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Creating Categories

Categories are created in the Catalog Administration screen under Categories. They are displayed on the Physician Portal in ascending order by their Sequence field.

To create a category

  1. Navigate to Catalog Administration.

    The Catalogs list appears.

  2. Click the hyperlinked name of the catalog to which you want to add categories.

    The Categories list displays the categories belonging to that catalog.

  3. Add a new record.

    The Categories form appears under the More Info tab.

  4. Fill in the following fields.



    Display Name

    Required. Name that the Web site visitor sees.


    Sequence in which categories are displayed, in ascending order starting with 0.


    Brief description of the category.

    Effective Start Date

    Date when the category becomes available for use.

    Effective End Date

    Date when the category stops being available.


    Check the box to make the category available.


    Check the box if you do not want the category to inherit access properties from its parent category.

    If the parent category has been marked private, this category also must be private.


    Type of category. Choose one from the picklist.

    Display Template

    Template for displaying the category on the Physician Portal. Choose one from the drop-down list.


    Image file associated with the category.

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