WooCommerce 7.6 Beta 1

Beta 1 for the April 11 release of WooCommerce is now available for testing! You can either download it directly from WordPress.org or install our WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin.


Since the release of 7.5.0, the following changes have been made:

  • Update WooCommerce Blocks to 9.8.1, which includes the following changes:
    • Improvements to the look and feel, and the performance of the Mini Cart block.
    • Improved attributes filtering in the products block.
    • See the release post for 9.8.0 for a complete list.
  • Many other small improvements and bug fixes.

For the complete list, view the changelog in the readme for this release.

Actions and Filters

This release adds one new filter and two new actions.


woocommerce_product_allow_backorder_use_radioAllow 3rd parties to control whether “Allow backorder?” option will use radio buttons or a select. [Source]


woocommerce_reduce_order_item_stockFires when stock reduced to a specific line item. [Source]
woocommerce_widget_layered_nav_filters_startAllow 3rd party developers to add their own filters to start the Layered Navigation Filters Widget. [Source]

Database Changes

No changes introduced.

Template Changes

No changes introduced.

Release Schedule

We’re still on track for our planned April 11 release.

Release Candidate April 4, 2023
Final Release April 11, 2023


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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