Adding custom categories for your product is always a good option. It’s way to make your product unique.
Now if you want to create custom categories for your product you must login to HipKart admin dashboard, then navigate to Products > Manage Categories
Click on the Manage Categories Link.
When you clicked on “Manage Categories” you will see a dialog box in front of you.
Then click on the “Add Category” button, you will see a input box on the place of Add category button.
Enter the category name into the input box and then Click on the Green Tick icon to create your category.
When you clicked on the Green Tick icon your Custom Category will get created and it will occur in the existing list.
Now you can easily use this Category while adding your product. Now if you want to associate your this custom category with your exiting products.
So now just navigate to Dashboard Again by click the name of your store that is on top left Side. And then navigate to Products > All Products
Click on the All Products Link.
When you clicked on the link you will be redirected to your all product page, here you will the list of the products that you have added into your store till now. So now here you will see a Edit Link that is for Edit your product. Just click on the Edit link to associate the Custom category with your products.
When you click on the Edit Link you will be redirected to the Edit product page here you just scroll down little you will see a Collection Tab here all your custom categories will be shown. So just select the Custom Categories what you want to associated with this product and then at bottom click on the Save Product button to save your changes.
Now If you have question how you can link this Custom Category into your store theme.
So now you just have to go the the theme edit section, (Note: If you have not selected any theme for your store. You can choose it form our free templates page, from there you can select which ever you found suitable for your store.)
If you already have one then just go to edit part of your theme, then click on the category section button what you have added under the Category Layout into your theme. Then just click on the button where you want to associate this category. When you will click on the button on the top you will see the link icon.
Click on the link icon, you will see a dialog box, in front of you. In the dialog box click on the Category tab here you will see the all the custom categories you have created.
So just select that category and then click on the Apply button. Now your category is linked with button into your store theme.
Note: After doing all the changes, You must click on the Save Button to save your all the changes for your store theme. If you left the page none of the changes will be saved.