‘Step by step’ how to customize the WooCommerce Shop
The default WooCommerce Shop Page is dynamically built and pre-set and normally you don’t have a lot of control in how it is designed. The WooCommerce Shop Page is one of the most important pages on your site, so the more control over the layout you have, the better.
If you follow my tutorial below you will have 100% control over the design of your WooCommerce Shop page, the products that you show, and the sections contained within it :)
Here’s the finished WooCommerce Shop Page (with annotations showing you what blocks were used)
The page was customized using the following plugins
The good news is that with the new WordPress Block editor it is very easy to customise your WooCommerce Shop Page.
Just follow the steps below to make a much better looking WooCommerce Shop page and increase your sales.
There’s just 4 simple steps
- Create a brand new page and customize the WooCommerce Shop page design – see video tutorial below
- Don’t set this page to be your new WooCommerce Shop – leave the default WooCommerce shop page
- Use this code snippet to change the ‘Return to Shop’ button link (with thanks to Nicola Mustone) Click on the link to get the code https://gist.github.com/jamiemarsland/5ee8f104bc6b19ca8e14d1414549c508. Add this code to your functions.php file located in wp-content/themes/your-theme-name/: or better still use a plugin like this https://github.com/woocommerce/theme-customisations to add your code into. Here’s a video that shows you how to add code to your functions.php file.
- Set your new shop page to be your shop page in your menu
Video tutorial – how to customize the WooCommerce shop page
Here’s the finished customized WooCommerce Shop Page
The animated gif below shows you the finished customized WooCommerce Shop page