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Sub-categories

started a topic over 3 years ago

Please create sub-categories for products.


every good online store has the option of searching for a categorie, then a sub heading, so that you can compare products across a range of similar items.


by using tags as suggested by Dear, ladder "accessories" will be displayed in the same group as electric tool "accessories".


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  • This is essential, I hope this is planned for the future!

  • Please implement this, it is essential for reporting purposes

  • i can't believe it's not an option yet, done properly, 

    - it makes it easier for training staff finding product etc

    - better for reporting (what categories are under performing, will require staff training to be more aware of a category)

    - better for pricing rules (mens>shirts = c+50%, but mens>pants=c=60%)

    - better for warehousing and showroom locations 

    - better for website 

    a) want hand tools>spanners/sockets/pliers/shifters/hammers... but brand & or details like "insulated" could be a "tag") 

    b) want Ladders>Platform/Single Sided/Double Sided/extension/Single but alluminuim and fibreglass can be "tags"


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  • This would be an amazing add.


  • How do we implement subcategories somehow in DEAR? 


    We are using Woocommerce and the flat layer categories are kind of getting out of control.

  • Using Woocommerce and making sub-categories in Woo works fine.


    Issue is that when updating product info from DEAR the products is moved back to the DEAR category so I have manually put it back to the sub-category in Woo.


    Should at least be an option to not update categories from DEAR to Woo.


    To just have a single category makes things out of control for clients to search for products, and we can not have a ton of specified top categories.


    Quickfix:  Make DEAR not update categories in Woo unless choice is made.


    Long term: Make sub-categories possible in DEAR that communicate with ecommerce like Woo or others.

  • Hello!


    In DEAR we allow 4 levels of product categories. Yes, the product category levels in DEAR may not as good as what is in Woo, however, this is the current limit.


    Category

    Brand

    Tags

    Additional attributes

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