WooCommerce 4.6 New Features

WooCommerce 4.6 New Features

WooCommerce 4.6 New Features & Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.6 and New Features

To keep the stability and performance of WooCommerce, the team regularly updates this plugin with new features, bug fixes and improvements.

In this article, we will give you some notes about new features of WooCommerce 4.6 and some best  WordPress themes ready for this new update.

And now, let’s started!

What’s new in WooCommerce 4.6 

The WooCommerce 4.6 release contains updated versions of WooCommerce Admin (1.6.0) and WooCommerce Blocks (3.4.0), fixes, and localization improvements.

New home screen enabled for everyone

WooCommerce 4.6 home screen

The new home screen was introduced in WooCommerce 4.3 for new stores and now we’re expanding this experience to existing stores as well. You can find more about it in the documentation.

Notable fixes and improvements

The main fixes and stability improvements in this release are:

  1. Sorting country names now works as expected for languages that use graphic accents (#27416).
  2. Style improvements to the notices when using the Twenty Twenty theme (#27387).
  3. It is now possible to assign to a product a tax class that contains non-ASCII characters (#27615).
  4. The old setup wizard was removed (#26853).

You can find the complete changelog for this release on the changelog.txt file.

Filters and actions

We have added new filters and actions:

Filters Description
woocommerce_return_to_shop_text Filter to change the label of the “Return to shop” button in the empty cart page.
woocommerce_cart_item_required_stock_is_not_enough Filter to change the behavior when checking stock for items in the cart.
woocommerce_should_send_no_stock_notification Filter to let developers skip the no stock e-mail for certain products.
woocommerce_after_order_details Action to add extra data after the order details section.

Database changes

This release does not introduce any changes to the database.

Deprecated code

This following parts of the code were deprecated in this release:

  • The classes WC_Admin_Setup_Wizard and WC_Admin_Setup_Wizard_Tracking with no replacement.
  • The method WC_Admin_Notices::install_notice() with no replacement.
  • The files includes/admin/views/html-notice-install.php, assets/css/wc-setup.scss and assets/js/admin/wc-setup.js with no replacement.

Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.6 will follow the release cycle:

  • Beta: September 19, 2020
  • Release Candidate: September 29, 2020
  • WooCommerce 4.6 Final Release: October 13, 2020


As with the previous few releases, you can join in the testing release following the instructions for 4.6 as well.

If you discover any bugs during the testing process, you can log a report in GitHub.

Our themes & WooCommerce 4.6 Update

Currently, all our WordPress themes are ready with WooCommerce 4.5. We plan to update all of them to support the latest version. Please stay tuned!


See Our Best-selling WooCommerce Themes 2020:











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Our Support Help Desks:

Documentation: Find documentation for themes and frequently asked question on our Documentation channel wpthemego.com/document

Forum Support: Join our public WPThemeGo Community at forum.wpthemego.com to find the frequently asked questions, post your problem and get support to solve it.

Ticket System: Submit a ticket about your problem on WPThemeGo Support at support.wpthemego.com to get help from the support team. All your information will be kept confidential.

Email Support: Contact us via email for presale questions about our themes and other questions via contact@wpthemego.com.

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