Adding attributes to Brand Portals

How to add product attributes to a Brand Portal in Plytix

The first step in creating a brand portal is identifying the attributes you want to include in it. In this article, we will show you how to add and manage attributes to use in your brand portal.

 

Add and delete attributes in a portal

Change an attribute's output label

Format an attribute's output

 


How to add and delete attributes to use in a brand portal

To add attributes to a brand portal click on a brand portal's name. This will take you to the brand portal's details page where you will enter in the "Attributes" tab. The system attributes SKU and Thumbnail are added by default.

Brand Portal - Attributes

To add more attributes

Brand Portals Add Attribute

  1. Click on "Add Attributes". 
  2. Under "Available attributes" select the attributes or attribute groups you want in your brand portal. Attributes selected will appear under "Selected attributes" on the right. 
    You can also add a computed attribute by clicking "+ New computed attribute" and naming it. 
  3. Click "Add attributes" to close the popup.
  4. Click "Save changes".

The attributes you've selected will appear in the "Attributes" tab. 

ℹ️  Attributes can be added more than once. 

💡 Use computed attributes to add static values.

To delete attributes added

brand portal - remove attribute

  1. Hover over the row of the attribute you want to delete. 
  2. Click on the "X" that appears at the right end of the row. 
  3. Save changes. 

 


How to change an attribute's output label

Once you've added the attributes you want to use in your brand portal you will see them in the "Attributes" tab. From here you can customize the output of the label of the attribute. This mean you can change the name of the attribute just for this brand portal. 

 

  1. Click on the "output label" of the attribute you want to rename. 
  2. Type in the new name and press "enter" on your keyboard. 
  3. Save changes.

Brand Portal - attribute output label

In the example above I have renamed "Video URL" to "Product Video". In my Plytix account, the attribute still remains as "Video URL" but in the portal visitors will see it as "Product Video". 

 


How to format an attribute's output

Apart from renaming attributes on output, some attributes types allow for customization on output. Attributes available for formatting will have content under the "Formatting" column.

attribute output formatting

To do this 

  1. Hover over the row of the attribute you want to format. 
  2. Click on the settings icon that appears at the right end of the row (if no icon appears then the attribute is not customizable). 
  3. Set your preferences
  4. Click "Okay". 

Check out the different options below. 

Boolean

Customize the output value for true and false.

Boolean settings

Computed Attribute

Use this for a static value or when using formulas.

computed attributes

Date

Configure how the date is displayed on output

Date configuration

 

Decimal

Define the decimal separator and decimal precision. 

Decimal format

 

 


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