Product Category Widget allows to show product categories in the sidebar.
To use the widget go to Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets screen. Find the “Product Categories” widget on the left side of the screen. Then drag & drop it in one of the available sidebars on the left.
When “Product Categories” widget is placed it will show up in the sidebar. It will show a list of URLs or a drop down pointing to category page.
- Display as dropdown – when checked the category list till change to drop-down with all the product categories
- Show number of products – when checked the category list or drop-down will show a number of products inside each category: category name (number of products)
- Show hierarchy – when checked the category list will be hierarchical (when there are any parent – child product categories)