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Updates to wc-settings

tl;dr In WooCommerce Blocks 6.3.0/WooCommerce 6.0.0, any script that has a dependency on wc-settings will now be loaded in the footer, not the header. The details The enqueued script with the handle, wc-settings is composed of two things: The actual script that exposes a getSetting function for clients to consume. Inline script data provided by the server that’s […]

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Introducing a 320 Character Limit to Inbox Notes

tl;dr In a future release of WooCommerce Admin and WooCommerce, we are introducing a 320 character limit to the text content of Inbox notes. The details This change, which is currently slated for WooCommerce Admin 3.0 and WooCommerce 6.1, is a part of a design iteration on Inbox notes. The goal of imposing a character […]

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Best Practices for Deconflicting Different Versions of Action Scheduler

tl;dr When two or more plugins are running side-by-side, but include different versions of Action Scheduler, there is an increased risk of conflict in some cases. The details Numerous plugins include the Action Scheduler library and, in the vast majority of cases, they will successfully run side-by-side without issue—even if each includes a different version […]

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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 […]