WooCommerce: Product Category Price Range

WooCommerce variable products display a price range by default, which goes something like this: $MIN-$MAX. Now, wouldn’t it be nice, on the Shop page or Category Widget, to show the price range for each category?

Well, as usual this is a customization that can apply to certain online businesses only, so hopefully you’re one of them. Either way, this is yet another chance for you to learn PHP applied to WooCommerce. Enjoy!

Here’s a nice snippet to show MIN and MAX prices for any given WooCommerce product category

PHP Snippet: Show Price Range Beside Product Category Names @ Shop Page

Note: this snippet replaces the the category product counter with the price range. In case you wish to display both, code changes slightly.

 * @snippet       Product Category Price Range @ WooCommerce Shop
 * @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 5
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add_filter( 'woocommerce_subcategory_count_html', 'bbloomer_category_price_range', 9999, 2 );

function bbloomer_category_price_range( $html, $category ) {

	$min = PHP_FLOAT_MAX;
	$max = 0.00;
	$all_ids = get_posts( array(
		'post_type' => 'product',
		'numberposts' => -1,
		'post_status' => 'publish',
		'fields' => 'ids',
		'tax_query' => array(
			'relation' => 'AND',
				'taxonomy' => 'product_cat',
				'field' => 'slug',
				'terms' => $category->slug,
				'taxonomy' => 'product_visibility',
				'field' => 'name',
				'terms' => 'exclude-from-catalog',
        		'operator' => 'NOT IN',
	) );
	foreach ( $all_ids as $id ) {
		$product = wc_get_product( $id );
		if ( $product->is_type( 'simple' ) ) {
			$min = $product->get_price() < $min ? $product->get_price() : $min;
			$max = $product->get_price() > $max ? $product->get_price() : $max;
		} elseif ( $product->is_type( 'variable' ) ) {
			$prices = $product->get_variation_prices();
			$min = current( $prices['price'] ) < $min ? current( $prices['price'] ) : $min;
			$max = end( $prices['price'] ) > $max ? end( $prices['price'] ) : $max;
	return ' (' . wc_format_price_range( $min, $max ) . ')';

Where to add custom code?

You should place custom PHP in functions.php and custom CSS in style.css of your child theme: where to place WooCommerce customization?

This code still works, unless you report otherwise. To exclude conflicts, temporarily switch to the Storefront theme, disable all plugins except WooCommerce, and test the snippet again: WooCommerce troubleshooting 101

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Rodolfo Melogli

Business Bloomer Founder

Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as an independent WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. His goal is to help entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares. Rodolfo loves travelling, chasing tennis & soccer balls and, of course, wood fired oven pizza. Follow @rmelogli

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