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Developer Advisory: Combating Spam Order Bots

tl;dr Stores without any anti-spam or antifraud measures in place may see an increase in spam orders due to a renewed attack from a bot probing sites for vulnerabilities. The Details In November of 2020, we shared an advisory for developers encouraging them to update to the latest version of WooCommerce due to a vulnerability […]

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Core Quality

Adopting Standardized Labeling Principles

As the number of developers building with WooCommerce continues to grow rapidly, we’re putting an increasing amount of effort into measures that will provide an easier onboarding experience for developers who are new to the platform and which will reduce the development friction for seasoned WooCommerce veterans. One recent initiative we’ve undertaken is an effort […]

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Core

Brexit and Changes to WooCommerce Core Code

tl;dr While there are still many unknowns for eCommerce merchants as they pass across the January 01, 2021 Brexit transition deadline, the WooCommerce Core team is taking steps to ensure the platform continues to provide functionality that accurately reflects the concurrent changes to economic, geographic, and political classifications in and around the UK. The Details […]

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Core

December 9th: Community Chat

Our next Community Chat is going to take place on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 17:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite here. Our agenda for this chat includes: Developer Resources WooCommerce Core WooCommerce Admin WooCommerce Blocks […]

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blocks Core

Introducing a New Order Status: checkout-draft

tl;dr There is a new order status coming to WooCommerce. While no immediate action is necessary, developers should familiarize themselves with it now because they may need to update their code to support it. Background Over the past year, as part of the ongoing work to improve and expand support for Gutenberg Blocks in WooCommerce, […]