Catalog Settings

The Catalog Settings refer to your category pages and product display on the frontend.

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The Catalog Settings are complementary global settings to the available design settings in Edit My Design > Category Template.

List Mode

Grid Only

The Category Page (Category List Block) will display products in a grid only.

List Only

The Category Page (Category List Block) will display products only as a list.

Grid (default)/ List

The Category Page (Category List Block) will display products by default as a grid with the option to change it to the list mode.

List (default)/ Grid

The Category Page (Category List Block) will display products by default as a list with the option to change it to a grid.

Products per Page on Grid Allowed Values

By default it is set to display 12,16,24, or 36 products per page. You can however change it to any other amount, such as 15, 20, 30, etc.
In Edit My Design you can select in how many columns you want to display the product grid.

Products per Page on Grid Default Value

This is the amount of products displayed by default in the product grid. If set to 12 your customer will see by default 12 products per page unless they change it to another number.
Note: The default value needs to be an allowed value!

Product Listing Sort By

Top Product

Refers to the best selling products

Name

Sorts products alphabetically

Price: Low to High

Sorts products according to the lowest price

Price: High to Low

Sorts products according to the highest price

Products On Sale On Top

Puts the products on sale first

Newest on Top

Automatically adds new products on top

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You can add other attributes to this list by going to your Products > Attributes and set the attribute you want to Allow Customers to Sort Products by this Attribute.

Product Listing Sort Direction

You can set it to Ascending or Descending. If you have the Sort Order By set to "Name" and "Ascending" it will sort from A to Z, whereas "Descending" will sort from Z to A.

Enable Price Filters on Category Pages

If set to Yes it will show the Price as a filter option with the price ranges.

Placeholder Image

Upload a placeholder image that will display on category and product pages whenever a product doesn't have a Main Image assigned.

Maximum Number Of Subcategories In Header Navigation

By default this is set to 3. While you can increase the number please note this can affect the speed of your store.