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- This topic has 55 replies, 14 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 9 months ago by Chris.
September 17, 2016 at 11:02 am #42883
When vendors are selecting a category to assign a product to the drop down has every main category and sub category there is to select which creates a long confusing list. I want vendors to be able to select the main category their product will go in with a second option after they select the main category with a list of the sub categories of that main category only not all categories in one big mess of a selection. Is there a plugin that can provide this or does wc vendors do this and i just cant figure it out. Attatching two images of what i am talking about and trying to do.September 17, 2016 at 4:45 pm #42891Craig HansonParticipant
@Asportsman I’m looking to implement something similar but have not yet researched it much so I will be curious on the feedback you get back.
It would also be helpful if there was a “most used” filter as the majority of vendors are going to be setting up listings that are almost always in the same categories. I think this would be a useful feature as well.September 18, 2016 at 1:07 pm #42910JoãoParticipant
I am also interested on this. I have hundreds of categories and it’s getting impossible to find the category with checkboxes or list.September 19, 2016 at 12:09 am #42932
I’ll submit a request for an enhancement.September 20, 2016 at 8:49 pm #43105WC Vendors SupportParticipant
We actually already have the code for something like this. This would be a direct file overwrite of your wc-vendors-pro plugin folder. I cant remember what version the php files are for though they might be a bit outdated now but the code’s in there.October 27, 2016 at 11:30 pm #46336Reem SafdarParticipant
Can you give some instructions on how to use this code. Im sorry but im dumb at coding ..
ReemNovember 29, 2016 at 1:56 pm #48853
Hello Anna / Ben,
Any solution yet to the Issues regarding the dropdown list of Category and subcategories on product listing page?
Please, I’m interested for a solution because the long list of Categories and subcategories are driving my few Vendors crazy. I had to go in and change edit every single product the seller listed because she was confused withe the many categories.
ThanksNovember 30, 2016 at 11:10 am #48927
Yes have Vendors pulling their hair out here too!November 30, 2016 at 11:20 am #48931
@Ben, could you please chime in on this? Any solutions to this?November 30, 2016 at 11:40 am #48934
I paid someone to do this for me and it works flawlessly. I don’t know if this is what you all are looking for but if you go to my site https://www.anythingsportsman.com sign up to become a vendor and go to add product you can see my solution to it, as I to had the same problem with vendors.November 30, 2016 at 11:41 am #48935
Sorry for the long delay been very busy.November 30, 2016 at 11:48 am #48936
Just logged into your site and the category selection is great, exactly what I’m looking for.
HawkinsNovember 30, 2016 at 11:52 am #48937
Please, let me know how I can reach your developer, he did a great job. Or I can share your cost if you ‘ll transfer the customized code to my site – I’m a coding illiterate 😉
HawkinsNovember 30, 2016 at 11:53 am #48938JoãoParticipant
I also checked Adam’s site and that’s exactly what I need. Tried to implement, but not successfully.
Can you please share the code for the categories selection?
ThanksNovember 30, 2016 at 8:07 pm #48991
If you have the name of the dev, or if you wish to share info here.. you have some inquiring minds. 😉December 3, 2016 at 1:47 pm #49237
We are all waiting to hear from you 😉December 6, 2016 at 6:18 pm #49549
Site looks good and your solution is exactly what I’ve been trying to work on. I seem to have the same issue as a lot of others which is a way of breaking up the categories. Even one level of sub categories would be a good start.
If there is any insight or help you can give on how to achieve what you’ve been able to it would be massively appreciated!
TomDecember 14, 2016 at 11:25 pm #50346
I ( I – meaning hired someone) have completed the customization of the Product Category Selection” and it look and works superbly as @ asportman’s.
There is one minor negative to this customization- If you want your sellers to be able to List product(s) on multiple categories and sub-categories this might not work for you as customized, but my developer is looking for a solution to make multi category selection possible.December 15, 2016 at 11:18 am #50404
Nice!December 16, 2016 at 9:42 am #50481
Sorry it has taken so long yet again. Been out of town for two weeks. When i updated my wc vendors plugin it overwrites the code, talking to the developers now about it, another solution i suppose would be to save the code and just add it everytime you uptdate. I think its in my functions.php but i dont know, working on that so i can get the code. Thanks and sorry again!February 11, 2017 at 6:05 pm #55798MIchael WightParticipant
Has anyone got a solution or code to this problem?
Would complete my site if I am honest!February 11, 2017 at 6:34 pm #55812
This is a feature we do not have at this time, but perhaps int he future we will be putting in a different category selection tool.
WooCommerce product listing also does not have this type of category selection you are seeking.
People have talked about getting this done- then they vaporize. OS I am not sure if anyone has yet accomplished this.
Honestly I do not know who drills down super-finite levels of categories when shopping– but maybe some people do.February 11, 2017 at 6:38 pm #55815MIchael WightParticipant
Will look for a developer to help with coding it in for me.February 11, 2017 at 7:02 pm #55824
hello @ Michael and Anna,
I was able to get this done. I hired I developer who completed it and it works perfectly. If you re interested – contact me at email@example.com if you want to take a look and see if my solution will work for you.February 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm #55883February 12, 2017 at 1:56 pm #55885February 20, 2017 at 3:58 pm #56939
I finally got the directions on how to update this and where to find it in my files, I dont know if anyone else got the solution. I have the files, and know where the code is, can’t interpret it the slightest bit but it works. @ben and @fervous is there a way to incorporate this in wc vendors pro so I or anyone else who wants to use it doesn’t have to upload files ect. and it just be part of wc vendors? I dont know if @orjense solution is better. But i would like to give all the code for anyones need. Sorry this took so long to get, my developers / coders are overseas and very hard to coordinate with. Again sorry to all let me know if anyone or yall would like it.
