Assigning and Moving Products to Categories

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Note: This manual is for osCommerce v4.

After you accessed the admin area of your website click on Products/Catalogue tab. Choose the required category by clicking on it under the Categories tab or find it with the filter. Then click on Add product button to add and assign a new product to the chosen category.

To move an existing product to another category click on the required product and then on Move button.

Choose the required category from the drop down list and click on Move button.

To assign an existing product to more than one category click on the required product and then on Copy To button.

Choose the required (additional) category from the drop down list, choose Link product from Copy Method and click on Move button.

You can do the actions described above (moving products from one category to another one and assigning products to more than one category) in batch. Check the boxes next to the required products or check the top box to check all the products on this page at once. After the batch buttons are highlighted click on Move button.

Choose the required action as described above for the chosen products in the pop up window.

You can also assign the products up to 6 categories while adding/editing them via the Import/Export tool. Click on Products/Catalogue and Import/Export tabs. Under Manual export tab choose Products from the drop down list, choose the required category and click on Download button. In the pop up window check the boxes next to the required number of categories.

In the CSV file assign the products to the required categories based on the current sample.

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After the products are assigned to the categories in the file click on Manual import, click on Browse button and then on Upload button to upload the file. Once it appears in the list click on Play icon to apply the changes to your website.

You can also assign the products to as many categories as necessary by choosing Assign products to categories option. The rest should be made in the same way as it described above.

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