The minimum PHP version required for WooCommerce was bumped from 7.0 to 7.2 in WooCommerce 6.5 in May 2022. Exactly one year later WooCommerce will take the next step: starting with version 7.7, scheduled for release in May 2023, WooCommerce will require PHP 7.3 or newer to work. Why this change? As we said in […]
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Update: after additional internal discussions we’ve decided to reverse this decision. WooCommerce will continue to use Yoda conditions as outlined in the WordPress PHP coding standards to stay aligned with the wider WordPress ecosystem. We’re keeping the previous announcement for transparency. Yoda conditions are a programming style in which the normal order of operands in […]
As we announced back in January, as of WooCommerce 6.5, to be released in May, the minimum PHP version required will be 7.2. The version bump work is done, and while doing it we noticed that unfortunately we’ll need to introduce a breaking change regarding how the woocommerce_emogrifier hook works. The TLDR is that the […]
Finally! After having been an opt-in feature for some time, the new product filtering mechanism we announced a few months ago is rolling out for everybody in WooCommerce 6.3. Here’s what you need to know as a shop administrator. What’s going to happen after I upgrade to/install WooCommerce 6.3? A database migration will kick in. […]
It’s been a while since we bumped the minimum PHP version of WooCommerce to 7.0, and it is about time for a new bump. Starting with version 6.5, scheduled for release in May 2022, WooCommerce will require PHP 7.2 or newer to work. Why this change? The PHP ecosystem is evolving rapidly. At the time […]