Categories allow to group products together to make them easier to find and browse for shoppers.

A product can be assigned to multiple categories, and categories can be based on a set of similar type or product features that matter the most to your customers, such as:

  • Men, Women, and Kids categories for clothing/apparel
  • New and Used categories for cars
  • a Sale category for discounted items

Below is how the default categories are dispayed on a storefront using the X-Cart CrispWhite skin: home-page-category.png

The way categories appear on your storefront depends on your store’s theme.

Go to Catalog > Categories section of the store admin area to create, organize and manage your store’s categories.

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