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I built an online store with WooCommerce. Now, I would like to disable WooCommerce user registration and register accounts manually. I want my store to be visible for everyone, but people should only be able to purchase something when they have an account that I created for them. How do I do this?

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Just disable customer registration on WooCommerce->Settings->Accounts page.

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if you want to prevent checkout for not logged in users, uncheck WooCommerce->Settings->Checkout->Enable guest checkout

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  • this works correctly and hide registration Commented Jan 12, 2018 at 8:57
  • If I disable customer registration, people will still be able to place orders. I want them to only be able to place orders when they have an account that I created for them. Is this possible? Commented Jan 12, 2018 at 9:15
  • You didnt mention this in your question, so I assumed you know how to prevent guest checkout. I have extended my answer. Commented Jan 12, 2018 at 9:20
  • the option list for WooCommerce privacy now controls: <br> - account creation while checkout (check) - account creation on 'my account' page (uncheck) this, together with disabling guest checkout, should allow for efficient account creation control. Commented Apr 17, 2023 at 12:24
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WooCommerce just extends WordPress' built-in user management, so you need to go to your Settings > General page and uncheck "Membership Anyone can register".

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