Subcategories on category page with image and link

Sub-category thumbnails including an image, allowing users to quickly see and click into sub-categories.


Sub-category thumbnails

Preparation Checklist

Before you start this tweak, it's a good idea to run through our preparation checklist below:

  • Read through the Getting Started Guide to get a better sense of how the Control Panel, Database and Front End store interact.
  • Learn our recommended Simple Workflow. This makes the implementation process as easy as possible.
  • Create a new Staging Theme for this tweak. This allows you to preview any changes before they are visible to live customers.

Coding Instructions

Step 1: Open the category template

The category template can be found here /httpdocs/assets/themes/[THEME-NAME]/templates/cms/category.template.html.

Step 2: Add the code into the template

Paste the following code into the template where you would like the element to appear.

[%content_menu content_type:'category' sortby:'sortorder, name' show_empty:'0' category:'[@id@]' start_category:'[@id@]'%]
    [%param header%]
        <section class="row" aria-label="Sub-Category Links">
    [%param *level_1%]
            <div class="col-6 col-sm-4 col-lg-3 text-center">
                <a href="[@url@]">
                    <img src="[%asset_url type:'content' id:'[@content_id@]' default:'[@config:imageurl@]/na.gif'/%]" class="img-fluid">
    [%param footer%]
            <div class="col-12">

Final Result

Sub-category thumbnails

Customising this Section

More information on how to customise this section can be found within the Content Menu Documentation.

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