Setting up the Store Settings : Checkout Tab

store_settings_checkout_settings

These settings are pretty self explanatory.

Force user registration

  • Users can checkout without a user account – no need to register as a user in order to purchase.
  • Users must registers before checking out – Has to enable the wordpress settings – Anyone can registers under WP Settings -> General

Shipping same as billing

  • Enable shipping as billing checkbox with address fields
  • Users must re-enter shipping address

Security and encryption

  • Force user to use SSL – This option is usually required for payment gateways with SSL requirements
  • Allow site to be used insecurely and encrypted – Should your payment gateways does not require SSL, this option should be used.

store_settings_checkout_checkout_form_fields

List all the fields during checkout. The default checkout form should not be deleted as our shipping and billing often look at the default fields variables.