Address formats define the way Billing and Shipping addresses are formatted for the end user. Addresses show on the order received / thank you page, on transactional emails and on some My Account pages, and look like this:
Now, what if you wanted to move the “company” before the customer name, or maybe have “address 1” and “address 2” on the same line, or move “postcode” to the last line? Well, thankfully there is a neat WooCommerce filter called “woocommerce_localisation_address_formats” that allows us to do just that – reformat any address for any country we wish. Enjoy!
PHP Snippet: Edit Address Format for Specific Country @ WooCommerce Thank You Page, Emails and My Account
Note: the default address format is the one mentioned in the post intro. Other countries may use a different format, for example Italy has this:
You can see all the custom formats, country codes, and placeholders under the get_address_formats() function in the /woocommerce/includes/class-wc-countries.php plugin file.
Of course, the “\n” thing is a new line. You can also add commas, dots, spaces – but I believe no HTML is allowed. In the example below, for the US country, I’ve moved “company” to the first line, left “name” where it was, put “address 1” and “address 2” on the same line separated by a comma, then “city“, then “state” and “country” on the same line with a blank space in between, and finally the “postcode“. Fun!
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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