The Catalog Settings section allows you to customize how Category and Product pages display, as well as control Product and Category image settings.


Applies to Version(s): 3.8.0 - Current


In this article, you will learn:

How to Edit Catalog Settings


How to Edit Catalog Settings


        1. Navigate to the Dashboard of your cart. Path to this area is <DomainName>/login.php Example: pinnaclecart.com/login.php.


        2. Go to Front - End > Catalog Settings on your admin panel.

catalog settings


Catalog Page Settings

catalog page settings

        1. Default products sort order

This option will adjust how your catalog is sorted. Options include:  Best Match (Default), Newest to System, Alphabetical, Product ID, Prices (Highest to Lowest), and Prices (Lowest to Highest).


        2. Display sort drop-down?

This will determine if the catalog will always sort by your selection, or allow customers to choose another sorting option.


        3. Products per page

Adjust how many products load per page. This number will determine the increments a customer can adjust if Display items drop-down is enabled (See below).


        4. Display items drop-down?

This will determine if the customer will be able to adjust the number of products listed per page. Be advised, the number of products loaded per page affects the time it takes for a page to load.


        5. Price Range Filters

This setting affects the options in cart designer relating to columns. Click on Price Range Filters to open the option to Enable. Choosing to Enable Price Range Filters displays the following options:

enable price range filters
Home Page Settings

home page settings

        1. Number of products displayed on home page

This allows you to alter the number of Products that load on the Home Page by default.


        2. Home page links to

This allows you to redirect your home page to another URL instead of the default index.php?p+home.



Product Page Settings

product page settings        1. Recommended products on product page

This allows you to adjust the amount of Recommended Products that appear when on the Product Level of your cart. This is a category set on the individual products you want to appear.


        2. Products you may like on product page

This allows you to adjust the amount of Products You May Like when on the Product Level of your cart. These are products that are similar to the product selected. 


        3. Enable email to a friend feature

This allows a customer to send a link to any product via email to a friend.


Category Image Settings

category image settings

        1. Category image size, pixels

This setting allows you to set a default size for your Category Images by pixel amount.


        2. Category image type

This setting allows you to set how Category Images are displayed. Options include: Proportionate (Default Setting) or Square.


        3. Category image resize rule

This setting allows you to resize Category Images to the default Category Image Size determined in the above setting.
Options Include: category image resize rule options

Note: Be aware, making smaller images larger can cause it to appear blurry.


        4. Category thumbnail image size, pixels 

This setting allows you to set a default size for your Category Thumbnail Images by pixel amount.

        5. Category thumbnail image type

This setting allows you to set how Category Thumbnail Images are displayed. Options include: Proportionate (Default Setting) or Square.

        6. Category thumbnail image resize rule

This setting allows you to resize Category Thumbnail Images to the default Category Thumbnail Image Size determined in the above setting. Options Include: Category thumbnail image resize rule options

Note: Be aware, making smaller images larger can cause it to appear blurry.


Product Image Settings

product image settings

        1. Product preview size, pixels

This setting allows you to set a default size for your Product Image(s) by pixel amount.

        2. Product preview type

This setting allows you to set how Product Images are displayed. Options include: Proportionate (Default Setting), Square, or Manual Upload.


        3. Product preview resize rule

This setting allows you to resize Product Images to the default Product Image Size determined in the above setting.
Options Include: Product preview resize rule optionsNote: Be aware, making smaller images larger can cause it to appear blurry.


        4. Product thumbnail image size, pixels

This setting allows you to set a default size for your Product Thumbnail Images by pixel amount.

        5. Product thumbnail image type

This setting allows you to set how Product Thumbnail Images are displayed.
Options include: Proportionate (Default Setting), Square, or Manual Upload.

        6. Product thumbnail image resize rule

This setting allows you to resize Product Thumbnail Images to the default Product Thumbnail Image Size determined in the above setting. Options include:

Product thumbnail image resize rule options


Note: Be aware, making smaller images larger can cause it to appear blurry.


Manufacturer Image Settings

manufacturer image settings        1. Manufacturer image size, pixels

This setting allows you to set a default size for your Manufacturer Image(s) by pixel amount.

        2. Manufacturer image type

This setting allows you to set how Manufacturer Images are displayed. Options include: Proportionate (Default Setting), Square, or Manual Upload.

        3. Manufacturer image resize rule

This setting allows you to resize Manufacturer Images to the default Manufacturer Image Size determined in the above setting. Options include:

Manufacturer image resize rule options

Note: Be aware, making smaller images larger can cause it to appear blurry.



Adding a Category

Adding a Product


If you didn't get your question answered, please contact the Pinnacle Cart Support Team. To submit a ticket, go to the My Account drop-down menu at the top right of the admin area and select Support.