Adding a Category to the Navigation Bar

Adding a new product category to your site navigation is super simple.

 

Adding an Existing category:

Navigate to CATALOG > MANAGE CATEGORIES

If the category already exists and you'd simply like to add it to the site navigation, then click on desired category on the left in the category tree.

 

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In the center of the page, under the "General Information" tab there is an option labeled, "Include in Navigation Menu." Change dropdown to YES.

 

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Save category.

The last step will be to clear the cache. SYSTEM > CACHE MANAGEMENT. Select All. Refresh.

You should now see your new categories in the navigation of your site. 

 

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If you like to create a new category to add to the navigation:

Navigate to CATALOG > MANAGE CATEGORIES

On the left, click the "Default Category"

Once selected, click the blue button right above labeled, "Add Subcategory" -- In the center of the screen blank fields will appear for you to define the new subcategory. 

Add a category "Name" and change "Is Active" to YES. The URL key will populate automatically based on what you have chosen to name your new subcategory. 

 

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You will want to scroll to the bottom of the "General Information" section to makes sure "Include in Navigation Menu" is set to YES. 

Save Category. 

The new subcategory will now appear at the bottom of the category new on the left. If you'd like to relocate it, click the category and drag into the appropriate location. 

 

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The last step will be to clear the cache. SYSTEM > CACHE MANAGEMENT. Select All. Refresh.

You should now see your new categories in the navigation of your site. 

 

 

 

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