Category Associations allow administrators to determine the hierarchy of product categories as seen on a storefront.  To manage category associations navigate to Admin Panel > Catalogs.

Adding a New Category Association 

  1.   Click on the catalog you wish to set up associations for.

  2. Click on the Associated Categories tab
  3. Click + New Category Associations

  4. Choose a category from the drop down menu
  5. Select whether the category has a parent account. 
    • Categories without a parent will appear on the navigation bar of the storeFront
    • Categories with a parent will be shown when customers hover over the parent category on the storefront.
  6. Check Enable This Category to show this category in the selected catalog
  7. Enter a Display Order for the category.  Categories with lower display order numbers will appear on the storefront first.
  8. Click Save Changes

  9. Click the Start Re-Index button after enabling, disabling, or updating category associations.  This is a crucial step for your storefront to accurately reflect the changes you've made.