Create Store Categories & Filter

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To filter your stores you can choose between store categories or filters. The difference between a category & a filter is this:

  • Store Categories only display in one select field regardless of the levels
  • Store filters can be used to show multiple checkboxes or select fields

The logic operator for query is AND. Means if for example clothing and free parking is checked only stores, that have both filters will be shown.

Create Store Categories

To create store categories go to your backend > store locator > categories. Here you can create a new category with:

  • Name
  • Description
  • Linked to a WooCommerce Category
  • Custom Icon
Create a Store Category
Create a Store Category
Example Output of a store category
Example Output of a store category

Create Store Filter

For store filters go to your backend > store locator > filter. Here you can create a new filter with:

  • Name
  • Description
  • Linked to a WooCommerce Category
  • Custom Icon
  • Input Type (checkboxes OR select field)
Create a Store Filter
Create a Store Filter
Example Filter output
Example Filter output

Only the 2nd level filters will be shown as checkboxes inside the store locator. The 1st level filters will be used as the filter top names.

Means you need to find a name like “facilities”, create the filter and assign your checkboxes like “Free Parking” or Toiltes below this one.

This Post Has 11 Comments
  1. I can’t seem to figure out how to uncheck all the Product Categories on first load.
    https://www.cambiumnetworks.com/where-to-buy/ It defaults to ‘All Products’ checked. In the settings under Searchbox there is a ‘select default filter category’ but that is only showing the dropdown options. I have 2 filters. One dropdown and one with checkboxes.

    Right now the problem really is that when it loads, even though the first ‘All Products’ is checked it’s not actually showing items checked with All Products. If I uncheck it and then check again it filters correctly. So I either need to fix that so it does filter by All Products on first load OR I need to have all of the filters unchecked on first load. Any help or insight appreciated.

    best,
    Kurt

  2. Hi,
    we are trying to create a select with custom filters, but in Edit Store Filter page after clicking on Save button it automatically sets Checkboxes.
    Do you have any suggestion?
    Thanks

    1. Please update to latest version. Also you can only set the select type on the very top level of your filter. Not on child store filters.

  3. Hi,

    Is it possible to mark different areas (with different color overlays) in the map.
    For examples different states with stores? So each state gets a color?

    Thank you

  4. Hi,
    I need some help with the icons for the filters.

    So if I select a Custom Icon in a filter (Child), it does not show up in the map. It is always the same standard icon.

    Can you help me out?

    Thank you,
    Peter

  5. Hi, we are trying to change the default Longitude and latitude but it doesn’t work. Its very critical because we need to launch the website. Thank you for your quick reply.

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