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Important security patch released in WooCommerce

On September 21, 2021, our team released a security patch to address a server configuration setup used by some hosts, which under the right conditions may make some analytics reports publicly available. What actions should I take? Automatic software updates began rolling out on September 21, 2021, to all stores running impacted versions of WooCommerce, […]

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WooCommerce 5.7 will be released on September 21, 2021

As many folks know, WooCommerce Core adheres to a monthly release cycle, and as a general rule, our aim has been to publish final releases on the second Tuesday of each month. For WooCommerce 5.7, this date will be shifting back by one week to September 21, 2021. This shift will not be permanent and […]

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Requirements Change for Action Scheduler

tl;dr In an upcoming release of Action Scheduler, we are planning to raise the minimum WordPress and PHP requirements needed to use the plugin. The details As of Action Scheduler 3.2.1 (the current release at time of writing), Action Scheduler requires: PHP 5.3 WordPress 4.7 We’ve decided the time is right to make some reasonable […]

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WooCommerce Stripe support policy change

tl;dr Starting with version 5.6, WooCommerce Stripe will transition to a new version support policy that aligns with WooCommerce’s overarching L-2 version support policy. The details WooCommerce Stripe currently supports versions of WordPress back to 4.6 and versions of WooCommerce back to 3.3.Starting with the upcoming 5.5.0 release, WooCommerce Stripe will begin shifting to a […]

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Improving API Queries for Low Stock Products

tl;dr Recent improvements to the REST API fix slow queries for products with low stock. There is a new REST endpoint that affected developers should adopt. The Details There was a recent issue in WooCommerce Admin where stores who had upgraded to WooCommerce 5.5 started to experience performance issues and, in some cases, stopped working […]