2.1 Basic Operations


Take a note!

The illustrations represented in this chapter were taken from the latest version of Store Manager for OpenCart and may differ from the ones you can see from your side (it depends on the version of Store Manager you have)

In the categories section you can easy perform such operations by helping with top toolbar's options:
Categories toolbar

Use the context menu to open the list with possible categories operations:

Categories context menu

To refresh data of category section- click on the appropriate button -Refresh button

By pressing the add/edit buttons in the toolbar - Add and Edit button - you call the edit category's data form.

To remove selected category(ies) with all data from the category tree press 'Delete' button:

Delete option

The following form with the possible actions of the removal appears right after pressing the current option:

Deleting options

 - with subcategories method removes selected categories and the sub-categories, associated to them, will be erased  too;

- selected only - the condition under which the highlighted categories without sub-categories will be deleted only. Their child positions, in this case, will be re-assigned to the root category;

Please take a note the checkbox below - it allows clearing the content of the categories which are selected (categories and sub-categories). It is means all products assigned to such positions will be deleted as well. 

Checkbox below

- delete assigned products method involves deleting products associated to the selected categories without removing the categories themselves. 

In this case, you will get the empty category positions without assigned products.
To collapse/expand category tree helps the corresponding buttons -To expand / collapse category tree.

In order to export categories by using the Export Wizard feature launch the command from the top toolbar or context menu in Categories page:

Export data tool

Move to the following page to get detailed instruction about Export Categories Process