Welcome The New WooCommerce Categories Module

by | Jun 4, 2020 | News | 18 comments

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new version of the popular WooCommerce Builder For Divi plugin. Version 3.1 is now available to download. It has been a while since I released new modules, but this new version has a whole new module that has been requested a lot to display WooCommerce categories. This update also adds support for WooCommerce 4.2.

Woo Categories Module

WooCommerce Categories Module for Divi theme

The module displays a grid of WooCommerce Categories with full support of Divi theme‘s mighty visual builder. It can be used on any page of your website.

Woo Categories Module Content Settings

Columns Number

Choose how many columns to display 1,2,3,4,5 or 6 columns. Default is 3.

Hide Empty

Hide categories that have no products.

Hide Subcategories

Enable this to show top level categories only.

Hide Products Count

Next to each category title, there will be the products count published under this category. Enable this option to hide it.

Show Category Description

Show the category description under the title.

Category description can be set under your admin dashboard -> Products -> Categories -> Edit any category -> Fill the Description field.

View Products Button

Add a button to take the user to the category page where the products are listed.

Button Text

View products button text. The default is “View Products”.

Woo Categories Module Advanced Settings

Category Background

The background color of each category item. This is different than the background of the module which contains all the categories.

Category Padding

Add padding to the category item.

– Category Box Shadow

The box shadow of each category item.

Title Text

Controls the font ( family, size, style, color… ) of the category title.

– Description Text

Controls the font ( family, size, style, color… ) of the category description.

– Products Count Text

Controls the font ( family, size, style, color… ) of the products count.

– Count Background

By default, it has a yellow background.

– View Products Button

Here you can customize the look and everything related to view products button; the font, the color, the background, the icon, and every option has its own setting on hover as well.

How to Update The Plugin

If you already have the plugin installed on your website, go to your admin dashboard -> Plugins. You should see an update notice under the plugin.

You can also, download the latest version of the plugin by going to your account page -> Downloads tab -> Click the Download button.

If you don’t have the plugin already, you can get it from here.

I hope you like this update, please, let me know your thoughts in the comments section below and of course, your suggestions are welcome.

By Abdou

My name is Abdelfatah Aboelghit, a PHP developer from Egypt and my friends call me Abdou!
Here I write and develop products about Divi Theme.

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18 Comments

  1. Musa Umaña

    I just added this module, and I’m very happy. I only wish there was a way to limit the categories (or hide some categories).

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    • Abdou

      Glad you like the module and thanks for the suggestions, I’ll look into them 🙂

      Reply
      • Raymond Wong

        When will this feature be available? Client bought the plugin because of Divi Category Module. Is that any work around for now?

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        • Abdou

          This feature has been added already! You can select which categories to display.

          Reply
  2. Thomas Bunte

    Hi Abdelfatah,
    that sounds good and should be a useful extension of the plugin.
    Maybe it would also make sense to use the category module with a list view (with and without category image)?

    Reply
    • Abdou

      Thank you Thomas. yes, it makes sense, I’ll add them in a future update.

      Reply
  3. Rasheed

    Thanks for the update.

    Reply
    • Abdou

      You are much welcome 🙂

      Reply
  4. Jason

    Really love to be able to add categories to pages. Any way to limit it to show only the immediate subcategories to a category?

    Reply
    • Abdou

      Glad you like it. This is not possible in the current version.

      Reply
  5. Jeff

    Would be nice to be able to select which specific categories to display. I am currently using WooCommerce short codes to do this. [product_categories hide_empty= "1" number="4" orderby="include"  ids="203, 208, 204, 209"]

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    • Abdou

      Thank you for your suggestion, I’ll do that in a future update.

      Reply
  6. Arnold

    Hi Abdou,

    Your plugin is easy and useful. Well, one thing I miss. I have been waiting for long time to the modul Ajax Add to Cart. This would make your plugin complete.

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    • Abdou

      Thank you, Arnold!
      Do you mean on the product page? I’ll add it to my to-do

      Reply
  7. Michelle LaRose

    Is there a way add pagination for the categories? I only want to show 10 categories at a time if possible.

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    • Abdou

      Sorry, this is not possible.

      Reply
  8. Michelle LaRose

    Is it possible to only show an excerpt of the category description?

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    • Abdou

      No, the full description will be displayed.

      Reply

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