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3. Set Up Products



  • Adding Product Images and Galleries

    Images are measured and set in pixels, for example, 800 x 800 pixels. Note that the first number is the width and the second is height. We recommend organizing your images in a folder offline and keeping a backup in case you need them in the future or mistakenly alter one and wish to revert […]

  • Bulk Editing Products

    Much like WordPress’ other post types that let you assign categories, tags or post statuses en mass, WooCommerce products also have a bulk editing feature. To access its power, navigate to Products > All Products, tick two or more products from the list, and select Edit from the Bulk Actions menu at the top or […]

  • Digital/Downloadable Product Handling

    Setup and Configuration Please note that additional settings can be found in the WooCommerce > Settings > Products > Approved Download Directories screen (linked to from this screen). These further settings are particularly useful in sites where there are one or more shop managers, or other users with the ability to edit products. Click here […]

  • Find Product Category IDs

    Some WooCommerce shortcodes ask for the category ID to display a list of categories. More info at Shortcodes included with WooCommerce. To find the product category ID: Go to: Products > Categories. Hover over a category name. Select the category or Edit. Find the page URL. For example: Section tag_ID=62 where 62 is the ID of the category. To find […]

  • Fixing Blurry Product Images

    The majority of blurry image incidents are caused by theme styling, meaning the design of the theme has image dimensions in pixels that may not play nicely with WooCommerce. Anytime a new theme is activated or image dimension settings are changed, old thumbnails need to be regenerated under WooCommerce > Settings > Status > Tools > […]

  • Managing Product Categories, Tags and Attributes

    Product categories Product categories are the primary way to group products with similar features. You can also add subcategories if desired. For example, if you sell clothing, you might have “t-shirts”, “hoodies” and “pants” as categories. How to add/edit product categories Categories are managed from the Products > Categories screen. Similar to categories on your posts […]

  • Migrating products between sites

    WooCommerce products are a type of ‘post,’ meaning that you can migrate products between sites the same way you migrate posts. Products are stored in the database within the wp_posts table, with meta data inside wp_postmeta. There are also relationships to things like terms, as they follow the same structure as posts. More info at Database Description. There […]

  • Product CSV Importer and Exporter

    WooCommerce has a built-in product CSV Importer and Exporter. Import, export, or update hundreds or thousands of products in your WooCommerce store with a single CSV. This tool supports most product types, including variations. Create your CSV What CSV editors do you recommend? We recommend using: If possible, avoid Microsoft Excel due to formatting and […]

  • Store Owner’s Guide

    Installation Getting Started WooCommerce blocks Active Filters The Active Filters block shows all the product filters that are currently active, and enables customers to disable active filters. This block works well in tandem with the Filter by Attribute, Filter by Price, Filter by Stock, and Filter by Rating blocks. When users select one or more […]

  • Variable Product

    Variable products in WooCommerce let you offer a set of variations on a product, with control over prices, stock, image and more for each variation. They can be used for a product like a shirt, where you can offer a large, medium and small and in different colors. Adding a Variable Product Set the Product Type To […]