Categories
WooCommerce Core

WooCommerce 6.5 beta 1

Beta 1 for the May 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.

Highlights

  • Bumped minimum required PHP version to 7.2+.
  • Introduced new features to secure downloadable products, read more in Approved download directories.
  • WooCommerce Blocks 7.3.0 & 7.4.0 & 7.4.1.
  • This is our first release since we merged WooCommerce Admin into the core repository.

Actions and Filters

This release adds three filters.

FilterDescription
woocommerce_download_parse_remote_file_pathFilter the remote filepath for download.
woocommerce_download_parse_file_pathFilter the filepath for download.
woocommerce_generate_{$type}_htmlAllow the generation of custom field types on the settings screen.

And four new actions.

ActionDescription
woocommerce_order_tracking_form_startAction hook fired at the beginning of the form-tracking form.
woocommerce_order_tracking_formAction hook fired in the middle of the form-tracking form (before the submit button).
woocommerce_order_tracking_form_endAction hook fired at the end of the form-tracking form (after the submit button).
woocommerce_webhook_optionsFires within the webhook editor, after the Webhook Data fields have rendered. This action was introduced a long time ago but now includes a new $webhook attribute.

And woocommerce_product_csv_importer_check_import_file_path action was removed, use woocommerce_csv_importer_check_import_file_path instead.

Database Changes

This release contains two database changes.

  • Fixed two typo in wc_order_operational_data table. New keys are download_permission_granted and shipping_total_amount. See #32034
  • New wc_orders_meta table introduced. See #32034

Note: All WooCommerce Admin database installation routines were moved to core.

Template Changes

There is only one template template change in this release.

TemplateDescription
templates/order/form-tracking.phpInclusion of 3 new actions (actions listed above).

Deprecations

There are no deprecations in this release.

Release Schedule

VersionRelease
BetaTuesday, April 19, 2022
Release CandidateTuesday, April 26, 2022
Final ReleaseTuesday, May 10, 2022

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 Claudio Sanches

Developer on the WooCommerce team and member of the WordPress Brazilian community.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.