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Adding Editing and Deleting Product Categories

Arranging products by Category allows for easy searching and helps you create more effective layouts.

To create a product Category, click on the Categories tab under Products in your Helcim account.
To add a new Category, click on the Add Category button in the top right-hand corner of your screen.

Category Overview

Category Information
To create a new Category, enter the Category Name and select the applicable Availability options. The Availability options can be modified at any time as you manage your different sales channels.

If you are creating Categories for use with the Online Store, the Category Name cannot contain any special characters.

Category Description
To help your customers find products and make buying decisions, include an optional Category Description in the section below.
SEO Information
The SEO Information for Product Categories is optional, you can use the text boxes to enter the SEO URL, SEO Description, and SEO Tags.

Saving New Categories

To save the newly created or modified Category, click on the Save button in the top right of the window.

About Sub Categories

Sub Categories are categories with Parent Categories. When creating a sub category, select the Parent Category it will display within or use the Add Sub Category button in the Category listing.

Category Image

After creating the Category, you can add an image or logo by clicking on the Category, then select an image.

Next, select Images from the menu. Select the Category Image or Logo file you wish to upload (.JPG, .PNG, .GIF), by dragging the file or selecting Click to Upload and follow upload prompts. When the file has been selected and uploaded, it will display beneath the Upload window.

When complete, the uploaded image will be displayed with the Category.

To return to the previous page, click on the X in the top right of the window.


To add an attribute to a Product Category, click on Attributes under the menu options.

Use the text box to enter a new attribute, then click on Add to apply it. Underneath the text box you will see the existing Category Attributes. If you want to remove any of the Category Attributes, click on the - sign in the red circle to delete it.

Products under Category

To assign a product to a category, click on Products under Category from the Category menu on the left-hand side of your screen.

Use the text box to search for existing products and add them to the Category. Clicking on the Trash Can icon to the right of the products will remove them from the Category.

Clicking on the product image from the Categories section of your account will redirect you to the product page.

Advanced Category Options

Select the Category to access Advanced Category Options.

Click on the Advanced Category menu option. You can edit the background color options and apply the Background color change to your Sub categories.

Deleting a Category

Click the Trash Can icon next to the Category you wish to delete from the Category listings.

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Adding Editing and Deleting Product Brands
Adding Products to a Brand
Editing Inventory for Existing Products
Advanced Options for Products
Editing Product Attributes
Advanced Options for Services
Importing and Exporting Products
An Overview of Helcim Products
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