AdamFebruary 21, 2017 at 3:41 am #56958
Hi adam @asportsman
It would be awesome to get this added to the core but in the mean time can I take I take a look. Have you posted it anywhere?
markFebruary 21, 2017 at 6:17 am #56961
I was hoping to send the code to share the code few days ago but yet get the code and instructions on how to update WCV PRO in the future, unfortunately he’s very busy. I’m hoping to have another project for him in few days and that will definitely unbusy him – if that’s a wordFebruary 21, 2017 at 12:50 pm #56981
I don’t know where to post it here or somewhere else. It’s alot and would like to post instructions with it.February 21, 2017 at 12:54 pm #56982WC Vendors SupportParticipant
Adam: If it’s a zip file, upload it to zippyshare.com and paste a link here. If it’s a pile of php code or whatever, zip it up and upload it to zippyeshare.com and paste a link here! 🙂 🙂February 21, 2017 at 1:29 pm #56988
Alright I will do this later tonight when i get the time.February 21, 2017 at 2:04 pm #56989
Thank you so much Adam! It’s super kind of you to want to share xFebruary 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm #56996
Thank you Adam, this will be a massive help in getting my site finished!February 21, 2017 at 7:13 pm #57032
Please backup these files
Then do the version upgrade and replace these files.February 21, 2017 at 7:13 pm #57033
Well that didn’t work it won’t let me upload my zip file.February 21, 2017 at 7:16 pm #57053
Ah forgot about zippyshare… here it is…
The instructions above are the files that you need to upload, i have organized them in sub folders as to not forget where they go.February 22, 2017 at 1:59 am #57142
Has anyone used this yet or looked at it and have it working or any suggestions on bettering it?February 22, 2017 at 3:45 am #57143
I put it on my dev server at about 3 oclock this morning (couldn’t sleep & excited)
Seemed to work perfectly well.
I will do more playing around today.
good work for getting this sorted.February 22, 2017 at 10:55 am #57169
Cool- when I have a moment in the next few days, I will give it a run on one of my dev sites.
Thank you for sharing, Adam!!February 22, 2017 at 4:27 pm #57209
Thank you so much! The code worked great. I was able to extract the code from the files you provided and drop it in to my v1.3.9 files without any issues at all. A few tweaks to the template and it should be looking good.
TomFebruary 22, 2017 at 5:40 pm #57211
If yall wouldn’t mind can you send me links to your websites so I can see how it looks on your end and differs from how mine looks. Would be nice to see if there is anything else i can do to better mine.
AdamFebruary 24, 2017 at 3:05 am #57432
Hi all, been following this for a while, thank you to @ASPORTSMAN for allowing us to sign up as vendors on your site to have a play 🙂
I’m looking to be able to select more than one top level category and sub categories. Has anyone managed to find a solution to this yet?
Many thanks for your help,
KarenFebruary 24, 2017 at 4:10 am #57435
I had more of a play with this and found that a couple of the sub categories drop down boxes hung around after you changed from one category to another. Even if one category didn’t have as many subcategories. However, this is only on the test site where I have loads of plugin running at the same time and not got round to finding the conflicts that might be causing that. I’m with conscious at the minute. This is great to have, and I mean it, but I do like to be able to choose more than one category at a time.February 24, 2017 at 7:44 am #57454
@CONSCIOUS-CRAFTIES can you send me that email again, accidently deleted it. Also if you want to look at how something is done in a drop down style where you can select multiple things from the list i believe that if you go to conservation events and add one it is like that in their. There isn’t multiple sub categories though. But can give you an idea.March 30, 2017 at 1:50 pm #60405ChrisParticipant
Hey guys, I know I’m a bit late to this party, but this thread was brought to my attention by another user. I’ve had a marketplace with WC Vendors for a couple years, and we developed our own solution. Recently the developer and I decided to start marketing some of the plugins we built for our marketplace, and this was the first on our list (since it was a huge hassle always moving product categories).
This google drive link is to a short screen capture showing how the plugin works, how you can “step back” a selection and how to remove a category if you want to totally remove it.
On the admin side, you can allow vendors to select as many category strings as they like. You can force them to either select the deepest/most granular option within the category string, or allow them to stop selecting at any point down the string. It also gives you the ability to enable a “search” as they are selecting their categories.
To see more screen shots, or read about the plugin, you can go to http://www.ThePluginPros.com.
Ben/Anna/Jamie, hopefully I’m not breaking any rules by posting this. If so, I apologize!
ChrisApril 25, 2017 at 2:51 am #63019Mura LiyaParticipant
Hi Chris the link is broken
April 25, 2017 at 3:19 am #63045Mura LiyaParticipant
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Hi Ben is this file still available. or can you send me to firstname.lastname@example.orgApril 25, 2017 at 9:06 am #63305ChrisParticipant
Which link are you having issues with?April 25, 2017 at 3:59 pm #63344
This should be the link to that plugin– works fine for me:
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