Provider attributes are the characteristics of a determined service provider. The Marketplace Owner manage these attributes to control and determine which data needs to be related to the provider. These attributes can be grouped into attribute sets after.
Log in to Omnyfy Marketplace Backend. On the Admin sidebar, go to Marketplace Management > Vendor Type > Provider Attributes.
2. You will find a list of existing Provider Attributes. To add a new one, click Add New Attribute. To edit an existing, choose from the list.
3. Enter the properties for the new attribute / change the existing one:
Default label: The name of the attribute
Input Type: The attribute type used for data entry. Example: Text Field, Date, Yes/No, Document, Multiple Select. If Multiple Select or Dropdown is chosen, a table will appear to allow the options definition
Values Required: Choose Yes if the attribute is mandatory
Attribute Code: Leave it blank, as the system has an internal code
Scope: Where in your store the attribute can be used. Choose Global to make the attribute available for the current store and any other store created after
Unique value: To prevent duplicated values choose Yes. If the attribute can have duplicate values (default) choose No
Input Validation for Store Owner *: To insert a validity test into a text field. Example: email, letters, numbers
Add to Column Options: Select Yes to add this attribute to the list of column options in the provider grid
Use in Filter Options: Select Yes to add this attribute to the list of filter options in the provider grid
4. OPTIONAL - If you have more than one store using the attribute and want to define different attribute labels for each one, expand the Manage Labels sections and enter a title for each option.
5. To define how the attribute will appear and be used at the Storefront, expand the Storefront Properties.
Use in Search: Choose Yes to make the attribute available for search
Use in Layered Navigation: Choose Filterable (with results) to use only with results greater than zero. Choose Filterable (no results) for all values, whether the number of results is zero or greater
Use in Search Results Layered Navigation: Choose Yes to use the attribute in layered navigation on search results pages
Allow HTML Tags on Storefront: Choose Yes to allow the text to be formatted with HTML
Visible on Pages on Storefront: Choose Yes to include the attribute on pages
Used in Listing: Choose Yes to include the attribute in listings
Used for Sorting in Listing: Choose Yes to use the attribute as a sort parameter for listings
Used in registration form: Choose Yes to include this attribute when creating a new Provider
Tooltip: Include a tooltip to add an explanation about the attribute
6. When complete, click Save Attribute
NOTE: Any mentions regarding to the Store Owner refers to a user that can create a provider in the platform's back end system. This includes Marketplace Owner and Vendor Administrators.