Layered Navigation

Layered Navigation

Compatible With: Community 2.1, 2.2 Enterprise 2.1, 2.2

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
14 March, 2018
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Site Search & Navigation


An enhancement that brings native layered navigation functionality up to industry standard.

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When installed, Layered Navigation extension for Magento 2 automatically applies functional improvements to native navigation, with just a few optional features left for administrator to decide on.The extension becomes an invaluable navigation tool for customers when browsing product heavy catalogs, allowing selecting multiple product attributes at once with no page reloads.

Once the required product attributes are selected, a pop-up is displayed with the total quantity of the products matching all currently selected conditions. The customer can then click ‘Show’ button in the pop-up to apply the filter to the category. In addition, three new filter types are available at customers’ disposal: new products, in-stock items, products on sale.

Business value

The extension enhances customers’ catalog browsing experience by providing relevant selection of products.

  • Improve usability for new sales with simple and convenient navigation;
  • Increase customers' loyalty by allowing them to reduce filtering time with Attributes Multiselect;
  • Take care of SEO in few clicks with full set of SEO improvements available at the extension settings.

Feature Highlights

Filters dashboard NEW!

Manage all your filters on one page and sort them by Filter, Code, Type, Status, Status in search, and Position criteria.

Multiple filters

Let your customers select all required filters and decide to refresh the catalog pages after all or one only filter is applied.


Fast AJAX navigation

Only product catalog is refreshed, customers don't have to wait for full page refresh.

Filter attributes sorting NEW!

Merchants who sell products with multiple attributes can automatically sort those attributes alphabetically by the A-Z or Z-A order.

Filter availability choosing NEW!

With the ‘Select categories where to display the filter’ option, you can choose the categories where a particular filter will be available.

Default filter condition setting NEW!

Decide on the default look of each attribute list by choosing between the expanded (works well for short attribute lists) and the collapsed options.

Single path category list style (Amazon-like) NEW!

With the ‘Single path category list style’ option enabled, your customers can conveniently move from product categories straight to the related subcategories step-by-step with no multiselects.

Filter Clearance NEW!

Customers can remove any number of the selected attributes at the category level at once by clicking on the X button provided.

Filter look and feel

For the customer’s convenience, attribute filters are presented in the checkbox, text field, button, and swatches formats.

Show X more

Instead of scrolling long attribute lists, your shoppers can now expand them by clicking on the Show X more active link.

Interactive item count

As attributes are selected, an automatic pop-over shows how many items match the current selection.


SEO enhancements

Define URL look, disable indexes for catalog pages, meta title and description for search results pages, 301 override for old search results pages, meta robots rewrite. Anything you might think of.



To experience the extension firsthand follow the links below:

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    *Fixed issue with 1-column layout for categories
    *Swatches are not displayed on search page


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    + Additional categories displaying mode: "Single path" option.
    + Per-filter configuration pages
    + Per-filter option to choose where to display a filter
    + Per-filter "Default filter state" (expanded or collapsed) option
    + Attribute values sorting
    +"Show X more" instead of scrollbars
    + An option to clear selected values in a filter in one click
    +"Hide filters with no available values" option
    *Price range updating issue
    *Price filter SQL optimization
    *Incorrect quantity of products displayed
    *Custom attributes of 'price' type doesn't comply the setting
    *Back button of browser resets the page


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Released 17.08.2017
    * "Clear All" action in the bar Firefox issue
    * Error when trying to disable product
    * Issue with autoscrolling to top after filtering
    * Page parameter is not reset after filtering
    * Search page with high number product speed improvements
    Released 25.05.2017
    + Option "Hide filters with no available values"
    * Price range is not updated
    * Filters do not work if the attribute value starts with a number value


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    + SEO Friendly
    + An option to see a list of all selected filters in one place
    * Problem with Non-Anchored categories
    * "Show X Items" pop-over isn't configured per store view
    * Automatic scroll up on pagination
    * Compatibility with SBB by AW: "Show X Items" pop-over shows incorrect items qty at brand page
    * Incorrect SQL when Flat Product index is enabled
    * LN is not respecting the core option for not showing products counts after the label
    * Incorrect SQL when sorting by Product Name applied
    * Incorrect display currency symbol for Swedish locale


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    * An ability to see product counts for each layered navigation filter
    * Compatibility with AW Shop By Brand


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