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Product Categories

  • Setting Hidden Categories Magento Go allows you to organize your catalog by building multi-level categories. Categories help customers find unique product groups in your store.
  • Assigning Products To a Category There are two ways to assign products to categories in your Magento Go store: From the Category page, and from the Product page.
  • Customizing Category Page Design The Custom Design tab enables you to control the look and feel of the category and all assigned product pages, including the content blocks and template layout. Customizing category pages and assigned products helps you promote...
  • Modifying Categories This article explains how to modify, delete, and change the order of categories in your catalog.
  • Navigation by Category The category structure of your catalog is one of the main ways people find products while shopping in your store. The term "navigation" refers to a variety of methods shoppers use to move from one page to another in your store.
  • Creating and Configuring a Category This article explains how to creeate and configure categories for your Magento Go store. Categories are used to organize products into logical groups, so your customers can easily find them.
  • Managing Root Categories This article discusses Root Categories and their role in your Magento Go store. You will learn how to create new root categories and manage the root categories for your store views.
  • Layered Navigation Layered navigation makes it easy to find a product based on category, price range, or any other available attribute.
  • Creating Categories Every product in your catalog must be assigned to at least one category. Before you can build your product records, you must first establish the basic category structure of your catalog.
  • Category General Information The General Information tab defines the basic properties of the category, including its name, page title, URL key, image, description, and associated meta data.
  • Category Display Settings The Display Settings determine which content elements appear on a category page and the order that products are listed.
  • Category Custom Design The Custom Design tab gives you control over the look and feel of the category and all assigned product pages, including the content blocks and page layout.
  • Category View Optimization The View Optimization tab appears for both products and categories when Google Analytics with Content Experiments is enabled, and is used to test the effectiveness of pages in your store.
  • Anchor Categories In addition to the standard layered navigation, anchor categories appear in an additional section that lets you filter the list by attribute value.
  • Filterable Attributes Layered navigation can be used to search for products by category and also by attribute value. For an attribute to be included in the layered navigation, its property settings must make it filterable.
  • Changing the Page Layout The initial page layout settings used throughout your store are determined by the theme. However, you can override the default layout by changing the layout of specific pages.