WooCommerce: How to Add Scripts to the Checkout Page

A client needed to add her SSL Logo Seal to the checkout page. The problem is that the code she was given had also a JS part, together with a bunch of HTML.

Unfortunately you can’t just copy and paste JavaScript in the checkout page… you need a workaround!

In this article, we will learn about wp_footer, a handy WordPress hook to print anything inside the footer, a bit of conditional logic to target the WooCommerce checkout page only (and therefore excluding the Thank You Page and Order Pay Page), and how to print HTML inside a PHP function. Enjoy!

WooCommerce: how to add HTML/JS scripts to the checkout page

PHP Snippet: Add Script @ Checkout Page  – WooCommerce

* @snippet       Print Script @ Checkout Footer - WooCommerce
* @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
* @author        Rodolfo Melogli
* @testedwith    WooCommerce 5
* @community     https://businessbloomer.com/club/

add_action( 'wp_footer', 'bbloomer_add_jscript_checkout', 9999 );

function bbloomer_add_jscript_checkout() {
   global $wp;
	if ( is_checkout() && empty( $wp->query_vars['order-pay'] ) && ! isset( $wp->query_vars['order-received'] ) ) {
      echo '<script>paste your script here!</script>';

Where to add custom code?

You should place custom PHP in functions.php and custom CSS in style.css of your child theme: where to place WooCommerce customization?

This code still works, unless you report otherwise. To exclude conflicts, temporarily switch to the Storefront theme, disable all plugins except WooCommerce, and test the snippet again: WooCommerce troubleshooting 101

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Rodolfo Melogli

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Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as an independent 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. Follow @rmelogli

6 thoughts on “WooCommerce: How to Add Scripts to the Checkout Page

  1. How much trouble is it to have your web designer add “code” (and have a number or word or numbers and letters)
    to your check out page. I need the businesses working with me to have a code so that when a customer buys from
    them, it will tell them that the customer came to them through my web page.

    1. Hello Ellie, thanks for your comment! I recommend you take a look at this tutorial: https://businessbloomer.com/woocommerce-add-custom-checkout-field-php/

  2. Thanks alot for this snippet . However, should this be added in the functions.php?

    1. Vishay, yes, positive ๐Ÿ™‚ Place it in your current theme’s functions.php file. Tutorial here:


  3. Thanks this was really helpful. I have my own user-registration form added to this checkout (by copying and overriding the form-checkout.php WC template. I needed to copy over the email address from one field to another, this was perfect for that, thanks!

    1. Thanks for your feedback Gerry!

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