WooCommerce 4.8 New Features & Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.8 New Features & Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.8 New Features & Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.8 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 4.8 and some best  WordPress themes ready for this new update.

And now, let’s started!

What’s new in WooCommerce 4.8 

The WooCommerce 4.8 release contains an updated version of WooCommerce Admin 1.7.0, WooCommerce Blocks 3.8.0, several fixes, and localization improvements.

Variation Report

WooCommerce 4.8

This new report grants merchants insight into the sales of individual product variations. (#5167)

Homescreen Layouts

WooCommerce 4.8

Merchants may now choose between two different layouts for the homescreen. (#5429)

Notable fixes and improvements

The main fixes and stability improvements in this release are:

  • Limited the status page’s warning for untested extensions to major releases. (#28114)
  • Added support for the Twenty Twenty-One theme. (#28134)
  • Reduced the memory usage of AJAX product search. (#28177)
  • Added shipping, tax, and fee lines to refund REST API responses. (#28241)

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

Filters and actions

The team has added one new filter:

Filters Description
woocommerce_product_has_options Determine if the product has options for the user to configure.

Database changes

This release does not introduce any changes to the database.

Template changes

This release does not introduce any changes to templates.

Release Schedule

WooCommerce 4.8 will follow the release cycle:

  • Beta: November 17th, 2020
  • Release Candidate: November 24th, 2020
  • WooCommerce 4.8 Final Release: December 8th, 2020


As with the previous few releases, you can join in the testing release following the instructions for 4.8 as well.

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

Our themes & WooCommerce 4.8 Update

Currently, all our WordPress themes are compatible with the latest version of WooCommerce. We plan to update all of them to support the latest version. You can follow the article WooCommerce 4.8 Themes to update the latest news from us.

See Our Best-selling WooCommerce Themes 2020:


See our theme collections:

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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