MANAGING SHOP CATEGORY PAGES

How do I add a new shop category page?
  • Go to the Content editor index page.
  • Click on the ‘Shop categories’ listing.
  • Click on the ‘Add a new category’ button that is located in the top right hand corner of your screen.
Complete the following mandatory fields:
  • Page URL - for example ‘music systems’ (This would result in the following URL www.yourdomain.co.uk/shop/music-systems.aspx)
  • Menu title - this is the wording that is displayed on the navigation menu bar.
  • Browser title - this is the wording that is displayed across the top of your web browser.
For optimal search engine performance we also advise that you complete the following fields:
  • Search engine meta description
  • Search engine keywords
Click on the ‘Save’ button.

You will now have the option to add ‘Page banners’, ‘News features’, ‘Banner adds’, and ‘Product promos’ to the page.

To add any of the above options click on the relevant tab and select from the options listed. You can add as many options as you wish as iCommerce will randomly select and display items from those that you have selected.

Click the ‘Close’ button.

You will be re-directed to the shop categories index page where you will now see your new category listed.

How do I edit a shop category page?
  • Go to the user shop categories index page
  • Click the ‘Edit’ button that is displayed adjacent to the category page title.
  • Choose from the available tabbed options and make any necessary amends.
  • Once you have completed all amends click on the ‘Save and close’ button.
  • To cancel the action click the ‘Close’ button.
  • You will be re-directed to the shop categories index page.
  How do I suspend a shop category page?
  • Go to the shop categories index page.
  • Click on the green tick that is displayed adjacent to the category page title.
  • The category will now be listed at the bottom of the page.
The category will no longer be displayed on the front end of your website and will be replaced with a ‘Page not found’ message.

To re-instate the category click on the red cross that is displayed adjacent to the category page
title.

How do I delete a shop category page?
  • Go to the shop categories index page.
  • Click on the green tick that is displayed adjacent to the category page title.
  • The category will now be listed at the bottom of the page as inactive.
  • Click the ‘Delete’ button that is displayed adjacent to the category page title.
  • You will be prompted by iCommerce to confirm that you would like to proceed with this action.
  • To proceed and delete the category click the ‘OK’ button.
  • To cancel the action click the ‘Close’ button.
Warning
Once a shop category page is deleted it cannot be retrieved.


Managing template styles
When setting-up your product category pages there are four template styles available for you to choose from. Each style allows you to present your products in a different way.

To change the template style of a product category select one of the following options from the 'Template style' drop down:
  • Product view (Default) - View example
  • Category view - View example
  • Landing page - View example
  • Merchandised - View example

Template styles can be changed at any time.

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