How To Create A Category/Product In OpenCart?

In this tutorial we will show you how to create products and categories in your store.

First you need to access the administrative area of your application which is available here:

If you have installed OpenCart under a subfolder the URL to the dashboard would be:

Let’s first create a category. To do so you will need to navigate to Dashboard > Catalog > Categories:

At the top of the page you should click on the Add New button:

On the new page you must apply the information associated with the new category such as its name, description, meta tag, and any additional info.

To create a product you need to go to Dashboard > Catalog > Products:

In the same way as you have added a category you need to click on the Add New button at the top of the page to add new product:

On the page where you will be redirected to you need to fill in all the details associated with the new product.