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I am currently building a Theme for a site that is using WooCommerce to provide a shop to Customers. I have just started on it, and I am currently working on the Product Category pages. I have hit a road block trying to fetch the Product object.

I have read that using the variable global $product should return the WC_Project object, but when I do the_post(); var_dump($product), NULL is returned.

I tried to then create a Product object by doing the_post(); $product = new WC_Product(get_the_ID()), but when I did the var_dump($product) on that, it gave me general information about the product (post_name, post_description, etc), but nothing further than if I called get_post().

Can someone tell me what I have missed please?

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Sorry, I have almost instantly found the solution. Thought about deleting the question, but in case others have the same problem, I will leave it here.

To get the Product object with all the required attributes, you need to call get_product() after the_post(), and that will return the Product object for you to use.

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