|Understanding pages in places / Designing places|
You can create a list of categories for describing places. These categories can be used as a filter when browsing places.
Place categories provide a useful way for community managers to classify places, so users have an easier time finding them when searching and browsing. These categories are created in the Admin Console, and can then be applied to any place in the place settings when creating or editing a place. A community can have up to 12 categories defined.
Note that the place categories are different from the categories used to classify content inside places. For more information, see Managing content categories from Admin Console.
To manage place categories: