How To Hide Categories In Magento 2

In this post, I will guide you on How To Hide Categories In Magento 2. Hidden categories will not appear on your Magento 2 store.

Admins can create hidden categories to cater to upcoming products or don’t want that product category to appear on the navigation menu.

Magento 2 also allows creating subcategories within hidden categories.

Steps To Hide Categories In Magento 2

1. Log in to Admin Panel.

2. On the Admin Panel sidebar, go to CATALOG > Categories.

On the Admin Panel sidebar, go to CATALOG Categories

3. Select category on categories tree.

Select new root category on categories tree

4. Switch Enable Category to “No” to deactivate it.

5. Switch Include in Menu to “No” to hide the category from the navigation menu.

Disable Enable Category and Include in Menu

6. Expand Display Settings section.

Expand Display Settings section

7. Switch Anchor to “No”.

Switch Anchor to No

8. When complete, click Save button.

You can still add subcategories to hidden categories and activate them.

9. Select sub-category of a hidden category on categories tree.

Select sub-category of a hidden category on categories tree

10. Switch Enable Category, Include in Menu to “Yes”.

Switch Enable Category, Include in Menu to Yes

11. Expand Display Settings section and switch Anchor to “Yes”.

Expand Display Settings section and switch Anchor to Yes

 12. When complete, click Save button.

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