WooCommerce Checkout Settings let you set what you want in checkout process, like how to take payments and do a lot of other related things. It is important to understand the WooCommerce Checkout settings so that you can give the best experience to your customers.
The WooCommerce Checkout settings enable you to control the following things –
Providing Coupons can bring a lot of new sales. You can allow WooCommerce Coupons in your site through this area. You can also disabled WooCommerce Coupons and set the option to apply Coupons sequentially.
Set the option for Guest Checkout and the use of secure checkout by forcing SSL (HTTPS) on the checkout page. For secure checkout you should purchase a SSL Certificate for your website.
Allows setting Cart, Checkout, and Terms and Conditions pages for your website.
Allows showing different contents without the need of multiple pages and shortcuts. Endpoints are appended to your page URLs to handle specific actions during the checkout process. Three endpoints can be set here which are Pay, Order Received and Add Payment Method.
Lets you to control how to take payments in your website. The display order of Payment Gateways can be set from here. WooCommerce comes with 4 Gateways by default which are PayPal, BACS, Cheque and Cash on Delivery.
From this page you can set whether to enable or disable PayPal gateway for WooCommerce. Other things which can be set here are the PayPal email, where money for orders will go, Title and Description the Customers will see, PayPal Sandbox for test payments and enabling Debug Logs.
Under Advanced options you have the option to set PayPal Receiver Email address, Identity Token, Invoice Prefix, Shipping Details, Address Override, Payment Action and Page Style.
The API (Application Programming Interface) Credentials options let you to put your PayPal API Username, Password and Signature so that your eCommerce website can communicate with PayPal. It is an optional field and is meant for advanced users.
Note that if you have enabled PayPal for your store then check the following options –
Bank Account Clearing System (BACS) commonly known as direct bank transfer or wire transfer, is a gateway that doesn’t require payment to be made online. Orders using BACS are set On Hold until payment clears outside of WooCommerce.
In this payment mode the store owner has to manually confirm if he/she has received the payment in his/her bank account. Only then it is required to ship the order. The BACS has the settings to include the Bank Account details, Title, Description and Payment Instruction.
Cheques can be enable or disabled for your online store. You can provide Title, Description and Instructions to buyers who want to go with bank cheque payments.
This option allows you to enable or disable COD orders. Here you can set the Title, Description, Enable for shipping methods, Accept for virtual orders and Instructions to buyers for this gateway.
WooCommerce Checkout gives so many options to users that they can make your online store to work in the way they want.
Below are the WooCommerce Settings tutorials which will help you to do various setting in your Website.