An attribute is basically product feature. A product is usually created by different features like Name, Description, Size, Price, etc. With the help of attributes, you can export the product information from Akeneo to E-commerce, Marketplaces, and Web Print.
Akeneo Product Information Management System help in maganging the product catalog which are centralized at one place. PIM provides the solution for centralized, data collection, management, filtration of the product.
For exporting the product information to channels like E-commerce, mobile, and Web Print, we make the attribute and attribute group in Akeneo.
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A product attributes is a product characteristic. Attribute are the featuere by which a product is created. Attributes contain the product information what you want to export from Akeneo to different channels.
There are the different type of attribute are available in Akeneo.
Depend upon the Akeneo version you can have 14 types of attributes.
- Reference data multi-select
- Reference data simple select
- Simple select
- Text Area
An attribute group is the group of attributes by the help of which product is created. You can create an attribute group and can manage all the product features in a group.Attribute group is the collection of all product features.
Before creating an attribute in Akeneo you have to create an attribute group.
Create an Attribute Group
To create an attribute group in Akeneo PIM first you have to go to the Akeeo dashboard. to create new attribute you have to click on Setting>>Attribute Groups. Then click to Create option on right side of the dashboard to create new Attribute Group.
Here you have to enter two values.
Properties: In properties, you will get the option to enter the code. You can enter here your attribute group name.
Label Translation: In this, you will get different locale option by which you can translate your label code.
Then Click to Save. After that new Attribute group will be created.
Now you have to click on the attribute group which you have created and then click to Add Attribute to assign the attribute in that attribute group.
You can delet the attribute from the delet icon shown in the below image.
Create an Attribute in Akeneo
Now after creating the attribute group. You have to create attribute. when you will create a new attribute you have to assign the attibute in a attribute group if there will be no such attribute in which you can assign the product the you can asssign the attribute in the other attribute group. This attribute group is the attribute group in which attribute can be assigened in different group.
To create new Attribute click to Setting>>Attributes>>Create Attribute.
After click on the Create Attribute option new page will open and then there will be 14 types of attributes you have to select the attribute type according to the Product feature.
After clicking on the attribute type you have to fill the attribute details like Code, Attribute Group.
You can fill further attributes details like size and extension. After it, you have to click on the save button.
After clicking on the save button you can see your created attribute in the attribute list.
Here you can search the attributes, filter the attribute on the basis of type and group, and perform the action like edit and delete the attribute.
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