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On a page like taxonomy-product_cat.php - this function lists just the products for the called sub-category - bags:

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'product', 'product_cat' => 'bags')
$loop = new WP_Query( $args ); while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post();

I can hardcode list all the sub-categories and then dynamically list the products. I want to dynamically create the subcategory list with the associated products listed with it - what is the best way to do this? I am thinking that if I make the 'product_cat' => dynamic - is a way to achieve this?

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  • do you mean the actual category of the category archive page, or a sub-category of that actual category? in what file are you using that code? – Michael Jan 23 '20 at 20:15
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You shouldn't be using WP_Query at all. The standard loop will automatically display the correct posts.

while ( have_posts() ) : the_post();

endwhile;
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  • This lists all products of the current parent category. There is no ordering into sub-category. Maybe my question is not clear enough and I will rewrite it. I am running a foreach loop that can list the subcategories, and I was looking for code to list that sub-categories products. When I put your code it it lists all parent category items under each subcategory so does not really work for me. But it did help me advance in a few other issues - thanks! – Jon Jan 26 '20 at 12:09
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You can use get_queried_object(), within that object you can get the slug or id.

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  • If the correct category is the "queried object" (past tense), why would they query it again? – Jacob Peattie Jan 24 '20 at 6:17

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