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Advance Categories

Magento categories extension

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Make it simpler to navigate your site

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Magento Compatibility:

CE 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 1.7.x,1.8.x
PE1.9.x, 1.10.x
EE 1.10, 1.12



  • Show subcategories with thumnail image when click on category (called categories list page)
  • Show show products and/or subcategories (Third level) in the categories list page


  • Allow to show subcategories when clicking on category
  • Allow to set the category level which will show its subcategories
  • Allow to show products and/or subcategories (Third level)
  • Allow to set the number of subcategries or products
  • Allow to set the number of columns in the categories list page.
  • Allow to show category description
  • Support Alt tags

Other Features

  • HTML/CSS validation
  • Easy to install, easy to upgrade, just copy to use
  • Friendly and flexible configuration
  • Support multiple stores and multiple languages
  • Easy to customize front-end via HTML/CSS
  • 100% open-source


+ new feature added

* bug fix

v3.4.1 (May 27, 2013)

+ Update mcore

v3.4.0 (March 13, 2013)
+ Optimize code (filter method related)

v3.3.0 (December 13, 2012)
* Fixed bug "make shop-by block not filter properly"

v3.0 (September 21, 2012)
+ Show subcategries in the category list
+ Show products in the category list
+ Show category description
+ Add more configuration
+ Making compatible with Magento PE, Magento EE
* Change MageWorld tab position

v2.2.0 (August 22, 2012)
* Fixed stop showing long description
* Fixed bugs on magento 1.7: double show category menu

* Upgrade for magento 1.6.x

+ Extension release

  1. Good extension review by Nelson

    Very easy to install. Simple to configure. The support is helpful. I have a issue with my template and extension, and mageworld have fixed this free for me. Thank MageWorld. I will buy more extensions in the future.

  2. Recommended review by Joesph

    It takes me 15 minuets to make working on my site. There is very simple. It works as advertised. I recommended.

  3. Great Support review by Chaples

    I purchased and installed extension. I used magento 1.7 and after install extension, on product page the long description is disappeared. I posted a ticket and they fixed it for me on 1 hour. Thanks Mage World for fast support.

  4. Simple extension review by Bum12

    This is simple extension, easy to install, easy to configure. I used on magento 1.6 and you should remove image thumnail field because on magento 1.6 have supported this.

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 1. Copy folder app, skin, media to magento root folder.( This do not override any file in your magento)

2. Make sure to clear cache in admin of magento

3. Config in admin:
Goto admin->system->configuration-> Advance Categories is on the left side, then choose options
Level: 0,1,2,3 ...
Column number: 1,2,3 ...
Enable advancecategories: Yes
If you don't want to disable advance categories, choose: No
4. Save and go to front-end to see

In case after installing extension, then you get message "Access denied", please try to logout and login again.

If you have any problem please email to: [email protected]

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