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Product Categories Do Not Appear in the Menu

Product Categories Do Not Appear in the Menu

Question

I can’t see Product Categories in the menu item list

Answer

So, you’ve created a menu and would like to add certain categories to it. But when you look through the available menu items, the ones you need are missing. 

available menu items

Please stick to the routine below to make it happen.

Adjust Screen Options.

Go to Appearance > Menus in your WordPress dashboard and press the Screen Options drop-down. You will see a list of Boxes that can be added to the menu item list. Find there a “Products categories” option and tick it. 

Refresh the page.

Add product categories to the menu.

You can spot that the “Product categories” option appeared on the menu item list. 

updated menu item list

Now, press the drop-down arrow and add the desired categories to the menu. Just tick them and press the “Add to Menu” button.

After they appear in the Menu structure section, hit “Save Menu”. Then go to the frontend and see the final result:

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