WooCommerce 8.2.0 RC.1 Released

Release Candidate 1 for the October 10 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 8.2.0-beta.1, the following changes have been made:

  • Fixed an issue with the Marketplace header becoming invisible after visiting other pages. #40562
  • Fixed a backwards-compatibility issue with wc_get_orders() when High Performance Order Storage is enabled. #40551
  • Fixed an issue where created_via wasn’t properly set when HPOS was enabled for orders created manually via the admin. #40469
  • Update WooCommerce Blocks to 11.1.2. #40475

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

PHP Requirement Change

WooCommerce 8.2 requires PHP version 7.4 or newer.

Read our announcement post for full details.

Release Schedule

We’re on track for our planned October 10 release.


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.

We’ve 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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