How to Make a WooCommerce Product Catalog

Using Product Catalog to show WooCommerce product is the best way to increase sale of a Ecommerce store. But the problem a beginner face is to select the right plugin. Almost all of the plugins to create product catalog is premium. And hence they don’t have the opportunity to check whether the plugin works fine with their site environment. To overcome this problem I’d like to suggest you using a free WooCommerce Product Catalog plugin.

Is there a free WooCommerce Product Catalog plugin?

Great news for you that there is awesome plugin to make Product Catalog for your WooCommerce product. The plugin is Woo Product Table which is free on WordPress Plugin Archives. Using this plugin you can make your product catalog. Perfect for Wholesale Store, Order Form, Restaurant Menu Order Form, Online library etc.

Let’s see how to make a Product catalog with Woo Product Table.


Step 1: Installation the Plugin

First of all download Woo Product Table plugin. You Can download the plugin from here.

Note: Woo Product Table is a WooCommerce add on. So before installing Woo Product Table make sure you have installed WooCommerce on your site.

After you download the plugin install the plugin from Dashboard. For this you can navigate to Dashboard-> Plugins-> Add New->Upload Plugin->Choose File

Also you can directly install Woo Product Table from you Dashboard. To install directly from Dashboard head over to Dashboard-> Plugins-> Add New and from the right side search for Woo Product Table.


Woo Product Table install

Woo Product Table install


After installation activate the newly installed plugin.


Step 2: Customize your Table

The plugin is user friendly and anyone can use the plugin without any coding idea. It mainly control your table by custom post type So you can easily handle your table shortcode and configuration.


woocommerce-product table new shortcode


To customize the table navigate to Dashboard-> PRODUCT TABLE -> Add New Shortcode. Here are five different tabs to create the table. They are:

  • Column Tab
  • Basics Tab
  • Condition Tab
  • Mobile Issue Tab
  • Search Box and Filter Tab

Column Tab:

From the Column Tab select the column you want to include in your Product Catalog. To customize table navigate to Dashboard-> PRODUCT TABLE (Menu name is changed) -> Add New Shortcode -> Column.

Just tick the checkbox to include the Column in Product Catalog. You can also rename/edit the column name(see in screenshot below ->


WooCommerce Product Table Colunn Tab

WooCommerce Product Table Column Tab


Here you can change the tables column order by drag and drop option (see screenshot).

Basics Tab:

From Basics Tab you can select which category of products you’ll display in product catalog/table.

To display a Category of products in the table simply select the Category from the box named Category Include.


WooCommerce Product Table BasicsTab

WooCommerce Product Table Basics Tab


Similarly you are able to select the Tag which will be shown in table.

Conditions Tab:

From Conditions Tab you can select the Shorting Order of products as well as select the Order By.


WooCommerce Product Table Conditions Tab

WooCommerce Product Table Conditions Tab


Set the Maximum Price of product to display in the product catalog from Set Maximum Price box. Also you can set the description length of a product from Set Description Length box.

You may set how many products will be displayed in table. To do that input the value in box named Post Limit/Per Load Limit.

Mobile Issue Tab

Woo Product Table is mobile Responsive set as Default. However you can change it from Mobile Responsive box.

Besides, you can hide as many as column as you want on mobile device.


WooCommerce Product Table Mobile Issue Tab

WooCommerce Product Table Mobile Issue Tab


To hide a column on product catalog/table just tick the checkbox from Hide On Mobile Section on Mobile Issue Tab.

Search Box and Filter Tab

Only pro user are able to use this tab. From here you can add Instant Search, Advanced Search as well as add a Filter above your product table.


WooCommerce Product Table Search Box and Filter Tab

WooCommerce Product Table Search Box and Filter Tab


Step 3: Update Shortcode

After all is set up click on the button Update or Publish. Your shortcode is saved now as a post. Now you can edit and configure the shortcode anytime you want.




After clicking the publish button copy the shortcode and paste it on your page.


Step 4: Paste the Shortcode to a Page/Post

Now paste the shortcode to a new/existing Page/Post.




Step 5: Publish the Page/Post

Last of all Publish the Page/Post an click on View Page. Your Product Catalog will be like:


WooCommerce Product Catalog

WooCommerce Product Catalog


You can see the premium version of this plugin in my previous post.

However reading this article you can make a WooCommerce Product Catalog in free of cost using Woo Product Table. If you have any question beyond this article please let me know in comment section.

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Woo Product Table Free – Features

If you run a WooCommerce store then you’ll definitely want to increase your sales rate. To reach the goal WooCommerce site owner perform some tricks. Among them using a Product Table Plugin is always considered a good decision. There’re few plugins to show your products in a table view. But almost all of them are premium version and have the chances to conflict between your remaining Theme/Plugins installed on WordPress. So how would it be if there is a null version of premium to display products as product table? Today I’ll introduce a plugin  WooCommerce Product Table Free version.

What is  WooCommerce Product Table?

In WooCommerce plugin there are some feature given as default. Such as WooCommerce products are shown in Shop page. In the Shop page each product is separately and the products take much space of your device screen. From there you can purchase a products as many as you want. But the problem arises when you want to purchase multiple products at a time.  For each product you have to Checkout individually.

A WooCommerce Product Table actually shows your WooCommerce products in a table view. By using a Product Table you can display more products more dynamically that increases the conversion rate.

Features of WooCommerce Product Table Free

WooCommerce Product Table Free is the free version plugin of Woo Product Table Pro(Bestselling WooCommerce Product Table Plugin on CodeCanyon). Though it’s a free version you can do a lots of stuff with this awesome plugin. Some notable features of this plugin are listed below.

