05.05.2020 Update: WooCommerce 4.1 is available. See WooCommerce 4.1 Changelog.

WooCommerce 4.1 Beta 1 was released a week ago and today they’ve released Beta 2. The final version of WooCommerce 4.1 is planned for May 5th.

What’s new in WooCommerce 4.1 Beta 2?

In addition to everything included in the previous beta release, the included version of the WooCommerce Admin Plugin has been updated and more:

WooCommerce Marketing Hub

WooCommerce 4.1 adds a new Marketing tab to emphasize its importance in merchants’ growth. This is the foundation for the development of a robust marketing hub to enable central management, control, and guidance for effective marketing.

Read more in the Marketing Hub Coming Soon Post!

WooCommerce Payments

WooCommerce 4.1 Beta 2 also offers WooCommerce Payments as an option in the new store Task List to US stores with Jetpack connected. For all US stores, it also adds an Inbox notification to try out the WooCommerce Payments beta.

Read more about this brand new way to accept payments in the documentation.

Testing WooCommerce 4.1 Beta 2

To test it, use the beta tester plugin (which, despite its name, can also be used to test release candidates) or download the release from wordpress.org.

If you find any bugs along the way, you can open an issue in the official GitHub repository.