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WooCommerce has some filters that allows to change the add to cart text based on the context.

All PHP snippets must be added to the child theme functions file wp-content/themes/goya-child/functions.php

Single product

There are two basic filters to change the add to cart button texts. One for “add to cart” texts in in single product (woocommerce_product_single_add_to_cart_text):

// Change 'add to cart' text on single product page add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_single_add_to_cart_text', 'custom_add_to_cart_text' ); function custom_add_to_cart_text() { return __( 'Buy this now', 'goya' ); }
Code language: JavaScript (javascript)

Product Archive

The other filters is for the products in the catalog/loop (woocommerce_product_add_to_cart_text):

// Change 'add to cart' text on archive product page add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_add_to_cart_text', 'custom_archive_add_to_cart_text' ); function custom_archive_add_to_cart_text() { return __('Buy this', 'goya'); }
Code language: JavaScript (javascript)

Keep in mind that the snippet overrides all “Add to cart” texts. Even those which were originally “Select options” (variable products) or “Read more” (un-purchasable products – no price or out of stock).

If you want more control, include the second argument to these filters, the $product object. Use the $product object to conditionally control the output.

For example, by product type or whether or not product can be purchased:

// Change add to cart text on archives depending on product type add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_add_to_cart_text' , 'custom_woocommerce_product_add_to_cart_text' ); function custom_woocommerce_product_add_to_cart_text() { if ($product->is_type('variable')) { return __('Take your pick', 'goya'); } if (!$product->is_purchasable()) { return __('Read more', 'goya'); } return $text; }
Code language: PHP (php)

Change specific product

You may want to change the text for a certain product only. If so, use the following but change the 299 to the product ID of the product in question:

// Change 'add to cart' text on single product page (only for product ID 299) add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_single_add_to_cart_text', 'custom_id_add_to_cart_text' ); function custom_id_add_to_cart_text( $default ) { if ( get_the_ID() == 299 ) { return __( 'Buy offer!', 'goya' ); } else { return $default; } }
Code language: PHP (php)

Change products by category

Let’s say you wanted to only change the add to cart text for products in a certain product category. Just change the 19 to be the ID of the category in mention:

// Change 'add to cart' text on single product page (only for category ID 17) add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_single_add_to_cart_text', 'custom_cat_add_to_cart_text' ); function custom_cat_add_to_cart_text( $default ) { global $post; $terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'product_cat' ); if ( array_key_exists( 19, $terms ) ) { return __( 'Buy offer', 'your-slug' ); } else { return $default; } }
Code language: PHP (php)

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