How to Autocomplete Woocommerce Virtual Orders

You can achieve this by either using a plugin or adding code snippet to the theme's function.php file.

1. Using a plugin Install the AutoComplete Orders plugin by going to your WP Admin Dashboard > Plugins > Add New.

Then, use the search bar on the top right to search for AutoComplete WooCommerce Orders. Click Install on the plugin and then press Activate to finish the installation.

Follow prompts to set virtual orders on autocomplete status.

2. Using code snippet Add the following code to the theme functions.php file.

You should use a child theme.

// Add woocommerce autocomplete for virtual orders

add_filter( 'woocommerce_payment_complete_order_status', 'auto_complete_virtual_orders', 10, 3 );

function auto_complete_virtual_orders( $payment_complete_status, $order_id, $order ) {
$current_status = $order->get_status();
// We only want to update the status to 'completed' if it's coming from one of the following statuses:
$allowed_current_statuses = array( 'on-hold', 'pending', 'failed' );

if ( 'processing' === $payment_complete_status && in_array( $current_status, $allowed_current_statuses ) ) {

$order_items = $order->get_items();

// Create an array of products in the order
$order_products = array_filter( array_map( function( $item ) {
// Get associated product for each line item
return $item->get_product();
}, $order_items ), function( $product ) {
// Remove non-products
return !! $product;
} );

if ( count( $order_products > 0 ) ) {
// Check if each product is 'virtual'
$is_virtual_order = array_reduce( $order_products, function( $virtual_order_so_far, $product ) {
return $virtual_order_so_far && $product->is_virtual();
}, true );

if ( $is_virtual_order ) {
$payment_complete_status = 'completed';
return $payment_complete_status;

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