Related Products Manager for WooCommerce

Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot

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.

Purpose

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.

Installation

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.

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On the next page, select the “related-products-manager-for-woocommerce-pro” file and then click Install Now.

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Admin Screenshot

After uploading the plugin, then click on Activate Now link to activate the plugin.

Settings

Now, you will see the plugin settings page in the WooCommerce → Settings → Related Products Manager tab.
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

Upgrade

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.

Configuration

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 Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot
Output
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

General Options

Related product number: You can show the total number of displayed related products.
Default: 3

Related product columns: Here, you can display the number of columns.
Default: 3

Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot
Output
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

Order Options

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.
Default: Random

Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

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.
Default: Descending

Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

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.

Output
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot

Relate Options

Relate by category:

So, it is related to the current product category.
Default: Checked

Relate by tag:

It is related to the current product’s tag.
Default: Checked

Relate by product attribute:

It is related to the current product’s attributes.
Default: Unchecked

Attribute type:

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

Attribute name:

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.
Default: None

Attribute value:

This is Optional. So, leave empty to use automatically extracted attribute value of the current product, otherwise set e.g.: Red.
Default: None

Related Products Manager for WooCommerce - Admin Screenshot
Related Products Manager for WooCommerce – Admin Screenshot
Relate manually:

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.
Default: Unchecked

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

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Admin Screenshot

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.

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Admin 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.

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Admin Screenshot

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.
Default: 20

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).
Default: Override

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Admin Screenshot
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Admin Screenshot

WPML: Use default product ID: Checked, it will use default WPML product ID when relating manually.
Default: Unchecked

Exclude Options

Exclude from related: To enable or disable exclude option via a checkbox.
Default: Unchecked

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.

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Admin Screenshot

Hide Option

Hide related products: Hides related products globally. (i.e. for all products).
Default: Unchecked

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Admin Screenshot

Position Options

Change related products position: To enable or disable plugin’s “Position” section.
Default: Unchecked

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.
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Admin Screenshot
Output
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Admin Screenshot

Position priority: Used to move related products inside the “Position”.
Default: 20

Default priorities

Before a single product:
wc_print_notices10
Before a single product summary:
woocommerce_show_product_sale_flash10
woocommerce_show_product_images20
Inside single product summary:
woocommerce_template_single_title5
woocommerce_template_single_rating10
woocommerce_template_single_price10
woocommerce_template_single_excerpt20
woocommerce_template_single_add_to_cart30
woocommerce_template_single_meta40
woocommerce_template_single_sharing50
After a single product summary:
woocommerce_output_product_data_tabs10
woocommerce_upsell_display15
woocommerce_output_related_products20

Title Options

Change-related products title: To enable or disable plugin’s “Title” section.
Default: Unchecked

Title: Here, you can use shortcodes. For example:
For category / tag / taxonomy titles, e.g.: More from [alg_wc_rpm_product_category].
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

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Admin Screenshot

Advanced Options

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.

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Admin Screenshot

Reset Settings Options

Reset section settings: It is used to reset all the settings.
Default: Unchecked

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Admin Screenshot

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