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Use the Categories tab to create categories that organize your products into logical groups, and to add products to specific categories. You can also do both of these activities from the Catalog > Edit Product > Categories Tab.

Technically, you don't have to assign a product to a category. Customers would still be able to find the product by clicking on "All Products" or by searching for a general term, like "hat". However, putting your products in categories makes it easier for customers to browse your store and find the products that they want. Categories in your on-line store are like departments in a brick and mortar store.

  • You can create as many categories as you wish
  • Categories can contain child categories, which can have their own child categories …etc.
  • The same product can be assigned to as many categories as you wish.
  • Categories

    Sorting Records

    Sort the Categories as they appear in the admin interface. See also Sorting Records.

    Edit Display

    Edit the Display Order. Change the way that categories are shown in your on-line store. See also Sorting Records.

    Category Order

    Show Categories

    Show Categories. You can choose to show all of the categories that you've created, or just the active ones. Inactive categories still exist in your store, but are not shown to customers. To set a category as active/inactive use the: Menu> Catalog > Categories tab > Edit a Category > Category tab > Details section > Active checkbox.
    Refresh Refresh the screen.

    Sorting Records

    Sort. Please see Sorting Records.

    Show Hide Columns

    Show or hide columns in the admin interface.

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