What different product feature types are used for

When you add a new product feature in “Settings → Product types & Features” section, you need to select its type.

Some features offer additional settings such as a pre-defined list of values or value type.

If you need to store different values about a product, add several features of different types or with different settings, and complete their values in individual product profiles in “Products” section.


Custom text (input)

One-line text of up to 255 characters length.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product

HTML (textarea)

Multi-line text of up to 65,535 characters length. HTML tags are supported.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product

Yes/No toggle (boolean)

Feature showing a “Yes” or “No” value. If “Not defined” value is selected, then no value is displayed in the storefront.

Properties
  • one of three pre-defined values can be selected in product properties,
  • can be used to filter products and set up dynamic product categories.


Weight

Feature showing weight of a product.

Weight can be specified in grams, kilograms, pounds, and ounces.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product

A feature of type “Weight” with code weight must be added in an online store and have its values completed for all products for the correct calculation of shipping rates during checkout.


Value

Feature showing a numerical value, with a measure unit or without it.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product
  • feature can store the following types of values:
    • number without a measure unit
    • length
    • weight
    • volume
    • frequency
    • power
    • memory
    • area
    • time

Select from a list of values (select)

Feature showing a text value from a pre-defined list of values.

Features of this type can contain values of all types supported by “Value” type features.

Properties
  • one of pre-defined feature values can be selected in product properties
  • can be used to filter products and set up dynamic product categories

Color

Feature showing a color name with a colored marker.

Properties
  • several pre-defined feature values can be selected in product properties
  • can be used to filter products and set up dynamic product categories

Range

Feature showing 2 numerical vaues, a minimum and a maximum, to designate a range of possible values.

Features of this type can contain values of all types supported by “Value” type features.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product
  • can be used to filter products in categories

Value × Value [× Value]

Feature showing several dimensions of a product separated by × character.

It is useful for showing item dimensions — length, width, height.

Features of this type can contain values of all types supported by “Value” type features.

Properties
  • feature values must be entered manually for every product

Multiple values (checkboxes)

Feature showing several values of one type, separated by commas.

Features of this type can contain values of all types supported by “Value” type features.

Properties
  • several pre-defined feature values can be selected in product properties
  • can be used to filter products and set up dynamic product categories
  • feature values can be used to generate product SKUs in “Selectable parameters” mode

Divider

Feature for creating headers within the feature list.

Dividers are useful to separating a large feature list into smaller groups.

Properties
  • dividers must not be selected or enabled in individual product properties; a divider is automatically displayed for all products belonging to the types for which a divider feature is enabled in section “Settings → Product types & Features

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