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Require Categories when Creating Products – WooCommerce

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Require Categories when Creating Products – WooCommerce

Description

Force users to select a product category when creating or editing WooCommerce Products. For example, make category required.

Prevent users from creating products without category.

You can change the validation message in the settings page, by default it says: “Please select {taxonomy_name}”. Example: “Please select categories”.

Use cases

  • Force users to select a category when creating products
  • Force users to select a category when editing products

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Screenshots

  • options page
  • validation message

Installation

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type the plugin name and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our plugin by VegaCorp you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

FAQ

What post types can I use this plugin on?

The free version works with WooCommerce products only.

Reviews

28 de agosto, 2018
I can use it to force my clients to select category when creating products.
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Contributors & Developers

“Require Categories when Creating Products – WooCommerce” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.1

  • Make it work with Gutenberg

1.0.0

  • Initial release.