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Updating Categories! [message #47717] Tue, 01 May 2012 21:58 UTC
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Hey everyone!

A few weeks ago we had clued you in that we would be updating our categories soon in this thread: http://www.shapeways.com/forum/index.php?t=msg&th=9120&a mp;start=0&. We received some great feedback from you. Thank you all very much.

TOMORROW we will be modifying the categories. The final list of categories are as follows:

1. Gadgets
- Cases
- Accessories
- Keychains & Key Fobs
- Desk Toys
- Robotics
- Music

2. For your home
- Accessories
- Dining
- Lighting
- Furniture

3. Jewelry
- Bracelets
- Cufflinks
- Earrings
- Necklaces
- Pendants
- Rings

4. Fashion
- Glasses
- Belts
- Bags & Purses
- Wallets
- Buttons

5. Miniatures
- Figurines
- Model Trains
- Vehicles
- SciFi
- Memorabilia

6. Maker / DIY
- Spare Parts
- Mechanical Parts
- Tools

7. Games
- Board Games
- Dice
- Puzzles
- Toys

8. Art
- Mathematical Art
- Sculptures

If you had a model that was in a category that is no longer available, don't fret. We'll make sure it is associated with the most relevant category. Below is a list of the previous categories and the new category they are moving in to. Take a look at our migrations:

Art >> Religious Art --> Art
Art >> Fan Art --> Miniatures >> Memorabilia
Hobby >> Robotics --> Gadgets >> Robotics
Hobby >> Musical Instruments --> Gadgets >> Music
Hobby >> Figurings/Character --> Miniatures >> Figurines
Hobby >> SciFi --> Miniatures >> SciFi
Hobby >> Model Trains --> Miniatures >> Model Trains
Hobby >>Mechanical Parts -- >Maker/DIY >> Mechanical Parts
Home Decor --> For Your Home
Home Decor >> Decorative --> For Your Home >> Accessories
Home Decor >> Table Settings --> For Your Home >> Dining
Home Decor >> Lighting --> For Your Home >> Lighting
Home Decor >> Pictures --> For Your Home
Jewelry >> Braile --> Jewelry
Jewelry >> Buttons --> Fashion >> Buttons
Jewelry >> Pendants/Charms/Beads --> Jewelry >> Pendants

If you had Seasonal selected as a category, please note that those categories have been removed from the category selection. To make sure your models are still easily discovered on Shapeways, please be sure to edit your model and select an appropriate category. Remember, you can still tag your model with an appropriate seasonal tag!

If you have any feedback you'd like to send our way do so in the New Categories thread in the Bug Reporting & Site Feedback forum: http://www.shapeways.com/forum/index.php?t=msg&th=9120&a mp;start=0&

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