2.1. Basic Operations


To perform basic operations you can use Category Toobar:

Categories Toolbar
Refresh data
  • Refresh data stored in Categories section.

Add category
  • Add new category or subcategory to a selected category.

Edit category
  • Edit the existing categories or subcategories.

Delete category
  • Delete Selected Category. Removes selected category(ies) from the category tree.

Import/Export categories
  • Open Import/Export categories wizard.

  • Expand/Collapse Tree.

Change Categories section view
  • Change Categories section view.

Change the category position with the up-and-down buttons
  • Change the category position with the up-and-down buttons.

Filter categories
  • Filter categories.

There are some additional basic operations in Categories context menu:

Set Category As Root
  • Set Category As Root. Displays selected category as the root of a category tree.

Set Categories As Active / Set Categories As Not Active
  • Set Categories As Active / Set Categories As Not Active. You can do so with the corresponding buttons.

  • Set Categories As Default View. Use this option only if you have more than one store view.

Move category
  • Move selected category one level up.

  • Move category to the next Parent Category.

Rebuild categories index
  • Rebuild categories index.

Delete url rewrite data
  • Delete url rewrite data.

Copy/Paste category
  • Copy Categories. After clicking this option you will receive the "Category Copy Options" form.

  • Paste Copied Categories. You should choose the option that suites you best.

View category page from browser
  • View category page on front-end or at admin panel.

Drop category image section
  • Assign Category Image. You can assign image to the selected category by indicating image name in edit category form or by dropping image name on category image zone.

The following video tutorial shows how to assign the image to the certain category of Store Manager: