To manage groups of properties, go to the administrative part of the CMS in the left menu click on
Properties - Properties.
To manage the properties, go to the administrative part of the CMS in the property group editing mode.
Name - name of the property;
Key - unique ID of properties within a given group. It may consist of Latin letters and underscore;
Value Type - the type of data. Used for data comparison and can be either a number or a string;
Property Handler IDe - a way to display the data properties for editing. It can take the following values:
Has Static Values - storage method in which the predetermined value. This type should be used if this property should be used in filters or to a specific list of values. For example, brands or colors;
Has Slugs In Values - used CNC filters (only works with
Is Eav - the property values are stored in a common table. This method is great for storing values that are rarely (not) repeat and do not require filtering. For example, washing instructions;
Is Column Type Stored - properties are stored as a column in the general table (if you want to change the properties of the database structure change key). This option is good if there is no need for filtration and the value should be stored for each item. For example, the weight of the goods or article;
Multiple - the property can accept multiple values;
Required - the property is required;
Interpret Field As - used to check for spam (more);
Captcha - use the property as a captcha;
Sort Order - order number of the properties;
Logic settings - logic used in the filtering widget (for versions below 2.0.0-beta).
The first step is to create a group. To do this, go to
Properties/Properties administrative section and click the
Add button. In the form we will be asked the name of the group (eg, drills), the object (Product). Click to save and proceed to create properties.
Now you need to add properties. Let us proceed.
Brand, which we plan to use in filters and know all the values of the first property. Therefore, press the
Add button, in the
Properties panel at the bottom of the page and fill in the form by the following data:
Click the button
Save. Then at the bottom of the page appears
Static Value panel, then click
Add Value. You can add all the valuesat once (by clicking on the button), or do it as filling properties of the goods (the goods directly to the edit page).
Now add one more property -
Dimensions. We do not need to filter on the property and its value hardly repeated. Therefore, create a property
Click the button
Save. Property group created is now necessary to add it to the product.