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K2 Categories

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1. ACCESSING K2 CATEGORIES


1) Login to administrative back-end for your website.

  • Open your browser and go to: www.yoursite.com/administrator.
  • Type in your username and password and log in.

2) Select K2 Categories

  • If your Administration page is showing a “Quick Icons” listing as in figure 1 below, do not use this. Instead, click on the “K2 Quick Icons” drop down menu, located below the “Quick Icons” listing (figure 2).
  • Click on the “Categories” button in the “K2 Quick Icons” listing (shown below in green).

 

2. CHANGE/CREATE A NEW K2 CATEGORY


Create New K2 Category - Click on the “New” button, located towards the upper right corner and marked by an orange and white “plus” sign. (displayed below in red).
Edit Existing K2 Category - Select the category you would like to edit from the category listing (displayed below in yellow).



3. IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SAVING CHANGES!


  • Whenever you make changes in K2, remember to click on the “Save” button, marked by an orange check (displayed below in yellow).
  • After saving your changes, in order to leave the Edit Category page, click on the “Cancel” button, marked by a red and white “x” (displayed below in red).
  • You can expedite the process by clicking the “Save & Close” or “Save & New” buttons depending on if you want to save and return to the menu or save and create a new category.


4. TITLES AND DESCRIPTIONS IN K2 CATEGORIES


  • You can modify the title and/or description via the title text field (displayed below in red) and the description text field (displayed below in yellow).
  • Titles and descriptions may or may not be used depending on how your site is configured.




5. UPLOADING IMAGES


For a more detailed description of how to upload, edit, and prepare images

  • You can upload an image via the image tab located next to the content/description tab (displayed below in red).
  • Just simply select “Choose File” (displayed below in yellow) and find the file on your computer.
  • If you would like to delete your image, check the box located at the bottom, and click the orange save button.