complete guide to checkout field editor and manager for woocommerce plugin

WooCommerce Checkout Field Editor & Manager – Complete Guide

Introduction

In most Ecommerce stores, we use the default WooCommerce for our checkout. Some fields like the first name, last name, street address, and others are there. But, all industries don’t want such default fields for their checkout.

Also, we can’t edit the fields provided by the default WooComemerce.

But, there is a way!

We can add or edit the checkout fields by using custom codes or with the help of a plugin.

Learning specific codes for customizing our checkout pages takes time and is time-consuming. So, we take the other path, the plugin.

Why should we use the Checkout Plugin?

In WordPress, there are lots of plugins to help us. They use for store setups, payment options, cart recovery, several shipping issues, and customizing our product, cart, checkout pages, and so on.

Likewise, we’re going up to use a Checkout Field Editor plugin to customize our WooCommerce checkout pages based on our needs.

The plugin can eliminate several page problems and site abandonment rates. But, there is a little hitch.

WordPress provides a ton of well-featured plugins for us. We are the ones who have to select which one is suitable. So, our team has picked up a plugin that can be suitable for almost all Ecommerce sites (contains checkout).

So, have a look at it.

Checkout Field Editor and Manager for WooCommerce

woocommerce checkout field editor manager plugin

Checkout field editor and manager for the WooCommerce plugin help to add, edit, delete, duplicate, and reposition the checkout fields. The plugin provides 17+ custom checkout fields to capture more from your customers during their checkout.

You can edit the custom as well as the default fields. Customize the fields in the billing, shipping, and order sections, or you can create custom sections for your flexibility.

Provide A Clean & Neat Checkout Page For Your Customers

Custom Checkout Fields

list of custom checkout fields
  • Text
  • Email
  • Telephone
  • State
  • Country
  • Color Picker
  • Date Picker
  • Time Picker
  • DateTime Picker
  • Number
  • TextArea
  • Select
  • Checkbox
  • Radio Buttons
  • Paragraph
  • Header
  • File Upload

Key Features

  • Automatic field validation
  • Easy section positioning
  • Create & place the custom section
  • More customizable options
  • Edit fields effortlessly
  • Simple checkout optimizations
  • Supports validations
  • Lots of customizations
  • Additional CSS classes
  • WPML compatibility
  • Drag & drop form builder
  • Suits for all store types
  • Help text features
  • Take special notes with the order section
  • Freemium plugin
  • Compatible with the majority of WordPress themes
  • User-friendly interface
  • No coding required
  • Get a year of support & licenses for free
  • Lightweight & easy-to-use

Pros

Price

  • Single Site – $49.00
  • 3 Sites – $79.00
  • 10 Sites – $129.00

Installation & Activation of Checkout Free Plugin

First, you’ve to visit the ThemeParrot site and select the Plugins on the menu bar or scroll down the page a little. There you can see the Checkout Field Editor and Manager plugin.

site page of themeparrot

Click that to reach the plugin page.

You can see the subscription plans, demo viewing option, a link to the documentation, and try the free version.

site page of checkout field editor plugin

Scroll down to view all the features and compatibilities of the checkout field editor and manager for the WooComemrce plugin.

Click the Try Free Version button. That directs you to the WordPress.org site.

wordpress site page of checkout field editor plugin

Click the Download button. That’s it. The plugin file is saved on your system successfully.

Now, go to your WordPress dashboard >> Plugins.

adding a new plugin option

Click the Add New button. And then, click Upload Plugin >> Choose file.

choose file option of the plugin

After that, go to Installed Plugins. You can see the Checkout Field Editor and Manager for the WooCommerce plugin displayed on that list. Click the Activate option to get started.

activation process of checkout field editor

That’s all. We’ve successfully installed and activated the plugin on our WordPress.

Next, navigate to the WooCommerce >> Checkout Field Editor. The dashboard of the plugin opens. You can see Ten custom checkout fields and some limited features only.

dashboard of free version of checkout field editor and manager plugin

The Checkout Field Editor Pro

Some Ecommerce store owners feel enough with the basic features (free version). But, most of us want to explore more. For that, we have to get its Pro version.

With the Pro, you can experience all its features without any limits. I’ve clearly explained all its custom checkout fields and the key features above.

The price is also affordable and worth it for its providing features.

Installation & Activation of Checkout Pro Plugin

The installation and activation process is nearly the same as I gave above. After activating the Pro plugin, you can see the changes on your plugin’s dashboard.

dashboard of woocommerce checkout field editor manager with default checkout fields

Why should we need Checkout Pro?

Okay, let’s see an example to clear you better.

Let’s say you own an online Ecommerce cloth store website, and your bounce rate (here, it’s similar to the site abandonment rate) was comparatively high.

So many factors are there that directly affects your sales and conversion rates. Check the top proven techniques to improve your Ecommerce sales in 2022. Kindly visit to get something about that.

Also, some plugins are there that every Ecommerce website must have.

Alright, let’s continue the example.

Improper customization of the WooCommerce checkout pages leads to an increase in the site abandonment rate. So, optimize your checkout pages as well as possible to avoid such issues.

The checkout field editor and manager allow us to add custom checkout fields, remove the default (unwanted) ones, edit the custom and default fields per our product niches, and so on.

Let’s look at the comparison of improper (default) and customized checkout pages to ease you.

The below-shown is the default checkout provided by WooCommerce for all Ecommerce store sites.

uncustomized checkout page

And this is customized by the Checkout Field Editor and Manager for the WooCommerce plugin.

customized checkout page

Do you like the customized one?

Yes, you’re.

Also, check here to know How to Add, Edit, Delete, and Duplicate the Fields on your WooCommerce Checkout.

Okay, I’ll tell you how to configure and utilize its Settings.

Checkout Field Settings

Go to the Settings section. You’ll see the below-displayed page.

settings page of checkout field editor and manager plugin

License

On that page, you’ll have to enter the given License key first to ensure the Pro features.

Custom Section

Next, you should provide the heading and position for the custom section. The position field contains 13 types of orders, so choose which one you want.

positioning the custom sections

Place the custom section before and after the customer details (top and bottom), billing section, and registration form.

If you have a registration form on your site for the guest visitors to fill out before placing orders, you can put this section with that form by selecting this option.

  • Before Shipping Details – It will place before the shipping section.
  • After Shipping Details – It will place after the shipping section.

If you place a custom section with shipping, it gets viewed only after enabling the ship to a different address (by default, it gets hidden with shipping details).

  • Before Additional Information (order notes) – The section will place before the order section.
  • After Additional Information(order notes) – The section will place after the order section.
  • Before Order Review(your order) heading – The section will place before your order details heading.
  • Before Order Review(your order) – The section will place before your order details.

Form Builder

Edit on Add – Enable this to open additional fields in edit mode by default.

Remove Warning – Enable this to ask you the confirmation before deleting a field.

Control Position – Decides whether the field list should be left or right (by default, it’s on the right).

File Upload

First, check the enable box if you want to allow the customers to upload files, pictures, and others on your checkout form.

You can limit the upload file size by its Maximum size feature. Also, set the format or type of the image, text, document, and font that has to be uploaded.

Finally, save all the changes you’ve made or reset the default fields by clicking either the “Save Changes” or “Reset” buttons.

Conclusion

We saw all the features and customizable options of our Checkout Field Editor and Manager for the WooCommerce plugin in this article. Also, I’ve linked to the relevant blogs that provide the solutions for all your checkout-related issues.

I hope you get something new today!

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