I am using variable products within my store and I want to have the same child product variant show up on multiple parent product pages.

For example if someone were buying letters (eg; "a,b,c ... z" , ie; the alphabet) from my website the same letters would show up for both the English and the German pages however the German page would get ß, ä, ö and ü as well.

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a. If your fine with a plugin dependency, ACF has this kind of functionality built in with the "Relationship" field.

Relationship: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/relationship/

Reverse Query: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/resources/querying-relationship-fields/

b. If you want to do this with just WP core, you would use custom fields.

First, on the child product, store the IDs of the product pages it should show on:

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Next, on the "Parent" product pages, make a wordpress meta_query, looking for 'show_on':

$args = array
    'post_type'  => 'page',
    'meta_query' => array
            'key'     => 'show_on',
            'value'   => get_the_ID(),
            'compare' => '=',

$product_query = new WP_Query( $args );
    while($product_query->have_posts()): $product_query->the_post();
        echo get_the_title();
    endwhile; wp_reset_postdata();

WP_Query: https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query

Meta_Query: https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Meta_Query

  • The variants don't have their own pages as I used attributes to create variations.
    – Zacharoo
    Nov 28, 2017 at 22:38

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