Customizing your online store to display either categories or products on the shop page can greatly enhance the user experience. If you’re using the Astra theme for your WordPress website, changing this setting is straightforward. This guide will walk you through the steps to modify the ‘Shop Page Display’ option in the Astra theme, allowing you to choose between showcasing your product categories or the products themselves on your shop page.
- Access WordPress Backend: Start by logging into the backend of your WordPress site. This is typically done by appending
/wp-adminto your site’s URL and entering your login details.
- Navigate to Astra Settings: In your WordPress dashboard, look for the ‘Astra’ option on the left-hand side menu. Clicking this will bring you to the settings specific to the Astra theme.
- Enter Customizer: In the Astra settings, find and click on the ‘Go to Customizer’ link or button. This action will take you to the WordPress Customizer, where you can edit various visual aspects of your theme.
- Select WooCommerce: Once in the Customizer, locate and click on the ‘WooCommerce’ section. This is dedicated to settings that affect your online store.
- Access Product Catalog: In the WooCommerce settings, find and click on the ‘Product Catalog’ option. This section allows you to control the display aspects of your shop.
- Change Shop Page Display: Look for the ‘Shop Page Display’ option within the Product Catalog settings. Here, you can select whether to display categories, products, or both on your shop page. Choose the option that best fits your shop’s layout and strategy.
- Publish Your Changes: After setting your preference, remember to click ‘Publish’ at the top of the Customizer. This will apply and save your changes to the live site.
You have now successfully adjusted the display settings of your shop page using the Astra theme. Whether you’ve chosen to highlight your product categories or showcase your products directly, this change can help visitors navigate your store more efficiently and find what they’re looking for with ease. As your store grows and your product offerings change, you can always revisit these settings to ensure they align with your evolving business needs.