Subcategory List

A sub-category link list, allowing users to quickly see and click into sub-categories.

Wireframe

Sub-category List


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%]
    [%param *level_1%]
            <div class="col-6 col-sm-4">
                <i class="fa fa-chevron-right mr-2"></i><a href="[@url@]">[@name@]</a>
            </div>
    [%/param%]
    [%param footer%]
            <div class="col-12">
                <hr>
            </div>
        </section>
    [%/param%]
[%/content_menu%]

Final Result


Customising this Section

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


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