Well, we can do the exact same with the shipping methods!
In this way, customers will be forced to actually click on one of the shipping options. This is helpful when you don’t want to have a default shipping, and when your customers often “forget” to pick the correct one and ask to change it once the order has been placed.
This snippet adds an action hook that will execute the bbloomer_uncheck_default_shipping_method function before the checkout form is displayed. It destroys the chosen shipping method – if any – to ensure that no default shipping method is pre-selected.
Finally, just to be sure, we add a filter to remove any default shipping for a givenpackage, before we even get to the Checkout page.
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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