An essential part of the directory's search experience is the ability to filter results by categories. Below we will provide an overview of this module. 


The first option on this page is a category keyword search option to make it easier to find a specific category:



To the top right of this module the option to import/export categories will be there.




For a complete guide on how to import categories, please refer to the following article. 


Within both tabs it is possible to sort the categories when viewing them in the admin dashboard.



Directly below the categories are separated into two tabs. The first tab is the Top level categories. 


Starting from left to right, please find a description of each element on this module. 




Top Level Categories:



  1. The action button will make it possible to see the live page for this category in the front end as well as deleting the category from the website. 
  2. This number represents the amount of members who are listed under the category.
  3. The category name is the text reflected on the website. This value can have spaces, capital letters and special characters. 
  4. The URL link will be the permalink given for this category. This will be generated automatically and can be edited. Keep in mind that this cannot include spaces, capital letters or special characters. 
  5. The order will determine the categories position in the Top Category streaming widget. 
  6. After purchasing the Lead Price add-on, this is where the price of each lead is determined.
  7. The category ID will be generated numerically and will represent the category in the database in number form. 
  8. The option to upload an image is for the Top Category Streaming widget. Refer to this article for further guidance.
  9. If the add on is enabled, assign unique keywords for each category. 




Sub and Sub-Sub Level Categories:



  1. The action button will make it possible to see the live page for this category in the front end as well as deleting the category from the website. 
  2. This number represents the amount of members who are listed under the category.
  3. The category name is the text reflected on the website. This value can have spaces, capital letters and special characters. 
  4. The URL link will be the permalink given for this category. This will be generated automatically and can be edited. Keep in mind that this cannot include spaces, capital letters or special characters. 
  5. The category ID will be generated numerically and will represent the category in the database in number form.
  6. After purchasing the Lead Price add-on, here is were it would be set the price of each lead.
  7. The parent Top Category will display in this section. If this is a sub-subcategory another line will display the parent subcategory.
  8. The category ID will be generated numerically and will represent the category in the database in number form. 
  9. The option to upload an image is for the Sub Category Streaming widget. Refer to this article for further guidance.
  10. If the add on is enabled, assign a unique keyword for each category. 
  11. A drop-down menu will show the Parent ID or Top Level which can help to narrow the sub level search.