Adding Categories

Admin: Corporate Admin
Page: Inventory > Categories
URL: [CLIENTID].corpadmin.directscale.com/Corporate/Inventory/Categories
Permission: ViewCategories()

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 as 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 the Products dropdown menu.

Adding a Category

To add a new category:

  1. Click the + New Category button.

    + New Category button

    You navigate to the New Inventory Category page.

    New Inventory Category page
  2. On the page, complete the fields:

    • Language - Select from a list of added languages. You can enter localized content in the Name and Description for each language.

    • Name (Required) - Give the category a name.

    • Description - Enter a brief description of the category’s contents. This text does not appear anywhere in the shops; it is only for context for admin users.

    • Parent Category - Select from a list of previously added categories if you want it to be a sub-category.

    • Stores - Select one or multiple Stores where the category will be visible.

    • Sort Order - Enter a number that determines the category’s sorting. Categories sort from smallest to largest, with zero being the smallest number. Zero is set by default on all new categories.

  3. Click Save Changes. Repeat steps for each Language.

Your category adds to the Categories List. Sub-categories appear under their Parent Category.

  1. Click the arrow to expand the view.

    Sub-category

Categories aren’t visible until they contain an inventory item. Empty categories, however, display in the Corporate Shop.

Editing/Deleting Categories

On the Inventory > Categories page:

  1. Select a category in the Categories List to edit its configuration.

    Categories List
    Edit category page
  2. Click Delete Category to remove the category.

  3. Confirm the deletion in the pop-up.

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