Wix Stores: Creating and Displaying Product Categories

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We're releasing a new version of product categories that is not yet available for all users. If your category creation page doesn't match the image below, click this link and the links inside the article to learn how to add and display categories.
Group products into categories (previously called collections) to make it easy for customers to find what they're looking for. For example, you might create separate categories for candles, ceramics, and posters and display each category on a different page.
In this article, learn how to:
  • To display all your products on one page, you don't need to create new categories.
  • You can create categories to use for custom filters. Learn more about custom filters

Creating and displaying a new category

Create the categories you need to organize your products. After saving the new category, you'll be prompted to display it on a new or existing site page.
Category names and images do not appear on your live site.

To create and display a category:

  1. Go to Categories in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click + New Category.
  3. Enter a name under Category Name on the right.
  4. Add a category image (Doesn't appear on your site):
    1. Click the Add icon   under Category image.
    2. Add an image and click Add to Page.
  5. Add products to the category :
    Tip: You can add the same product to more than one category.
    1. Click Add Products.
    2. Select the checkbox next to products you want to add.
    3. Click Add.
  6. Click Save.
    Note: If you don't want to display this category on your site, no need to follow the rest of the steps.  
7. Add the category to your site from the categories tab: 

You can select which category you want to display in any of your Product Galleries. 
By default, Product Galleries display the All Products category.

To select which category to display in a Product Gallery:

  1. Navigate to the page containing the relevant Product Gallery in the Editor.
  2. Click the Product Gallery.
  3. Click the Settings icon .
  4. Click the Category tab. 
  5. Click to select the category you want to display.


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