Setting up custom fields for products

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Setting up custom fields for products

Post by Picannick » 14 Oct 2021, 09:57

Hi there,

I am sorry, if this question has already been answered, but I cannot find a solution. So maybe one of you can help us.

We want to create some custom fields (e.g. chechbox group or dropdownlist) with defined values, for example "Power: under 600 Watt, 600-1000 Watt, over 1000 Watt".
In the products you should be able to choose a value in the dropdown or checkboxgroup. The functionality shall be exactly as Joomla works with the article fields. We want to add a filter with this chosen values as well.

These values should not work as an option but like technical data. So like the specifications of each product, but I do not want to type it for every single product, but be able to choose from a predefined list of value. Can I reach this somehow? Maybe with Parameters and Parametervalues?

And if it is possible, then I also would like to be able to define a group of fields for a specific product category or subcategory, because different categorys need different extra fields.

I would be really pleased if somebody can help me,
Thankk you very much, kind regards
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Re: Setting up custom fields for products

Post by jpeters » 17 Oct 2021, 13:46

the only way i currently know.. create dummie product with the atributes.
Based on the dummie product create the product and use batch to copy the product details from the dummie.

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Re: Setting up custom fields for products

Post by Jan » 19 Oct 2021, 19:53

Hi, yes, attributes are defined for each product, but parameters can be defined globally so you can select them in each product and not type for each product.

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