How to Sort Products on Category Pages?

On this page, you'll learn how to Sort Products on your category pages.

  • Search Category
  • Drag and Drop Products 
  • Sort Products on Category based on Property

Search Category

The first step in sorting your products is to find your category.  Click on Sort Products in the left navigation.  This will pull up the section.

In the Search Categories drop-down, you can search for your category, so type the category name and then press the Load Products button. This will get the products from BigCommerce and load settings, so you can either manually drag and drop the products or you can sort the products by property.

Drag and Drop Products

To manually drag and drop a product you will need to set the " How would you like to sort your products?" input to Custom Product Sort, as shown below.  

  • New Products in Category will be? - Allows you to set where you would like new products to show up in your custom sort order.  
    • Added Before All Products
    • Added At the end of all Products
  • Bulk Sort Below Products By Property - This option allows you to sort bulk sort properties by property. Then you can drag and drop the products from there.
    • Best Selling
    • Lowest Selling
    • Most Views
    • Least Views
    • Newest Products
    • Oldest Products
    • Name (A-Z)
    • Name (Z-A)
    • Price: Ascending
    • Price: Descending
  • Bulk SKU Sort -  This pops up a window that allows you to sort products by the SKU in a bulk list.  The Bulk SKU list that appears is the current sort order of the products. Once you have the order you'd like click Sort. This will update the product listing in Magic Sorter. You will still need to click the Save Sort order button to save the settings.
  • Drag and DropYou can drag one product at a time, or can select multiple products by clicking the product and drag them into the location you'd like.
  • When you're done make sure to click the Save Sort button at the bottom of the page.  This will save the sort order, it takes approximately a minute for the sort order to be updated in BigCommerce.  


Sort Products on Category based on Property

To sort products based on a property you will need to set the " How would you like to sort your products?" input to Property Sort, as shown below.  

  • Sort Products By Property - Below are all of the options
    • Best Selling
    • Lowest Selling
    • Most Views
    • Least Views
    • Newest Products
    • Oldest Products
    • Name (A-Z)
    • Name (Z-A)
    • Price: Ascending
    • Price: Descending
  • When done make sure to click the Save Sort button at the bottom of the page when done.  This will save the sort order, it takes approximately a minute for the sort order to be updated in BigCommerce.  

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