WooCommerce 6.3 Beta 1

Beta 1 for the March 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 6.9.0 version of the feature plugin. See the release posts for 6.8.0 and 6.9.0 to see what’s new.
  • WooCommerce Admin: We’ve updated to the 3.2.0-rc version of the feature plugin. See the changelog to find out what’s new.

Filters and Actions

This release adds new filters:

woocommerce_set_cookie_enabledAdd cookie consent filter.
woocommerce_cart_item_removed_because_modified_messageFilters on the cart item removed message.

Database Changes

  • Product attributes lookup table – Add two database indices to the product attributes lookup table, these are intended to improve the performance of the table querying when there’s a lot of products and attributes. This will bump the corresponding internal database version to 6.3.0.

Template Changes

There are no template changes in this release.


There are no deprecations in this release.

Release Schedule

BetaFebruary 15, 2022
Release CandidateFebruary 22, 2022
Final ReleaseMarch 8, 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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