How create and edit categories in the left side of the web pages


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Creating and editing categories on magento admin panel. Navigate to Catalog> Manage Categories. To the left of the page you have the opportunity to create a new category. Add Root Category and Subcategory. Give the category a name. This name will be displayed on the front end.

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How create and edit categories in the left side of the web pages

  1. 1. How create and edit cate gories in the left side of the web
  2. 2. Creating and editing categories on magento admin panel. Navigate to Catalog> Manage Categories. To the left of the page you have theopportunity to create a new category.Add Root Category and Subcategory. Give the category a name. This name will be displayed on the front end. From the Parent Category drop down the location, where the category should placed. By default, the Root, each category has been created as a parent a Root Catalog level category will be. Having Multiple LevelCategories Root Catalog is useful if you want multiple category structures in different
  3. 3. If you did not multiple Store structureis used, then the multiple root catalogsnot required. Each class created a RootCatalog level, as its parent Category isa top level category in the navigationbar to the Front End. If you want yourcustomers to subscribe to a list of allyour top level categories through RSSfeeds.If an existing top-level category (ienot the Root Catalog) is selected as aParent Category, then the newcategory is created as a subcategoryof the selected top level category.This top-level category will appear inthe front end and a dropdown menu. When the top level category has gonewith the mouse (See figure), then foldit open. If the category in a secondlevel category is made, that will expandthe category menu to the right whenthe mouse is moved
  4. 4. When a customer is browsing in yourstore, the category levels are shown at the top of your page below the navigation bar, in a "breadcrumb". For example: if your client on the navigation bar to go and arrive atApparel> Shoes> Men’s and clicks Man, it will be forwarded to the Human category page. The breadcrumb is displayed as follows:All Parent categories are hyperlinks tothe corresponding category pages. Thesame is true for the product pages. In this example the product name will be the last show in the
  5. 5. It is a dynamic feature, which meansthat the breadcrumb is displayedautomatically, following the route thatyour client has made to the product. Ifyou have a product associated withmultiple categories, the breadcrumbonly give details of the specific paththat your customers choose, wheneverthey arrive at a product page.The breadcrumb function ensures thatusability is increased and customers atall times know where they are in yourstore, with a clear path to return topages
  6. 6. 1. Enter a description in Description.This is for internal use and will notappear on the front end.2. Select an image by clicking theBrowse ... button and locate the imageon your computer. The image will againbe on the front end of each categorybetween the category name and pagecontent. Once a category is storedwith an image, a thumbnail of thecurrent image displayed on the left ofthe Browse button and a Delete Imagecheckbox on the right will bedisplayed.3. Enter the Meta information foreach category in the Page Title, MetaKeywords and Meta Description fields.(Meta information is important forfind ability)
  7. 7. 4. Display Mode and CMS Block referto the use of static blocks ofcategories.5. Select Yes or No in the Is Anchordropdown. This drop has two effects. Anchored categories give all productsassociated with all child categories(and a child of a child of a child of achild, etc.) on this category page withthe category page that is directlyassociated with the parent category.Anchored categories indicatefilterable attributes of all productsthat appear in the category page (i.e.the products associated to thiscategory and to the child categories)are found in the left column of theLayered Navigation
  8. 8. 6. Select Yes or No from the dropdownIs Active. Select Yes for this categoryin order to make it visible on the frontend. If you select No, the category will not be displayed in the navigation baron the front end and the subcategoriesand category names displayed in a light gray color in the category tree in theleft column of the category page inside the admin. 7. The Url key ensures that you canenter a search engine friendly URL, for entering the URL cannot contain spaces are used In the left column is a dropdown menu called Choose Store View. The default selection in the menu is All Store Views. When this is selected, it ispossible to change the default settings for each category. If you select a specific Store View, its possible thesettings specific to that Store View to
  9. 9. vary for each store view are the same"global" and are labeled [Global] besidehim. The settings may differ arelabeled [Store View].Explanation. The products assigned toa category, approached from theCategory Products tab, not Global. Soyou can choose a different view to, ineach store view. Among these is thecategory dropdown tree. It will coverall existing categories and therelationships to each other appear. Forexample, if a category is a subcategorywill immediately fall under thecategory are displayed. Next to eachcategory name in the tree numbers aredisplayed.The numbers indicate the number ofproducts again directly associated tothis category. Because productsassociated to the store level, thenumbers vary depending on the storeview selected in the
  10. 10. To edit an existing category, selectthe category in the tree and thesettings are displayed the center ofthe page. When editing a category, theParent Category dropdown areunavailable. When a Parent To giveanother category, you can do so simply,drag and drop directly into the tree toapply.Popular Tags: magento developmentIndia, magento developer India,magento development India, magentoDevelopment CompanyRelated Searches:magento development,magento developer,magento Development