Manage all of your Custom Attributes or create new ones in Products > Attriubtes
Once an attribute is created and saved, you can not change the attribute type.
Within Custom Attributes you have the ability to manage the following settings:
This setting allows the Attribute to be required when creating a product in the Admin or via CSV. In the product edit screen, the required attribute will automatically appear in the Custom Attribute Section (see below).
This setting allows the attribute to be displayed in the "Compare Products" window.
If the values (or Options) for this Attribute are important for helping your customers filter products on your Category Page, you can turn this setting on. Filters will only appear on Categories that have products tagged with this Custom Attribute
This setting will only appear for Drop Down and Multi-Select Custom Attributes
Set a Sort Position for Filters - Want Size to be above Color? Set a sort position for each Custom Attribute to determine the order in which they show in your filters.
This setting will enable the attribute to be used as a filter for Search Results.
Want to have a Sale on all Large, Blue products? Turn this setting on for the Color and Size Custom Attributes to be used for building Discount Rules and Sales.
This setting will add this Custom Attribute to the Attributes block that can be added to your product page in the Visual Design Editor.
This setting allows the attribute to be visible below the product in the Mini-Cart and Shopping Cart
If the values (or Options) for this Attribute are important for helping your customers sort products on your Category Page, you can turn this setting on.
This setting will only appear for Drop-Down Type Custom Attributes
This setting will add the product attribute as a column on the Order Export accessible using Bulk Actions on the Order List Page
This setting allows the attribute to be used in the Admin Product Search on the Product List Page.
This setting allows the attribute to be visible below the product on the Search Result Page.
This setting allows the attribute to be visible below the product in the Search Results Preview that appears while typing into the search bar on your store frontend.
This setting allows the attribute to be visible below the product on Sales Emails. You can use this setting to provide some information about the product to the customer only after it has been purchased (such as a download link).
Options will only appear for Drop Down and Multi-Select Custom Attributes
Options allow you to manage the available values for Drop Down and Multi-Select Attributes. Options can be added both in Products > Attributes, or simply by entering new values in the Custom Attribute section of any Product. Learn more about adding Custom Attributes to Products
Options are also where you can manage Swatches!
Options must exist on the Attribute before CSV Import
If you are going to set attribute option values on products via CSV import, the Options values must first be added to the Attribute in the Admin.
You can change the order of your attribute options, which will also determine the order of the variables in the dropdown menu on product pages.
Go to Products > Attributes and open the attribute you want to edit, for example "Color".
To the left of each attribute option you will see numbers, which is the Position corresponding to the position of swatches or the dropdown menu on product pages for configurable products.
Click on the number next to the option name to open this window:
Change the number according to the position you want to give it in the dropdown menu or swatches.
Click Update Position and save the changes.
To sort your attribute options alphabetically without the need to enter a sort order number, you can click on the gear icon next to each option. From the drop down menu select Sort ALL Alphabetically:
You can also move the option to the bottom or the top of the list.
Flush Cache on your store after saving the edited attribute options.
Refresh > Flush Cache
Updated almost 2 years ago