Global categories

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Global categories are created by system administrators and all users can add documents to these categories. Administrators can manage global categories in Site Manager -> Development -> Categories. On this page, only the global categories can be created and managed.




Please note


Users without administration privileges can also edit global categories created by system administrators (CMS Desk -> Properties -> Categories); however, with certain limitations compared to editing here.





To create a new global category, just follow these three easy steps:


1. Click the NewCategory New category link.




2. Enter the required details:


Display name

Display name of the category.

Code name

Code name of the category.


Description text of the category.


Indicates if the category is enabled in the system. Documents cannot be assigned to categories that are not enabled.


3. Click OK to save the changes. The category has just been created and should be visible in the categories list.




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