Attributes are the building blocks of your product catalog, and describe specific characteristics of a product. We will discuss managing attributes in Magento.
The Attribute Properties in Magento define the individual characteristics that determine how an attribute can be used in the product catalog.
The Frontend Properties in Magento determine how an attribute can be used in your store. You can specify how attributes are used in search, layered navigation, product comparisons, price rules, and sorting. For text attributes, you can enable the WYSIWYG editor and specify if HTML tags can be used to format the value. We will discuss Attribute Frontend Properties in Magento. Continue reading Magento Support: Attribute Frontend Properties
Many people have questions about creating categories in Magento. Before you add products to your catalog, you must first establish the basic category structure of your catalog. Every product in your catalog must be assigned to at least one category. Therefore, we will discuss creating categories in Magento.
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After establishing a category, you can edit it, move it to another position in the category tree, or delete it from the catalog. However, if your catalog is live, you should consider how the change might impact any existing links to products in the category. Therefore, we will discuss modifying categories in Magento. Continue reading Magento Support: Modifying Categories
The category structure is like an upside-down tree, with the root on top. All categories in your catalog are nested below the root. Because the root categories in Magento are the highest level of the catalog, your store can have only one root category active at a time. Therefore, we will discuss root categories in Magento. Continue reading Magento Support: Root Categories
There are many ways to use hidden categories in Magento. You might want to create additional category levels for your own internal purposes, but show only the higher-level categories to your customers. Or, you might want to link to a category that is not included in the navigation menu. Therefore, we will discuss creating hidden categories in Magento. Continue reading Magento Support: Hidden Categories
Many of our clients ask about the tab for General Information about Categories in Magento. On the General Information tab, complete the basic information about the category you are creating or editing. You can enter keywords to improve the way search engines index the category, create a URL key for the category, and activate or deactivate the category. We will discuss General Information about Categories in Magento. Continue reading Magento Support: General Information about Categories
The Display Settings in Categories for Magento determine which content elements appear on a category page and the order that products are listed. You can enable CMS blocks, set the anchor status of the category, and manage sorting options from this page. Continue reading Magento Support: Display Settings in Categories
The tab for Custom Design in Categories for Magento gives you control over the look and feel of a category and all assigned product pages, including the content blocks and page layout. You can customize a category page its assigned products for a promotion or to differentiate the category from others and increase sales. For example, you might develop distinctive design for a brand or special line of products. Continue reading Magento Support: Custom Design in Categories