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How to sort and order categories in Magento

  1. From Magento Admin panel to Catalog→Manage Categories
  2. Drag and drop to position the category
  3. Save Category

Your store will probably be made by a team of professionals and as such it will last long.

However, you have to take into account that you will have to change some of the store’s elements over time, and that’s why this tutorial will show you how to sort and change the order of Magento categories.

Here is what you should do in the very beginning.

Navigate to Catalog and click on Manage Categories. (see the screenshot below)

Magento menu

Next, you will see a screen where you should notice left-hand side, with all of your store’s categories listed.

On the right side, you will see an overview of your products.

Sorting categories is easy – the only thing you have to do, so you can change the order of categories, is to drag and drop them into the wanted position within the category tree.

It will show like this:

Repositioning Magento categories

It’s as easy as that!

Just make sure you don’t forget to save all the changes you have made, and you can do that by clicking the orange button in the upper-right part of the screen that says – Save Category.

Done and done!