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Posted 12 December 2013 - 08:41 PM #1

On the category administration page there is a position field defaulted to 0. What doe the position of a category mean?How would one create a sub-category in light of the fact that only one category may be active for a product?

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 08:50 PM #2

Each number represents the position of each category in that level, low to high.Child categories will operate in the same way...numbers low to high

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 09:27 PM #3

Thanks johnbol1. Position is menu order? I notice names don't have to be unique but I guess a unique id is generated. Positions should be entered as desired?

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 09:39 PM #4

Looks like it is menu order. What was confusing me is when you assign multiple categories to a product you have radio buttons to pick one category out of whichever categories have been assigned.

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 06:01 PM #5

The Radio Button determines the main category. And yes names should really be unique, as otherwise if using the seo addon CS appends the end of the category name with the language like;

www . website/onecategory

with
www . website/onecategory-en

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 09:20 PM #6

The Radio Button determines the main category. And yes names should really be unique, as otherwise if using the seo addon CS appends the end of the category name with the language like;

www . website/onecategory

with
www . website/onecategory-en


Thanks. I will keep category names unique.

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