Create Categories

Learn to add new categories and update existing ones

1. Go to Catalog > Categories > Add Category.

create categories 1 additional

2. Enter the Category name and fill in the rest of the necessary information in the designated fields.

3. Use the "Is active" toggle button to determine whether your category will be visible in your store or not.

create categories 2 additional

4. It's recommended to have an Image for your category. Name your image with an SEO-friendly name and add it (drag & drop) to the respective box.create categories 3 additional

5. Below, you'll find the fields for your category Top description and Bottom description that you need to fill in. description

6. Enter FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) for your category (field is optional).

7. From the Google taxonomy list, select the category that best corresponds to the one you're creating.

8.  Set the VAT of your category. Specify the VAT percentage that applies to the products in this category, if it's different from the store's default percentage. VAT

9. Press Save in the upper right corner of the screen to confirm the creation of the new category.

Updating an Existing Category

Catalog > Categories

You can always change one or more properties of a given category. For example, you can add a question from the Frequently Asked Questions section or expand your description.

Updating a category means changing one or more of its settings. To edit a category:

  1. Select the category you want to update.
  2. Enter the values you want to change: for example: the category description or adding SEO information.

    create categories 4 additional

  3. To confirm the changes, hit the Save button.

Configure SEO for Category

  1. Select the category you want to update.
  2. Select the next section: SEO.

  3. In the newly displayed panel, enter an SEO-friendly Title for the category.
    create categories 5 additional
  4. Just below it, enter an SEO-friendly Description for the category.
    Example: The highest quality women's dresses in Bulgaria and the European Union. 

5.    To confirm the changes, press the Save button.


Take a look at our video below—it goes hand-in-hand with the step-by-step instructions in this article: