Remove Product Categories from the Shop Page

In this post we will show you how you can easily products with certain categories from the Woocommerce Shop Page with PHP code. In this example, the first three products on the Shop Page are assigned to the category “remove” and they should be removed.

 

This is how the Shop Page looks like before changing the code:

Remove Product Categories from the Shop Page

 

You can remove the products by adding the following code to your functions.php file:

add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'arrow_design_remove_categories_shop' );
function arrow_design_remove_categories_shop( $q ) {
if ( ! $q->is_main_query() ) return;
if ( ! $q->is_post_type_archive() ) return;
if ( ! is_admin() && is_shop() && ! is_user_logged_in() ) {
$q->set( 'tax_query', array(array('taxonomy' => 'product_cat','field' => 'slug',
// Don’t display products in these categories on the shop page
//'terms' => array( 'remove' ),
'terms' => 'remove',
'operator' => 'NOT IN')));
}
remove_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'arrow_design_remove_categories_shop' );
}

This is how the Shop Page looks like after changing the code:

Remove Product Categories from the Shop Page

Conclusion

We hope this Remove Product Categories from the Shop Page post was helpful and you are now able to remove the unwanted product categories also on your website! You can find more articles here:

 

Read another Woocommerce post : ‘Replace Shop Page Title

 

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