Bulk Category Editor let you work with your product categories in a new and efficient way. Ever wanted to have search and replace functions for your product categories? Here you have it, in addition it include bulk functions to add text before or after any category field. If you like to edit in a table format, the category editor comes with a table editor that lets you filter, edit and do bulk updates easily. And of course it comes with an easy way to add categories in bulk.

Easy add, remove or set categories to your products!

We know that many struggle with setting categories on their products, so we built in several functions to do this easily in bulk. Functions like add, remove and set categories was added to make this an easy task for you. To make it even easier we added many filters both to categories and the product list.


  • Bulk edit categories functions like:
    • Search and replace
    • Add text before or after name, description or slug
    • Undo / redo functions
  • Add categories in bulk or single
  • Delete categories in bulk
  • Filters on category, name, description and slug
  • Set parent categories and display types in bulk
  • Add, update or delete category images
  • Table editor for fast inline edits
  • Move products:
    • Filter categories
    • Filter by products (name, SKU, categories and tags)
    • Product table with key values like: ID, name, SKU, tags, price, on sale, product type and categories
    • Bulk move (set) categories to products
    • Bulk add categories to products
    • Bulk remove categories to products
  • Paging and search for categories and products
  • POT file for easy translations

Category Editor

The default category page is often sufficient for stores with a small handful of categories, but what if your store has hundreds of product categories? Bulk Category Editor’s unique interface displays your product categories in a table format, giving you a bird’s eye view of all your product category data. Now you can easily see and edit category names, details, imagery and slug information in seconds.

Extend the Category Description Box for Lengthy Text

Detailed, SEO-optimized category descriptions will help your store display favourably in search engines. If you have a lengthy category description, drag the bottom right corner of the text area box to give you more space to enter a long description. With the Bulk Category Editor for WooCommerce, you can bulk add categories directly from within the extension dashboard. Simply enter a category name and description, select the parent category (if any) and upload a unique image.

Quickly Add New Product Categories

With the Bulk Category Editor for WooCommerce, you can bulk add categories directly from within the extension dashboard. Simply enter a category name and description, select the parent category (if any) and upload a unique image. If you want to bulk create categories, use the last row in the table, select a parent category (optional) and enter your category names. 

View and Manage Nested Categories

Perfect for online stores with an extensive product portfolio, with Bulk Category Editor, you’ll get a clear picture of all of the categories in your store. With a quick glance, you’ll be able to see and manage all of the nested categories in your store.

Easily Change Text Using the Built-In Search and Replace Function

Need to change a word or phrase in several categories? The Bulk Category Editor for WooCommerce helps you bulk change categories thanks to a handy search and replace function. Select the Search and Replace function, enter the text you wish to change and specify the text that should replace it. Clicking the ‘Do’ button will automatically replace the text across all categories. Use this feature to replace or remove text when bulk products import with incorrect naming conventions or unnecessary text. 

Add Text to Category Listings in Seconds

If you’d like to add a word or phrase to a product category, the ‘Add text before’ or ‘Add text after’ function lets you do just that! Enter the word you’d like to add text before or after and all listings with the respective word will appear. Specify the text you’d like to add before or after the word and hit ‘Do’ to preview the updated listings.

Stress Less With the Bulk Save Feature

Don’t worry about hitting ‘Save’ every step of the way. As you work, the extension will register which rows have been edited, marking these rows with a tick in the checkbox. As soon as you click one of the two ‘Save Changes’ buttons, every row that has been edited will save at once.

View and Edit Category Featured Images

With this extension for WooCommerce, you can bulk edit product images directly from the dashboard. Not only does Bulk Category Editor’s interface let you view the featured images related to your categories—great for keeping track of multiple rows of products—but it also lets you add, replace or delete images without leaving the dashboard. 

Use the Filter Function to Quickly Sort Through Categories

Great for online stores with a multitude of categories, the category filter lets you sort and specify categories to edit. Enter a word or phrase related to a category and it’ll automatically begin filtering as you type. You can search for a name, category, description or slug using the filter function.

Move Products Between Categories

Restructure your product categories using the ‘Move Products’ feature. 

Bulk Add Categories to Products 

Need to add multiple products to a category? Select the product category you want to edit, refine your selection using the filter in the “Products” tab, select the new category assignment and click  “Add Categories.” In seconds, you would’ve assigned a new category to multiple products. A progress bar will display to alert you that the products are being reassigned.

Replace and Remove Categories

As well as adding categories, with Bulk Category Editor, you can also replace and remove categories in bulk. Select the categories you want to edit, refine your selection and select the new category to replace the old, or select the category you wish to remove. This feature is great for quickly reassigning products that fall into the Uncategorized category by default.


Bulk Category Editor is compatible with:

  • WooCommerce products and variations
  • WooCommerce subscription and variations
  • Perfect companion with Bulk Table Editor for WooCommerce
  • Other product types
  • Included POT file for translations


Minimum PHP version: 5.2

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