WooCommerce Without Product Images

This is an edge case, however it may happen that a B2B business requires no product images and doesn’t want to use the WooCommerce image placeholder either (this shows on shop/category pages and the single product page when no featured image is added).

This interesting question was asked by a Club member in our private Slack channel, so I didn’t hesitate for a second and looked for a quick fix (2 lines of code). Enjoy!

Look at how nice and clean this Shop page is!

PHP Snippet: Remove Product Images @ WooCommerce Shop & Single Product Pages

/**
 * @snippet       Woo without product images
 * @tutorial      Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 8
 * @community     Join https://businessbloomer.com/club/
 */

remove_action( 'woocommerce_before_single_product_summary', 'woocommerce_show_product_images', 20 );
remove_action( 'woocommerce_before_shop_loop_item_title', 'woocommerce_template_loop_product_thumbnail', 10 );

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

4 thoughts on “WooCommerce Without Product Images

  1. So, how do you remove them altogether, ie from the admin. I know they can be hidden but that doesn’t stop a content manager finding them?

    You’re my wonderful goto resource for woo snippets, I’m sure you know how.

    1. Hi Chris! I think this is more like a WordPress question, so I don’t have the answer for it. See what you can find online and let me know

  2. Thanks for helping me out!

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