Create a new category and set its position on the board index.


void createCategory (array $catOptions)

Parameter $catOptions

Expected type: Array
Description: An array of category options

Array Elements of $catOptions
Key Optional Expected type Description
cat_name no String The name of the category
is_collapsable yes Boolean Whether or not the category can be collapsed
move_after yes Integer The ID of the category that this one should appear after, or 0 to make it the top category.


  • Can be called from outside SMF to create a new category
  • Calls modifyCategory to save the position and "is_collapsable" info
  • Was located in Subs-Boards.php in 1.1