How to update YITH WooCommerce Ajax Product Filter to version 4.0

When updating YITH WooCommerce Ajax Product Filter to version 4.0, the button Convert your widgets in a preset now will show.

How to convert widgets in a preset

By clicking on it, a modal window will open and you can decide to start the wizard or close the modal.

Wizard to convert widgets in a preset

By closing it, you will be able to convert your widgets into a preset from WooCommerce > Status > Tools at any time.

How to convert widgets in a preset with WC tools

By clicking on the Run button, your sidebar widgets will be converted into presets automatically. Sidebars won’t be changed, so, you will need to place the created preset on the page you prefer.

Next steps

After converting the widgets into presets, they will be created with the sidebar names like in the example below. These presets will be filled based on the previous configuration of filters for that specific sidebar.

Presets created from widgets

Now, if you go to WordPress Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets you will find the sidebars still including the classic widgets.

Classic widgets in sidebar

So, if you want to move from the old widgets to the new presets, you must remove all the existing widgets from the sidebar first…
Remove old widgets from the sidebar

…then you can add the preset to the same sidebar.

Add preset to the sidebar