Attribute Types

You can choose from a selection of attribute types to fit the type of data you're looking to store for your products. This article provides an overview of the available attribute types, when to use them and the filter types they provide.

Overview

Here is a quick overview graphic of all of the information. Scroll down or click on the attribute type to find further information about each individual attribute type.

 

Overview of attribute types

 

Short Text

Names, Identifiers with letters, and other short values of text.

Short Text

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • contains
  • does not contain
  • is not equal to
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Paragraph

Longer pieces of plain text, eg. description, instructions and warranty content.

Paragraph

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • contains
  • does not contain
  • is not equal to
  • is defined
  • is not defined

HTML

For content that uses styling when exporting the content outputs in HTML/Rich Text format.

Rich Text

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • contains
  • does not contain
  • is not equal to
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Integer Number

A numerical input that only allows for whole numbers. If you do not input the number correctly you will get an error message. Useable for quantities, numerical identifiers, weight in grams, volume in ml/oz.

Integer number

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is not equal to
  • is greater than
  • is greater or equal than
  • is less than
  • is less or equal than
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Decimal Number

A numerical input that allows for decimal numbers.

decimal number

 

Filter Type:

  • Search by specific number
  • Search by number range

Filter type

 

Dropdown

For a set of options where only one option can apply at a time, i.e a color or size.

Dropdown Attributes are limited to 500 options. 

Dropdown

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is not equal to
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Multi-Select

For a set of options when multiple options can apply simultaneously, i.e. color combinations or available retail outlets (web shop, retail store...)

Multi-Select attributes are limited to 500 options. 

 

Multi-Select

Available filters

  • contains
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Date

Fairly self-explanatory, some examples are launch dates, end of life dates, etc.

Date

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is not equal to
  • is greater than
  • is greater or equal than
  • is less than
  • is less or equal than
  • is defined
  • is not defined

URL

Link to an external resource i.e. a YouTube video or external documentation.

URL

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is not equal to
  • contains
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Boolean

Used for all 'yes or no' questions about your products i.e. Dishwasher Safe or Discontinued.

 

Boolean

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is defined
  • is not defined

Media (Single)

Encapsulate a linked file for a product i.e. main image or instruction booklet.

 

MediaSingle

Available filters

  • is defined
  • is not defined

Media Gallery

Encapsulate multiple linked files for a product i.e. packshots, in-use images, firmware updates.

 

MediaGallery

Completeness

Completeness attributes let you choose how to track your product completion progress. Learn how to make them here.

Completeness

Available filters

  • is equal to
  • is not equal to
  • is greater than
  • is greater or equal than
  • is less than
  • is less or equal than
  • is defined
  • is not defined