This article explains the complete setup and configuration of the plugin Related Products for WooCommerce.
Overview of the Plugin
Related products for WooCommerce plugin allows you to control how related products are displayed on the product page of each of your products. Using this plugin you will be able to do the following.
- Disable default WooCommerce related products for selected products.
- Add custom related products.
- Disable custom related products for selected products in your store.
- Add and display related products category wise.
Installation of the Plugin
You can install the plugin either from the WordPress plugin directory or as a zip downloaded from the WordPress.org website. You can learn more about the installation procedure by reading the article How to Install a Free Plugin from WordPress.
Getting Started with the Plugin
To get started with the plugin you can navigate to WooCommerce > Related products.
Custom Related Products Settings
This section allows you to either disable or enable WooCommerce default related products. It will be in disabled mode by default.
Here you also have the option to disable custom related products if you have set them up in your store.
Setting up Custom Related Products for selected Products in your Store
Follow the below steps to associate custom products with any product in your store.
Step 1: Choose the product in your store that you wish to associate related products with.
Go to the Edit Product page of the chosen product.
In the example, the product ‘Sticky Notes’ is chosen for adding related products.
Step 2: Open the Linked Products tab on the product data section.
Choose the products you wish to associate as related products and click the Update button.
Now on the product details page of the product ‘Sticky notes’, the two chosen products will be displayed under the title Related Products as shown below.
Adding Related Products by Category
This section allows you to learn how you can add related products category wise. When you associate a category with a product, all the products in the category will be displayed as related products (for the chosen product).
In the below example, ‘Notepad’ is chosen as the category.
Now all the products under the category ‘Notepad’ will be listed as related products on the product page of the product ‘Sticky note’.