Adding custom fields to checkout in Magento 2 has been gaining attention and requested by many store owners.
They want to know more about customers, customer feedbacks, and customer requests because the more customer data they collect, the better the marketing strategy they plan.
The easiest way to obtain this information is to ask customers through custom fields in checkout.
In the previous blog How to customize checkout fields in Magento 2, you have learned how to remove optional fields in checkout. This blog will guide you to add a custom field to the checkout page in Magento 2.
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Does Magento 2 default support add custom fields to check out?
The answer is NO. This function is not available by default.
The extra field which appears on the checkout page is attributes of order.
When customers add a product to cart and proceed to checkout, they need to fill in all required fields of Magento checkout page.
This information will be obtained and displayed on Order grid, Order detail, invoice PDF, and a confirmation email sent to the customer.
If Magento 2 does not support adding custom field on the checkout page, how can admin create additional fields and display them on the checkout page?
Magento 2 Checkout Custom Field extension
BSSCommerce extensions offer you a quick and effective solution to solve the drawback of Magento default: Checkout Custom Field for Magento 2 Extension – An effective way to add custom fields to Magento 2 Checkout.
It allows admin to create unlimited custom fields of different types, and add them to any step of the checkout page as well as display the collect customer data in Order grid, Order detail, invoice PDF, and confirmation email.
In case you want to add a custom field in Customer Registration Form, Customer Attributes for Magento 2 extension will be perfect for you.
How does Checkout Custom Field for Magento 2 work?
Please check the Frontend demo:
Please experience creating a new custom field in the Backend demo:
Add any custom fields to any step of Magento 2 checkout page
Magento 2 Checkout Custom Field extension allows adding any field to any step of the checkout page.
Admins can freely create as many custom fields as needed with different input types: radio button, checkbox, date & time, yes/no, text field, and text area.
When creating a new custom field, admins can choose to display it on Shipping or Review & Payments of the checkout page.
Add custom field information to Order grid and Order detail
The additional information will be included in Order grid in separate columns after customers fill in the checkout custom fields and place an order.
This information is also displayed in an extra tab of Order detail.
Display checkout custom field information in email and pdf invoice
The checkout custom field value will also be displayed in PDF invoice and confirmation sent to customers.
Admin can easily enable or disable adding checkout custom field information to PDF documents and email as wish.
Here is the tutorial video on how to add custom fields to checkout using Magento 2 Checkout Custom Field extension:
Besides, we summarize seven steps of using Checkout Custom Field for Magento 2 extension:
I hope that the article is helpful for you in customizing the checkout page and enriching customer data.
Please stay tuned for other blogs of BSSCommerce.