Automatic Product Categories for WooCommerce


This plugins adds an “Automatic Categories” item to the Products menu in the WordPress admin, which allows the user to set up rules for automatic product category assignment. Rules can be applied automatically to new and/or existing products when created or saved, respectively, or they can be run manually on all existing products from the Products > Automatic Categories screen.


  • When removing product categories due to an enabled rule not matching, add the default (Uncategorized) category if the product has no other categories
  • Label tweak


  • Added case-insensitive string matching options
  • Added option not to remove categories/tags for non-matching rules
  • Added product tag rule condition
  • Clarified button label


  • Add header comments to JS and CSS files


  • Add an additional permissions check to admin functionality


  • Initial release


This plugin can be installed under Plugins > Add New Plugin, either by searching for the plugin title or by downloading the plugin zip file and uploading it via the Upload Plugin feature.


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Contributors & Developers

“Automatic Product Categories for WooCommerce” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.