Managing categories

Categories are managed from the Settings section in the Administration back-end:



Only Course Catalog administrators can see such page and create, edit, delete or search the categories.

Categories are displayed for the current course catalog:


In this section you can see a list of already created categories and subcategories (click Expand button next to the Parent category to see a list of subcategories), view list of courses that use categories, edit, and delete them as well as create new ones.

To create a new category:

  1. Click Add Category button at the top of the page;
  2. In the left-side menu, enter the name of the category, select its parent category (it will be created as a subcategory) or select ‘Top Level’ if you want to create a parent category:mceclip3.png
  3. Click Save button to create a category. 

To edit a category:

  1. Select the needed one from the list;
  2. In the left-side menu make the necessary changes to the category. You can rename it or change its level (e.g. make it a subcategory);
  3. Click Save button to save the changes.

To see courses/training plans that use the category, click View button  next to its name. The following form will appear:


You can delete only categories that are not in use and do not have subcategories. Do the following steps:

  1. Select the category that you want to delete;
  2. In the left-side menu click Delete Category button:mceclip5.png
  3. Confirm the deletion. 


Any changes in categories will automatically be updated in the course catalog.

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