One of the most important buttons for any online store is the add to cart button. It is the button that customers click to purchase a product. Customizing the add to cart button can have a significant impact on your store’s bottom line.
Well. In this guide, I’ll show you how to customize the WooCommerce Add to Cart button in 3 different ways.
Before we look at the ways to customize it, let’s take a closer look at the advantages of doing so.
On This Page
- 1 Advantages of Customizing the Add to Cart Button
- 2 How to Customize the Add to Cart Button in WooCommerce?
- 2.1 1. Install and Activate the WooCommerce Product Table Plugin
- 2.2 2. Create a New Product Table
- 2.3 3. Customizing the Add to Cart Button
- 2.4 4. Save Changes
- 2.5 5. Set Woosuite Product Table as Default Shop Page Layout
- 3 Conclusion
Advantages of Customizing the Add to Cart Button
As discussed, it is one of the most important buttons on your store and it must be customized according to the store and products you are selling because of the following benefits.
- To Improve the Customer Experience
Customizing the add to cart button on your WooCommerce store can help you improve the customer’s buying experience.
Let’s say you are selling handmade utensils in your store so instead of displaying the add to cart text, you can display the text as “Make one for me”. This will let the customers feel that this is specifically for them.
- Get More Sales
Customizing the add to cart button can help you test our CTA with the aim of increasing your conversion rate and generate more sales. You can replace the add to cart text with ‘Buy Now’ that’ll encourage the customers to directly buy it.
How to Customize the Add to Cart Button in WooCommerce?
You can customize the add to cart button in the following ways:
- You can change the Add to Cart button text.
- You can replace the Add to Cart button with a checkbox.
- You can replace the Add to Cart button with an icon.
I’ll be using the product table plugin for all three methods. So first you need to install and activate the plugin.
1. Install and Activate the WooCommerce Product Table Plugin
Note: You can skip this step if you have already installed and activated the WooCommerce Product Table plugin.
To install the WooCommerce Product Table plugin, you will need to install the Woosuite Core plugin and activate it with the help of a license key. We have created a Quick Start Guide for you to figure out how to install and activate the WooCommerce Product Table plugin.
2. Create a New Product Table
Once the plugin is installed and activated, now to create a new product table, navigate to Woosuite » Product Table from your WordPress dashboard and click on the Add New Table button.
Once you click it, you’ll see a screen where you can create and control the table settings.
1. Order Form Display
Now give an internal name to the table. It won’t be displayed to the customers. It’ll help you in managing the product tables in case you have made several tables.
2. Order Form Information
Now expand the Order Form Information by clicking on the (▾)
Now, specify the columns you want to add in the table. To add a column just drag the column from the Available columns section and drop it in the selected columns section.
Note: Make sure you’ve added the Add to Cart column in the selected columns section to customize the add to cart button.
3. Customizing the Add to Cart Button
3.1 Change the Add to Cart Text
In this section, we will have a look at how to change the add to cart button like this:
Now, in order to change the add to cart text, scroll down to the Rename ‘Add to Cart’ field, and in the field, enter the text you want to display instead of Add to Cart.
Now if you visit the Shop Page of your store, you’ll see all the products are being displayed on a table and the Add to Cart text has been changed to Buy Now.
3.2 Change the Add to Cart Button to a Checkbox
This method can help your customers to select multiple products at a time and add them to the cart just by clicking one button.
Now a customer can select the products and add multiple products to the cart from a single page by clicking on the Add Selected to the Cart button.
So to change the add to cart button to a checkbox, follow the following steps.
Expand the Bulk Add to Cart by clicking on the (▾)
3.2.1 Now to change the add to cart button to a checkbox, select Checkbox Only from the Add to cart button display.
Tip: You can select the Button and Checkbox to display the button and the icon at the same time.
3.3 Change the Add to Cart Button to an Icon
In this section we will have a look at how to change the add to cart button to an icon, follow the following steps.
Now, to replace the add to cart button with an icon, in the Order Form Information section scroll down to the Add to Cart Icon.
Now, upload the cart icon by clicking on the Add/Upload Image button. This will display the cart icon instead of the cart button on the table.
4. Save Changes
Once you have uploaded the icon, now click on the Save Changes button at the top right corner to save the changes.
5. Set Woosuite Product Table as Default Shop Page Layout
To set the Woosuite product table as the default shop page layout, go back to the General Settings of the product table plugin by clicking on the back arrow at the top.
Now select the table from the Shop Pages dropdown and click on the Save Changes button to save the changes.
Now it’s up to you to configure the settings of the plugin as you want. You can use any of the above mentioned methods to customize the add to cart button.
WooCommerce Product Table plugin is one of the easiest ways to customize the add to cart button. This plugin will help you to boost the visibility of your products and let the users add multiple products to the cart.
Let me know in the comments section, which method you’ll be using? Also if you have any queries, you can ask them in the comments or contact our customer support. Our dedicated customer support team typically replies within 48 hours.
To get started, download the WooCommerce Product Table plugin today!