WooCommerce: Sell to one State only

Very similar to the “Limit shipping to one State only“, this time we want to limit the Billing to only one state. An Australian client asked me to limit their sales to the South Australia state, but the same can be applied to US, UK and all the other countries that have states.

Only sell to one state – WooCommerce


// Only sell to South Australia

function sell_one_state( $states ) {
	$states['AU'] = array(
		'SA' => __( 'South Australia', 'woocommerce' ),
	);

	return $states;
}

add_filter( 'woocommerce_states', 'sell_one_state' );

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.

3 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Sell to one State only

  1. […] and Billing to One State Only. In two of my previous posts (Limit Shipping to One State Only and Limit Billing to One State Only) we’ve seen similar functionalities. In this case, let’s imagine we want to avoid that […]

    1. Thank you so much Adriano!

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