Editing products in bulk

How to edit attributes, categories, or relationships across multiple products at once, or find and replace values in text attributes

The easiest and quickest way to update information across multiple products is to edit them in bulk. You can bulk edit information directly from the product overview table or by importing a spreadsheet.  


Bulk edit by importing a spreadsheet 

Bulk edit from the product overview table

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Using a Spreadsheet

To bulk edit products via import using a spreadsheet, follow the import instructions.


Remember to:

  • Include a column with the product SKU.
  • Include a column for each attribute you want to change or update.
  • Define how to read data during the matching process (e.g. whether to add, overwrite, or erase information). 


From the Product Overview Table

You can also edit products in bulk directly in Plytix. 




To bulk edit products from the Product Overview table

  • Click on the 'Products' tab in the top navigation menu
  • Select 'All products' from the dropdown
  • In the table, select the products you want to edit (use filters to narrow down your selection)
  • Click the 'Edit' button that appears above the table
  • From here a window will appear that allows you to choose whether to edit attributes,  categories, or relationships.

💡 If you have a family selected in the overview, you will see your selection appear when you click to edit products in bulk. If you see that a family is selected, you will only be able to view and edit attributes that are included in this family.

ℹ️  When selecting products you can select them manually, select all product in a page, or select an entire selection once you have filtered out a set of products. 

⚠️ Note that if you select products page by page, your selection will be limited to 1,000 SKUs at a time.


Editing Attributes


The 'Attributes' option is selected by default. You may also edit 'Categories' or 'Relationships.' If you have a family selected in the product overview, you will see it just below these options. 3 To edit your attributes: 

  1. Select the attribute from the dropdown that you want to modify.
  2. Select or input the new value.
  3. Click 'Save'.

💡 You can update up to 3 attributes at a time. To do this select '+ Edit other attribute' before hitting save. 

💡 You can delete values from attributes in bulk. For this you simply have to select the option 'Erase content and leave empty'

ℹ️ When editing multiselect attributes in bulk, you have the option of replacing, removing or adding options.





Editing Categories


To edit categories:

  1. Choose the 'Categories' option at the top
  2. Select the action you want to perform: 'add', 'replace', or 'remove'.
  3. Select the categories you want to add, replace or remove.
  4. Click 'Save'.


ℹ️  You may only complete one action (add, remove, replace) at a time.


Editing Relationships


  1. Choose the 'Relationship' option at the top.
  2. Select the attribute you want to edit.
  3. Select the relationship you would like to edit.
  4. Click 'Next'.
  5. Select the product from which you want to add or remove the association.
  6. Click 'Save'.


💡 When adding a relationship you can also set a quantity. 

ℹ️ You can only add or remove one product relationship at a time. 


Find and Replace


  1. Choose the 'Find and Replace' option at the top.
  2. Select the attribute within which you want to find text.
  3. Check the box to match case, if you want to only replace values with the same upper and lowercase characters as your target.
  4. Type the text you want to find in the "Find" text box.
  5. Type the text you want to replace it with in the "Replace" text box.
  6. Click 'Replace All'.

ℹ️ Only text attributes (short text, paragraph, and label) can be edited with the "find and replace" action.

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