How to Use Your Theme's Header and Footer with CheckoutWC
- The typical site header includes lot of links, menus, and other things that can be distracting and lower conversions. We designed the checkout page to feel like a separate area of the site, intended for some thing: purchasing
- Loading the theme header and footer requires loading theme styles, which increases the risk of conflicts.
If you are a developer, or work with a developer, it should not be very difficult to make this customization. It is also possible to make a customization like this using only Action Hooks instead of using a child template, which has the added benefit of being more future proof for updates.
Because this is a customization, this is an unsupported change and we will not be able to assist beyond pointing out the best hooks and techniques.