How to Add Custom Fields to a BigCommerce Store
To add custom attributes to a BigCommerce product catalog, you have the four options listed below:
1. BigCommerce Custom Fields
The preferred way to add BigCommerce Custom Fields is to use the built-in Custom Fields feature. There is an easy way to hide BigCommerce Custom Fields from appearing on your product pages.
We can map your Custom Fields to any attribute of the feed. This feature is turned off by default (for performance reasons). If you want the Custom Fields available in your feed, please contact us and we can turn that feature on for you.
2. BigCommerce Meta-Fields
Meta-fields are an ideal way to store extra data in your catalog. You can store data at the product or variant level, or both. Our system can import this data and incorporate it into your feed.
You can use the BigCommerce Metafield Manager App to add, view, edit, import, or export BigCommerce metafields. Besides using an app, the only other way to manage these is via the BigCommerce API.
3. Use an Unused Field
You can also enter data into built-in product attributes that you are not likely to use for anything else. Here are some unused field suggestions:
- Other Details
- Bin Picking Number, Warranty Information, Search Keywords
- Accounting Settings
- Asset Account Code, Income Account Code, Expense/COS Account Code
- Peachtree Fields
- General Ledger Account
- Google Shopping
- Color, Size, Material, Pattern
We can map any of the above fields to any attribute in your feed. For example:
Bigcommerce => Google Feed Attribute Color => custom_label_0 Material => custom_label_1 Pattern => custom_label_2
4. Google Sheets
You can set up a Google Sheet (public read-only, unlisted), and add product ID and custom attributes there. With a Custom feed, we can program your feed to incorporate data from the Google Sheet. Please contact us for more information.
5. Private Database
We can also provide you with a private database, where you can directly enter the data. The advantage of this is that the product IDs can be automatically maintained. Please contact us for more information.
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Lasted Updated: July 13, 2020Send Feedback