Categories in Magento is used to hold our product. Categories stores our product, and display product in front-end. It is required to assign a category to each product. You can assign single product to multiple categories. Categories helps to identify our product in front-end easily.Creation of Subcategory under Root Category:

  • Admin -> Catalog -> Manage Categories

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  • Select Root Category and then click on tab Add Subcategory
    A. Complete the General Information

    • Name: Name of your Subcategory
    • Description: You can add description to your category, that will display in category page
    • Images: You can upload category image
    • Is Active: Set Yes to active your root category in store
    • Include in Navigation Menu: It allows the category that include in category navigation
    • Root Catalog>Add Subcategory>General Information

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B. Complete Display Setting

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Display Mode:

  • Products Only
  • Static Block Only
  • Static Blocks and Product

CMS Block : Select from drop-down one of the static block, if you want to add into your category page

Is Anchor: Set yes to create Main Subcategory under the Root category and it will display in Frontend in Category Navigation

C . Add products from Category Products

From here you can assign products to categories

 

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  • Category that is (Clothes) in Frontend

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  • Add Subcategory inside the Category that you already created under the Root category
    For Example, we create a category Clothes. Now we add subcategoryA. Select Category from inside the root category and then click onAdd SubcategoryClothes->Add Subcategory->General information

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A. General Information

  • Name: Name of your Subcategory
  • Description: You can add description to your category, that will display on category page
  • Images: You can upload category image
  • Is Active: Set Yes to active your root category in store
  • Include in Navigation Menu: It allows the category that include in category navigation

B. Assign product to Category by clicking Category products
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    • Save Category
    • Subcategory T-shirt, under Clothes Category

 

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  • Your Subcategory at Frontend

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