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Product Fields Auto-Generation

Product Fields Auto-Generation

Field Scope Description
Mask for SKU Global Determines the default value of the SKU field based on placeholder values from other fields and any additional text that is entered. Default placeholder:
Product Name{{name}}
Mask for Meta Title Global Determines the default value of the Meta Title field based on placeholder values from other fields and any additional text that is entered. Default placeholder:
Product Name{{name}}
Mask for Meta Keywords Global Determines the default value of the Meta Keywords field based on placeholder values from other fields and any additional text that is entered. Default placeholder:
Product Name{{name}}
Mask for Meta Description Global Determines the default value of the Meta Description field based on placeholder values from other fields and any additional text that is entered. Default placeholder:
Product Name{{name}}
Description{{description}}

Storefront

Storefront

Field Scope Description
List Mode Store View Determines the format of the search results list. Options:
Grid OnlyFormats the list as a grid of rows and columns. Each product appears in a single cell of the grid.
List OnlyFormats the list with each product on a separate row.
Grid (default / List)By default, products appear in Grid view, but can be toggled to List view.
List (default / Grid)By default, products appear in List View, but can be toggled to Grid view.
Products per Page on Grid Allowed Values Store View Determines the number of products displayed in Grid View. To provide a selection of options, enter multiple values separated by commas.
Products per Page on Grid Default Value Store View Determines the number of products displayed per page by default in Grid View.
Products per Page on List Allowed Values Store View Determines the number of products displayed in List View. To provide a selection of options, enter multiple values separated by commas.
Products per Page on List Default Value Store View Determines the number of products displayed per page by default, in List View.
Product Listing Sort by Store View Determines the sort order of the search results list. The selection of options is determined by the Display Settings of the category and the available attributes that are set to be “Used for Sorting in Product Listing”. The default is set to “Use All Available Attributes,” and typically includes:Best ValueNamePrice
Allow All Products per Page Store View If set to “Yes,” includes the “ALL” option in the “Show per Page” control.
Use Flat Catalog Category Global Enables the flat category structure. Options: Yes / No
Use Flat Catalog Product Global Enables the flat product structure. Options: Yes / No
Swatches per Product Store View Determines the number of swatches available for each product. Default:16

Product Reviews

Product Reviews

Field Scope Description
Allow Guests to Write Reviews Website Determines if customers must open an account with your store to be able to write product reviews.

Product Alerts

Product Alerts

Field Scope Description
Allow Alerts When Product Price Changes Store View Determines if email alerts are available for product price changes. Options:  Yes / No
Price Alert Email Template Store View Identifies the template that is used for product price change email alerts. Default template: Product price alert
Allow Alert When Product Comes Back in Stock Website Determines if customers can choose to receive an alert when the product comes back in stock. Options:  Yes / No
Stock Alert Email Template Store View Identifies the template that is used for stock alert email notifications. Default template: Product stock alert
Alert Email Sender Store View Determines the store contact that appears as the sender of the product alert email message.

Product Alerts Run Settings

Product Alerts Run Settings

Field Scope Description
Frequency Global Choose how often product alerts are sent out: Daily, Weekly, or Monthly.
Start Time Global Choose what time of day the product alert process starts. This time should be after any price or inventory updates are performed.
Error Email Recipient Global Identify the email address of the person (normally a store administrator) who should receive an email notification when there is an error in the product alert process.
Error Email Sender Global Select the role that the email will be “from”.
Error Email Template Global Select the email template to use for product alert error notifications.

Product Image Placeholders

Product Image Placeholders

Field Scope Description
Base Image Store View Identifies the placeholder file chosen for the base image.
Small Image Store View Identifies the placeholder file chosen for the small image.
Thumbnail Store View Identifies the placeholder file chosen for the thumbnail.
Choose File   Navigates to the file and uploads it as the placeholder image for the type.

Product Video

Product Videos

Field Scope Description
YouTube API key Store View Specifies the API key that is required to connect to the YouTube server.

Recently Viewed/Compared Products

Recently Viewed/Compared Products

Field Scope Description
Show for Current Website Limits the products shown to the current website. Options: Website, Store, Store View
Default Recently Viewed Products Count Store View Determines the maximum number of recently viewed products that appear in the list.
Default Recently Compared Products Count Store View Determines the maximum number of recently compared products that appear in the list.

Price

Price

Field Scope Description
Catalog Price Scope Global Determines the scope of the base currency. Options: Global / Website.

