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The main WooCommerce Shop page is empty, with no products showing

This will happen if all your products are within a protected category and you have unticked the ‘Show protected categories & products in public-facing store’ box in WooCommerce > Settings > Products > Password Protected Categories.

If you want products to appear on your main shop page, you either need to add some products to a publicly available category or tick ‘Show protected categories & products in public-facing store’ on the settings page.

WooCommerce password protected categories shop page visibility

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