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After finishing your theme installation, additional plugin is required for installation – WooCommerce Lookbook. After installation and activation of plugin, new WP admin menu item will appear “Lookbook” – “Lookbook”, “Add new”, “Lookbook categories”.

Lookbook post type is created to work together with WooCommerce plugin installed. Lookbook item (lookbook single post) links individual WC products – a products which share similar concept or purpose.
Perhaps the best usage would be to make a showcase of clothing products that are wearable well toghether.

Some examples of lookbook item contents:

  • Lookbook item: Featured image with model wearing dress, purse, shirt, hat…
    – Linked single products: dress, purse, shoes, shirt, hat
  • Lookbook item: Toys package
    – Linked single products: individual toys from the package for single sales.

Adding a lookbook item

  • Lookbook categories – recommended to add categories, before adding any new lookbook item
  • In WP admin menu go to Lookbook > Add New Item
  • Set title featured image, and description excerpt (optionally)
  • select lookbook category (required)
  • Select linked woocommerce products (in “Lookbook settings” meta box, bellow main editor):
    • Drag products from right “List of all available products” box to left “Selected products” box
    • To remove products from “Selected products” simply drag back to “List of all available products”
    • Check the “Hide lookbook item title” if you don’t want to display title

Creating a lookbook page

  • In WP admin menu:
  • go to Pages > Add new – add title, select featured image (optionally)
  • select “Lookbook page” page template (in “Page attributes” meta box) and save page
  • in “Lookbook page settings” meta box (bellow the main editor) set the following options:
    • Lookbook categories – choose lookbook categories from which to display items
    • Number of lookbook items
    • Number of items in a row (or items columns)
    • Main lookbook image format – image format for main lookbook image