Creating and Managing Product Categories

How to build a category structure for your products in Plytix

Setting up product categories helps you navigate your product catalog more efficiently by sorting products into groups. In this article, we will show you how to create and work with categories in Plytix. 

Creating Product Categories

Editing Product Categories



ℹ️ The product categories you set up for navigating your catalog can also be applied as filters when using an E-Catalog.


Creating Product Categories

To create and manage your product categories:

  1. Navigate to "Settings" in the top menu (1)
  2. Open  the "Product categories" section (2).
  3. On the left you can navigate your taxonomy, and access all underlaying subcategories (3). On the right you add and manage your categories/subcategories(4).
Product categories overview

Whenever you click a category or sub category in the left column (1), the underlaying data from that section will become visible and editable on the right column (2).

From here, to create a new category structure: 

  1. Click the "Category Index" (1) section to add new root categories (2)
  2. The click "Add Category" (3)
  3. Write the name of the new category you want to add to your category tree here
adding and editing product categories

Reordering and Editing Product Categories

Every time you create a new part of your taxonomy, you can adjust the content within the taxonomy level by drag and dropping it around (1).


drag and drop of sub categories


Editing, moving and deleting

If you want to change something for a category, you can hover over a category and action buttons will appear.

  • Press "Edit" (1) to change the name of the category.
  • Press "Move" (2) to change the position of the category.
  • And press the x-"Delete" icon to delete the category completely (3).

Editing, moving and deleting categories

If you choose to "Move" the category a new window will appear, you either select a category to move it to, or you write in a name, in the search function, of the location on the taxonomy tree you want the category to be at (1) and press move (2).

Moving category items


Now, all you need to do is apply your categories to your different products. 


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