WooCommerce Custom Checkbox Field For The Product Editor

WooCommerce custom checkbox field for products when editing


There are no pre-requisites in order for you to be able to implement this solution.

How To Implement This Solution?

Simply copy the pre-coded solution to your active theme’s functions.php or preferably the Code Snippets Plugin.

About this Solution

This guide shows you how to create a custom checkbox field type in the product editor of WooCommerce. The Sold Individually field is an example checkbox field. A custom checkbox field allows your shop manager to define if a certain option is true or false. This guide also shows you how you can return the output of the checkbox whether it’s checked or unchecked.

 * Snippet Name:     WooCommerce Custom Product Checkbox Metabox
 * Snippet Author:   ecommercehints.com

// Create the custom product metabox
add_action ('woocommerce_product_options_advanced', 'ecommercehints_custom_product_checkbox_metabox');
function ecommercehints_custom_product_checkbox_metabox() {
   echo '<div class="options_group">';
   woocommerce_wp_checkbox(array ( // A checkbox type field
      'id'                => 'custom_product_checkbox_metabox',
      'value'             => get_post_meta (get_the_ID(), 'custom_product_checkbox_metabox', true),
      'label'             => 'Custom Checkbox Label',
      'description'       => 'This is the description',
      'desc_tip'          => true // If true, place description in question mark tooltip.
   echo '</div>';

// Save data entered in the product metabox
add_action ('woocommerce_process_product_meta', 'ecommercehints_save_field_on_update', 10, 2);
function ecommercehints_save_field_on_update ($id, $post) {
      update_post_meta ($id, 'custom_product_checkbox_metabox', $_POST['custom_product_checkbox_metabox']);

How Do I Get The Custom Checkbox Field Data?

					global $product;
$custom_product_checkbox_metabox = $product->get_meta ('custom_product_checkbox_metabox');
echo $custom_product_checkbox_metabox;
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