Create a subcategory
  • 19 Oct 2022
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Create a subcategory


If you have already created some categories for your courses, you can create subcategories to further organise your learning content.

Follow these steps to create a new subcategory:

  1. In the quick-access menu go to Courses and categories > Create new category.
  2. Set the parent category for which you want to create a subcategory.
  3. Give your subcategory a name.
  4. If you need to match this subcategory against an external system, set a unique ID.
  5. Optionally enter a description for your new subcategory.
  6. Click Create Category.

Alternatively, you can find the category you want to add a subcategory to, click the cog icon (Icon

Description automatically generated) and select Add subcategory.

Next steps

C007 - Courses and categories(2)The Totara Academy has a whole course dedicated to using Courses and categories in Totara. Here you can see best practice, learn more and give it a go yourself.

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