How to Display Product specific to a category with WooCommerce Plugin?

The question:

I’m using plugin Woocommerce to do shop online.

I have many categories for example shoes, clothes and so on. How can I display the products of specific category?

I see such product loops of on the sample page, but I only want show the products of a specific category in my index.php.

The Solutions:

Below are the methods you can try. The first solution is probably the best. Try others if the first one doesn’t work. Senior developers aren’t just copying/pasting – they read the methods carefully & apply them wisely to each case.

Method 1

You need to create a new loop for that. Here’s the code I use for displaying products from a specific category on the home page:

<ul class="products">
    <?php
        $args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'product_cat' => 'shoes', 'orderby' => 'rand' );
        $loop = new WP_Query( $args );
        while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); global $product; ?>

            <h2>Shoes</h2>

                <li class="product">    

                    <a href="<?php echo get_permalink( $loop->post->ID ) ?>" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener" title="<?php echo esc_attr($loop->post->post_title ? $loop->post->post_title : $loop->post->ID); ?>">

                        <?php woocommerce_show_product_sale_flash( $post, $product ); ?>

                        <?php if (has_post_thumbnail( $loop->post->ID )) echo get_the_post_thumbnail($loop->post->ID, 'shop_catalog'); else echo '<img src="'.woocommerce_placeholder_img_src().'" alt="Placeholder" width="300px" height="300px" />'; ?>

                        <h3><?php the_title(); ?></h3>

                        <span class="price"><?php echo $product->get_price_html(); ?></span>                    

                    </a>

                    <?php woocommerce_template_loop_add_to_cart( $loop->post, $product ); ?>

                </li>

    <?php endwhile; ?>
    <?php wp_reset_query(); ?>
</ul><!--/.products-->

Method 2

Try this

<?php
    echo $product->get_categories(
        ', ',
        '<span class="posted_in">' . _n( 'Category:', 'Categories:',
        sizeof( get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'product_cat' ) ),
        'woocommerce' ) . ' ',
        '.</span>'
    );
?>

Method 3

There is another way:

You can assign the “Shop” page as default home page. Now all the products will displayed to the home page. I mean index.php.


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