Joomla - Category Management
The category manager is used to create categories that provide an optional method to organize the articles. A category may contain articles as well as other categories (known as sub-categories). You can not include several categories in a single article. First, you have to create a category, and then you can add an article in it.
To add a category, you need to follow the given steps:
Log in to your Joomla account, and navigate to the "Content - Categories - Add New Category" from Joomla Taskbar. You can also access the same window by clicking on the "Categories" option from the left sidebar present on the Joomla Control Panel and then clicking on the "New" button from the toolbar.
After following the above step, you will get the form where you need to fill all the required details. The title box is the only mandatory field to create a category successfully. The screen will look like this:
There are many other useful tabs such as "Options, Publishing, and Permissions" present in the category creation page.
There are three fields available under options tab which are:
In this tab, you will get the following options:
The 'Permissions' tab provides the following options:
After putting all the details, you need to click on the "Save" button to keep the changes. You can check the created category from the list present in the category manager page, as shown below:
In Joomla, you can create as many categories as required. Once you have created a category, you can create an article and attach it with a category.