How to Hide The Parent Product

If you’re using Show Single Variations to display your product variations as single products, you might want to hide the parent variable product to make things less confusing for your customers.

If so, you can hide each individual parent product by taking the following steps:

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Products > All Products and select the variable product you want to edit.
  2. At the top right of the edit product page, you’ll find the Publish section. 
publish section woocommerce
  1. Click the blue Edit text next to Catalog visibility: Shop and search result, this will bring up a few options.
blue edit text
after edit options
  1. Select the radio button/checkbox next to Hidden and then click the grey OK button. 
radio button hidden
  1. Then click the blue Update button in the Publish section that you’re in.
  1. Your variable parent product will now be hidden from the catalog. However, it still will be visible as a single product page.

WooCommerce Show Single Variations

Display individual product variations of a variable product in your product listings. Make it easy for your customers to view and filter product variations.

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