How to add category in Prestashop?


It’s been an inevitable task for the store owners to add categories on their store for the new launching/existing products. Here’s how you do it in just a few simple steps:

Step 1: Login to your admin panel.

Login Panel


Step 2: After you have successfully logged in, click on the “Catalog > Categories” option provided in the left menu.


Categories Panel | Knowband


Step 3: After that, click on the “Add new category” button in the top right corner of the dashboard.


Add New Category | Knowband


Step 4: Then, enter the required details like, Name, Parent category, Description and other relevant fields.


Category Page | Knowband Dashboard

Add Category Details | Knowband Dashboard


Step 5: Click on “Modules and services” on the left side menu.


Module and Service Panel | Knowband Dashboard


Step 6: In the module list, search “Top horizontal menu” and click on the configure button.


Search Box | Knowband Dashboard


Step 7: After that, add the category to be displayed.


Add Category | Knowband Dashboard


Step 8: Hence, click on the save button in the right corner on the dashboard and save the settings.


Save settings | Knowband Dashboard


Step 9: Refresh your store to view the category which you have added.


Front End


That’s it, the category has been added. However, you will see that the products are not showing in the category.


Added the Category


Step10: Add products to the created category.


Front End


Step 11: Go to the dashboard in admin panel and click on “Catalog > Products” to add products to your category.


Catalog Products


Step 12: Click on “Edit” option of the products which you want to add in the category.


Edit the Products | Knowband Dashboard


Step 13: Click on “Associations” in the product details and map the product into the desired category.


Fill the Information | Knowband Dashboard

Association tab | Knowband Dashboard


Step 14: Click on the save button to save the changes and you can view the product in your category.


View Category


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