WooCommerce: Edit “Have a Coupon?” Message @ Checkout

I wanted to do something different on my own checkout page, and change the default “Have a Coupon?” message. Thankfully, WooCommerce gives us a filter we can use to accomplish anything we like – such as adding a FontAwesome icon or changing the text string completely!

WooCommerce: editing "Have a Coupon?" message @ checout
WooCommerce: editing “Have a Coupon?” message @ checout

PHP Snippet: Translate “Have a Coupon?” Message @ WooCommerce Checkout

 * @snippet       Edit "Have a Coupon" message @ WooCommerce Checkout
 * @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 5
 * @donate $9     https://businessbloomer.com/bloomer-armada/

add_filter( 'woocommerce_checkout_coupon_message', 'bbloomer_have_coupon_message');

function bbloomer_have_coupon_message() {
   return '<i class="fa fa-ticket" aria-hidden="true"></i> Have a coupon? <a href="#" class="showcoupon">Click here to enter your discount code</a>';

Where to add custom code?

You should place PHP snippets at the bottom of your child theme functions.php file and CSS at the bottom of its 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 guide "Should I Add Custom Code Via WP Editor, FTP or Code Snippets?" and my video tutorial "Where to Place WooCommerce Customization?"

Does this snippet (still) work?

Please let me know in the comments if everything went 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.

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Rodolfo Melogli

Business Bloomer Founder

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.

12 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Edit “Have a Coupon?” Message @ Checkout

  1. hi rodolfo,

    updated to woo 5.2.2. in checkout and it`s working fine, but i have a no show in cart?

    1. Sorry this only edits the Checkout message. Cart would require a different code

  2. Is there a way to make this link a button? Rather than a standalone text link? Thanks in advance.

    1. It’s already a link (see the HTML)

  3. seems that it doesn’t work anymore…..
    i am modifying Porto wp theme 4.11 x (not newest version)

    1. Hi Sinisa, thanks so much for your comment! Yes, this is definitely possible because your theme might be customizing WooCommerce, but I’m afraid it’s custom work. If you’d like to get a quote, feel free to contact me here. Thanks a lot for your understanding!

  4. Hi Rodolfo,

    I want to change the default placeholder message for the coupon on the cart page. Currently is says “Coupon Code” and I would like to have it say “Enter Coupon Code Here”. Would this snippet work ?

    1. Hello there, thanks so much for your comment! No, this won’t work I’m afraid. You’ll need to see how the input field is generated and if WooCommerce provides a filter to edit the placeholder (similar to the ones provided for the checkout fields). Unfortunately this is custom work and I cannot provide a complementary solution here via the blog comments. Thanks a lot for your understanding! ~R

  5. Hi Rodolfo,
    It doesn’t seem to be working for me. I’m sure I’ve added the code correctly. It’s in the Flatsome child theme functions.php file right before the closing ?>

    1. Hey Ken, thanks for your comment! It could be that Flatsome is overriding default WooCommerce messages. Can you test and try with another default theme such as 2017 to see if it works?

  6. Hi,
    is it possible to show coupon text field by default?
    I tried to make some change editing template file but it messed up whole text field

    1. Hello Pritush, thanks so much for your comment! Yes, this is possible – but unfortunately this is custom work and I cannot provide a complementary solution here via the blog comments. Thanks a lot for your understanding! ~R

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