WooCommerce Related Products

Change displayed WooCommerce related products number, columns, order, relate by tag and/or category, or hide related products completely


Increase your customers’ dwell time on your site by showing them relevant products they may like (to the product they are currently viewing)! Use this feature to change the number of related products, change how they are displayed, and customize how other products are identified as relative. Alternatively, you can switch off this feature all together. Once enabled, WooCommerce Related Products module allows you to manage WooCommerce related products which are shown on every product page:

  • Change the number of related products that are shown.
  • Change the number of columns for related products.
  • Order related products by date, time (ascending or descending), or leave default random ordering on to randomly call up related products.
  • Relate products by category and/or tag.
  • Disable related products completely.

Up-sell and promote other products your customers may like based on their current selection!

WooCommerce Related Products - Admin Settings - Options

Accessible through:
  • WooCommerce > Settings > Booster > Products > Related Products
Tested on WooCommerce 3.5.4 and WordPress 5.0.3
Plugin can be downloaded here. If there are any locked fields in the module, you will need to get Booster Plus to unlock them.

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  1. waiyan July 14, 2015 at 12:23 pm #

    i found this function doesnt workout……. it sticks to the default values to 3 only no matter how i changed it.
    What can i do for that?

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    • Valentin Solovjov August 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm #


      problem solved !


    • Mario February 10, 2017 at 8:01 am #

      For me the same problem – latest woocommerce and U-design theme. It always stays on 3 products.

  2. Eduard August 13, 2015 at 7:28 am #


    I’m unable to display related products on my product page, also the detection by IP does not work, some assistance would be apreciated (sent an e-mail 2 weeks ago, no reply)

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    • valentinas August 14, 2015 at 9:02 pm #

      Dear Eduard,

      We are very sorry about the delay.
      We have new dev version, you can try it, you need to download it at : You`ll need to reinstall plugin Booster for WooCommerce. We made some changes in module, now you can override country on checkout with billing country.

      Please reply with feedback is that module is solving the problem.

      Best regards,
      Valentin Solovjov
      Algoritmika Ltd.

  3. Tarek August 10, 2016 at 10:52 pm #

    Great plugin overall. Would like to see a few tweaks and bug fixes.. The following would be very helpful:
    – Related products – When relating by category, we should have the option (or default) to the “primary category”. Currently, when items fall in multiple categories, this module is basically useless. couldn’t get the related items from the primary category without showing other items from secondary categories.
    – Product Info: If there is any content (placeholder) in the content block, it appears on every product page even if no products are selected for that box.
    – Product Listing: would be great if we can specify select categories/subcategories to INCLUDE on shop page, not just ones to EXCLUDE. Also Products per Page Options should take out any items that are excluded in some countries.. right now, It looks like it’s counting them in the total items displayed on a page even if they are not visible.. so it would say showing 16 items when only 14 were visible.

    Otherwise this is among the best WC plugins and best bang for the buck! Thanks!

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    • Matt Clark January 19, 2017 at 10:22 am #

      I completely agree with the above comment in terms of the Related Products. Can we not have an option to show “Primary Category”. I’m going through every product in my list (50+) to set the primary hoping it will fix the problem, but it doesn’t seem to be doing so at the moment.

  4. Tim Platenburg October 6, 2016 at 10:52 am #

    Love the plugin, However my related products are not divided into the assigned number of columns. They amount of products can be varied, but inspite of trying different values for the nr of columns they remain ordered in 2 columns. please help.

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  5. Neil Finbow May 8, 2017 at 8:53 am #

    The “Relate Manually” does not appear to be working on my site. It adds the meta box to the products and you can select the items but nothing appears in the shop. Any ideas?

    It is only on a test site at the moment.

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    • Booster Support Team May 8, 2017 at 11:02 pm #

      Hi Neil,

      Yes, you are correct – the issue appeared since WooCommerce v3.0.0 update. Hopefully we’ve managed to fix it. Please download Booster’s development version here – You will need to uninstall the old plugin version first (don’t worry your saved settings won’t disappear). Please let me know if it works correctly now.

      Best regards,

      Booster Support Team
    • Neil Finbow May 9, 2017 at 5:30 am #

      Looks as if that has solved the problem.


  6. Kevin Coffel June 5, 2017 at 3:04 am #

    It would be very nice to have a simple checkbox to display “In-stock Items Only.”

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  7. Katharine October 16, 2017 at 7:50 pm #

    Hi there,

    I have this enabled on my site to show related products in title order descending. However they are still showing up as random. What can I do? Thanks

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  8. Jeff Jensen February 8, 2018 at 3:54 am #

    I cannot make the related products go away.
    I have turned the RP off in Appearance/Theme Options.
    I have disabled the RP module in Woocom Settings.
    They still showed up.
    I then tried to re-enable the module but selected “hide RP” checked. still no luck.
    I then tried to enter the products I want hidden in the hide products meta box. And they still show.
    I entered 0 as the number of RP to show and 0 as the number of RP columns. And they still show.
    I also enter all the categories I want hidden and still no luck.
    Please advise.
    I have several products that are used as Component Products only. They have been hidden in the catalog and hidden in the shop but they still show up under related products. I would be happy at this point to have no related products to show at all.
    I am using the Kadence Theme with this booster for Woocom enabled.
    I also have the Woocom stacked products extension and the Woocom Components products extension as well.
    Thank you so much for your help with this.

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    • Jeff February 8, 2018 at 4:38 am #

      Jeff here again,
      I also tried “clear all product transients” with no luck as well.
      I can increase the number of related products shown, but I cannot get them to show anything less than 3.

    • Booster Support Team February 21, 2018 at 10:31 pm #


      If anyone is having similar issues – as we figured out in private emails, it was actually “Jetpack by” plugin displaying related posts (and not WooCommerce displaying related products). So to disable this, you need to open “Jetpack > Settings > Traffic” page and deactivate “Related Posts” option there.

      Best regards,

      Booster Support Team
  9. Christopher September 7, 2018 at 10:45 am #

    I tried to use this module to have the related products only show if they have the same attribute, but it doesn’t seem to work. I have “Relate by Product Attribute” enabled, attribute name set to what I want it to look for, but from there, I assumed it would pull the attribute from the product and then find the related products with the same attribute. For context: I sell music scores, and the attribute slug is “voice-type” so I would want every score that is attributed to “soprano” to only display other “soprano” scores in the related products section. Any tips? Is this not possible?

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    • RokasJ September 25, 2018 at 7:11 pm #

      Hi Christopher,

      Sorry for a late reply. It should work as you described. If it does not, can you contact us at Thank you.

      Best regards,
      Rokas – Support Team

  10. Brian October 30, 2018 at 5:35 pm #

    Hi, I’m using the free version and want to not show related products for a single category, so I checked the box for “Hide related products,” then added my one category in the “Include product categories” field. Doesn’t work — all products now hide related products. I’ve tried various combinations of options here, and cleared transients and cache every time I’ve made a change. All I can get to work right now is the all-or-nothing Hide checkbox — nothing below that seems to have any effect.

    Am I missing something? Are those options Pro version only?

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    • RokasJ November 4, 2018 at 4:47 pm #

      Hi Brian,

      It should work on the free version as well. Can you contact us at

      Best regards,
      Rokas – Support Team

  11. Thibault November 28, 2018 at 3:15 pm #

    Could you please add the ability to show/hide products by status and price type as Free, Sold, on sale.


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