Zen Cart Tutorial : How to Create Category, Subcategory, Product to Zen Cart Store

Here are the step by step instructions on how to create a category and products for your zen cart store.

A. Adding Category

1. Log on to admin menu. Point cursor on the Catalog and select Categories/Products as

Picture 1

shown in Fig 1.

Admin->Catalog->Categories/Products

 

 

 

 

Picture 2

2. Click on “new category” as shown in Picture 2.

 

 

 

3. Fill out the information for the new category. Add

  • Category name
  • Category description
  • Click on “choose image” to upload a picture.
  • Fill out sort order

 B. Adding Subcategory

You can add a subcategory by following steps.

Note : You cannot create a subcategory in the same level as the products in a category.

So if you have a category populated with products, you will not be able to create subcategory under that category unless you remove products from that category.

  1. Repeat steps 1 and 2 from the previous section (Adding a category), click on the folder icon of the category.
  2. Click on “new category”
  3. Follow instruction from step 3 in the previous section (Adding a category).

C. Adding Products

  1. Log on to admin menu. Point cursor on the Catalog and select Categories/Products as described in step 1 in the section A.
  2. Click on the foler icon of the category.
  3. Click “new product” as shown in Picture 2 in step 2 of section A (highlighted by red).
  4. Add Product details.
  5.  Scroll down bottom of the page to upload a product image from your server or load it from web. 

 

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