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Magento Root Category and Sub Categories Creation

Magento Root CategoryMagento content management system allows systematic and hierarchical arrangement of products. It ensures easy management of products in the shopping cart. So every store manger should aim to arrange products in an orderly manner.  Even it becomes easier for customers to browse multiple products in the shopping cart in a hassle free manner.

Through this blog post you will be able to create and manage Magento root category easily.

All About Magento Root Category

This tutorial on Magento root category will cover the following aspects:

  1. Creating a Magento Root Category
  2. Creating & Adding Magento sub categories
  3. Linking Magento Root Category with Store

How to Create Magento Root Category

  • Log in to your Magento store back end
  • Go to Catalog > Manage Categories
  • Click ‘Add Root Category’ button in the upper left position
  • Enter the root category’s name in the ‘Name’ field
  • Set ‘Is Active’ to Yes
  • Set ‘Is Anchor’ to Yes in the Display settings tab
  • Click ‘Save Category’ button to save the changes made

How to Create Magento Sub Category

  • Go to ‘Manage Categories’ page
  • Click to highlight the newly created Magento root category
  • Click ‘Add Subcategory’ button
  • Name the subcategory
  • Set ‘Is Active’ to Yes
  • Click ‘Save Category’ button to save the changes made

How to Link Magento Root Category with Store

  • Select System > Manage Stores from the Admin Panel
  • Click any one of the main store links to edit your store
  • Change ‘Root Category’ to the newly created root category
  • Click ‘Save Store’ button to save the changes made

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