Announcing compatibility with WooCommerce 4.8

WooCommerce 4.8 was released a few days ago. This version is a minor release which means everything should be backwards compatible. This release focuses on compatibility and quality of life improvements following the releases of PHP8, WordPress 5.6 and the Twenty Twenty-One theme.

What’s new in WooCommerce 4.8

Variations report

You can now generate a report in the WordPress Admin to get insight into the sales of individual product variations.

Homescreen layouts

The WooCommerce Admin now allows you to choose between two available layouts for its dashboard.

Fixes & Improvements

Some of the most notable fixes & improvements included in this release are:

  • Limited the status page’s warning for untested extensions to major releases.
  • Added support for the Twenty Twenty-One theme.
  • Reduced the memory usage of AJAX product search.
  • Added shipping, tax, and fee lines to refund REST API responses.

As always you can read about all the changes made on this release in its changelog file.

Filters and actions

One new filter has been added to help determine if a product has user configurable options.

FiltersDescription
woocommerce_product_has_optionsDetermine if the product has options for the user to configure.

WooCommerce 4.8 and CSSIgniter themes

Our WooCommerce themes are compatible from day one with this release, so you can safely upgrade if you haven’t already done so. We have also released minor updates for some of our themes to fix some styling issues with certain WooCommerce blocks. If you are using our dashboard updates system you will be receiving a notification to update your theme to the latest minor version. Otherwise you can check out our downloads section for any available updates to your theme.

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