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Product features

Article ID: 35
Last updated: 18 Aug, 2011
To set up product features:
  1. Log in to your administration panel, open the Catalog tab and click on the Product features link.
  2. Add features or groups of features that will be used for your products.
    1. In order to add a group: click on the Add group button on the right and specify the following fields in the opened Add new group window:
      1. Name - enter group name.
      2. Position - enter group position.
      3. Description - enter group description (it will be displayed if a customer clicks on ? link under the Features tab on the product details page in the storefront).
      4. Product - select if you want to display group on product details pages.
      5. Catalog pages - select if you want to display group on product list pages.


        new feature group

      6. Click on the Categories link at the top of the window.
      7. Click on the Add categories link and add categories for which this group will be available.
        After that click on the Create button.


        new feature group

    2. In order to add a feature click on the Add feature button on the right and specify the following fields in the opened Add new feature window:
      1. Name - enter feature name.
      2. Position - enter feature position.
      3. Description - enter feature description (it will be displayed if customer clicks on ? link under the Features tab on the product details page in the storefront).
      4. Type - select feature type. The following feature types are available:
        Check box - Check box, Multiple
        Select box - Select box, Number, Images
        Others - Text, Number, Date
      5. Group - select group to which feature will be applied (in order not to apply feature to any group leave None).
      6. Product - select if you want to display feature on product details pages.
      7. Catalog pages - select if you want to display feature on product list pages.
      8. Prefix - enter feature prefix.
      9. Suffix - enter feature suffix.
        After that click on the Create button.


        new product feature

  3. Open a product details page (click on the Products link under the Catalog tab and click on the desired product link).
  4. Click on the Features tab.
  5. Select the necessary feature variant(s) in the features list and click on the Save button.
NOTE: When editing a feature the tab Categories is displayed only if it doesn’t belong to any group. In the tab you can set the categories (namely products of these categories) for which this feature can be defined. If the product feature belongs to some group, then such categories are specified when editing the group.

NOTE:

You are able to add Features for a product using the import option. The description of the correct format can be found in the Imported fields format article.

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