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Sorry i have read all the posts about adding new categories it but it doesn’t seems to be working for me
i follow step by step and it still doesn’t show in the front page even it said that the category has products
Magento has a multistore capability meaning that you could have multiple stores selling a multitude of different products from a single installation. If you were in that situation then there would be a very high chance that you would need to seperate the products out across the stores so that your Mobile Phone store only sold mobile phones and didn’t contain products listings from your Kitchen Utensils store hosted on the same installation.
Best practice is to create a category in the root to contain all of the categories that you want to display on your store, you then set this category to be your store’s root category. You do this by navigating to your administration area then “System” > “Manage Stores”, then click your store, e.g. “Main Website Store”. You will be presented with some basic configurables about your store. Set the “Root Category” to be the category that contains all of your store’s categories.
If you take a look at sherrie’s attached image then we know that she has set her “Root Category” to be “Default Category”.