WooCommerce 6.0 Released

WooCommerce team announce the release of WooCommerce 6.0. This release should be backwards compatible with the previous version.

This release contains:

As always, recommendation is create a backup of your site and making sure that your theme and any other plugins are compatible before updating. You can check out this update guide for more information.

What’s new in 6.0?

  • WooCommerce Blocks: WooCommece team updated it to the 6.3.3 version of the feature plugin. See the release posts for 6.3.2 and 6.2.0 to find out what’s new.
  • WooCommerce Admin: WooCommerce team updated it to the 2.9.4 version of the feature plugin. See the changelog](https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce-admin/blob/release/2.9.4/changelog.txt) to find out what’s new.
  • Product Attribute Filtering: With this release, WooCommerce team are entering the final stages of delivering WooCommerce revamp of product attribute filtering. WooCommerce team have removed the need for a code snippet to show the feature; both the feature flag and system tool is now available for all merchants.
  • Rate Limit Table: In order to address the performance issues caused by storing rate limits in the options table, WooCommerce team have created a new table to hold rate limit entries. See #30960 for more details.

These are just some of the changes that are included in WooCommerce 6.0. You can find the complete changelog for this release in the changelog.txt file.

Actions and Filters

This release adds two actions:

After the shipping options in the product data metabox. #30876

After the variations table on the add-to-cart form. #29642

This release adds two filters:

Allows filtering the ‘autocomplete’ attribute for quantity inputs. #31196

Filters the return value of the block template check. #30997

Database Changes

New woocommerce_rate_limits table. #30960

Template Changes

Removed the generated password and replaced with a reset link.

Removed the generated password and replaced with a reset link.

Changed the text informing users that the password will be emailed to them to inform them that a reset link will be sent to them.

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