Categories are used to organize inventory items in the various stores. Inventory items require a category in order to display in the Corporate Shop, Web Office Store, or eCommerce Shop.
What We’ll Cover
Categories are a great tool to keep your shops user friendly with easy navigation.
Finding the Page
In Corporate Office, navigate to: Inventory > Categories.
Click the + New Category button to navigate to the New Inventory Category page.
In the New Inventory Category page, select the Language the category.
Assign a Name and Description for the category.
Assign a Sort Order number for the category.
Categories sort from smallest to largest, with 0 being the smallest number (0 is set by default on all new categories).
Select a Parent Category if you would like your new category to be a sub-category.
In the Stores dropdown, select the stores where the category will be visible.
Typically the following stores will be selected for categories: Corporate, Wholesale, Retail, Enroll, and AutoShip.
Click Save Changes when all required fields are completed.
Your category is added to the Categories List. Sub-categories appear under their Parent Category. Click the arrow to expand the view.
Categories are displayed:
In Corporate Office in a sidebar menu.
In Web Office as tabs along the top of the page.
In eCommerce Shop in a sidebar menu and in the navigation dropdown menu.
Categories aren’t visible in the Web Office or eCommerce Shop until they contain an inventory item. Empty categories will display, however, in the Corporate Shop.
Clicking a category in the Categories List allows you to edit/delete its configuration.