Related Categories for WooCommerce

From: $9.99 / year

Add “Related categories” section to single product pages in WooCommerce.



Related Categories for WooCommerce plugin lets you add “Related categories” section (similar to standard “Related products” section) to single product pages in WooCommerce.

Related Categories for WooCommerce - Frontend Example

General Options

Plugin settings are located in “WooCommerce > Settings > Related Categories”.

Related Categories for WooCommerce - General Options

The number of categories to display.
Default: 4
The number of columns to display.
Default: 4
Hide empty
Hide/show empty categories.
Default: yes
Order by
If you want to order by the ids you specified then you can use “None”. Possible values: Name; ID; Slug; Menu order; None; Random.
Default: Name
States whether the category ordering is ascending or descending, using the method set in “Order by”. Possible values: Ascending; Descending.
Default: Ascending

Relate Options

Related Categories for WooCommerce - Relate Options

Enable this if you would like to display all categories with same parent (i.e. siblings).
Default: yes
Enable this if you would like to display all the parent categories.
Default: yes
Enable this if you would like to display all the child categories.
Default: yes
Enable this if you would like to display all the current categories.
Default: no
Per product
This will add “Related categories” meta box to each product’s edit page.
Default: no

Related Categories for WooCommerce - Per Product Options

Position Options

Related Categories for WooCommerce - Position Options

Possible values: Inside single product summary; Before single product summary; After single product summary.
Default: After single product summary
Position order (i.e. priority)
Moves section inside the “Position”.
Default: 21
To place related categories section before the standard related products section, select “After single product summary” for “Position” and “19” for “Position order”. To place it after the related products section, set “21” for “Position order”.

Here is the table of standard position priorities in WooCommerce:

Position Existing/known WC hooks and priorities
Before single product summary
Show product sale flash 10
Show product images 20
Inside single product summary
Title 5
Rating 10
Price 10
Excerpt 20
Add to cart 30
Meta 40
Sharing 50
After single product summary
Output product data tabs 10
Upsell display 15
Output related products 20

Template Options

Related Categories for WooCommerce - Template Options

Frontend header template.
<section class="related categories">
<h2>Related categories</h2>
Frontend footer template.
You can use HTML and/or shortcodes in Templates. For example, if you need to translate section heading for the WPML or Polylang, you can use [alg_wc_related_categories_translate] shortcode, e.g.:

[alg_wc_related_categories_translate lang="DE" lang_text="Verwandte Kategorien" not_lang_text="Related categories"]

or in more complex form:

[alg_wc_related_categories_translate lang="DE"]Verwandte Kategorien[/alg_wc_related_categories_translate][alg_wc_related_categories_translate not_lang="DE"]Related categories[/alg_wc_related_categories_translate]


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1.0.0 - 13/05/2019

  • Initial Release.

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