Setup Product Category

By assigning products into different categories, the hierarchy of products is clearly visualized for the shoppers and the merchants would have a better way to organize their products by the categorization.

We will cover the followings in this article:

1. Add new category
2. Add products into categories
   2.1 Assign to categories in bulk
   2.2 Remove from categories in bulk
   2.3 Assign to categories from product page
3. Check products in categories

 


1. Add new category

 

Step 1

SHOPLINE admin panel > "Products and Categories" > "Categories"

We have setup category "Featured" for you. You can either add your products into the category or you can also remove it by clicking the "Delete" button

 

Step 2

Click "Add" to create a new category

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Fill in the name of the category and optional SEO details (SEO Preview is only available when title and description are put in) 

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2. Add products into categories

Remarks: Categories without products inside will not be displayed at your storefront

 

2.1 Assign to categories in bulk 

Step 1

"Products and Categories" > "Products" > Check products you want to assign category to

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Step 2

Click "Bulk Actions" > "Assign to Categories" 

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Step 3

Check the category you want to assign to (more than one is possible) > Click "Assign"

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2.2 Remove from categories in bulk

 

Step 1

"Products and Categories" > "Products" > Check products you want to remove categoryeng3.png

 

Step 2

Click "Bulk Actions" > "Assign to Categories" 

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Step 3

Do not check any category boxes > Click "Assign"

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2.3 Assign to categories from product page

 

Step 1 

"Products and Category" > "My Products" > "Edit" button > "Categories" tab 

 

Step 2

Select one (or more) category this product belongs to > Click "Update" button when finished

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3. Check products in categories

 

"Products and Categories" > "Categories" > "View products" button

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