Display WooCommerce Category, Subcategories On Shop Page

In WooCommerce shop or archive pages you can display only products, only categories or both products and categories together.

In this article we will see how to create WooCommerce categories and display them on shop or archive pages.

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Displaying WooCommerce Product Category

Display WooCommerce Product Categories on Shop Page

If you want to display product categories on your Shop page instead of just products, follow these steps:

  1. Go to WooCommerce -> Settings -> Products -> Display
  2. Select “show categories” from Shop Page Display
  3. Click on Save Changes

WooCommerce Categories on Shop Page

 

Display WooCommerce Product Sub Categories on Shop Page

Categories – Subcategories – Products. If you want your shop page to display in that order. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to WooCommerce -> Settings -> Products -> Display
  2. Select “show subcategories” from Default Category Display
  3. Click on Save Changes

WooCommerce Sub Categories

 

Display Product Categories on Sidebar

If you want to display WooCommerce product categories on page sidebar, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Appearance > Widgets
  2. Find the widget called “WooCommerce Product Categories
  3. Drag to your desired sidebar.

 

Adding a WooCommerce Product Category to a Menu

  1. Go to Appearance -> Menus
  2. Click on Screen Options from top left and check Product Categories
  3. Now on the left pane a Product Categories tab will show up.
  4. Click on Product Categories tab to expand, select the categories
  5. Click on Save menu

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Creating WooCommerce Product Category

How To Create WooCommerce Product Category

Follow these steps to create WooCommerce category:

  1. Go to Dashboard -> Products -> Categories
  2. Under Add New Product category title, you’ll find below fields Name.
  3. After filling out all the category information, click on Add New Product Category button.

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How To Set WooCommerce Category Image

If you want to set WooCommerce category thumbnail, follow these steps to upload WooCommerce category image:

  1. Go to Dashboard -> Products -> Categories
  2. Click on any category and it will take you to Edit Product Category page
  3. Scroll down to Thumbnail and click on Upload/Add Image to upload your category image.
  4. Click on Update to save your changes.

 

How To Create WooCommerce Subcategories

Depending on your need you can nest one product category under another. Simply put you can create and assign WooCommerce subcategories or child categories.

  1. Go to Dashboard -> Products -> Categories
  2. Click on any category and it will take you to Edit Product Category page
  3. Scroll down to Parent section dropdown
  4. Select the category from the dropdown
  5. Click on Update to save your changes.

 

How To Re-order WooCommerce Product Categories

  1. Go to Dashboard -> Products -> Categories
  2. Click on a category and drag and drop to sort them.
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