Layered Navigation

Layered Navigation - Automatic (equalize price ranges)

Layered Navigation - Automatic (equalize product counts)

Layered Navigation - Manual

Field Scope Description
Display Product Count Store View Determines if the product count appears after each attribute, price range, and category. Options: Yes / No
Price Navigation Step Calculation Store View Determines the method used to determine the price navigation step. Options:
Automatic (equalize price ranges)Bases the calculation on the price range of products in the group.
Automatic (equalize product counts)Bases the calculation on the number of products in the group. Establishes a threshold for the minimum number of products in the group, to prevent them from being divided into smaller groups.
ManualUses the division limit that you enter for price intervals.
Default Price Navigation Step Store View Determines the number of products that are included in each step.
Maximum Number of Price Intervals Store View Establishes a limit for the number of price intervals that appear in layered navigation.

Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization

Field Scope Description
Popular Search Terms Store View Determines if Popular Search Terms is implemented in the store. Options include: Enable / Disable.
Product URL Suffix Store View Determines if a suffix, such as html or htm, is applied to product URLs. If used, do not include a period before the suffix, because it is applied automatically.
Category URL Suffix Store View Determines if a suffix, such as html or htm, is applied to category URLs. If used, do not include a period before the suffix, because it is applied automatically.
Use Categories Path for Product URLs Store View Determines if category paths are included in product URLs. Doing so can cause multiple URLs to point to the same page, which might impact search rank. To learn more, see: Canonical Meta Tag.
Create Permanent Redirect for URLs if URL Key Changed Store View Determines if a permanent redirect is created automatically whenever a URL key changes. When implemented, the Create Custom Redirect for old URL checkbox below the product URL Key field is selected by default. Options include: Yes / No.
Page Title Separator Store View Identifies the character that separates the category name and subcategory in the browser title bar.
Use Canonical Link Meta Tag for Categories Store View If there are multiple URLs that point to the same category page, this option uses a canonical meta tag to identify the category URL that search engines should index. The URL includes a full name to the category using the metatag. This reduces duplicate content and improves SEO. Options include: Yes / No.
Use Canonical Link Meta Tag for Products Store View If there are multiple URLs that point to the same product page, this option uses a canonical meta tag to identify the product URL that search engines should index. The URL includes a full name to the product using the metatag. This reduces duplicate content and improves SEO. Options include: Yes / No.

Category Top Navigation

Category Top Navigation

Field Scope Description
Maximal Depth Global Determines the number of subcategory levels in the top navigation. The default value of zero places no limit on the number of levels.

Magento offers a choice of search engines, and supports both MySQL and several versions of Elasticsearch.

MySQL

Catalog Search - MySQL

Field Scope Description
Minimal Query Length Store View The minimum number of characters allowed in a catalog search. The value set for this option must be compatible with the corresponding range set in your MySQL search engine configurations. For example, if you set this value to 2 in Magento, update the value in your search engine.
Maximum Query Length Store View The maximum number of characters allowed in a catalog search.The value set for this option must be compatible with the corresponding range set in your MySQL search engine configurations. For example, if you set this value to 300 in Magento, update the value in your search engine.
Number of top search results to cache Store View The number of popular search terms and results to cache for faster responses. Entering a value of 0 caches all search terms and results when entered a second time. Default value: 100
Search Engine Global Identifies the search engine used to process requests for catalog data. By default, Magento Enterprise uses the MySQL search engine. Selected value: MySQLEAV product indexer is always enabled for MySQL. This feature improves indexation speed and restricts the indexer from use by 3rd party extensions.
Autocomplete Limit Store View The maximum number of search results to display for search autocomplete. Restricting this amount increases performance of searches and reduces the displayed list size. Default value: 8
Enable Search Suggestions Store View Determines if search suggestions appear for common misspellings. When enabled, search suggestions are offered for any request that returns no results. Search suggestions can impact the performance of search. Options: Yes / No. When set to Yes, additional options display for Enable Search Recommendations and associated fields.
Search Suggestions Count Store View The maximum number of search suggestions offered. Default value: 2
Show Results Count for Each Suggestion Store View Determines if the number of search results is shown for each suggestion. Depending on theme, the number usually appears in brackets after the suggestion. Options: Yes / No
Enable Search Recommendations Store View Determines if search recommendations are offered when a search returns no results. Options include: Yes / No. When set to Yes, additional options display for Search Recommendations Count and Shows Results Count for Each Recommendation.
Search Recommendations Count Store View Specifies the number of search terms offered as recommendations. By default, no more than five are shown.
Show Results Count for Each Recommendation Store View When set to "Yes", the number of products found for the proposed search recommendation is shown in the brackets. Options: Yes / No

Elasticsearch

Magento supports the following versions of Elasticsearch: 6.0+, 5.0+, and 2.0+ (deprecated).

