How to Sort Category Products in Magento 2

October 9, 2020
By Cozmot

An E-commerce store is a shopping platform for customers looking out for various products and it is a part of better user experience to offer an online store that is easy to navigate and find the desired products.

Customers may want to sort products based on price and name. Allowing customers to sort category products based on their interest makes it easy for them to shop online.

Moreover, making it easy and quick to find a particular product increases the chance of conversion and reduces the bounce rate. It prevents a potential customer to leave your site frustrated and jump over to your competitor.

Sorting products are useful for E-commerce store having so many products. It allows customers to find their desired products based on product attributes like price or name.

Now, if you are a Magento 2 store owner and want an easy solution for sorting options that include advanced sorting like options such as best sellers, ratings, top-rated, most reviewed etc, you can check Meetanshi’s Magento 2 Improved Sorting extension.

However, the default Magento 2 provides three options for product listing.

  • Product
  • Position
  • Name

This post shows stepwise methods to sort category products in Magento 2.

Methods to Sort Category Products in Magento 2:

Method 1: Sorting by Product Listing Method 1 - Sort Category Products in Magento 2

  1. Login Magento 2 admin panel
  2. Navigate to Catalog > Categories
  3. Select the Store View
  4. Expand Display Setting section
  5. Go to Default Product Listing Sort By and select as per your requirement
  6. Click Save Config

Method 2: Sorting by Product Position

Method 2 - sort category products in Magento 2
  1. Navigate to Catalog > Categories
  2. Select the Store View
  3. Expand the Products in Category area and make changes in Position column as per your requirement.
  4. Save te configuration

That’s it.

Any doubts about the topic can be mentioned in the Comments section below. I’d be happy to help.

Also, do share the tutorial with the Magento 2 community via social media.

Thank you.


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