Add product categories

Help your customers quickly find what they need in your store by creating product categories and sub-categories. You'll need to be on the Websites + Marketing Ecommerce plan or have a Premium Online Store.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Scroll down to Websites + Marketing and select Manage next to your website or store.
  3. Open Categories from your Dashboard
    • Websites + Marketing: From your Dashboard, go to Store then Categories.
      In Websites plus Marketing, go to Store then Categories
    • Online Store Premium: From your Dashboard, go to Products then Categories.
      In Premium Online Store, go to Products then Categories
  4. On the Categories page, select Add.
  5. Enter a Category name and Description. You also have the option to edit the Category link.
  6. When you're done, select Save to close the window. The category is added to the Categories page.
  7. Rearrange the categories by clicking and dragging to change the order.
    Move categories
  8. Click and drag a category below or on top of another to make it a sub-category.
    Make sub-categories
  9. Once you've created a category, remember to create a product or edit existing products.
  10. To make your changes live, publish your site.

Tips and Best Practices

  • Main categories can only have two levels of sub-categories. So "Clothing > Women > Shoes" would work but "Clothing > Women > Shoes > Sandals" would not.
  • While not required, adding keywords in the Title and Description fields helps customers find you through search engines like Google.
  • To see how it looks to customers, select Website in the dashboard for Websites + Marketing or View Store in Online Store Premium.
  • Use the pencil icon to change and edit existing categories.
  • Use the trash icon to delete catogires you no longer want.
  • InstantPage users cannot create more than three categories.

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