Organize my categories with the standard menu

The menu plays a vital role for your store. This article describes the standard menu, on Multishop stores only. 

If you have a Mono-product store and do not have any categories to highlight, the standard menu will not be displayed, and you will need to use the enhanced menu.
👉 Refer to our tutorial on the enhanced menu


How to make your categories visible on your store?

In order to display a category on your store, you must ensure that the category contains at least one displayed product :


General points

You must decide how to organize your menu in advance. For example, you can sketch your menu’s hierarchy on a separate piece of paper or file. The idea is to put yourself in the position of a visitor to and imagine how this visitor will browse your store, as they would, for example, in a physical store.

💡 Tip: Mindmeister may be a very useful tool for thinking about how to organize your menu

Will you prioritize certain categories above others in order to offer a clear and simplified product? Or sort your products into different categories and sub-categories, to be as specific as possible and guide your visitor as best you can? These are questions that you will need to think about before creating your store.

What is a standard menu?

The standard menu can be displayed in two ways:

Single category


Category + Sub-category


Note: If you want to simulate a third level of category, you will need to activate the enhanced menu.

👉 Refer to our tutorial on the enhanced menu

💬 Please do not hesitate to contact your Business Coaches should you have any questions !