Add a new category

Add a new category

To add a new category, visit the Categories listing ( Products -> Categories: https://my.liftoff.shop/categories ) and click the Add Category button.

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Add Category button

Field Option

Is Required?

Description

Name

Required

This name is not only used to identify the category within Liftoff, but also defines how it appears on category listings and elsewhere on your website.

Description

Optional

Provide a brief description of your category. This description is displayed on category landing pages and elsewhere on your site.

Product List Display

Required

Liftoff supports bulk or grid display ordering for your products. These options determine how your customers can view and order your product.
Use standard view only
By electing to view standard view only, your customers can choose their quantity and variant to add it to the cart.
Use bulk ordering view only
By electing to view bulk ordering only, your customers will have the ability to see all variants of that product in one list and enter the quantity for each variant and add them all to their cart at the same time. Default to standard view; offer bulk ordering option.
By selecting this option, when a customer clicks on your product, they see options for ordering a select quantity of one variant to their cart at a time with the addition of a small "bulk ordering" button at the top of the product page to switch to the bulk view.
Default to bulk ordering; offer standard view option.
By selecting this option, when a customer clicks on your product, they see options to enter the quantity for all variants of that product and add them to cart all at once with the addition of a small "bulk ordering" button at the top of the product page to switch to the standard view.

URL Path

Required

This is the direct path for this specific category. This field is auto-filled when you begin to type in the category name. If you wish to modify it, simply type in any changes. This field can be alphanumeric and must contain dashes in place of spaces.