How do I edit an existing category?


To edit an existing category, do the following:

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Category Management

  • You will be navigated to the Dashboard page.


 Category Management

  • Click the  Category Management icon. The Dashboard & Setup section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Category Management

  • Click Category Management. You will be navigated to the Manage Product Categories page.


 Category Management

  • The available Categories will be displayed as shown in the figure.
  • You can edit the Basic/SEO/Content information as well as Name/Reference Code of a category.

i) Editing the basic/SEO/content information:

  • To edit other information to this category, click the  Category Management icon of the category under the Actions column. You will be displayed a Edit Category - Category Name dialog box.


 Category Management

  • You can find multiple tabs here namely, the Basic Information, SEO Information' and 'Content Information'. By default, the Basic Information tab will be opened.


Editing Basic Information:

  • You can edit the name of the category (if required) by entering the changes in the 'Category Name' text box.
  • Edit the 'order of display' of this category (if required) in the Category Rank text box.
    • Note: This rank can also be used to display the order of category in the 'Refine Search' control.
  • You can edit the reference code of the category (if required) by entering the changes in the 'Reference Code' text box.
  • To save the changes made in the 'Basic Information' section, click Save. The changes will be saved, the dialog box will be closed and you will be displayed a relevant success message.


 Category Management

  • Similarly, you can also edit the SEO Information and Content Information.


Editing SEO Information:

  • To edit SEO Information, click the  Category Management icon of the category under the Actions column. You will be displayed an Edit Category - Category Name dialog box.
  • By default, the Basic Information Tab will be opened. To view and edit the 'SEO Information', click SEO Information tab. The following section will be displayed.


 Category Management

  • The following fields will be used in the Search Engine Optimization:
  • Edit the title of this category page (if required) in the Page Title text box.
  • Edit the Meta tag keywords of your category (if required) in the Meta Keyword text box for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) purpose.
  • Edit the Meta tag description about your category (if required) in the Meta Description text box for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) purpose.
  • Edit the keywords for your category URL (if required) in the URL Key text box for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) purpose. The same keywords will be inserted in that category URL and helpful in SEO.
  • To save the changes made in 'SEO Information' section, click Save. The changes will be saved, the dialog box will be closed and you will be displayed a relevant success message.


 Category Management

  • Similarly, you can also edit the category content information.


Editing Content Information:

  • Note: The 'category content' helps you to create rich user experience by adding additional valuable information to category and displaying in the ‘Category Page’ and ‘Product Details’ pages through the necessary configurations. This will help the user to understand the 'category' much better.
  • To edit content information of this category, click the  Category Management icon of the category under the Actions column. You will be displayed a Edit Category - Category Name dialog box.
  • By default, the Basic Information Tab will be opened. To view and edit the 'content information', click the Content Information tab. The following section will be displayed.


 Category Management

  • Edit the title of the 'category content' (if required) in the Title text box.
  • Edit the descriptive text of the 'category content' (if required) in the Body text box.
  • Edit the image for the 'category content' (if required), click the Add Image button of the Image text box. You will be displayed an Image Picker dialog box displaying the images of the userimages folder.


 Category Management

  • Double-click the required image. The image picker dialog box will be closed and the respective name of the image file will be displayed in the Image text box.
  • To save the 'category content' click Save. The changes will be saved, the dialog box will be closed and you will be displayed a relevant success message.


 Category Management

  • Similarly, you can edit the basic/SEO/content Information of the required categories.

ii) Editing 'Name/Reference Code' of a Category.:


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  • To edit the category name, double-click the respective category name. The category name will be displayed as shown in the figure.


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  • Edit the category name as per the requirement. Click anywhere on the screen and the changes will be saved.


 Category Management

  • Similarly, you can edit the Name/Reference Code of required categories.

Learn More:


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1. If you edit a category name and if the 'category page' was already created with the old category name, the old category page will display the products of the edited category name automatically.

2. You can also navigate to the Category Management module through the Products module and edit the required existing categories.
Please Refer: Edit Existing Categories