Managing Categories: Categories in each e-store are very important to organize your products. They provide a way for your clients to navigate the content of your store. But If you are running a small business with very few products categories are most likely not required.
Add new category:
Click on the “Add new” button and new category will be created. You can also create a new one by clicking on the “root” with the right mouse button and then click “Create”. New categorie “New node “ will be added to the tree.
In “Category information” window is shown all the information and settings for the newly created category as follows:
Category ID: Shows you the database ID number.
Category name: The name of your category.
Category description: It can be used by template developers. Brief description of your category.
Products per row: It can be used by template developers. Select how many products for this category are displayed per row.
List template: You can add custom made template for each category. If you want to do this add a new folder with a custom template in this directory wp-content/plugins/framework/components/com_shop/front/views/product_list/templates/
View style: The products in the category can be displayed in grid view or list view. With this option, select the default look of your products.
Thumbnail: Upload the desired category image. Default value: X90px. and Y90px.
Organizing your Categories: We offer an easy way to work with categories using Drag and Drog. Tree interface, that gives you a great view of the overall organization of the categories.