Editing catalog entries and categories directly from store preview

When you view a catalog entry or a category in store preview, you can display Edit links that are embedded in store preview pages. The links open the catalog entry or category for editing in the Catalogs tool, saving you time.

Before you begin

  1. HCL Commerce EnterpriseIn an extended site, the click-to-edit function to open a preferred store must be configured.
  2. If you use the Mozilla Firefox browser, configure the browser to display Management Center on top of the store preview page after you click Edit:
    For Firefox versions 22 and earlier:
    1. Open the Firefox browser.
    2. Click Tools > Options.
    3. Click the Content tab.
    4. To the right of Enable JavaScript, click Advanced.
    5. In the Advanced JavaScript Settings window, select Raise or lower windows.
    6. Click OK.
    For Firefox versions 23 and later:
    1. Open the Firefox browser.
    2. In the address bar, type about:config.
    3. If a warning message is displayed, click I'll be careful, I promise.
    4. In the Search field, type dom.disable_window_flip.
    5. In the Preference Name column, double-click the row for the preference named dom.disable_window_flip. The Value column changes to false.
    6. Close the tab in the browser.


  1. Launch store preview.
  2. Browse to a page that displays the catalog entry or category that you want to edit.
    For example, the page can be a product details page, a category page, or a page that contains an e-Marketing Spot that recommends the catalog entry or category.
  3. At the top of the store preview window, click Show Page Information.
  4. In the upper left corner of the catalog entry or category image, click Edit Catalog Entry or Edit Category.
    The Catalogs tool opens to the properties view for the catalog entry or category.