Categories are a great tool to keep your eCommerce experience user friendly and easy to navigate. Their purpose is to organize inventory items in the various stores.
In the Corporate Shop categories are displayed 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 reside in the sidebar menu, as well as in the navigation Products dropdown menu.
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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 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.
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 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.