How to hide out of stock products in WooCommerce

Are you thinking of hiding out of stock products in your WooCommerce?

Well, the process is simple. You can easily hide all out of stock products in the WooCommerce store from the WooCommerce settings. By the end of this article, you will be able to hide out of stocks from the WooCommerce store.

Why hide out-of-stock products in WooCommerce?

If you have a WooCommerce store, it is more likely some of your products will be sold out from time to time. In that case, you may need to hide out of stock products so the customers cannot buy the product. If you want to display the out of stock products, disabling the add to cart or buy option is an alternative option. You can also remove the Add to Cart button and add the Request a Quote button. It allows your customers to query about the products to you directly.  

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How to enable out of stock products?

Before we move on to hide out of stock products, let’s see how you can enable out of stock products.

Go to Products>>All Products. Then click Edit on a product you want to show as out of stock.

After that, go to Inventory and select Stock status as Out of Stock.

Then update the product, and it will be shown as out of stock on the product page.

How to hide out of stock products?

Now, let’s move on to how we can hide out of stock products in WooCommerce. WooCommerce Settings include an easy option to hide out of stock products.

Go to WooCommerce>>Settings>>Products

Then click Inventory. Tick the checkbox on Out of stock visibility. It hides all out of stock items from the store.

After that, click the Save changes button to apply the setting. When you visit the store page, you will see out of stock products, hidden from the store page.


In this way, you can easily hide out of stock products from the WooCommerce store. It is suitable if you do not want your customers to purchase the out of stock products. We hope you can now hide out of stock products in your WooCommerce store. 

Please let us know if you are unable to hide out stock products. We help you boost sales and improve users’ experience with WooCommerce plugins


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