How to Check if WooCommerce Email is Enabled or Disabled?

In this tutorial I am going to show you two ways how you can do it in code.

But of course you can always do it manually this way:

WooCommerce enabled Customer Note email
Of course you can find it out in WooCommerce > Settings > Emails, but now I want to show you how to do it in the code.

Using is_enabled() Method of a Specific Email Object

I think this method is the most correct one and it works great for both default and custom WooCommerce emails.

$email = WC()->mailer()->emails['EMAIL CLASS NAME HERE'];
if( $email->is_enabled() ) {
	// email is enabled, let's do something

Trigger (send) a specific WooCommerce email if it is enabled and update an option if another email is enabled:

$mailer = WC()->mailer();

if( $mailer->emails[ 'WC_Email_New_Order' ]->is_enabled() ) {
	$mailer->emails[ 'WC_Email_New_Order' ]->trigger( $order_id );

if( $mailer->emails[ 'WC_Email_Customer_New_Account' ]->is_enabled() ) {
	update_option( 'jhjkhkhk', 'yes' );

It is not even necessary to create a WC()->mailer() object, because you can use objects of emails themselves like WC_Email_New_Order().

$email = new WC_Email_New_Order();
if( $email->is_enabled() ) {
	// do stuff

List of default WooCommerce email class names

I think after all of that I just have to give the list of class names of WooCommerce default emails! And here they are:

get_option() – for custom emails

Please keep in mind, that this method works for custom emails only. So, if you try to use it for “Customer note” email for example, nothing happens ?‍♂️

Anyway, the familiar way is to use get_option( $key ). But what should be in the $key parameter? Please don’t open your code inspector in browser – HTML name attribute is not what you need.

$email_options = get_option( 'woocommerce_{EMAIL ID}_settings' );
if( 'yes' === $email_options[ 'enabled' ] ) {
	// do something

Where to get email IDs? Easy – if you open email settings page and look at the URL, you will see admin.php?page=wc-settings&tab=email&section=EMAIL ID. Usually emails IDs are the same as email class names.

Actually $email_options contains the following array:

$email_options = get_option( 'woocommerce_{EMAIL ID}_settings' );
print_r( $email_options );
	[enabled] => yes
	[subject] => 
	[heading] => 
	[email_type] => html
	[custom_stuff] => custom_stuff
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