Product attributes are the characteristics of a determined product. They control and determine the product options, any additional product information, are used as search parameters, promotions, and allow the comparison between products.
There are default attributes created for the products. However, it is possible to create as many new attributes as needed to define different products.
1. Log in to Omnyfy Marketplace Backend. On the Admin sidebar, go to Stores > Attributes > Product.
2. You will find a list of existing Product Attributes. To add a new one, click Add New Attribute. To edit an existing, choose from the list.
Default label: The label of the attribute
Catalog Input Type for Store Owner *: The attribute type used for data entry. Example: Text Field, Date, Yes/No, Price, Text Swatch
Values Required: Choose Yes if the attribute is mandatory
If Multiple Select or Dropdown is chosen as "Catalog Input Type for Store Owner *" (Marketplace Owner/Vendor), the following table will appear to allow the options definition
4. Enter the Advanced Attributed Properties:
Attribute Code: Leave blank, as the system has an internal code
Scope: Where in your store the attribute can be used. Choose Global to make the attribute available for the current store and any other store created after
Unique value: To prevent duplicated values choose Yes. If the attribute can have duplicate values (default) choose No
Input Validation for Store Owner *: To insert a validity test into a text field. Example: email, letters, numbers
Add to Column Options: Select Yes to add this attribute to the list of column options in the product grid
Use in Filter Options: Select Yes to add this attribute to the list of filter options in the product grid
5. OPTIONAL - If you have more than one store using the attribute and want to define different attribute labels for each one, expand the Manage Labels sections and enter a title for each option.
6. To define how the attribute will appear and be used at the Storefront, expand the Storefront Properties.
7. Enter the Storefront properties:
Use in Search: Choose Yes to make the attribute available for search
Comparable on Storefront: Choose Yes to include the attribute in Product Comparison
Use in Layered Navigation: Choose Filterable (with results) to use only with results greater than zero. Choose Filterable (no results) for all values, whether the number of results is zero or greater
Use in Search Results Layered Navigation: Choose Yes to use the attribute in layered navigation on search results pages
Position: Indicate the relative position of the attribute in the layered navigation block
Use for Promo Rule Conditions: Choose Yes to use the attribute in price rules
Allow HTML Tags on Storefront: Choose Yes to allow the text to be formatted with HTML
Visible on Catalog Pages on Storefront: Choose Yes to include the attribute in catalog page listings
Used in Product Listing: Choose Yes to include the attribute in product listings
Used for Sorting in Product Listing: Choose Yes to use the attribute as a sort parameter for product listings
8. When complete, click Save Attribute
NOTE: *Any mentions regarding the Store Owner refers to a user that can create a product in the platform's back end system. This includes Marketplace Owner and Vendor Administrators.