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Add categories to your site

Site administrators can add additional categories to their site, which can then be used to browse data and filter search results.


Click 'Admin' from the top menu


Click 'Other Features' and then select 'Site Settings'


Select Data, Metadata & Comments


Select Manage Categories

The Manage Categories tab allows you to add, delete and see a list of existing categories.


Select Add New Category


Add details about new category

Complete the form to add details about your new category. This includes:

  • Name. The full, user-facing name of your new category. 
  • Slug. The section of the category name that will appear in the URL
  • Parent. If applicable, the parent category.

Click ‘+’ to add a new parent category.


Click save to add your category