A subcategory for everything

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Projects on Kickstarter come from every corner of the creative universe, and we want to recognize that. As of today, you can create and discover projects in 94 new subcategories.

We've finally added the subcategories you've all been asking for, like 3D Printing, Food Trucks, Architecture, Playing Cards and even Typography. We also added a few subcategories that no one was asking for but that we thought would be cool, like Pet Fashion, Robots and Bacon.

If you're a creator with a live project, you can choose to have your project displayed under one of these new subcategories immediately. Just visit your project page, select Edit Project, and make the change on the Basics tab. Your project will appear under both the subcategory (Restaurants, for example) and the parent category (Food) in Discover. If you're a backer, you can find these new subcategories in our advanced search right now. (Try searching for R&B Music projects on Earth sorted by Magic.)

We hope you're as excited as we are about these new subcategories, and we can't wait to see the weird new ideas that they inspire. (More are on the way, so drop your suggestions in the comments!)

    1. Irsan Mehar on

      wow gr8 job!
      so can i choose new category , because my project is still running.

    2. Irsan Mehar on

      sorry, i meant can i select multiple option!
      damm excited!

    3. Carol Benovic

      Yum, bacon! Great post. =D

    4. Adrian Sieber on

      Still no education category!?

    5. Stephanie Pereira

      @Adrian S. --> Education projects happen in all categories! Look for a tag in the future. ; )

    6. Albert Ptasznik on

      how do set my project in the science fiction category? When go to edit changes, all it says is, subcategory optional, and that's it.

    7. Albert Ptasznik on

      Oh, wait that just means it's left blank. I'm an idiot.

    8. Elliot Houlston on

      Is there a negative aspect of using subcategories in terms of how your project will display?

    9. Michael C. Stewart on

      @Elliot - Nope! You can select a subcategory to help people find your project, and you'll still show up in the parent category and any other places your project ought to (such as Popular or Staff Picks).

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