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How to Assign Numerous OpenCart Products to Categories

OpenCart categories are primary tools that help organize your web shop and make it easy to navigate. When categorizing OpenCart products you are creating logical groups or subgroups of items, basing on some criteria. Thus, people, browsing the website you develop, will be able to easier encounter wares they are looking for.

It follows from this, that efficient and fast OpenCart product and category management is inalienable to keep OpenCart product catalog manageable. Not infrequently you have scope of products with no assignment, i.e. wares that do not belong to any of shop categories. In other case you need to move items between categories. Your task is to operate with categories and products in the worthwhile manner.

Store Manager for OpenCart ensures spotless OpenCart categories arrangement, in particular, OpenCart products distribution within categories and subcategories. With this application you currently have several ways to bulk assign products to necessary category, which are described below in this article.

Drag-and-Drop Technique

It can be said that this is a traditional way of moving items between OpenCart categories. In case you need to change category products belong to or place items to already existing at OpenCart category, you can drag-and-drop them, using corresponding functionality.

Whenever you have large product catalog and need to find certain items to move them to another category you can use Store Manager default and custom filters or take advantage of advanced product search.

Having chosen necessary products simply drag them to target category or subcategory, listed in the left window part. You will derive the dialog box, offering two options:

  • Assign product(s) to selected category(ies) - selected item(s) will be added to indicated category(ies) but not removed from current one(s);
  • Move product(s) to selected category(ies) and remove from others - item(s) will be moved to another category(ies) and removed from current one(s).
Assign products to OpenCart categories
Assign products to OpenCart categories

Assign Categories Option

Store Manager provides you special Assign Categories option by means of which you can assign numerous products to OpenCart categories at once. First of all, define what products should be assigned to certain categories. Then resort to Assign Categories option, accessible on product toolbar. Dialog window with OpenCart categories and subcategories list will appear. You need to check boxes for the categories products will be placed to and press Ok button to apply changes.

Assign products to OpenCart categories
Assign products to OpenCart categories

Import OpenCart Products together with Categories

Store Manager for OpenCart application in equipped with advanced product import wizard that allows you to upload items to OpenCart database en masse. If you need to replenish web shop with abundance of new products import wizard will come to your assistance. Moreover, if .csv file, used to upload data from, includes categories and subcategories that do not exist in OpenCart, they will be automatically added to your shop. For that you must check corresponding box on Import Options step of data transfer.

Assign products to OpenCart categories
Assign products to OpenCart categories

Store Manager for OpenCart is a reliable solution, which endows you with numerous advantages as to web shop catalog handling. Arrange numerous items and categories at lightning speed - set customizable OpenCart catalog within no time. Follow http://www.opencartmanager.com to find more on Store Manager functionality.

By Ira Svedovetska

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