The categories section on the main navigation menu is visible only to Global admins. The Categories tab opens a page, where an admin can associate a selected content like course, event, checklist or learning path with one or more categories or Child Categories that describe the general theme of the course. categories are distinct classes or characteristics to which content belong and can be grouped together.
Two levels of categories, Parent (Primary) Category and Child (Secondary or sub) Category, both categories will be displayed in the User Portal. All content in Child Categories will be displayed under the Parent category list.
To minimize the content list for a specific Child Category, Users should click on the name of the Child Category that located to the right of to the Parent Category's name.
The categories, when shown in the User Portal, can be set to any language available from the Category Edit Page. You can set the language when creating a new category or from clicking on a category’s name to navigate to the editing page.
The current languages available are English, Finnish, Swedish, Russian, Spanish, Hebrew, and German.
Select the language for each category when creating a new category or updating an existing category. Learn more about updating categories in the Update Categories section.
The categories, when added in another language, are not automatically translated in the User Portal, and are displayed only when the user selects the same language in the User Portal that the category has been translated to.
To make the categories available in multiple languages, an Administrator must update the category in the Admin Console in the categories section with the correct translation and the category language selected to each corresponding language.
First, select the Category you would like to be available in more languages and then, choose the correct language form and add the category name and description in the language you chose. If you wish to add more languages, just scroll down the page for the desired language and put the category name and description in that language. When finished, scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click the Send button .
After the changes, if a User Portal language is in the same language as the translated category, the user should refresh the page to see the change.
On the categories page, there is a list with all the current categories in the Admin Console . This list is presented in a table with 3 columns: Name, Parent category and updated.
Name - represents the name of the Category, will be displayed in the User Portal and in the Admin Console .
Parent category - the name of the Parent category, if there is one.
Updated – the exact date of the last update in the category edit page, for example - adding another language, changing the name and/or description or choosing a Parent category.
In the top right corner above the table on the Categories page, there is a plus icon, clicking on the Icon will open the initial page to add a new category.
Assigning Content To Categories
A content item can be assigned to a category by navigating to the Content page, from the left navigation panel and clicking on the content item in the content list. In the content editing page, under general, choose the Category from the Categories field. You can choose more than one category for each content item. Click save to save the changes.
Learn more in the Edit Content and Add Content sections.