Categories are a great tool to keep your eCommerce experience user friendly. Their purpose is to organize inventory items in the various stores.
The Corporate Shop displays categories a sidebar menu:
In the Web Office Store, you’ll see them as tabs along the top of the page:
In the eCommerce Shop, categories live in the sidebar menu and in the Products dropdown menu.
What We’ll Cover
To access the Categories page, you must have the ViewCategories() permission enabled for your Role.
Read more: Assigning Employee Permission Roles
Finding the Page
In Corporate Office, navigate to: Inventory > Categories.
Click the + New Category button to navigate to the New Inventory Category page.
On the New Inventory Category page, select the Language for the category.
Assign a Name and Description.
Decide on a Sort Order number.
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.
Click Save Changes.
This adds your category to the Categories List. Sub-categories appear under their Parent Category.
Click the arrow to expand the view:
Categories aren’t visible in the Web Office or eCommerce Shop until they contain an inventory item. Empty categories, however, display in the Corporate Shop.
Click a category in the Categories List to edit/delete its configuration: