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Terms Checkbox

This document explains how to create and manage terms and conditions checkboxes.

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Terms and Conditions are essential for a store. T&C clarifies the store’s rules, which allows users to understand your shop policies and prevent legal disputes.

Create Terms Checkbox

Using Woo Additional Terms, you can create unlimited “I agree” checkboxes and ask users to accept the store’s terms and conditions before placing an order.

Create terms checkbox using Woo Additional Terms (PRO)
Add a new terms checkbox field
  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsAdditional Terms.
  2. Go to the Terms section within the current tab.
  3. Click on the Add new button.
  4. Enter a friendly Name for your terms checkbox.
  5. Select whether to activate terms Status.
    • Active - Display the terms checkbox on the checkout page.
    • Disabled - Hide the terms checkbox from showing up on the front-end.
  6. Select whether or not the checkbox is Checked by default on checkout.
    • Yes - The checkbox will be pre-selected when the checkout page loads.
    • No - The checkbox will be unchecked when the checkout page loads.
  7. Enter a Notice (label) for the input field, that appears at the side of the checkbox.
  8. Click on the Save changes button.

Edit Terms

After you create a terms and condition checkbox, you can edit its details to apply new changes.

edit terms checkbox in Woo Additional Terms (PRO)
Edit a terms checkbox field
  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsAdditional Terms.
  2. Hover over the terms checkbox and select Edit.
  3. Apply your new changes as you wish.
  4. Click on the Save changes button.

Define Terms Page

The Terms page allows users to view the full content of terms and know the policies, rules, and guidelines. You can create a new page for your terms at PagesAdd new and assign it to a terms checkbox.

Specify terms page in Woo Additional Terms (PRO) license
Specify the terms and conditions page to a terms checkbox
  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsAdditional TermsTerms.
  2. Hover over the terms checkbox and select Edit.
  3. Choose the Terms page using the dropdown. Enter at least three words of the page title into the field and select your terms page.
  4. Select which Action displays the entire page content after clicking on a linked terms page.
    • Embed above the checkbox - The full page content appears above the relevant checkbox field after clicking on the page link.
    • Open page content in a modal - The full page content appears in the popup box after clicking on the page link.
    • Open linked page in a new tab - Clicking on the page link, will open the terms page in a new browser tab.
  5. Add the [additional-terms] shortcode to the Notice to display the page name linked to the terms page in the checkbox label.
  6. Click on the Save changes button.

Require Terms Checkbox

You can make a terms checkbox mandatory while creating or editing a terms field. Making a field required will mandate customers to check the terms checkbox during checkout.

require terms checkbox using Woo Additional Terms (PRO)
Require a terms checkbox on checkout page
  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsAdditional TermsTerms.
  2. Hover over the terms checkbox and select Edit.
  3. Choose whether the terms checkbox is Required.
    • Yes - Customers must check the checkbox and agree to the terms during checkout.
    • No - The checkbox is optional, and users can choose whether to agree with the terms.
  4. Enter an Error message for the Required field that will show and prevent the customer from continuing the checkout.
  5. Click on the Save changes button.

Terms Table

You can overview the list of defined terms checkboxes at a table on the Terms page.

woo additional terms (pro) terms table
Overview terms table
  • Name - Displays the name of your terms and condition. If you haven’t entered a custom name when creating the terms, the timestamp when you made the entry will be used as a placeholder for naming.
  • Status - Displays the activation status of your terms and condition. You can change the status by clicking on the toggle in this column.
  • Page - Displays the terms and condition page linked to the terms checkbox.
  • Required - Displays whether the terms field is required on checkout.
    • The checkmark indicates that you have mandated users agree to the terms.
    • The cross icon indicates that the terms agreement is optional.
  • Date - Displays the last date that the terms is modified.

Remove Terms

You can remove and delete a terms checkbox at any moment.

Remove terms checkbox in Woo Additional Terms (PRO)
Remove terms checkboxes
  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsStore VacationTerms.
  2. Hover over the terms checkbox and click Delete permanently.
  3. On the message, click the Ok button and confirm to remove your terms field.

Additionally, you can bulk delete multiple terms checkboxes at the same time.

  1. Navigate to WooCommerceSettingsStore VacationTerms.
  2. Select several terms using the checkboxes on the left.
  3. Then go to the Bulk actions list, and select Delete permanently option.
  4. Click on the Apply button.
Deleting a terms field will remove it permanently, so it can’t be restored.

Find Active Terms

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Filter active terms checkboxes

The terms presently functional at your checkout will be listed under a new filter link, Active, allowing you to narrow down which terms checkbox fields displays during purchase.

Find Disabled Terms

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Filter disabled terms checkboxes

The inactive terms will be listed under a new filter link, Disabled, allowing you to narrow down which terms checkbox field is non-functional during purchase.

You can change whether or not to display a terms checkbox on the checkout page by clicking on the toggle in the Status column.

Customize Terms Table

woo additional terms customize terms table
Customize terms table columns

Using the Screen Options pull-down at the top right of the screen, you can toggle the visibility of each column displayed on the Terms table.


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