Show or hide a category
  • 19 Oct 2022
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Show or hide a category


When a category is visible learners are able to see it. When a category is hidden only users with the appropriate permissions can see the category. You may want to temporarily hide categories while you add courses, or for courses you no longer want learners to access.

To show or hide a category follow these steps:

  1. Go to Quick-access menu > Courses and categories.
  2. Find the category you wish to show or hide.
  3. Click the show/hide eye icon to toggle between visible and hidden (when the eye is open the category is visible, when the eye is closed the category is hidden).
The capability to view hidden courses when applied to a category will enable hidden courses in subcategories to be viewed.

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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