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Subcategory preview: Improves the User Experience of the Category Block

Price: $6.49 / month, free trial
Made by Kinvasoft

Add subcategories preview, it will speed up the customer's journey from entry to purchase

  • Improve the UX (user experience) of the category block
  • Increase the visibility of subcategories, the menu button grabs the attention of customers
  • Increase customer loyalty by improving the category block interface
  • Increase sales by shortening the customer's journey from entering the store to purchasing the product

Turn the category image into a powerful user element that captures the visitor's attention and helps them browse subcategories faster, shortening the path in the store from entry to purchase

The modern buyer lives at a fast pace, and of course, he expects an interface from the store that allows him to quickly find the right category and buy a product, so subcategory preview is a necessary and important functionality for an online store that helps you quickly view subcategories. It is mobile-friendly and reduces the time spent browsing subcategories.

The Subcategory preview application is a necessary interface element for quick interaction between the buyer and the store in the category block.

It will help
1. Increase visibility of subcategories
The menu button in the category block attracts attention and the buyer clicks on it and sees a list of subcategories

2. Set up a quick view of subcategories
Turn on the view of subcategories on the category photo and your customers will be able to quickly find the category they need, select the product of interest and buy it

3. Increase customer loyalty
Save time for customers to view subcategories, give them the opportunity to view subcategories without going to the category, for which they will be grateful to you and their loyalty to your store will grow

Once installed, the application will automatically read all of your included subcategories, which will be visible in their respective categories. You will only have to choose the option for displaying subcategories (list, 2-column tile or 3-column tile). And that's it, the application is already working.

If you want to customize or change the appearance of displaying subcategories, which is configured by default, then the application has flexible settings that will allow you to do this.

The appearance of subcategories can be configured in different ways, both for the start site and for the storefront, for this we have made 2 independent blocks in the application. In each block of the application, you can change the settings.

Menu button:

  • The color of the button in the closed and open state, both in the normal position and when hovering the mouse,
  • Menu button width, thickness and radius of menu button lines.

List of subcategories:

  • background color
  • border thickness
  • border color
  • indents inside the category block
  • indent between subcategory items
  • display style (list, 2-column tile or 3-column tile)


  • border thickness, border color, shadow, background color, text color, text size, text style, text thickness at rest and on hover,
  • width and height of the image for the list of subcategories,
  • text indents


  • the width and color of the slider,
  • slider track color

Turn on the Subcategory preview app and customize it easily and quickly to match your store's corporate identity.

Right now improve the functionality of your store by enabling the category preview application and your customers will be grateful to you!

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If you need to translate texts in the application into your language, send an email to with the subject “I need a translation for Subcategory Preview”.



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