Using the Merchandiser Window
|1.||On Admin menu, select Catalog > Manage Categories.|
|2.||In the category tree on the left, select the category that you want to edit.|
|3.||Click the Visual Merchandiser tab.|
|4.||Click the Show Visual Merchandiser button.|
Visual Merchandiser appears in a pop-up window, and lists the products in the category selected. You can drag the window to another position on the screen, but it cannot be resized.
If the category was previously set to sort automatically, all product positions are reset when the Merchandiser window opens.
|5.||To set the scope of the configuration, set the Storefronts control at the top of the window to the website or store view where the settings apply.|
|1.||Set the Options control at the top of the window to one of the following:|
- Move best sellers to top
- Move low stock to top
- Move out of stock to bottom
- Special price to top
- Special price to bottom
- Newest products first
- Highest margin first
- Sort by color
The selected sort order overrides and resets any drag-and-drop positions that were manually set.
|2.||Resort the list as many times as needed while working in the merchandiser window.|
|1.||Click the product you want to move, and hold the mouse button down. To select multiple products, do either of the following:|
- To select a contiguous group of products, hold down the Shift key, and click the first and last product in the group.
- To select multiple scattered products, hold down the Ctrl key, and click each product.
The header of the selected product(s) turns blue, and the cross hairs cursor appears.
|2.||Drag the product(s) to the new position, and release the mouse button.|
|1.||To save the updated product positions, click the Save Positions button.|
|2.||When prompted to refresh the cache, click the Cache Management link. Then, select the checkbox of each invalid cache, and click Submit.|
Move to Top
Move to Bottom
Detach from Category
The sort options provide several predefined ways to sort the list. You can reapply a sorting order as needed after you have dragged and dropped products into new positions. The selected sort order is reapplied whenever the cron schedule is triggered to update smart category rules.
Move best sellers to top
Products that appear in the store’s monthy aggregation of bestsellers are moved to the top of the list.
Move low stock to top
Products with quantities lower than the minimum threshold appear at the top of the list in ascending order. Products with the lowest quantities appear first.
Move out of stock to bottom
Products that have reached the out of stock threshold are moved to the bottom of the list.
Special price to top
Products with special prices appear at the top of the list.
Special price to bottom
Products with special prices appear at the bottom of the list.
Newest products first
The newest products appear at the top of the list.
Highest margin first
Products with the highest profit margins appear at the top of the list.
Sort by color
Products are sorted by color, based on a list of colors that you define.
Assign multiple products to the category, or remove multiple products from the category.
Locates products in the catalog, based on name or SKU. The search results appear in a list below the search box. Matching products that are already in the category can be moved to the top of the list. Products that are not in the category can be assigned to the category.