Apply Coupons Programmatically

In this tutorial I am going to show so many different ways and conditions how you can apply coupons in WooCommerce.

But the very first thing you have to keep in mind is that coupons can be applied either to products in the cart or to products in an order.

Check if Coupon Code Exists

In the previous tutorial we already discussed how to check if a specific coupon is applied to cart or to an order. But in this tutorial I will show you a different thing – how to find out programmatically if coupon with a specific code is actually created in WooCommerce admin.

Check if Coupon is Applied

In this tutorial I am going to cover different ways how you can check if a specific (or any) coupon has previously been added to WooCommerce cart or to a specific order.

Create Coupons Programmatically

The inspiration for this tutorial was another tutorial I found where it was recommended to create WooCommerce coupons using wp_insert_post() function and update_post_meta(). When working with WooCommerce data since 3.0 version it is always recommended to use CRUD objects. And coupons are not an exception.

In order to create a coupon programmatically in code we have to use WC_Coupon object. Once the object is created we are able to use its methods for coupon configuration.

Let’s do it and begin with something simple.