The WooCommerce carousel shortcode displays a list of specified products in a carousel. This shortcode allows for displaying a specified amount of products with an option to show the featured ones.
Creating a Product Post
Before being able to display products using the WooCommerce carousel shortcode, read the Creating a product post article to create products.
Displaying the WooCommerce Carousel Shortcode
To add the WooCommerce carousel shortcode to a page:
Showing Specific Items
There are three settings in the WooCommerce carousel settings pop-up that allow you to show the items based on specific categories, IDs or authors.
|Select Specific Categories||Shows items only from specified categories.|
|Select Specific Posts||Shows only the specified items.|
|Select Specific Authors||Shows posts only from specified authors.|
Altering the Item Sorting
There are two settings in the WooCommerce settings pop-up that allow you to alter the item sorting: Order and Orderby
By default, the order and orderby settings are set to Ascending and Date therefore it sorts the older items ahead of the newer items.
|Order||Sets the ascending or descending order of the Orderby parameter.|
|Orderby||Sorts the items based on the selected parameter (date, menu order, title, …).|
Configuring the Layout and Design
There are a few settings in the WooCommerce carousel settings pop-up to configure the layout and design.
|Style||Choose between two predefined styles.|
|Image size||Sets a specific image size.|
|Featured products?||Displays featured products.|
|Products per view||Displays a specified amount of products per view.|
|How many posts||Displays a specified amount of posts.|