How to Get Featured Product Collection in Magento 2?

Display featured products on your Magento store is an effective way to cross-sell and up-sell your products.

However, to display featured products, store admin need to get the featured product collection that might be not easy for new developers or non-technical store admins. Therefore, in today’s post, I will show you three steps to get Featured Product collection in Magento 2.

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3 Steps to get Featured Product collection in Magento 2

Step 1: Create FeaturedProducts block

To get Feature Product collection, firstly, you need to create a FeaturedProducts block. To do that, follow the path Mageplaza/Productslider/Block/FeaturedProducts.php and add the below code:

 * Mageplaza
 * This source file is subject to the license that is
 * available through the world-wide-web at this URL:
 * Do not edit or add to this file if you wish to upgrade this extension to newer
 * version in the future.
 * @category    Mageplaza
 * @package     Mageplaza_Productslider
 * @copyright   Copyright (c) Mageplaza (
 * @license
namespace Mageplaza\Productslider\Block;
 * Class FeaturedProducts
 * @package Mageplaza\Productslider\Block
class FeaturedProducts extends AbstractSlider
     * get collection of feature products
     * @return mixed
    public function getProductCollection()
        $visibleProducts = $this->_catalogProductVisibility->getVisibleInCatalogIds();
        $collection = $this->_productCollectionFactory->create()->setVisibility($visibleProducts);
            ->addAttributeToFilter('is_featured', '1');
        return $collection;

Step 2: Insert in phtml file

After having the colletion in the block, now you can follow this snippet to get product colletion from the block Mageplaza/HelloWorld/view/frontend/templates/list.phtml.

Next, please insert the following code in the phtml file

$collection = $block->getProductCollection();
foreach ($collection as $_product) {
    echo $product->getName() . ' - ' . $product->getProductUrl() . '<br />';

Step 3: Flush Cache & Test result

Finally, to finish getting Featured Product collection, let’s flush cache and test result.


Above is the instruction on how to get Featured Product collection in Magento 2. I hope this post is helpful for you when you want to get and display featured product collection on your store.

Thanks for reading!

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Sam is the CEO & co-founder of Mageplaza, a company established to support Magento merchants with different powerful tools and resources. Sam Nguyen is also the CEO & founder of Avada Commerce, an e-commerce solution provider headquartered in Singapore – aiming to support more than a million online businesses to grow and develop.