  • WooCommerce Products as Table
  • Customize each Table differently
  • One Click Shortcode Generator
  • Fully Mobile Responsive
  • Select Column with CheckBox to make your Table
  • Drag and Drop Feature to arrange Tables Column Position
  • Table Header Customizable
  • Enable/Disable Ajax action
  • Product Variation Supported in Table
  • Mini Cart available above Table
  • Thumbs Image LightBox
  • Display Ratings of Individual Products
  • Show Products Selected Category/Tag
  • Display Products by Min/Max price
  • Set Post limit
  • Load More Button
  • Well Commented Code

Let’s have a look some features in brief.


WooCommerce Products as Table

Woo Product Table is a plugin that displays some of your WooCommerce Products/All Products in a table view.


WooCommerce Product Table Free

WooCommerce Product Table Free


Fully Mobile Responsive

Worries for responsiveness on smaller screen? Great news for you that Woo Product Table is mobile responsive.

Also you can hide some columns on mobile device.


Responsive Table

Responsive Table


Customize each Table Differently

Using WooCommerce Product Table you can customize each table differently.


One Click Shortcode Generator

The most important feature of this plugin is a Shortcode Generator. This plugin comes with a Shortcode Generator customizing which needs no programming idea. So if you’re a beginner or have little knowledge on programming, you’re gonna love this plugin.


Select Column with CheckBox to make your Table

In WooCommerce Product Table plugin you need no coding. Just Tick the Checkboxes that you want to include in your table.

Table Header Customizable

Suppose you want to customize Table Header in your local language. Then it’s a good news that you can customize all the Table Header in Product Table.

Enable/Disable Ajax action

In WooCommerce when a customer purchase a product default system redirect user to the Checkout page. If a customer purchase multiple products he has to checkout each time differently. Isn’t that tedious?

WooCommerce Product Table plugin will get rid you from this tedious process. When you click on Add To Cart the product is added to Cart by Ajax Action that’s need no page reload. You can add multiple products one by one and Checkout only once for all products at a time.

Product Variation Supported in Table

You may have a product of different variation like color or size, then you can show all the variation in the product table.

Related article: How to Create Product Variation in WooCommerce Product Table

Mini Cart available above Table

There is a Mini Cart above the table which shows the info how many products have you put in the cart and their respective price.


Mini Cart In WooCommerce Product Table

Mini Cart In WooCommerce Product Table


Thumbs Image LightBox

Thumbs image LightBox is already added in this plugin. So you needn’t additional plugin to add the feature.


Show Products of Selected Category/Tag

You can select which category/Tag related product to be shown in the table. So it’s easy to organize your table to show products of specie one or more Category and Tag.


Products of Selected Category

Products of Selected Category


You can also show multiple Category of products  to show in the table. For this select the Categories you want to show in the table .


Display Products by Max price

If you want to display products between a price range you can do that easily. Woo Product Table Free allows user to show products below a maximum price range.

You can see the Premium version of WooCommerce Product Table Free at Woo Product Table Pro.


How to Clone WordPress with Wp Clone in a Single Click

There are several plugin to clone your WordPress site. Some of them are paid and some are free to use. But most of the time beginner fall in trouble with the procedure of taking backup and restore WordPress site. Today I’ll show you how to clone a WordPress site in step by step.

What is cloning? Why should you clone your site?

If you are using WordPress for a long time then you may fall in trouble with your site. It may be hacked, infected by malware or any types of issue with your site. In that case your all valuable information may be lost.

For this reason you should make a backup of your WordPress site to make it sure your site is secured to restore anytime.

There are couple of plugins to backup and restore WordPress site. In this article I’ve used Wp Clone By Wp Academy

that is easy to use. Now let’s see how to clone your WordPress site. Why I’m using Wp Clone?

  • Because it is totally free
  • Easy to use
  • One click backup and restore feature
  • No need to sign up

Step 1: Install and activate Wp Clone

First of all go to WordPress plugin’s directory and search for the keyword Wp Clone. To do so navigate to Dashboard->Plugin->Add New.

Install and active Wp Clone

Install and active Wp Clone

A list of plugin will be available among them install and activate Wp Clone By Wp Academy.

If you don’t know how to install a plugin you can see our previous tutorial about How to Manage a WordPress Plugin.

Step 2: Create a backup of your site

Creating a backup is so easy that a beginner can easily manage this plugin. To create a backup just head over to Wp Clone from Dashboard. Also you may navigate to Dashboard->Wp Clone.

Create a backup

Create a backup

From the new page select the checkbox called Create Backup and click on Create Backup button. It will take some time upon your site size. If your site is large than you may take a custom backup. For example, if your site have some video file of about more than 1 GB then it may take a bit more time to create a backup. To reduce the backup size and required time just exclude those video files from backup.

After a successful backup you will be redirected to a page that says Backup Successful! You can see a backup url that you can use to restore your site.

Step 3: Restore from backup

You can Restore from backup in two ways.

  • From the zip file given in the table
  • From the backup url address


⇒ Restore backup from table’s zip file

To restore backup from the zip file shown in the table just tick the checkbox called Restore Backup. Then select the checkbox field I AGREE and finally click on Restore Backup button.  A popup message will appear asking restore permission. Allow the permission. Restoring the backup may take some time upon your backup size.

Restore backup from zip

Restore backup from table’s zip

After a successful restore page will reload automatically including a message Restore Successful!


⇒ Restore from the backup link

Restore from respected backup link is alike the previously described process. To restore from the respected backup link just copy the backup link url and paste it in box called Restore from URL. You can get the link from the tables column named log. Right click on that and copy that link address (Here I’m using chrome. So screenshot may changes upon your browser or browser version)

Restore backup from link

Restore backup from link

So this is the easiest way to clone a WordPress site. I hope you’ve gotten the procedure. If you found a more easy way to create backup and restore that please let us know so that we may update. Have any question? Leave a comment below.