WooCommerce 9.0 Released – Latest Features & Updates

WooCommerce 9.0

WooCommerce 9.0 Release Latest News 📣

Finally, the long wait is over. You heard it correctly. WooCommerce 9.0 has been officially released on June 18, 2024.

WooCommerce 9.0 Release Delayed Till June 18, 2024

The inclusion of recent backport fixes and, to secure the upcoming release from XSS vulnerability in WooCommerce 8.8.0 , the planned release of WooCommerce 9.0 from June 11, 2024, to June 18, 2024.

WooCommerce 9.0 will be released on June 18, 2024. The newest version will be user-friendly. Users can utilize various features, such as renaming classic blocks, streamlined system status reports, improved checkout blocks, enhanced accessibility, etc., all in one place.

We will update this blog post regularly to keep our readers well-informed.

NOTE: WooCommerce 9.0 beta version was released on May 28, 2024.

WooCommerce 9.0 Release Candidate (RC)

WooCommerce 9.0 RC contains the latest amendments to the changelog alongside one revert:

Revert “Add phone number to my account shipping address #47062.”

To Test: Use the WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin to try beta versions. Or download the latest beta release from WordPress.org.

NOTE: WooCommerce 9.0 Beta version 2, which comprised some key bug fixes, was released on May 30, 2024. 

Expected Features and Enhancements

Like the previous versions of WooCommerce, including WooCommerce 6.3 and WooCommerce 7.5.0, WooCommerce 9.0 attracts existing and potential users through impactful features, improving their experiences in terms of performance, adaptability, and others.

Here are a few valuable features WooCommerce users will experience in the latest version:

User-Friendly HPOS

A faster HPOS (High-Performance Order Storage) in the latest version, WooCommerce 9.0, will speed up users’ search processes, allowing them to find your online stores quickly.  

Improved Checkout Blocks

For users’ ease and peace of mind, WooCommerce version 9.0 has revolutionized the checkout blocks comprehensively, making online payments easy and secure. This way, every user can enjoy a simple checkout process. 

Renaming Classic Blocks

WooCommerce 9.0 has tried its best by renaming classic blocks. Hence, users can remember the functions of classic blocks and benefit from them smartly. 

Clearer Product Collections 

WooCommerce 9.0 has highlighted special product collections, such as New Arrivals or On Sale, to improve visibility. If customers find them using filters, they should see the desired products.  As a result, store owners can sell the right products to the right customers.  

Streamlined Status Reports

The streamlined status reports feature in WooCommerce version 9.0 allows users to comprehend issues proactively and safeguard their crucial information.

Enhanced Accessibility

WooCommerce 9.0 ensures small and large businesses can make their shops and stores accessible and engaging for current and potential customers.  

New Rest API Endpoint for Refunds

Through an advanced endpoint, wc/v3/refunds, users can easily fetch refund data and get a refund list directly. Overall, the feature streamlines and fastens the refund data retrieval process.

What to Expect from WooCommerce 9.0

WooCommerce 9.0 release provides users with unorthodox features, transforming their online stores’ productivity, operations, and security to the next level. 

Get ready to experience these breathtaking features and enhancements in a few weeks. 

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