooCommerce is now available for testing! You can either download it directly from WordPress.org or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin.


  • WooCommerce Blocks: We’ve updated to the 6.5.0 version of the feature plugin. See the release posts for 6.4.0 and 6.5.0 to see what’s new.
  • WooCommerce Admin: We’ve updated to the 3.0.0-rc version of the feature plugin. See the changelog to find out what’s new.
  • ActionScheduler: ActionScheduler has been updated to version 3.4.0. See the release post to see what’s new.

Filters and Actions

This release adds one action:

woocommerce_page_wc-addons_connection_errorTriggered when there is an error with the connection to the woo.com marketplace.

This release doesn’t add any filters.

Database Changes

There are no database changes in this release.

Template Changes

There are no template changes in this release.


  • The is_ajax function has been deprecated. The WordPress function wp_doing_ajax should be used instead.

Release Schedule

BetaDecember 21, 2021
Release CandidateDecember 28, 2021
Final ReleaseJanuary 11, 2022


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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