How to Add Category in PrestaShop

Follow the instructions below to learn how to create(add) a new category in your PrestaShop 1.6 store.  

Step 1. At first log into your PrestaShop admin area.

Step 2. Click on the Catalog section on the left side-bar and click on the Categories option from the secondary menu.

Step 3. Now, click on the Add New Category button located in the upper right corner of the screen from any level of categories.

Step 4. This is the main Category screen, fill in the appropriate details for your new category.
There are two required fields that must contain data in order to successfully create a category.

  • Name. Give your category a name. Make it very short and descriptive. It will display on the shop page under the Category list.
  • Friendly URL. This will be the name of your URL for the category separated by dashes. 

    Step 5. Click on the Save button in the lower right corner to save your new category.

    Now you are ready to fill it with products.