2. Category Management

fmProducts - Category Section. 

This chapter describes how to manage categories in osCommerce one-by-one or in bulk. Here the following topics are covered:

  • Adding/Deleting Category(ies)
  • Categories Editing
  • Importing Categories
  • Exporting Categories

Comfortable for your customers and visitors category tree makes your Store user-friendly and tilts the balance to the advantage of your products. Store Manager for osCommerce allows you to specify, modify or remove categories and adjust all structure to meet your needs in convenient osCommerce category management. You can browse your category tree as easy as you browse your folders. You can manage your category tree using simple drag-and-drop technology. It streamlines your osCommerce category management as it requires a few clicks only to make changes and simplifies this time-consuming, but so important operation.

Basic Operations:

From the toolbar and the context menuyou can perform the following basic operations:

1. Add new category  calls blank Edit category form, which is used to create a new category. 

2. To edit category you can double click on it or use edit category  button. It calls edit category form for highlighted category. The description od basic editing operations see below.

3. You can delete selected category and its subcategories from your store . Pay attention that you won't be able to undo delete action, unless you've made d-base backup.

Note: If you have products assigned to multiple categories they will be removed not only from selected category, but from the store completely!

4. To expand / collapse category tree use an appropriate  icons.