WooCommerce 8.5 RC Released

Release Candidate for the January 9, 2024 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 8.5.0 Beta, the following changes have been made:

  • Fixed an error in the cart from the Product Collection block when Google Analytics plugin was enabled (#43177).
  • Reverted a recent change introduced in 8.5.0 Beta so that the feedback bar from the new Product Editor is visible every time the user opens the editor (#43178).

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

Release Schedule

We’re on track for our planned January 9, 2024 release.

Final ReleaseJanuary 9, 2024


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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