Taxonomies are used a lot to add information that is hierarchal to your product. Categories and tags are default taxonomies that are there by default. Many plugins and themes created custom taxonomies like brands, manufacturer, etc to add additional information to your product.
If you enable the demo taxonomie in the settings page a demo taxonomy called “brands” will be created for you. You can disable it later on any moment.
You will see the taxonomy brands in the products screen.
If you enabled the demo taxonomy, you can use the example file.
The taxonomies work the same as categories.
- You can just have one
- You can have multiple
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- You can have a hierarchal structure
The taxonomies are only imported! To show them in your shop, your theme should support this.