LearningCart allows users to categorize their products using Categories and Subcategories.
This can be useful for allowing customers to browse your product catalog, for creating discounts (see Manage Discount Codes), and for routing email notifications (see Subcategories below).
To add a new Category click Store Categories (from the Storefront section of your admin menu) and then select the Add Category button.
The Store Category page will then load. Enter the name of the category in the Category field and click the Add button.
To add a new subcategory click Store Categories (from the Storefront section of your admin menu) and then click View Subcategories for the category you want to add this subcategory to. The Store Subcategories page will then load, click the Add Subcategory button. On the Add Subcategory page the following fields are editable:
- Category: The category you want to add this subcategory to.
- Subcategory: The name of the subcategory you want to add.
- Email Notifications: Add the list of email addresses that should be notified when an order is placed for a product in this subcategory.
- Subcategory Description: The description that will show at the top of the subcategory page in LearningCart for this subcategory. This is useful for providing more information about the types or products in this subcategory, or for general marketing purposes.
When adding a new subcategory, LearningCart will notify you if the product subcategory is not yet on your site navigation.
To add the subcategory to your site navigation, click the "add it now" link shown and you will be taken to the Pages & Navigation page.
Select the location for the product subcategory page.
Review the options selected and make any needed changes, then click the Add button to complete adding the page.