Customize the WooCommerce breadcrumb

Add this code to your child theme’s functions.php file or via a plugin that allows custom functions to be added, such as the Dessky Snippets plugin. Please don’t add custom code directly to your parent theme’s functions.php file as this will be overwritten completely when you update the theme.

Useful if you want to change the home text.

/**
 * Rename "home" in breadcrumb
 */
add_filter( 'woocommerce_breadcrumb_defaults', 'wcc_change_breadcrumb_home_text' );
function wcc_change_breadcrumb_home_text( $defaults ) {
    // Change the breadcrumb home text from 'Home' to 'Apartment'
	$defaults['home'] = 'Apartment';
	return $defaults;
}

Useful if you want to change the breadcrumb separator.

/**
 * Change the breadcrumb separator
 */
add_filter( 'woocommerce_breadcrumb_defaults', 'wcc_change_breadcrumb_delimiter' );
function wcc_change_breadcrumb_delimiter( $defaults ) {
	// Change the breadcrumb delimeter from '/' to '>'
	$defaults['delimiter'] = ' > ';
	return $defaults;
}

Useful if you want to change a number of the breadcrumb defaults.

/**
 * Change several of the breadcrumb defaults
 */
add_filter( 'woocommerce_breadcrumb_defaults', 'jk_woocommerce_breadcrumbs' );
function jk_woocommerce_breadcrumbs() {
    return array(
            'delimiter'   => ' / ',
            'wrap_before' => '<nav class="woocommerce-breadcrumb" itemprop="breadcrumb">',
            'wrap_after'  => '</nav>',
            'before'      => '',
            'after'       => '',
            'home'        => _x( 'Home', 'breadcrumb', 'woocommerce' ),
        );
}

Change the home link to a different URL:

/**
 * Replace the home link URL
 */
add_filter( 'woocommerce_breadcrumb_home_url', 'woo_custom_breadrumb_home_url' );
function woo_custom_breadrumb_home_url() {
    return 'http://woocommerce.com';
}

Remove the breadcrumbs:

/**
 * Remove the breadcrumbs 
 */
add_action( 'init', 'woo_remove_wc_breadcrumbs' );
function woo_remove_wc_breadcrumbs() {
    remove_action( 'woocommerce_before_main_content', 'woocommerce_breadcrumb', 20, 0 );
}

If you prefer using CSS code to hide the breadcrumbs, then use this:

.woocommerce-breadcrumb {
visibility:hidden;
}
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