Categories allows you to group your products and also assign and nest parent-child category relations. NOTE that this parent-child relationship does not automatically affect products assigned into their respective categories. Once a category has been created, you can also manage and assign products into the category.
Similar to products, It has multiple properties that allows your frontend to manage how it can be displayed such as, but not limited to:
NOTE: Most, if not all of these fields serve as data storage only. It is up to the front-end to use these fields in practice, to manage the display on the website. (ie. category description, custom fields contents, media / gallery, etc.)
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