WooCommerce: Remove “Description” Heading @ Single Product Tabs

When you are on the single product page, and you have a non-empty product long description, a “Description” tab appears below the product images. Unfortunately, not only the tab label is “Description”, but also the tab H2 heading. This sounds and looks horrible, so here’s a way to completely remove it.

Alternatively, you can use this other snippet in order to rename it: https://businessbloomer.com/woocommerce-rename-product-description-single-product-page/

How to Remove the “Description” Title @ WooCommerce Single Product Tabs

Snippet (PHP): Remove “Description” Heading @ WooCommerce Single Product Tabs


/**
 * @snippet       Remove "Description" Title @ WooCommerce Single Product Tabs
 * @how-to        Watch tutorial @ https://businessbloomer.com/?p=19055
 * @sourcecode    https://businessbloomer.com/?p=97716
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 3.5.3
 * @donate $9     https://businessbloomer.com/bloomer-armada/
 */ 

add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_description_heading', '__return_null' );

Where to add this code?

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 delicate files - if you need more guidance, please take a look at my free WooCommerce Customization video tutorial.

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, WordCamp speaker and Internet marketer, Rodolfo Melogli has worked as a WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. He helps entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares :) Rodolfo is the organiser of WordCamp Dublin, the Dublin WooCommerce Meetup, the Dublin Ecommerce Meetup and the Dublin WordPress Meetup. He enjoys interacting with people, travelling and chasing tennis & soccer balls. Of course, he loves pizza too.

6 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Remove “Description” Heading @ Single Product Tabs

  1. Grazie Rodolfo, ma questo script non mi funziona. L’altro che hai pubblicato oggi sì.
    Il tema è Enfold
    Ciao
    Mauro

    1. Hey Mauro, thanks for your comment! It could be Enfold uses custom functions, so you’ll need to edit the snippet in this case. Hope this helps

  2. Great! It works fantastic… Now I won’t need to override any file every time I update Woocommerce.

    Thanks!!

    1. Awesome 🙂

  3. I have to say, I never understood why there was a short description and a long description. Then with tabs there are attributes, reviews… Makes it all so complicated, especially for small and new sites. Thanks for sharing your tips!

    1. Great 🙂

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