How to Make Phone Number Not a Required Field in WooCommerce

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Are you looking for a way to make the billing phone number field a non-required field in WooCommerce? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to make phone number not a required field in WooCommerce.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_filter( 'woocommerce_billing_fields', 'wps_remove_filter_phone', 10, 1 );
function wps_remove_filter_phone( $address_fields ) {
  $address_fields['billing_phone']['required'] = false;
  return $address_fields;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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