Any time you wish to edit a category, click the Edit button to the right of the category's name. If you have subcategories, click the arrow to expand the category and then click the Edit button to the right of the subcategory's name. You will be presented with a tabbed interface containing multiple sections of options and settings relating to the selected category.
This allows you to choose whether this category is visible to your customers.
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.
This is a brief description of your category. It is displayed on category landing pages and elsewhere on your site.
If you would like to have an image associated with your category, you can either drag and drop the image here or you can click the box to open your file manager and select the image. Please note that only one image is supported, and it must be a web-ready image. For more information on images, see Site Images.
Subcategory List Display
Select between either Grid or Text-only drop-down. Grid display will show your categories on the page vs text-only drop-down will display your categories as a selection in a drop-down box.
You can elect to load the subcategories in their own page or below the category.
Product List Display
Use standard view only
This is the direct path for this specific product. This field will already be filled out, however if you wish to modify it, simply type in any changes. This field can be alphanumeric and must contain dashes in place of spaces.
This is how your website is displayed on browser tabs and on search engine results. This field will already be filled out, however if you wish to modify it, simply type in any changes. This field can be alphanumeric and contain special characters.
This is where you will enter in any information that you want to be displayed on the website for this product. There are basic formatting options along the top of the text box to assist you in defining how you want your text or information displayed. For those with HTML experience, it is possible to view and edit the HTML source page by clicking the Source button at the top of the text box.
This is for SEO purposes. The maximum length is 250 characters, although most search engines truncate this value to 150-160 characters.
This is for SEO purposes. Separate each keyword with a comma.
While Liftoff provides SEO friendly markup and features, we do not offer SEO services, nor make any claims or warrants regarding the effectiveness of their use. If you require SEO services, we recommend that you seek out a third-party provider.
This is where you can select to add products to this category. Simply select your product from the drop-down menu to automatically add it. If you need to remove a product from this category, click the Remove button.
If you wish to make a category only visible to users with certain roles, check the box for the corresponding role. If no roles are selected, this product will be visible to all customers on your site.
Additionally, you can check the box to apply visibility to all subcategories of this category.
If you assign a role to a subcategory and that user's role is not assigned to the parent category, it will not be visible.
You can arrange categories in a specific order by dragging them one at a time in the order you prefer, or you can create a subcategory by holding the shift button on your keyboard and dragging it on top of an existing category. It is possible to have as many subcategories as you'd like. To create multiple subcategories, continue to shift + drag and drop your subcategories on top of the other subcategory.
Make sure to click the Save button when you are finished.
To delete categories or subcategories, click the Delete button to the right of category or subcategory. You can delete these regardless of whether you have products assigned to them. Deleting a category will not delete the actual product, but if a product is not assigned to another category, it will no longer be visible.
Updated almost 3 years ago