What is a hidden category?

When you create a new category you can either allow your customers to view it or you can hide it until you are ready for it to be viewed. This is called a hidden category. A hidden category can unhidden at any time. For more information on how to add a category, including a hidden category please go to How do I create a product category? To take a hidden category out of hiding please go to How do I take a hidden category out of hiding?