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How to Assign Numerous Products to Zen Cart Categories?

Properly arranged Zen Cart categories and products is pre-requisite of fully customizable and easy-to-navigate Zen Cart catalog, as it ensures quick customer access to products and their details. In other words, you have to neatly organize wide scope of products, categories and subcategories into hierarchical category tree and provide web visitors fast access to products they are looking for.

In such a way, Zen Cart categories handling is one of fundamental tasks you are to undertake to maintain fluent and beneficial Zen Cart store running. With Store Manager for Zen Cart application you may efficiently and on the instant organize items into logical groups and give value to your online store.

Store Manager for Zen Cart provides you several ways of assigning products to necessary category/categories within short span of time.

Drag and Drop Products to Zen Cart Categories

This method is quite feasible when you have to place items to existing categories or change current category(ies). Select items from Zen Cart product list using hotkeys and drag them to one of the categories, available in Store Manager left pane. Having confirmed product transfer, you will derive dialog box, offering copy product method. It is possible to create a copy of the product in the other category and thus this product will be listed in both categories or shift the item from current category and locate to the other. To easily find products required you may use default filter functionality or create custom filters depending on your needs.

Assign products to Zen Cart categories
Assign products to Zen Cart categories

Make Use of Assign Categories Option

Another way of moving Zen Cart products to different categories is to use Assign Categories functionality. Corresponding option is accessible on product toolbar or in the context menu. Once goods have been chosen from Zen Cart product list press this button to derive Select Categories dialog box. Here you can find list of categories and subcategories available. For selected products to be allocated to certain category(ies) check boxes for the category(ies) in this window.

Assign products to Zen Cart categories
Assign products to Zen Cart categories

Upload Zen Cart categories

Store Manager for Zen Cart allows you to append categories to Zen Cart catalog via built-in import wizard. Importing data from the file you can create necessary categories and subcategories within short span of time. Include category name, description and other information referred to product categories in the file and upload this file via import wizard to Zen Cart. Categories being created, you may add products to them using described above drag-and-drop and assign categories functionality or upload products from the file via product import wizard and on certain step of data upload indicate category, items will fall to.

Import Zen Cart categories along with Products

Store Manager for Zen Cart makes products and categories arranging maximally convenient, allowing to upload products together with categories. The file, you are going to import, should incorporate column, responsible for categories, items will be placed to. Indicate category path for every product so that it will be disposed properly.

Succeed in setting customizable Zen Cart catalog - make your store popular in the eyes of your clientele. Use Store Manager for Zen Cart application and take advantage of its surpassing capabilities to smoothly organize your store data.

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