How to Show Products on The Home Page of Magento 2

commas-leftYour homepage is perhaps the most vital part of your online shop. It’s the first page a visitor sees and determines whether they would navigate further into the website. If they like, they’ll shop around. commas-right

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If they don’t, they’ll hop out. Hence, your homepage should be attractive enough to hook your potential visitors and compel them to come back later. And if it’s eye catching enough, it can work in more ways than just keep your visitors hooked!

One of the best ways to attract users is by displaying flashy products on your homepage. When they see the product, they’ll know they want to buy it because you capture their attention. Hence, today we are going to learn how to show products on the homepage of your Magento 2.

There are two types of products that can be shown on the homepage:

  • 1. Products from Specific Category.
  • 2. Show Recently Added Products.

Show Products from Specific Category

To show products from a specific category, login to the admin panel of your store and go to Content → Pages from the left side of the page.

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Navigate to Select and click on Edit from the Home Page’s dropdown as shown below:

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Now scroll down and go to the Content section. Click on Insert widget option from the editor.

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Select Catalog Products List from Widget Type options and provide all the details according to your need. At the end of this page there is a Conditions attribute, select Category from the options and choose the category which you want to show on the homepage of your store. Now just click on Insert Widget.

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After adding the widget for displaying products from a specific category, click on Save Page.

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Show Recently Added Products

To show recently added products on the homepage, click on Insert Widget option again from the editor.

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Select Catalog New Products List from Widget Type options and also provide all the details according to your need. Now just click on Insert Widget.

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After adding the widget for displaying new products, just click on Save Page.

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And you’re all done! Just launch the homepage of your store and you will see your desired result.

Final Words

Your website’s homepage plays an important role in achieving the sales and conversion goals of the store. Having products on the homepage helps in boosting the sales of the products and I have shown you how to add two types of products list. After following this simple tutorial, you should now be able to add products on the homepage of your Magento 2. If you have any queries, just use the comment section below, and I will come up with simple solutions for you!

Author Bio

Syed Muneeb Ul Hasan is the Magento Community Manager at Cloudways – a managed Magento Hosting Platform. An expert in PHP and Magento, he prefers to educate users in the implementation and usage of cloud based Magento Hosting Solutions. When not working, he loves to watch cricket.

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