WooCommerce 5.2.0 was released a week ago followed closely by two bug fix releases which brought the current version to 5.2.2. This the third minor release of 2021. Being a minor release it is expected to be fully backwards compatible with the plugin’s previous version. Let’s take a look at some of this release’s highlights.

What’s new

WooCommerce Blocks has been updated to version 4.7 and WooCommerce admin has been updated to version 2.1.5.

Most notable fixes

  • Fix for the country code verification on checkout
  • Low stock threshold for variations
  • Dropdowns fix
  • Product categories widget item count fix
  • New shop setup widget
  • Updated net sales link
  • Improved handling of downloadable file paths
  • REST API: Add support for “order” and “class” types for shipping method zones
  • REST API: Fix wrong taxonomy caching in term and product attributes controllers
  • REST API: Make the refunds creation endpoint accept input as documented

You read more about the above and many other fixes in this release’s changelog.txt file.

Filters & actions

Two new filters have been added to 5.2.0

Filter Description
woocommerce_product_recount_terms Filter to allow/prevent recounting of terms as it could be expensive, e.g. when bulk importing products. #29281
woocommerce_ajax_order_items_removed Action that fires after order items are removed. #29241

Other changes

No changes were introduced in the database, and minor changes were introduced to five template files resulting in updating template versions.

CSSIgniter themes and WooCommerce 5.2.x

Since this was a minor release all of our WooCommerce enabled themes were already compatible with it. Today we have released updates for the Ignition Framework plugin and 9 older themes to patch in minor changes and provide updated templates. 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.

Themes affected:

Mavika
Nozama Lite
Brittany
Decorist (Legacy)
Loge
Neto
Nozama (Legacy)
Amaryllis
Herringbone

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