Thank you for using our Related Products Manager for the WooCommerce plugin. In the following sections, we will show you how to set up, and as well as use the plugin in the easiest way possible.
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce allows you to change displayed WooCommerce related products. Like number, columns, order, relate by tag, related by category, product attribute, and as well as manually on per product basis. Also, you can hide related products completely, and as well as change-related product titles and positions.
You may need to clear all product transients to immediately see results on the frontend after changing the plugin’s settings. As well as, you can simply update each product individually to clear its transients.
After download, the .zip package, unzip it, and now you will see a folder “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro”.
Go to Dashboard → Plugins → Add New and click Upload Plugin.
On the next page, select the “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro” file and then click Install Now.
After uploading the plugin, then click on Activate Now link to activate the plugin.
If you have an old version of the plugin, then please follow the steps below to update it to the latest version:
- Download the .zip package, unzip it, and now you will see a folder “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro”.
- Unzip the “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro” to get “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro” folder.
- Upload “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro” folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, overwrite old plugin files.
Related Products Manager Options
Related Products Manager is used to enabling, and as well as disable the Related Products Manager on the product page.
Related product number: You can show the total number of displayed related products.
Related product columns: Here, you can display the number of columns.
Order by: You can order by the related products via the following options: Random, Date, Title, ID, Modified, Menu order, and as well as Price.
Order: Ignored, if ordered by “Random” is selected in “Order by”. Here, you can sort the related products in ascending and as well as descending order.
Here, you can change the order of related products via setting orders by the field with the above-described values. As well as, you can set it in ascending, and as well as descending order.
Relate by category:
So, it is related to the current product category.
Relate by tag:
It is related to the current product’s tag.
Relate by product attribute:
It is related to the current product’s attributes.
If using the “Global attribute” enter attribute’s slug in “Attribute name”. Here are two options you can set: Global attribute, and as well as Local attribute.
Default: Global attribute
Here, you can add product attributes that are located in the WordPress Admin Area → Products → Attributes. Attributes let you define extra product data, such as size or color menu. This is Required. e.g.: color.
This is Optional. So, leave empty to use automatically extracted attribute value of the current product, otherwise set e.g.: Red.
This will add a meta box to each product’s edit page. As well as, you will be able to select related products, product categories, and as well as tags manually for each product individually. So, this way you can relate the current product to different (from current product’s) categories or tags. Also, there is an option to remove related products on per product basis.
Relate manually: Select box type
Now, sets the type of select box when relating products manually on the product’s admin edit page. By default Chosen select option screenshot is shown below. Here are two values you can set: Chosen selects, and as well as Standard.
Default: Chosen select
Here, you can select the Chosen select option then on the product’s admin edit page. As well as, you will have to select Related products, Related categories, and as well as Related products one by one as below screenshot.
If you select Standard option then on the product’s admin edit page, as well as you can select multiple Related products, Related categories, and as well as Related products as below screenshot. Also, use multiple select lists (hold ctrl or shift (or drag with the mouse) to select more than one.
Extra products limit: To display different related products on each page reload, WooCommerce takes extra products before shuffling the results. As well as, you can set this number for extra products here.
Categories and tags: If enabled will override relation by categories and tags when relating manually or by-product attribute. Here are three values: Override, Do not override (AND), and Do not override (OR).
WPML: Use default product ID: Checked, it will use default WPML product ID when relating manually.
Exclude from related: To enable or disable exclude option via a checkbox.
Categories: Add categories of products that, if you don’t want to show in related products.
Tags: Add tags of products that, if you don’t want to show in related products.
Hide related products: Hides related products globally. (i.e. for all products).
Change related products position: To enable or disable plugin’s “Position” section.
Position: Here are five values: Before single product, Before single product summary, Inside single product summary, After single product summary, and as well as After a single product.
Default: After single product summary
- Before a single product: To display above the single product.
- Before single product summary: To display before the single product summary. i.e. After the image of a single product.
- Inside single product summary: So, display inside a single product summary. i.e. After the price, and as well as a description of a single product.
- After a single product summary: Displays after a single product summary. i.e. After the description of a single product.
- After a single product: Displays after the single product. i.e. After the whole product’s data.
Position priority: Used to move related products inside the “Position”.
|Before a single product:|
|Before a single product summary:|
|Inside single product summary:|
|After a single product summary:|
Change-related products title: To enable or disable plugin’s “Title” section.
Title: Here, you can use shortcodes. For example:
For category / tag / taxonomy titles, e.g.: More from
For translations, e.g.:
[alg_wc_rpm_translate lang="DE"]Ähnliche Artikel[/alg_wc_rpm_translate][alg_wc_rpm_translate not_lang="DE"]Related items[/alg_wc_rpm_translate].
Default: Related products
You may need to clear all product transients to immediately see results on the frontend after changing the plugin’s settings. Alternatively, you can just update each product individually to clear its transients. Set to -1 for the default server time limit.
Reset Settings Options
Reset section settings: It is used to reset all the settings.