Category Display Options

Category Display Options

This section of the general settings allows you
to modify your categories’ look.

Shop Control Panel

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Category Links

The shopping cart software allows you to choose whether to display categories in
the shop and/or the cart page of the shop.

You also have the ability to choose just to show the Main Categories or the
Subcategories as well.


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Category Display Names

Separated by bars

Select to display categories separated by ‘|’

In Columns
of columns

Select and specify total number of columns in each row to
display categories in columns 

In Single Column

Select and specify column width to display categories in a single column


In Single Column + Show as Dropdown list

Select to display categories in as a dropdown list and also as a single


As Dropdown List Only

Select to display categories in as a dropdown list

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Other Category Display Options

Display subcategory links as thumbnails

This option allows you to see you subcategory links
on the main category page.  This is a nice option to have links displayed
not only on the left hand side, but also on the main part of the page where it
is more visible.  These links will appear after any custom html (optional)
entered for the category.  You also have the option to enhance these links
by create images for these subcategory links.  Navigate to:

Inventory > Manage Categories > Add Category (or Edit Category HTML) > Category

Display Breadcrumbs Category List

This shows the customer the category tree of a
particular item allowing for easy navigation. If you click on an item, above the
item title you would see "Parent Category>Subcategory".

Display Parent Category Link when in item view

Displays a link to the Parent Category on the actual item

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