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Category Management on Dashboard & POS


Managing and Creating Categories in Your Dashboard and Point-of-Sale System

In this guide, we will delve into the process of effectively managing and creating categories using both your business dashboard and point-of-sale (POS) system. Properly categorizing your products can significantly enhance customer experiences, optimize inventory management, and streamline your overall business operations.

Table of Content

Creating New Categories
Editing and Archiving Existing Categories
How to Add and Edit a New Category on Point of Sale
Point of Sale Illustration

How to add or create new categories

Creating New Categories

Using the Dashboard:

Follow these steps to add a new category using the dashboard:

Step 1: Log in to your dashboard.
Step 2: Navigate to the "Menu Management" section.

Step 3: Select " Categories

Step 4: Click on the "+ New Category" option.

Step 5: Fill in the required information, such as:

a. Category Image - Upload a category image
b. Category Color - Select the category color
c. Category Name* - Upload a category image
d. Category Position - Select a category position
e. Parent Category - Select the parent category where the sub-category will be assigned
f. Assigned Printer - Select the printer to route the category
g. Modifier Group* - Select the modifier group applicable to the category
h. Products - Select the products to be assigned to the sub-category

Category Information

Step 6: Tap Save the changes.

Editing and Archiving Existing Categories

Here's how to edit a category in your Dashboard:

Step 1: Log in to your dashboard.

Step 2: Go to "Menu Management" and select "Categories."

Menu Management

Step 3: Choose the category you wish to edit.


Step 4: Hover over Date Created column and Tap on the Pencil Icon.


Step 5: Begin to make any necessary changes to your category as needed.

Note: Your changes will be saved automatically

Edit Category Page

Here's how to Archive a category in your dashboard

Step 1: hover over the Category name and click the archive icon.

Archive Icon

Step 2: Next, you will be presented with a prompt.

Info Prompt

Step 3: Click on Yes, Archive it! to archive the category, or click on Cancel to stop any changes.

Yes Archive It! Button

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How to add and Edit a new Category on Point of Sale

Are you looking to add or modify a category in your Point of Sale? Look no further! This guide will walk you through the simple steps you need to take to easily make the desired changes. From adding a brand-new title to adjusting an already existing one, it's easy and stress-free. Let’s get started!

Learn how to create and edit a category at the point of sale. Discover the best ways to quickly and easily manage your categories with our simple guide.

How to Add a New Category

Step 1: From your new order screen tap the drop-down arrow (1a) or slide the setting bar down (1b):

New Order Screen

Step2: Tap on Menu Management

Setting Tab

Step 3: On the left-hand Navbar tap on Categories

Categories Tab

Step 4: Tap Add

Add Tab

Step 5: Enter the required information:

5a. Category Name
5b. Course Name
5c. Category Position
5d. Course Position
5e. Enter the menu name (how the category will be displayed on the screen)
5f. Assigned Printer (Select a designated printer)
5g. Parent Category (Select the parent category i.e., Food (Parent category) Sandwiches (Subcategory))
5h. Products (Select products that will be applied to the subcategory)

Information Details

Step 6: Tap on X and changes will be saved automatically.

Modifying Categories via Point-of-Sale:

Here's how to make changes to a category using the POS system:

Step 1: Open the Point-of-Sale application.
Step 2: Access the "Menu Management" section and select "Categories."

Step 3: Pick the category you want to modify.

Step 4: Choose "Edit Category" to start making changes.

Note: Changes made to a category will be saved automatically

Step 5: You can also choose to archive the category using the "Archive" icon.

Step 6: Confirmation

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Point of Sale Illustration

a. Parent Category
b. Child Category
c. Assigned Product illustration shows products assigned to the Sandwiches category.

Information Detail


Efficiently managing and categorizing your products is crucial for enhancing customer satisfaction and optimizing your business processes. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily create and modify categories using both your business dashboard and point-of-sale system. This streamlined approach will empower you to provide better experiences for your customers and achieve smoother inventory management.

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Updated on: 05/12/2024

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