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Add product categories in WooCommerce

You can create categories and subcategories for products in WooCommerce. Categories allow you to group similar products or product types.

  1. Log in to WordPress.
  2. Click Products from the left-hand menu.
  3. Click Categories in the expanded WooCommerce menu.
  4. On the left-half of the screen, you'll see an Add new category section.
  5. Enter a Name for the category.
  6. Enter a Slug for the category (or leave this blank for WooCommerce to generate it for you).
  7. Leave the Parent category set to None when you create a new category. If you're creating a subcategory, select a Parent category from the dropdown.
  8. (Optional): Enter a Description for the category.
  9. Select a Display type from the dropdown to customize what is shown on the category page. If you aren't sure, you can leave this as Default.
  10. (Optional): Click Upload image in the Thumbnail to add an image if your theme will display category images.
  11. Click the Add new category button.

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