The following figure gives you better understanding of Category hierarchy.
- Each category has a set of attributes and all the products in the category possess most of the attributes defined for the category.
- Categorization defines the different level of the product catalog. Take a look at this example of the effect of catalog categories on site navigation.
You can verify the following in the above figure:
- Parent Category
- Sub Category
- Leaf level Category
- Products in the leaf level categories