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Custom Fields

Admin can add custom fields for the categories.

Custom Fields

Add Custom Field Group :

In this section we can create a group for custom fields. Different custom fields can be added to this group.

Add Custom Field Group

Here we can select a category and enter the field group name.

Manage Custom Field Groups:

We can manage all the custom field groups here.

Manage Custom Field Groups

Select the category to display all custom field groups in the category.

To display the child category group, tick the check box.

Here we can see the category name, group name, status, different actions and priority.

All the newly created groups are in blocked state. You need to activate it by clicking on the Activate link.

The different actions are

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Edit – Click the edit link to edit the group.

Block – Click on the block/deactivate link to block the group.

Delete – Click on the delete link to delete the group.

We can change the priority of the groups by clicking the up and down arrows.

Note: The priority arrows won’t appear if we select the child category groups also.

Add Custom Field :

Custom fields are the extra fields with categories to add more information about the item. In some categories, you want to add some extra fields. We can create these extra fields by using the ‘Add Custom Field’.

Add Custom Field

In this we can select the category, the custom field group, enter the Field Name, type of the field (text box, text area and drop down) and select the mandatory check for the field.

If this element is not related to any custom field group, please select ungrouped.

For the drop down field, you need to add the values separated by comma in the space provided.

Manage Custom Fields:

Here you can see all custom fields and can manage all these fields.

Manage Custom Fields

Here we can select the category and group for filtering.

It displays the category, group, field name, type of the field, status and different actions.

The different actions include edit the custom field, activate, deactivate/block the field and delete the field.

After adding a new custom field, you need to activate the same in this section.

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