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How to create Categories and Subcategories in Magento 2 ?

How to create Categories and Subcategories in Magento 2 ?

To add Categories and Subcategories in Magento 2, follow the steps as described below:

#1. From admin sidebar, Go to Products > Inventory > Categories

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#2. If you're just starting without any data, Magento 2 comes with a Default category which is a Root category.
#3. Click Add Subcategory.

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#4. Fill required General Information.

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  • Enable Category: Set it to Yes to activate.
  • Include in Menu: Set Yes to include the category in the main menu.
  • Name: Name of the Category
  • Image: Category Image
  • Description: Category Description
  • CMS Block: Choose the static block to display (if applicable)
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  • URL Key: URL key to direct the category page.
  • Page Title: Title of the Category page tab.
  • Meta Keywords, Meta Description: Add related keywords and description for search engine indexing.

#5. Click Save Category.

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To add new Root category click Add Root Category and fill general information I.e. Category Name, Category Image, Description, Meta tags.

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To add a Subcategory to this newly added Root Category, make sure the Root Category is selected in category tree (left side). Then click Add Subcategory and repeat the steps 4-5 from above.

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That's it. Now you know how to add categories and subcategories in Magento 2.

February 22, 2017
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