WooCommerce: Disable Default WooCommerce CSS

There are times when you really want to do things right, you have a 5-figures budget and all the time in this world: you might want to override the whole WooCommerce CSS by disabling it completely, and applying your custom styles instead.

Despite this is an unusual task, I’ve researched the topic and here are my findings. Enjoy!

This is what happens if you disable WooCommerce CSS

PHP Snippet: Disable WooCommerce Core CSS

Once upon a time there was a super handy checkbox in the WooCommerce settings for disabling CSS. Now, there is a 1-line snippet instead ๐Ÿ™‚

 * @snippet       WooCommerce Disable Default CSS
 * @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 8
 * @community     https://businessbloomer.com/club/

add_filter( 'woocommerce_enqueue_styles', '__return_empty_array' );

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

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. Follow @rmelogli

2 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Disable Default WooCommerce CSS

  1. Seems to have stopped working … any idea how one can delete all this CSS?

    1. Nope, sorry, still works here, so do the usual troubleshooting to see if a plugin or theme is interfering with it

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