Categories

Categories

This is a batch upload of all categories. You cannot have products without categories. Roles must be created prior to category creation.

Field option

Is required?

Description

Id

Optional

Leave blank unless updating

Name

Required

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

Description

Optional

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

Title

Required

This is how your category name is displayed in search engine results and on browser tabs.

Page Text

Optional

This is where you will enter in any information that you want to be displayed on the website for this category. There is no character limit. HTML is supported here.

isPublished

Required

This determines whether the category is viewable. This field must contain either TRUE or FALSE.

URLPath

Required

This is the direct path for this category. This field can be alphanumeric and must contain dashes in place of spaces.

Image

Optional

This is the filename for this category. The filename must be for a web-ready image such as a .jpg, .png, or .gif.

ProductDisplay

Required

This is how your product is displayed on your site. This field must contain one of the following values:
Grid - Standard View
BulkOrdering - Bulk View
GridWithBulkOrdering - Standard view with the ability to toggle bulk ordering view
BulkOrderingWithGrid - Bulk view with the ability to toggle standard view

SubCategoryDisplay

Required

This is how your product is displayed on your site. This field must contain one of the following values:
Grid - Standard View
BulkOrdering - Bulk View
GridWithBulkOrdering - Standard view with the ability to toggle bulk ordering view
BulkOrderingWithGrid - Bulk view with the ability to toggle standard view

SelectionAction

Required

Append or Redirect

ParentCategory

Optional

If this category will be nested under another category, enter the parent category here. If this category is nested under another subcategory, the format would be parent>subcategory.

Roles

Optional

If this category is only visible to a specific customer role, enter the role here. You may separate additional roles with a comma