ExpressionEngine® User Guide

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Create/Edit Category Groups

Control Panel Location: Developer ‣ Categories ‣ New/Edit Category Group

The category group form is broken out into 3 tabs: Details, Permissions, Fields.

Permission Restrictions

  • Access settings: Design & Content
  • Channel categories: Create Categories
  • Channel categories: Edit Categories
  • Channel categories: Delete Categories

Category Group Tabs

Details tab

The Details tab holds fields for the category group name (used only for display in the control panel), the HTML formatting options, and whether the category group is available in Files, Channels or both.

Permissions tab

The Permissions tab controls which member groups have permission to edit or delete categories. The member group must have permission to edit categories in the member group settings in order to be granted permission to edit a particular category group.

Fields tab

The Fields tab allow you to manage all custom fields for the category group, including deleting and creating new fields.