Some Categories within a shop may sometimes require access restrictions.  Instead of restricting access at the product level, you are able to also apply access rights using the category itself.  The following tutorial will show you how to add category restrictions (or access) in PrestaShop 1.5.

Restricting Access to Categories using Groups in PrestaShop 1.5

  1. Login as the administrator in the Administration Dashboard
  2. Hover over CATALOG and then click on CATEGORIES when the drop-down menu appears.  You will see the following screen:

    prestashop15-categories-main-1


    If you already have some categories, listed, you can hit EDIT in order to modify, or select ADD NEW in order to add a new category.

  3. Scroll to the bottom of the Category that you are editing and look for GROUP ACCESS.  You will see a screen similar to the following depending on the CUSTOMER GROUPS that you have created:

    prestashop15-categories-groupaccess
  4. In order to allow access to ALL groups, make sure all boxes are checked.  If you want to be selective, then uncheck those that you want to restrict from having access to that CATEGORY.
  5. Click on SAVE in order to save your entries.


GROUP ACCESS for CATEGORIES
is a good way to quickly remove a portion of your inventory from your customers.  Caution should be taken so as not to remove legitimate access to your shop's products.  The actions to restrict access or allow access are transparent to your customers. They will either have access to the products when logging into your store, or not see the category at all.

Did you find this article helpful?

We value your feedback!

Why was this article not helpful? (Check all that apply)
The article is too difficult or too technical to follow.
There is a step or detail missing from the instructions.
The information is incorrect or out-of-date.
It does not resolve the question/problem I have.
How did you find this article?
Please tell us how we can improve our Help Center:
Email Address
Optional, but our team may contact you for more information.
Did you find this article helpful?

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Comment:
Are you a bot?
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

News / Announcements

Update to SSL Certificates - Certificate Warnings
1969-12-31 11:00 am EST
Hits: 708

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!

Help Center Search

Current Customers

Email: support@WebHostingHub.com Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket
Call: 877-595-4HUB (4482)
757-416-6627 (Intl.)
Chat: Click To Chat Now

Ask the Community

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and Web Hosting Hub Staff.

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help.