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WooCommerce Core

What should happen to the product type column on the admin Products screen?

During the last WooCommerce developer chat we had a productive discussion about the usefulness of the product type icons on the admin Products screen. The topic was originally brought up in this GitHub issue and people seem to have strong feelings about it. With the current design of the icons it is difficult to tell what […]

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Performance: Switching to post_author to store order customer IDs

WooCommerce core uses a post meta called _customer_user to store the customer ID for orders. Since the meta_value field of the wp_postmeta table is not indexed, this means that all the queries that need to filter orders by customer ID are very slow. To address this, in PR #17895, we are exploring the idea of […]