WooCommerce Core

WooCommerce 6.9 RC.1

We’re excited to announce that the first release candidate for WooCommerce 6.9 is now available. We are currently on track for our planned September 13th release date.


Since the beta.2 release, the following changes have been made:

  • Bumped WooCommerce Blocks version to 8.3.2. (#34543)
  • Allowed accessing WooCommerce Customizer panels directly in block themes. (#34443)
  • Reverted skip button changes in the Onboarding Wizard. (#34455)


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

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.