Store and Category Manager interface is available if you have the Power Add-on installed. You will see a tab “Categories” in your Store Locator Plus User Interface.
Note: if you do not have Power add-on activated, the basic set up and tab/ panel is seen as Tagalong. Tagalong is a Legacy add-on that has now been included in Power Add-on for future Store Locator Plus versions published after June 2016
You can choose to show the categories that you have created in a drop down menu as part of the search form. You can add text as a label that will display at the top of the categories drop down menu, or you can leave blank. You can also add text for the category select box hat will appear in front of the category drop down on the user interface.
Hide Empty Categories Setting
Do NOT turn this on unless you have Pages enabled.
Turn on the icon legend and position it on the page layout using the Locator Layout under “View” with the shortcode [tagalong legend]. This will display the category icon array with text labels on your results page.
Search using Category
Turn on a simple drop down menu or cascading parent category menu with automatically displayed/hidden child menus for users to filter location results by assigned categories. If you have Premier subscription, there are additional options on hierarchy rules such as Parent/child drop down menus on the same search form .
Note: Any Premier feature requires an active Premier subscription,see the Tutorial for this feature