How to add parent categories?

I can see the stock parent categories as admin and could not figure out how to add more parent categories to my website.

Thanks to all of you for a wonderful community.

If you visit your categories page ( there’s a new category button in the menu on the right


Hello Kris, Thanks a ton.

I got it.

I did that and when I do so, it shows box called “category Name” and then asks us to select from a dropdown in parent category. Went ahead and made the new category and selected uncategorised in dropdown. it formed a “new” parent category

Try leaving the parent category setting blank.