mandatory the first name and last name – WCFM registration

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Make mandatory the first name and last name – WCFM registration

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Code Snippet Overview:

The WCFM registration code snippet that Makes mandatory the First Name and Last Name fields in the registration form is great when the admin of the website wants to get the complete name of the store owner. When you install the WCFM plugin of WCLovers the registration fields that appear in the registration form are optional:

Make mandatory the name in registration - WCFM Code snippet


Now, after you add the code snippet the seller will be forced to complete the name and surname fields to be able to register in your website.

Make mandatory the name and last name - WCFM registration Code snippet

Code Snippet

//WCFM registration code snippet to make mandatory the name field 
add_filter( 'wcfm_membership_registration_fields', function( $registration_fields ) {
	if( isset( $registration_fields['first_name'] ) ) {
		$registration_fields['first_name']['custom_attributes'] = array( 'required' => 1 );
	if( isset( $registration_fields['last_name'] ) ) {
		$registration_fields['last_name']['custom_attributes'] = array( 'required' => 1 );
	return $registration_fields;
}, 50 );


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  2. Download the Code Snippets plugin.
  3. Click on Add new snippet.
  4. Paste the code that you have copied in step 1.
Add custom field in store details - WCFM Code snippet

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