WooCommerce stores with a few products do not often need the sort dropdown menu on the shop and product pages. In fact, the sort option is considered an unwanted part of the UI. A related element is the standard notice of the number of items/results.

Fortunately, removing these elements are easy to remove. In this tutorial, I will show the simple process of removing these two UI elements. Here is how the store looks before the changes are applied:

To start, confirm that default sorting is enabled. if not, enable it from the backend. Go to Settings > Products > Display and then to Default product sorting. Select any option from the menu.

To make the changes, open up the functions.php file and add the following code snippets:

This snippet will remove the default sorting dropdown from all pages

Here is how the shop page would look like after the addition of the snippets: