Add-on - Multiple descriptions + FAQ (with JSON-LD rich snippets)

Addon helps to promote in search engines categories pages. It provides more text content, wich can be placed on a limited page space in extra tabs. 

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Addon extends content part of categories pages:

  • addon addes additional tab for mass adding of info blocks (title + field with editor support and sortorder ability (added sorting field))

CS-Cart мультиописания для категорий

  • Addon adds on category page a special tabs, to show all content from added info blocks. By default you will have opened tab for category description.

CS-Cart мультиописания категорий

CS-Cart type:
  • CS-Cart Store Builder Free
  • CS-Cart Store Builder Plus
  • CS-Cart Store Builder Ultimate
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Standard
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Plus
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Ultimate
Functionality purpose:
  • SEO
  • Usability
  • Category page
СS-Cart version compatibility:
  • 4.3.3
  • 4.3.4
  • 4.3.5
  • 4.3.6
  • 4.3.7
  • 4.3.8
  • 4.3.9
  • 4.3.10
  • 4.4.1
  • 4.4.2
  • 4.4.3
  • 4.5.1
  • 4.5.2
  • 4.6.1
  • 4.6.2
  • 4.6.3
  • 4.7.1
  • 4.7.2
  • 4.7.3
  • 4.7.4
  • 4.8.1
  • 4.8.2
  • 4.9.1
  • 4.9.2
  • 4.9.3
  • 4.10.1
  • 4.10.2
  • 4.10.3
  • 4.10.4
  • 4.11.1
  • 4.11.2
  • 4.11.3
  • 4.11.4
  • 4.11.5
  • 4.12.1
  • 4.12.2
  • 4.13.1
  • 4.13.2
  • 4.13.3
  • 4.14.1
  • 4.14.2
  • 4.14.3
  • 4.15.1
  • 4.15.2
  • 4.16.1
  • 4.16.2
  • 4.17.1
  • 4.17.2
  • 4.18.1
Enabled update period:
  • 6 months (a paid renewal is available upon expiration)

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AB dev team guarantees limited technical support to customers through its own technical support system. In order to use the technical support, authorize on the site and click the "Support" button.

Support includes:
  • Author's answers to the technical questions of the work of the solution
  • Help in solving bugs and problems
  • Release of versions, that support new versions of CS-Cart as well as fixing bugs and issues
Support does not include:
  • Customization services
  • Installation services
  • Adaptation services for working with third-party solutions and modules
  • Update services



A complete list of technical support conditions look here

Release #20
v4.2.4 from 06-Jul-2022
New features and improvements:
[+] Added compatibility with CS-Cart 4.15.1.

Bug fixes:
[!] A chosen element has not been displayed in the picker header. Fixed.
Release #19
v4.2.3 from 02-Jul-2021
New features and improvements:
[+] Added support of pages and blog.
Release #18
v4.2.2 from 14-Apr-2021
New features and improvements:
[+] Added setting for dynamic filling “Display product without amount” on the editing element page.
[+] Added filtration of categories without multi-descriptions.
[+] On the editing element page added view of categories nesting into categories picker.
[+] Added the ability to delete multi-descriptions elements massively.

Functionality changes:
[*] Menu item name “Categories list” was changed to “Categories with multi-description”.
Release #17
v4.2.1 from 15-Mar-2021
This version contains important performance fixes. Please install the upgrade ASAP.

Bug fixes:
[!] Optimized database queries for the admin area.
Release #16
v4.2.0 from 15-Mar-2021


If you use the add-on "AB: SEO pages for filters", update the add-on up to version 7.4.4 to save working efficiency.

New features and improvements:
[+] Added setting “Position on the page” on editing page of multi-description element, that is liable for location of multi-description element at accordion or after it.
[+] Added the ability to enable or disable multi-description for specific type of entity.

Functionality changes:
[*] Added flexibility to mechanism of multi-description matching to entities(categories, seo pages for filters, product feature variants).

Bug fixes:
[!] On the editing multi-description page php notice occurred. Fixed.
[!] If feature variant type Brand was located in a group, variants were not displayed in a picker of the feature variant. Fixed.
[!] “Google AMP for SEO” add-on from Simtech. Error occurred when using placeholder [products] and display template “Table with prices”. Fixed.
Release #15
v4.1.1 from 18-Dec-2020
New features and improvements:
[+] Added compatibility with CS-Cart 4.12.1.
Release #14
v4.1.0 from 07-Dec-2020
Release video:

New features and improvements:
[+] Added template of product display "Table with prices" (located on the page "AB: Add-ons -> AB: Multiple category descriptions + FAQ -> Multi-descriptions elements -> [element name] -> tab "Dynamic filling").
[+] "AB: Extended meta tags and placeholders" add-on. Added placeholder [ab__mcd_name].
Release #13
v4.0.2 from 13-Oct-2020
Functionality changes:
[*] For CS-Cart version up to 4.11.* picker of multi-descriptions was changed on simpler component.

Bug fixes:
[!] Error could occur when updating add-on from version <3.0.0. Fixed.
[!] "Google AMP for SEO” add-on from Simtech. When going to the amp page for which multi-description is installed with placeholder [products], page was not loaded. Fixed.
Release #12
v4.0.1 from 13-Oct-2020
Functionality changes:
[*] Improved performance.

Bug fixes:
[!] Error could occur after reinstall of the add-on. Fixed.
[!] On the feature variants pages placeholder [storefront] was not working. Fixed.
Release #11
v4.0.0 from 13-Oct-2020
If you use add-on "AB: SEO pages for filters” you have to update this add-on up to v7.3.4

New features and improvements:
[+] Added the ability to install multidescriptions for features with "Brand, author, etc." purpose.
[+] Added the ability to link one multidescription with several categories, feature variants or SEO pages.
[+] Added the ability to create dynamic content for multidescription with the help of placeholder [products].
[+] Added list of all multidescriptions for convenient management.
[+] Added placeholder [month].

Functionality changes:
[*] Multidescription elements are unbound from objects (categories and SEO pages for filters).
[*] Different pages are created to edit multidescriptions.
Release #10
v3.2.0 from 13-Aug-2020
New features and improvements:
[+] Added Ukrainian language support.
[+] Added compatibility with "Advanced meta tags and placeholders" add-on of the version 2.0.0.
[+] Added a new placeholder “Storefront” to display storefront name.

Bug fixes:
[!] Multidescription tab was displayed without content on the storefront. Fixed.
Release #9
v3.1.1 from 03-Mar-2020
If you use the "AB: SEO pages for filters" addon, then you should upgrade the addon to version v7.1.3.
If you use the "AB: Hide the part of the content to needed height" addon, then you should upgrade the addon to version v2.2.0.
Before upgrade of the"AB: Multiple category descriptions" addon to release v3.1.1 make sure you have access to the versions of the addons that were mentioned above!

Functionality changes:
[*] YoupiTheme: Earlier if there was a multi-description without the general description then the first element of multi-descriptions became the general description and was displayed in the left. Now the first element of multi-descriptions stays in the multi-descriptions list and stretches for full width. Fixed;
[*] UniTheme and Responsive: General description was displayed as the first multi-description tab with the heading "Description". Now the general description is set above the multi-descriptions list.

Bug fixes:
[!] Category description was not displayed on the category page when multi-descriptions were not used. Fixed.
Release #8
v3.1.0 from 24-Feb-2020
New features and improvements:
[+] Added new "Add block header" setting on the tab "Multi-descriptions" to manage header view of the multi-description block on the editing category page.
[+] Added new "Use microdata FAQPage" setting for multi-description element on the "AB: Multi-descriptions" tab on the editing category page with a purpose of adding microdata "FAQPage" to the selected element.

Functionality changes:
[*] Removed the "View type" setting on the editing category page on the "AB: Multi-descriptions" tab.

Bug fixes:
[!] On the pages of pagination (2nd, 3rd, 4th and further) the main description of the category was displayed. Fixed;
[!] Add-on "AB: SEO pages for filters". Fixed the usage of the "Header", "Description" and "Header text of the block" fields.
Release #7
v3.0.0 from 14-Feb-2020
Feature additions:
[+] Added possibility to choose the view type of multi-descriptions: Multi-descriptions or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ);
[+] Added privileges;
[+] Added possibility to specify a HTML tag for the element title;
[+] Added possibility to specify the state of an element: open or closed;
[+] Added possibility to mass edit of the elements;
[+] Added possibility to use the placeholders in the title and description of the item: [year], [category], [category_lower], [Category] and [CATEGORY]. And when the "Custom H1 header PRO" add-on is active the following placeholders are available: [custom_category_h1], [custom_category_h1_lower], [Custom_category_h1] and [CUSTOM_CATEGORY_H1]
[+] Added new "Category list" item to the add-on menu to display the list of categories where multi-descriptions have been added;

Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed compatibility with YoupiTheme, UniTheme and Responsive themes;
[!] Fixed compatibility with AB add-ons: "SEO pages for filters" and "Hide the part of the content to needed height".
Release #6
v2.2.0 from 21-Dec-2019
Feature additions:
[+] Only for multi-description elements added the ability to mark them with FAQpage markup (JSON-LD). Learn more about this markup and;

Bug fixes:
[!] Theme "Unitheme2". The design of multi-descriptions was not adapted. Fixed;
[!] Theme "Youpitheme". Links in color and size were similar to the text. Fixed;
[!] Theme "Youpitheme". The setting "Max height of the multiple descriptions" was not used. Fixed.
Release #5
v2.1.1 from 19-Jun-2019
Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed compatibility with UniTheme2;
[!] Fixed compatibility with YoupiTheme v4.10.*;
Release #4
v2.1.0 from 13-Jun-2019
Feature additions:
[+] Добавлена совместимость с CS-Cart 4.10.1 и 4.10.2;
[+] Добавлена совместимость с Youpitheme v4.10.*;
[+] Добавлена совместимость с модулем "Сео-страницы для фильтров" версии v7.0.0;
[+] Добавлены демо-данные;
[+] Добавлен новый пункт меню "Общие настройки";

Bug fixes:
[!] Исправлены языковые переменные;
Release #3
v2.0 from 12-Nov-2018
Feature additions:
[+] Added compatibility with SEO pages for filters addon v6.0 and higher, now you can create multi-descriptions for seo pages;
Release #2
v1.1 from 08-Aug-2017
Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed styles;
Release #1
v1.0 from 25-Sep-2016