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    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x

    Akeneo Table Attribute Extension

    Introduction

    Akeneo Table Attribute: With the help of Akeneo Table Attribute extension, you can create table attributes for products. Table attribute allows multi-dimensional presentation of product data in the form of a table. It is very useful for managing multiple data entries of a product. Add customizable rows and columns to a table.

    Please Note – Akeneo Table Attribute is compatible with Community Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Cloud (PaaS/Flexibility) Edition of Akeneo.

    Features

    • Support text, select, image and file column type
    • Support column level validation (Not Blank, URL, Email, Number)
    • Multi-channel and language support
    • Support Import/Export for CSV and XLSX
    • Attribute Columns Import/export jobs for CSV and XLSX
    • Also compatible with the latest version of Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x

    Installation

    Follow the installation steps:-

    1. Unzip the respective extension zip and then merge “src” folder into Akeneo project root directory.

    2. Goto app/AppKernel.php and add following line in function registerProjectBundles()



    3. Goto app/config/routing.yml and add these lines at top of the file.



    4. Goto app/config/config.yml and add the following line under ‘imports:’



    For Akeneo 3.0, you have to add this line.


    5. You have to navigate first to Akeneo installation directory (Ex: cd /opt/bitnami/apps/akeneo/htdocs). After SSH, you have to run the command to your Akeneo server by the terminal.



    6. Restart apache2 or nginx server to clear the application cache.

    Uninstall the Connector

    Please follow these steps for uninstalling the Akeneo Table attribute connector:

    Step1 – Goto app/AppKernel.php and comment or remove the following line in function registerProjectBundles()


    Step 2 – Goto app/config/routing.yml and comment or remove at top of the file.


    Step 3 – Goto app/config/config.yml and comment or remove the following line under ‘imports:’


    Step 4 – Remove all the table type attribute in the connector by using UI or CLI. You can go to Setting -> Attribute and you can delete all the Table type attributes.

    If you want to delete the Table attributes with the command then you can go to your Akeneo installation root directory and run this command:


    Step 5 – Run this command after ssh to your akeneo server by the terminal

    Common Issues After Installation

    It might happen that even after proper installation, upon opening your Akeneo admin dashboard, you see a loading screen. In that case, do check for the following solution:

    • Webpack Installation: If you get the below error It means that web pack is not installed in your system. Run the following command
    • Module routing.yml is not configured properly. Re-check the routing.yml file as mentioned in the 3rd step of Module Installation
    • Clear your browser cache.

    Create Table Attribute

    Table attribute has many use cases, you can create a table for managing product information in an organized manner. In the following screenshots, I’m using table attribute for creating a size chart.

    So, once you have installed Akeneo Table Attribute module, login to your Akeneo platform. Go to Settings>Attributes>Create Attribute.

    Click Create Attribute button, a pop-up window will appear, select Table option.

    In the Properties section, enter any value in Code and select any Attribute Group in which you want to assign this new table attribute.

    Enter table attribute label with translations and click Save button.

    After that, you can create columns in the table and provide column code, label with translations.

    Type

    Select what kind of value will be entered in the table grid.

    • Text
    • Select
    • Image
    • File
    • Reference select type
    • Date

    Reference Select Type:

    Reference select attribute is a simple select and multi-select option. Now you can use the reference data attribute in this module.

    For it, You have to choose the text type Reference Select and then you will find the option for the simple select and multi-select attribute.

    Validation

    Set validation for the input values of rows.

    • Email
    • URL
    • Number
    • Not Blank

    Configuration

    If you are using Select Type values, you can add options in the Configuration.

    When you have mentioned all the column information, you can save the attribute and view it. You can also make any changes if you want to do it.

    Using Table Attribute

    For using table attribute, you need to assign it to a Family first. Go to Settings>Families>Edit>Add Attributes. Select your new attribute and click Save button.

    After that go to Products and create a product. Click Add Row button and enter values and then click Save.

    Export CSV/XLSX

    You can export table attribute data in CSV and XLSX formats.

    Once you have created the export profile, in the Global Settings you can mention the File path and Number of line per file (with/without header).

    Once the export execution process is finished, you can download the file to your computer.

    Support

    Thank you for reading this documentation, in case you have any query, please send an email to support@webkul.com

    Current Product Version - 1.0.5

    Supported Framework Version - Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x

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