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WooCommerce Change Choose An Option Text From Variable Add To Cart


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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

Changing the variable product drop down text from “Choose An Option” is key to tailoring your store for a better User Experience (UX). If you’re using dates as variations for example, it doesn’t really make sense for the placeholder text to say “Choose an option”. It would make more sense for it to say “Choose a date”. This short code snippet shows you how you can change the “Choose an option” drop down placeholder text on WooCommerce variable products.

* Snippet Name:     Change the WooCommerce variable product drop down place holder text from "Choose an option".
* Snippet Author:

add_filter( 'woocommerce_dropdown_variation_attribute_options_args', 'ecommercehints_dropdown_text_args', 10 );

function ecommercehints_dropdown_text_args( $args ) {
    $args['show_option_none'] = 'Choose a date';
    return $args;

Snippet Benefits

  • Tailor your store to use text more appropriate to your product range.
  • Improve the User Experience (UX) by maing it clear what they need to select.

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