Manual Categorization

In case you have unchecked the manage category option in General settings, the Manage Category Page will display a list of all categories existing in your system, along with their sub-categories. Here, you can add new categories and sub-categories that will be used with your products. In addition, you can also edit, add images, and delete required categories, and their sub parts.

Add New Category

In case the list of categories and sub-categories available on the page does not match with your products, you can add new category from this module.


Step 1.
Click on Stock from the main menu.

Step 2.
Select Products from the drop-down options.

The following module will be displayed.

Step 3.
Click on Manage Category. The following page will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Add New Category.

The following options will be displayed.

Step 5.
Enter the name of the category in the Enter new category field.

Step 6.
Click on Add on the Image icon.

The following options will be displayed.

Upload Image: You can upload an image from your device.
Add Image from URL: This option allows you to add images from the internet by adding its URL.
Add from Library: You can add images from the Omni Websites image library by entering relevant keywords

Once you have added the category name and images, it will look as follows.


Important Note
This category will not be visible on your web store unless a product is added/associated to this category.

Step 7.
Click on Add Sub Category, if you want add a subcategory to the main category. The following options will be displayed.

Enter the category name in the Enter Sub Category section and add an image as per your requirement. Once created, the sub category will look as follows.

You can add multiple sub-categories to a category.

Step 8.
You can hide a specific category or sub category from your website by clicking on Hide</strong.

The following pop-up will be displayed.

You can choose whether you want to hide the associated products or not by enabling or disabling Hide Products associated with this category option.

Step 9.
Click on Hide Category and you will receive the following message on your screen.

If you want to unhide the category, click on Show

Step 10.
You to add/edit the filters for the categories that are visible on your website as follows.

Step 11.
Click on Filters.

The following slider will be displayed.

Step 12.
Click on Add New Filter and the following slider will be displayed.

Step 13.
Enter the filter name and click on Save

Step 14.
Click on  and the following options will be displayed.

Edit: You can edit the filter name.
Hide: Allows you to hide the filter
Delete: You can delete the filter with this option.

You can rearrange the filter order by dragging the .

Step 15.
SEO plays an important role when it comes to online visibility. You can add SEO to your categories and subcategories by clicking on SEO.

The following slider will be displayed.

1. Enter the page title which will appear on the Search Engine when user searches for your products.
2. Enter a brief description for the page which will give the customer some information about the website without having to click on the website link.
3. Enter relevant keywords for the page which you think customers might use while searching for your product.
4. You can see a preview of how your website result will look on Google.

Click on Save once you have made the necessary changes.

Step 16.
Double click on the category name to view the products associated with it.

Step 17.
You can add multiple display categories for a product by clicking on Add Another Display Category.

Step 18.
Click on the drop-down option to change an existing product category.

You can also add new categories by clicking on Add New Category.

Step 19.
If you want to delete a product, click on and the category will be deleted.

Click on Update All to save the changes.


Note

You can change the category of multiple products simultaneously by selecting the product by clicking on the check box next to it.

Once you have selected all the products click on Change Category.

Enter the Product Type and select the relevant option from the options in the drop-down.

Select the Action Type and the following options will be displayed.

Add/Remove will display the following options.

Enter the Display Categories which you want to add and remove the product from in the respective fields.

Set To will display the following options.

Enter the display category for the product.

Step 1.
From the Homepage, click on Products.The following options will be displayed.Step 2.
Click on Manage Category and the following page will be displayed.Step 3.
Click on Add New Category.

The following page will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Add Parent Category.

The following page will be displayed.

Step 5.
Enter the category name and click on Save.

Step 5.
If you want to add image to the category click on the image icon.

You will receive the following options.

Gallery: You can upload an image from your device.
Camera: This will open your device camera and you can click a picture to upload.
Library: You can add images from Omni Websites database by searching with the relevant keywords.
URL: This option allows you to add images from the internet by adding its URL.

Once you have added the category name and images, it will look as follows.


Important Note
This category will not be visible on your web store unless a product is added/associated to this category.

Step 7.
Click on and the following options will be displayed.

Click on Add Child to add a sub category to your parent category. The following page will be displayed.

Enter the category name in the Child Category Name section and add an image as per your requirement. Once created, the sub category will look as follows.

You can add multiple sub-categories to a category.

Step 8.
You can hide a specific category or sub category from your website by clicking on Hide

The following pop-up will be displayed.

You can choose whether you want to hide the associated products or not by enabling or disabling Hide Products associated with this category option.

Step 9.
If you want to unhide the category, click on Unhide

Step 10.
You can add/edit the filters for the categories that are visible on your website as follows.

Step 11.
Click on Filters.

The following slider will be displayed.

Step 12.
Click on Add New Filter and the following slider will be displayed.

Step 13.
Enter the filter name and click on Save

Step 14.
Click on  and the following options will be displayed.

Edit: You can edit the filter name.
Hide: Allows you to hide the filter
Delete: You can delete the filter with this option.

You can rearrange the filter order by dragging the .

Step 15.
SEO plays an important role when it comes to online visibility. You can add SEO to your categories and subcategories by clicking on SEO.

The following slider will be displayed.

1. Enter the page title which will appear on the Search Engine when user searches for your products.
2. Enter a brief description for the page which will give the customer some information about the website without having to click on the website link.
3. Enter relevant keywords for the page which you think customers might use while searching for your product.
4. You can see a preview of how your website result will look on Google.

Click on Save once you have made the necessary changes.


Note

You can view the products associated with that category by double clicking on the category. The following page will be displayed.

You can edit the product by clicking on that product name. You cannot edit products that have variants.

Update Category

You can made changes in the categories which have been already created by you.


Step 1.
Click on Stock from the main menu.

Step 2.
Select Products from the drop-down options.

The following module will be displayed.

Step 3.
Click on Manage Category. The following page will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on the category name which you want to edit and the following options will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Edit and you will receive the following options.

You can edit the category name and click on Save.

Similarly you can edit the filters, SEO keywords etc from this page.

Step 1.
From the Homepage, click on Products.

The following options will be displayed.

Step 2.
Click on Manage Category and the following page will be displayed.

Step 3.
Click on and the following options will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Edit and you will receive the following options.

You can edit the category name and click on Save.

Similarly you can edit the filters, SEO keywords etc from this page.

Delete Categories

The Manage Product Category page allows you to delete any unwanted category/sub-category that is not required to be displayed on the webstore.


Important Note
In case you delete a category/sub-category that contains products that are associated to it, all these products will be moved to the Other category.

Step 1.
Click on Stock from the main menu.Step 2.
Select Products from the drop-down options.The following module will be displayed.

Step 3.
Click on Manage Category. The following page will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on the category name which you want to delete and the following options will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Delete and you will receive the following pop-up.

Click on Delete and the category will be deleted.

Step 1.
From the Homepage, click on Products.

The following options will be displayed.

Step 2.
Click on Manage Category and the following page will be displayed.

Step 3.
Click on and the following options will be displayed.

Step 4.
Click on Delete and you will receive the following pop-up.

Click on Delete and the category will be deleted.

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