WooCommerce 5.5.2 fix release

WooCommerce 5.5.2 is available now. This release resolves performance degradation issues and fixes several bugs identified in 5.5.0 and 5.5.1. These updates are unrelated to the recent security vulnerability that was solved by WooCommerce 5.5.1.

Here’s what’s new:

  1. Solved: Non-performant query in 5.5.1 causing performance issues in admin pages.
  2. Solved: Search query not showing expected results with few themes and plugins.
  3. New: Added a fallback for shops to use redirect download method as well incase force download method did not work.
  4. Solved: $screen null fatal with few plugins.

Important: With the release of this new version, the auto-update process for WooCommerce 5.5.1 mentioned in this blog post has been discontinued. If you are still running a version of WooCommerce that is not on the patched versions list, please update immediately to the highest version available in your release branch.

You can download the latest release of WooCommerce here or visit Dashboard → Updates to update the plugin from your WordPress admin screen.

As usual, if you spot issues in WooCommerce core, please log them in detail on GitHub. Found a security issue? Please submit a report via HackerOne.

4 responses to “WooCommerce 5.5.2 fix release”

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  2. […] Subsequent patches were released for the security issue mentioned above and to fix a handful of other high-priority items, such as issues with download handling and an API query that was causing performance issues in some stores. […]

  3. […] A full fix was released in WooCommerce Admin 2.4.4, which was bundled into WooCommerce 5.5.2. […]

  4. […] WooCommerce 5.5.2 was released on July 23, 2021. The fixes contained in this version are unrelated to the recent security […]

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