How to Disable Coupons at Checkout in WooCommerce

Do you want to disable the coupons at checkout in WooCommerce?

If yes, then you’ve landed at the right place!

WooCommerce allows you to disable the coupons and remove all the coupon fields from your entire store. You need to disable the use of coupons from the general settings of WooCommerce

But if you only want to disable the coupons at the checkout page, you probably need to use many lines of custom code. And that is a big problem if you don’t have any technical and coding experience. 

But don’t worry. I got you covered here!

In today’s article, I’ll walk you through the simple and easy-to-follow steps to disable the coupon fields at checkout in WooCommerce with the help of the AIO Checkout plugin. 

This plugin is an all-in-one solution to all the checkout issues you can think of. It will help you to create multistep checkouts, 2-step checkouts, direct checkouts, add custom fields, customize the checkout page, and much more. 

It allows you to disable the coupons at checkout in WooCommerce in just a few clicks. All you have to do is to follow the following steps. But first, let’s take a sneak peek at the final results. 

Why Do You Want to Disable the Coupons at Checkout in WooCommerce?

By disabling the coupons at the checkout page in WooCommerce, you can reduce the distractions that can cause the users to leave the purchase or delay it until they find a coupon to use and get discounts

Let’s understand this with a scenario. 

Let’s say a user comes to my store, adds a product to his cart, and when he is about to checkout and complete the purchase. He sees the text saying, “Have a coupon? Click here to enter your code.” 

If he doesn’t have any coupons, then he might leave the checkout to find a coupon code that he can use to get some discounts.

So the coupons section at checkout can distract the customers, and as you might be aware, the saying, “First impression is the last impression.” There are very few chances they are coming back to your site. 

To avoid such customer loss, you should disable the coupons at checkout. 

So without further ado, let’s jump into the tutorial. 

How to Disable the Coupons at Checkout in WooCommerce?

To disable the coupons at checkout in WooCommerce, I’ll be using the AIO Checkout plugin. You need to follow the steps to disable the coupons successfully. 

You won’t need any technical or coding experience to follow the steps. 

Note: The coupons will only be disabled at the checkout page in WooCommerce. Users can apply the coupons on the cart page and proceed further to complete the purchase. 

1. Install and Activate the AIO Checkout Plugin

First, you need to download the AIO Checkout plugin. 

Once you have downloaded it, navigate to the Plugins » Add New from your WordPress admin dashboard, and upload the downloaded file to install and activate the plugin.

2. Navigate to the AIO Checkout

Once you have installed and activated the plugin, navigate to AIO Checkout from your WordPress dashboard.

3. Create a New Checkout Form

Click the “Create New Checkoutbutton to create a new form. 

4. Hide the Coupons From the Checkout Form

Once you click the button, a new checkout form is created. It’ll be the default WooCommerce checkout form, but you can completely customize it. 

To hide/disable the coupons at checkout in WooCommerce, follow the following steps. 

4.1. Scroll to the Order Summary Section

The checkout form will have all the default sections of WooCommerce’s checkout. Scroll to the “Order Summary” section. 

4.2. Edit the Order Summary Field

We need to edit the “Order Summary” field to disable/hide the coupons at the checkout. To edit the field, click the black “Gear Icon” on the field to edit the field.

Once you click it, a window will slide in from the right of the screen. From here, you can hide different things from the checkout. 

4.3. Hide/Disable the Coupons at Checkout

To hide/disable the coupons section from the WooCommerce checkout page, check the “Hide Coupon Section” checkbox.

5. Select the Design of the Checkout Form

Once you have disabled the coupons at checkout, click the “Design” tab to select the form’s design. You can choose the design as

  • Single Column
  • Two Columns

I have used the “Single-Column” design for this tutorial, but you are free to choose any of them. 

To select it, select the “Single-Column” button. 

For this tutorial, I am keeping it to “Everyone,” but it depends on your needs.  

6. Save Changes

Now click on the green “Save” button at the top right corner of your screen to save the settings.

7. Final Results

Now let’s test whether the coupons section has been disabled from the checkout page. 

First, I added a product to my cart and visited the checkout page. As you can see in the screenshot below, the coupons section has not yet been disabled from the checkout page.

Now when I disabled the coupon section from the checkout page and visited the page. I cannot see any coupon section. 

Note: It is just disabled from the checkout page, but the users can still apply the coupons from the cart page. If you want to disable the coupons from your site completely, you need to disable the coupons from the general settings of WooCommerce. 

Wrapping Up

That’s it for today’s tutorial. 

Now you know the simplest method to disable the coupons at checkout in WooCommerce. 

And I hope this tutorial helped you learn something new. If you have any questions, you can post them in the comments below. I would love to answer all your questions. 

Alternatively, you can contact our customer support for a quick response. They typically reply within an hour or less. 
Ready to get started? Download the AIO Checkout plugin to completely customize the checkout and give your users an excellent checkout experience!


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