Important things to know:
ONLY WooCommerce and BigCommerce users will actually see Subcategories used on the provider end.
Any other merchant account integration provider will just see the lowest Subcategory pushed to the point of sale/web store.
When filtering reports by category, only that exact category is used.
For example, a sales report for "Apparel" will only show items assigned directly to Apparel, it will not include subcategory sales of "Shirts" or "Pants."
To see a report which includes multiple subcategories, select each one individually in your filter.
In order to make a Category a Subcategory, all you have to do is open it up and assign it a "Parent" Category.
Parent Categories allow for more advanced e-commerce navigation and more flexible reporting. The hierarchy goes:
A Subcategory can also be set as a Parent, if you want to create a further delineation:
Sub-Subcategory (just make the Category above into a Parent)
To create a Subcategory, simply select a Parent Category at the bottom of the page to establish the relationship.
Category chains are not limited, so you can establish as many layers as you need!
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