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About Checkout Add-on types

There are several types of add-ons to choose from to customize the checkout page.

Required: WooCommerce Checkout Add-Ons is a premium WooCommerce extension included with WordPress Ecommerce Hosting or as a standalone purchase.
Type Description Example use case
Text Customer can enter a short string of text. Gift recipient’s name
Text Area Customer can enter a long string of text. Gift messages
Select Customer can select one option from a drop-down menu. Gift wrapping options
Multiselect Customer can select one, several, or all options from a drop-down menu. Shipping and handling add-ons (e.g. Add Insurance, Add Rush Handling, etc.)
Radio Customer can select one option from a list of radio buttons. Choosing whether or not the order contains a gift.
Checkbox Customers can select a single checkbox. Adding a fixed-amount donation
Multi-checkbox Customer can select one, several, or all options from a list of checkboxes. Gift wrapping add-ons (e.g. Add a bow, Add tissue paper, etc.)
File Customer can upload a file to include in their order, which you can access from your Media Library or when viewing the order. Custom card cover

Here’s an example of how each field appears on the checkout page:

Example of the Checkout Add-on types

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