Blacklist a category in a recommendation widget

Sitecore Discover widgets display products based on user-defined or context-driven queries. To skip certain products in the results, you can blacklist them. The following procedure describes how to blacklist products by category in a recommendation widget.

To blacklist a category in a recommendation widget:

  1. In the Customer Engagement Console (CEC), on the menu bar, click Widgets.

  2. On the Widgets tab, click the name of the recommendation widget you want to open.

  3. On the Widget Variations tab, click Add Variation and in the input text field, enter a name for the new variation that is easy to identify.

  4. Turn on the Make this as a default variation switch and click Save.

  5. On the Rules tab, click Add Rule.

  6. On the menu bar, click Merchandising.

  7. In the left pane of the Merchandising page, click the Blacklist rules tab, and in the right pane, on the Categories tab, in the categories search input field, enter text to filter the list by name.

    For details and a performance analytics summary of a category, click Quick Look.

  8. Drag the category to a slot and click Save.

  9. Click Publish to apply your changes.

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