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Adds a custom way of ordering products, in this example it's 'random' product ordering. This can also be set to be used as default via the Catalog tab in WooCommerce settings.
<?php
add_filter( 'woocommerce_get_catalog_ordering_args', 'custom_woocommerce_get_catalog_ordering_args' );
function custom_woocommerce_get_catalog_ordering_args( $args ) {
$orderby_value = isset( $_GET['orderby'] ) ? woocommerce_clean( $_GET['orderby'] ) : apply_filters( 'woocommerce_default_catalog_orderby', get_option( 'woocommerce_default_catalog_orderby' ) );
if ( 'random_list' == $orderby_value ) {
$args['orderby'] = 'rand';
$args['order'] = '';
$args['meta_key'] = '';
}
return $args;
}
add_filter( 'woocommerce_default_catalog_orderby_options', 'custom_woocommerce_catalog_orderby' );
add_filter( 'woocommerce_catalog_orderby', 'custom_woocommerce_catalog_orderby' );
function custom_woocommerce_catalog_orderby( $sortby ) {
$sortby['random_list'] = 'Random';
return $sortby;
}
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erichopf Sep 4, 2013

I'm a php nob. Could you enlighten me as to what file this code is supposed to be added to? The php file uploaded and then use a hook in another file for wc settings? Any info on the right direction would be appreciated.

erichopf commented Sep 4, 2013

I'm a php nob. Could you enlighten me as to what file this code is supposed to be added to? The php file uploaded and then use a hook in another file for wc settings? Any info on the right direction would be appreciated.

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thrash4life Nov 5, 2013

Thanks @coenjacobs! -- Hey @erichopf, put that code without the PHP tags in your functions.php file of your template.

Thanks @coenjacobs! -- Hey @erichopf, put that code without the PHP tags in your functions.php file of your template.

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whoaloic Nov 24, 2016

The random products snippet isn’t working correctly with pagination, since it resets at every new page.

The random products snippet isn’t working correctly with pagination, since it resets at every new page.

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