Today I worked on task that required the region filed to be removed from all Magento address forms. I found some Magento modules that were doing the trick, but I also wanted to delve a bit more deeper and to see if I can do this by configuration from Magento admin. Luckily in the most recent version of the platform ( Magento CE 1.9 ) this is possible.
By some simple actions in the Magento admin you will be able to exclude the region field from:
- Customer add / edit address form
- Customer register form
- Billing and Shipping address form on the checkout page
Below I am going to show 2 different solutions how to hide the region filed. The first is more suitable for Magento admins / store owners and the second is something that the developers can use in their data upgrade scripts.
For the both example below I assume that we have to remove the region if the country is Germany.
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