The category view displays an overview of products available within a product type. It allows users to quickly and easily view products under a selected category, while ensuring that load time is minimized.
Depending on the platform you will use, the details you may see on the category view are the following:
- Thumbnails of the products under the category viewed
- Item name
- Item price
- Link to the product page
- Short description of the products
- Product rating
On the front end, this is what category pages look like:
Note: Categories in Shopify are referred to as Collections.
NOTE: The category view of your website will depend on the layout created and the theme selected.
How to create and manage categories
Click on the links below to learn how to create and manage product categories (Zest and Woocommerce) or collections (Shopify) on your website.