Recommended Carts for WooCommerce

Recommended Carts for WooCommerce allows you to configure predefined carts. Your customers will then be able to put all select products at ones into their cart.

Main Features

  • Create recommended carts for your customers
    • Set a featured image and description for the cart
    • Select multiple categories and a default product and quantity for each
    • Set default quantity
    • Note: Variable products are currently not working. This features is planned for a future release.
  • Carts can be embedded into posts using a handy shortcode
  • Responsive and mobile friendly
  • Translation ready
    • .pot file included
  • WooCommerce friendly
    • We’ve tried to stay as close at WooCommerce as possible
  • Theming friendly
    • Templates can be overwritten within your theme
  • Automatic updates
  • Awesome support
  • No additional dependencies needed, only WooCommerce

Getting started


You can find all configuration options in WooCommerce -> Settings -> Products -> Recommended Carts

The following options can be configured:

Custom archive page headingUse this to replace the default heading of the recommended carts archive page.
Archive page descriptionUse this to add a custom description for the recommended carts archive page.

Create a recommend cart

  1. Navigate to “Products” -> “Recommended Carts”
  2. Click “Add new”
  3. Edit basic fields, like title, description and featured image
  4. Use the “Product selection” box to select categories, a pre-selected product and the default quantity
  5. Publish the cart

Embed using a shortcode

Using the handy shortcode you can easily embed recommended carts into your posts or pages.


 [recommended_cart id="123"] 

Installation and Updating

Install via WordPress administration

  1. Navigate to your WordPress administration
  2. Navigate to “Plugins” -> “Add New”
  3. Click “Upload Plugin”
  4. Select the contained ZIP file and Upload it
  5. “Activate” the  newly installed plugin

Install via FTP

  1. Upload the extracted plugin into the folder wp-content/plugins
  2. Activate the plugin from the WordPress administration -> Plugins view

Learn more about FTP upload from:


Intergrated WordPress updater

The plugin integrates with the normal WordPress updater. So you can just update it like any other plugin.

Update via WordPress administration

  1. Navigate to your WordPress administration
  2. Navigate to “Plugins”
  3. “Deactivate” the plugin
  4. “Remove” the plugin
  5. Upload the new version like described in “Install via WordPress administration”

Update via FTP

  1. Remove the old plugin folder via FTP from wp-contents/plugins
  2. Upload the new version like described in “Install via FTP”


January 2018

  • Initial release