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Categories
Products can be assigned to one or more categories which classify products into groups which could represent:
  • Type of Product for example a "Toaster" category containing one or many Toasters.
  • Products belonging to a special offer for example a "Special Deals" category contain one or many products with special pricing.
  • Products assigned to be presented in a specific location within a channel, for example "Home Page Banner" for all products that are assigned to appear on a Banner on the Home Page of a website.

Portal View

Accessing Categories

Assess the Categories screen in the console via the console navigation bar.

Add New Category

Specified a Name for the category.
Click New Category to create the new category.

Edit Categories

Additional Category Details can be specified including:
Click Save to commit your modifications.

Category Properties

Attributes
Sample Object
Element
Description
categoryId
Internal Identifier for the category
name
Name of the category
slug
A Url slug to access the category
description
A Description for the category
attributes
One or more key/value pairs
parent Category
A parent category to support the creation of a hierarchical/tree based structure of related categories
images
Image (assets) assigned to a category
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{
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"categoryId": "string",
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"version": "string",
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"slug": "string",
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"name": "string",
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"description": "string",
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"names": {
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"additionalProp1": "string",
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"additionalProp2": "string",
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"additionalProp3": "string"
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},
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"descriptions": {
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"additionalProp1": "string",
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"additionalProp2": "string",
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"additionalProp3": "string"
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},
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"parentId": "string",
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"parentName": "string",
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"itemCount": 0,
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"attributes": {},
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"children": [
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{
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"categoryId": "string",
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"name": "string",
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"slug": "string",
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"names": {
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"additionalProp1": "string",
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"additionalProp2": "string",
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"additionalProp3": "string"
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}
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}
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],
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"totalChildren": 0,
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"sibling": [
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{
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"categoryId": "string",
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"name": "string",
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"slug": "string",
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"names": {
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"additionalProp1": "string",
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"additionalProp2": "string",
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"additionalProp3": "string"
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}
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}
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],
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"totalSibling": 0,
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"isActive": true,
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"files": [
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{
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"fileId": "string",
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"contentType": "string",
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"accessPermission": "string",
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"accessUrl": "string",
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"attributes": {},
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"edgeUrl": "string"
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}
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]
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}
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