Configuring the Shop Archive

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The Shop archive is an accumulation of all products. It contains all the product posts in one place.

In this article we will explain how to access the Shop archive and its settings. If you are looking to create a shop you should also check out the creating a product post and displaying product posts articles.

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Configuring the Shop Archive

Archives are special auto generated pages in WordPress which show a list of posts. There are limited options in Ken to configure this auto generated page. We instead recommend that you add a page and use the Product Shortcode to generate a more configurable archive page for your shop page.

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Note: To learn more about creating a shop page, please read the Creating a product post and Displaying product posts articles.

To access the product archive settings:

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From the WordPress left menu, go to Theme Settings > Woocommerce.

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Archive Layout

To change the layout of the product archive:

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From the WordPress left menu, go to Theme Settings > Woocommerce.
SettingDescription
Shop layout Sets shop loop layout.
Product loop image height Sets the height of the product image.
Shop loop image size Sets the size of the product image.
Product Loops image quality Sets the quality of the product image in the category archive. Available options: Normal Size, Retina Compatible.
Woocommerce Shop Loop Page Title This option allows to disable/enable Shop product Loop title (including breadcrumbs).
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Configure the settings and click on Save Settings.

Adding Widgets to the Sidebar

If your product archive layout has a sidebar, you can add widgets to it:

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From the WordPress left menu, go to Appearance > Widgets.

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From the widgets page, drag and drop one of the widgets into the WooCommerce Shop widget area.
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Configure the widget and click on Save.
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Note: To learn more about adding widgets, check out articles in the sidebar category.

If there are any questions regarding Shop archive configuration, please contact our support team.

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