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How to Remove WooCommerce “My Account” Tabs

WooCommerce comes with an entire account management system out of the box. This is built on the back of the user and account functions that come with WordPress so anyone familiar with that should be right at home here.

Your store’s theme, or design, will include a separate layout for your customers to manage and access parts of their accounts after they have made a purchase. This layout comes in the form of a tabbed interface with different sections containing your customer’s information:

  • Orders
  • Downloads
  • Addresses
  • Account Details

It will look a little something like this:

An example of the My Account page on a standard WooCommerce store.

Of course, it’s highly likely that you don’t want or need your customers to be able to access all of that information. Some of those tabs, like Downloads for an obvious example, might not even apply to your store at all.

WooCommerce doesn’t have a built-in way to remove those tabs from the account page. In order to get these tabs removed you’ll need to make some code changes to you store’s theme. That requires getting your hands dirty with text editors and FTP programs or hiring a WooCommerce developer or WordPress expert to take care of that for you. The time and cost on that can vary but good programmers cost money and are usually pretty busy.

As an alternative to hiring a developer you can use Remove WooCommerce Features to individually remove any of the “My Account” tabs you want with out any technically knowledge or a huge time investment.

How to My Account Tabs from Your WooCommerce Store in Seconds

Our plugin, Remove WooCommerce Features, comes with a simple three click way to remove these account tabs from your site template. Once you have purchased and installed the plugin:

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Step #1

Go to the WooCommerce section of your WordPress installation’s admin menu and click the link that says Remove Features.

WooCommerce Admin Menu

Step #2

Find the setting for “My Account Tabs” and click the checkbox so that it’s marked:

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Step #3

Press the button.

Remove WooCommerce Features will remove the selected tabs from your account screens as soon as you have pressed the “Save Settings” button. You can update your theme or change it entirely and the tabs will still not show up. As long as you have our plugin installed and activated your setting for removing the tabs will stay.

Our plugin deals handles dozens of other commonly irritating WooCommerce features that people often want removed from their stores. They include:

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