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WooCommerce Core

What should happen to the product type column on the admin Products screen?

During the last WooCommerce developer chat we had a productive discussion about the usefulness of the product type icons on the admin Products screen. The topic was originally brought up in this GitHub issue¬†and people seem to have strong feelings about it. With the current design of the icons it is difficult to tell what […]

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Performance: Switching to post_author to store order customer IDs

WooCommerce core uses a post meta called _customer_user to store the customer ID for orders. Since the meta_value field of the wp_postmeta table is not indexed, this means that all the queries that need to filter orders by customer ID are very slow. To address this, in PR #17895, we are exploring the idea of […]