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How to extend the sidebar categgory? (Adding subcategory in category)

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I am expanding my website by adding more products! I have over 100+ new products to be added and how should I make it easy for our customers to find the products they wanted? Luckily, I've found a sidebar in 'Categories Type' but we needed more than just showing main categories. For example, we are specialising in selling soju and we divided our products into two categories right now:

All Soju 

Beyond Soju 

However, we want to add subcategories from the 'Beyond Soju' and be able to expand the list of subcategory section in our sidebar. Would this be possible with Squarespace by just injecting some html/css? And if so, I was wondering if anyone has a basic code if I could inject. 

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v7.1 supports nested categories.


However many people do not like the way SS present the categories in a Store page.

Once you've set up nested categories you'll need to decide if you like how SS does things. If you don't you'll need to present how you want the category navigation to work and seek solutions. I can say ahead of time if there are solutions to how you want your UI to work.

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Hi @creedon

Thanks for your fast response! I didn't know they had the subcategory section in the store settings! Great. I just added an example subcategory 'Beer' in the main category 'Beyond Soju' and at least in functionality, it's working fine. However, would there be a way, when our customer hovers a mouse on our category 'Beyond Soju', it automatically opens the subcategory lists? 

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