On checkout telephone and region shouldn't be required any more. I set is_required in eav_attribute to 0. I removed validation in


I removed the required-attributes and required-classes in the Template


Now Magento doesn't complain about the missing entries any more, but you can't go on too. If the users tries to go on to the next step Magento doesn't react any more, no JS-errors.

This is Magento

What can I do to find where Magento fails?

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A quick and simple solution is to replace the fields with input type hidden fields and filling them with, for example '-' in the template/checkout/onepage/billing.phtml

This will prevent you from editing / rewriting core controllers and models.

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