Adding categories and subcategories will help you to organize your products for your store. The instructions below will show you how to create new categories (and subcategories) from within your osCommerce admin interface.

Adding a new category in osCommerce

  1. Log into your osCommerce admin interface.
  2. click catalog menu optionUnder the left hand menu find and click the Catalog button.
  3. Click on the Categories/Products.
  4. click new category buttonThis brings you to the Categories/Products page. From here, click on the + New Category button.
  5. You will see a few fields to enter data into regarding your new category.
    SettingDescription
    Category NameName your category here.
    Category ImageYou may upload an image from your local computer.
    Sort OrderThis helps set the order in which the categories will appear,
  6. Click on the Save button just under the data fields. This will save your category and place it in the list.
    BeforeAfter
    before new category is createdafter new category is created
You now know how to add categories to your osCommerce website. If you want to further organize your categories, take a look at our article on creating subcategories.
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