TABLE OF CONTENTS
- System-Defined Category Attributes
- Adding and Editing a Category Attribute
- Delete Category Attribute
- Additional Information on Image Attribute
Navigate to: PIM > Category Attributes
Category Attributes help pass along important information to Znode and Administrators about Categories. New Categories inherit the Category Attributes from the respective Product Attribute Category.
Category Attributes are the building blocks of the category data model. Administrators can easily create custom individual attributes to be used during the category creation process.
Category Attributes contain Attribute Details and Attribute Types.
- Attribute Details are the actual descriptive characteristics of Categories.
- Attribute Types determine what type of input to accept and, ultimately, how Znode will interact with the Attribute. Znode’s built-in attribute types are:
- Text Area
Znode comes with many default Category Attributes to get you off the ground. These are the most commonly used Attributes to help Administrators start creating Categories, however, the custom attributes can be added at any time.
System-Defined Category Attributes
Internally used name for the category. Displayed in the navigation menu.
Displayed as the category page title.
Categories with a lower display order are displayed first on the navigation menu.
Upload a suitable image for your category. These file types are supported. The file size should be less than 1.5 Mb. Your image will automatically be scaled so it displays correctly in the catalog.
Image alt text
This text is displayed if the image does not download correctly..
Enter an optional short description (less than 100 characters) to be displayed in the search result listing grid.-
You can enter rich text and upload images using the editor. This will allow you to create a splash page for your Category or provide a text introduction that will show above your products. You may leave this field blank.
Enter additional information for the Category description.
You can enter rich text and upload images using the editor. This can be used for Category Banner.
Adding and Editing a Category Attribute
Navigate to: PIM > Category Attributes > “Attributes” > “Add Attributes”
Add Category Attribute Details
The administrator needs to select the attribute type from the available list of types.
The administrator needs to add a unique Alphanumeric code that identifies the attribute.
The administrator needs to select if the attribute is required or not.
The administrator needs to select if the attribute can be localized or not.
The administrator needs to select if the attribute can be personalized or not.
Is shown on Grid
The administrator needs to select if the attribute should be shown as a column on a PIM > products list page or not.
The administrator can select the type of value the attribute field should accept. Not available for all attribute types.
The administrator can add a customized type of the value the attribute field should accept by adding a regular expression for the custom type. Not available for all attribute types.
The administrator can add a start Date if the “Attribute Type” date is selected.
The administrator can add an end Date if the “Attribute Type” date is selected.
The administrator can add a numeric value here which will indicate the maximum number of characters the attribute value should support.
The administrator can select if the attribute value needs to be unique or not.
The administrator needs to select an attribute group where the attribute will belong.
The administrator can select if the attribute will be used for the product comparison on the webstore.
Is used in search
The administrator can select if the attribute needs to be used in a search or not.
The administrator can add the default value of the attribute.
The administrator can add a help text which would describe the attribute on the “add/edit product” page.
The administrator can add the sequence number here. This sequence number will indicate the position of the attribute in the attribute group.
Delete Category Attribute
Navigate to: PIM > Category Attribute
Steps to delete Category Attribute:
- Click on the “delete” icon
- The Category Attribute is now deleted.
Note: Administrators will not be able to delete an attribute that is being used by a category or is system defined.
Additional Information on Image Attribute
Navigate to: PIM > Category Attribute > Attribute
Administrators can change the size of the Category Images from this section. The images are displayed on the webstore on the basis of the size selected here.