WooCommerce: Edit “Have a Coupon?” Message @ Cart & Checkout

I wanted to do something different on my own checkout page, and change the default “Have a Coupon?” message. Thankfully, WooCommerce gives us a filter we can use to accomplish anything we like – such as adding a FontAwesome icon or changing the text string completely!

WooCommerce: editing "Have a Coupon?" message @ checout
WooCommerce: editing “Have a Coupon?” message @ checout

PHP snippet: Change “Have a Coupon?” Message @ WooCommerce Checkout


/**
 * @snippet       Edit "Have a Coupon" message @ WooCommerce Checkout
 * @how-to        Watch tutorial @ https://businessbloomer.com/?p=19055
 * @sourcecode    https://businessbloomer.com/?p=21348
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @testedwith    WooCommerce 2.6.8, WordPress 4.7
 */

add_filter( 'woocommerce_checkout_coupon_message', 'bbloomer_have_coupon_message');

function bbloomer_have_coupon_message() {
return '<i class="fa fa-ticket" aria-hidden="true"></i> Have a coupon? <a href="#" class="showcoupon">Click here to enter your discount code</a>';
}

Where to add this snippet?

You can place PHP snippets at the bottom of your child theme functions.php file (before "?>" if you have it). CSS, on the other hand, goes in your child theme style.css file. Make sure you know what you are doing when editing such files - if you need more guidance, please take a look at my free video tutorial "Where to Place WooCommerce Customization?"

Does this snippet (still) work?

Please let me know in the comments if everything worked as expected. I would be happy to revise the snippet if you report otherwise (please provide screenshots). I have tested this code with Storefront theme, the WooCommerce version listed above and a WordPress-friendly hosting on PHP 7+.

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Rodolfo Melogli

Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as a WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. His goal is to help entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares. Rodolfo loves travelling, chasing tennis & soccer balls and, of course, wood fired oven pizza.

6 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Edit “Have a Coupon?” Message @ Cart & Checkout

  1. Hi Rodolfo,

    I want to change the default placeholder message for the coupon on the cart page. Currently is says “Coupon Code” and I would like to have it say “Enter Coupon Code Here”. Would this snippet work ?

    1. Hello there, thanks so much for your comment! No, this won’t work I’m afraid. You’ll need to see how the input field is generated and if WooCommerce provides a filter to edit the placeholder (similar to the ones provided for the checkout fields). Unfortunately this is custom work and I cannot provide a complementary solution here via the blog comments. Thanks a lot for your understanding! ~R

  2. Hi Rodolfo,
    It doesn’t seem to be working for me. I’m sure I’ve added the code correctly. It’s in the Flatsome child theme functions.php file right before the closing ?>

    1. Hey Ken, thanks for your comment! It could be that Flatsome is overriding default WooCommerce messages. Can you test and try with another default theme such as 2017 to see if it works?

  3. Hi,
    is it possible to show coupon text field by default?
    I tried to make some change editing template file but it messed up whole text field

    1. Hello Pritush, thanks so much for your comment! Yes, this is possible – but unfortunately this is custom work and I cannot provide a complementary solution here via the blog comments. Thanks a lot for your understanding! ~R

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