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You can group your products into categories to make it easier for customers to find them. After you create a category, it can be shown on your Print Store as a web page with a gallery of the products that are in the category or you can choose to display your category page with a pricing calculator with buttons when multiple options are available for ordering. Here are a few examples of ways to setup your products on PrintNow:

  • Create categories to show product browser gallery with filter options to display multiple products
  • Create categories to show pricing calculator with options.
  • Create product page to show pricing calculator with options.
  • Pricing calculator options are Browse, Upload, Create, or Design Service

Add Category

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Stores/Categories.
  2. To add a category click “Add”.
  3. Name: Enter the name of the product category you want to show.
  4. Parent: If it’s a subcategory and not a main category select its parent.
  5. Pricing: Default base price selection for this category.
  6. Attributes: If you have an attribute group to display for this category assign one here.
  7. Thumbnail: Upload a thumbnail for your category if your using default All products page.
  8. Published: Toggle on to publish your category.
  9. Use Alt. Master Page: Option if you have more then one category layout
  10. Click Save to post changes.

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Edit Existing Category

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Stores/Categories.
  2. Click Actions Icon and Edit to modify basic details.
  3. Click Actions Icon and Edit CMS to modify content and category details.
  4. Click Save.

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Export all categories as a Excel spreadsheet

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Stores/Categories.
  2. Click Export ALL to download .xlsx file format.
  3. Open .xlsx file in Microsoft Excel or Google Docs.
  4. Columns you can edit are: Name, Published, Display Order, Url, Heading, Title, Keywords, Description. 

Import changes to EXISTING categories using a spreadsheet

  1. You can make changes to the existing categories you exported.
  2. Make sure you didn't delete or change the data in the Name column. PrintNow uses the Name column to map the product and post changes to existing data.
  3. To Import all saved changes click Import All 
  4. Select File and click save to upload and post changes to your product data.

Import NEW categories using a spreadsheet

  1. You can use the existing category you exported as a guideline to create new categories.
  2. To Import NEW products click Import New 
  3. Select File and click save to upload New products.

 

 

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