The Attribute Properties section defines the properties that make up each attribute to determine how the field is used in the product catalog.
|Attribute Code||(Required) A unique identifier for internal use. The code can include a combination of lowercase letters (a-z) and numbers (0- 9), but must begin with a letter. The Attribute Code cannot include any special characters or spaces, although an underscore (_) can be used to indicate a space.|
|Scope||Indicates the relative range of influence the attribute has in your store. Scope can be used to make an attribute available throughout the entire website, or limit its use to a specific store view.
|Catalog Input Type for Store Owner||Determines the data type associated with the attribute, and input control used by the store administrator during data entry. Options include:
|Default Value||Assigns a starting value for the attribute, to help during data entry.
This option is not available for Multiple Select, Dropdown, or Fixed Product Tax input types. To assign a default value to Multiple Select or Dropdown input types, see Manage Label / Options.
|Unique Value||To prevent duplicate values in this field, set Unique Value to “Yes.” Options include: Yes / No|
|Values Required||To require that a value to be entered in this field before the record can be saved, set Values Required to “Yes.” Options include: Yes / No|
|Input Validation for Store Owner||Performs a validation check of the data entered in the field, based on the following options:
Letters (a-z, A-Z) or Numbers (0-9)
|Apply To||(Required) Identifies the product types with which this attribute can be used. Options include:
All Product Types
Selected Product Types
|Use to Create Configurable Product||(Dropdown input type only) Select “Yes” if this attribute will be used to create a drop-down list for a configurable product. Options include: Yes / No|