Catalog Search - Elastic Search (including 6.0+)

Field Scope Description
Minimal Query Length Store View The minimum number of characters allowed in a catalog search. The value set for this option must be compatible with the corresponding range set in your Elasticsearch search engine configurations. For example, if you set this value to 2 in Magento, update the value in your search engine.
Maximum Query Length Store View The maximum number of characters allowed in a catalog search. The value set for this option must be compatible with the corresponding range set in your Elasticsearch search engine configurations. For example, if you set this value to 300 in Magento, update the value in your search engine.
Number of top search results to cache Store View The number of popular search terms and results to cache for faster responses. Entering a value of 0 caches all search terms and results when entered a second time. Default value: 100
Enable EAV Indexer Global Determines if you want to enable or disable the Product EAV indexer. This feature improves indexation speed and restricts the indexer from use by 3rd party extensions. This option only displays for Elasticsearch or Elasticsearch 5.0+ Search Engines. Default Option: Yes for enabled
Search Engine Global Identifies the search engine used to process requests for catalog data. Options:
Elasticsearch(Deprecated) Elasticsearch 2.0+ has reached end of life. To learn more, see Elastic Product End of Life Dates.
Elasticsearch 5.0+ (Default) Elasticsearch 5.0+ is scheduled for end of life. To learn more, see Elastic Product End of Life Dates.
Elasticsearch 6.0+ (Recommended) For the best performance, we recommend that you use the latest version of Elasticsearch 6.0+.

To learn more about using Elasticsearch versions 2.x and 5.x, see Change the Elasticsearch Client.

Autocomplete Limit Store View The maximum number of search results to display for search autocomplete. Restricting this amount increases performance of searches and reduces the displayed list size. Default value: 8
Elasticsearch Server Hostname Global Specifies the name of the Elasticsearch server. Default value: localhost
Elasticsearch Server Port Global Specifies the number of the server port used by Elasticsearch.
Elasticsearch Index Prefix Global Assigns a prefix to identify the Elasticsearch index. Example: Magento2
Enable Elasticsearch HTTP Auth Global If enabled, uses HTTP authentication to prompt for a username and password before accessing Elasticsearch Server. Options: Yes / No
Elasticsearch Server Timeout Global Determines the number of seconds before the server times out. Default value: 15
Test Connection

 

Validates the Elasticsearch connection.
Enable Search Suggestions Store View Determines if search suggestions appear for common misspellings. When enabled, search suggestions are offered for any request that returns no results. Search suggestions can impact the performance of search. Options: Yes / No. When set to Yes, additional options display for Enable Search Recommendations and associated fields.
Search Suggestions Count Store View Determines the number of search suggestions that are offered. For example: 2
Show Results Count for Each Suggestion Store View Determines if the number of search results is shown for each suggestion. Depending on theme, the number usually appears in brackets after the suggestion. Options: Yes / No
Enable Search Recommendations Store View Determines if search recommendations are enabled for the store view. Options: Yes / NoWhen set to Yes, additional options display for Search Recommendations Count and Shows Results Count for Each Recommendation.
Search Recommendations  Count Store View Specifies the number of search terms offered as recommendations. By default, no more than five are shown.
Show Results Count for Each Recommendation Store View When set to "Yes", the number of products found for the proposed search recommendation is shown in the brackets. Options: Yes / No

Downloadable Product Options

Downloadable Product Options

Field Scope Description
Order Item Status to Enable Downloads Website Determines the status that an order must have before downloads become available. Options include: Pending, Invoiced
Default Maximum Number of Downloads Website Determines the default number of downloads available to a customer.
Shareable Website Determines if customers must log in to their accounts to access the download link. Options include:
YesAllows the link to be sent by email, which can then be shared with others.
No Requires customers to log in to their accounts to access the download link.
Default Sample Title Store View The default title for all sample files.
Default Link Title Store View The default link for all downloadable titles.
Opens Links in New Window Website Determines if the download link opens in a new browser window. Options include: Yes / No
Use Content Disposition Store View Determines how the link to the downloadable content is delivered, as an email attachment, or as an inline link in a browser window. Options include:
AttachmentThe download link is delivered as an email attachment.
InlineThe download link is delivered as an inline link on a web page.
Disable Guest Checkout if Cart Contains Downloadable Items Website Determines if guests who are purchase downloadable products must register for an account and log in to complete the checkout process. Options Include:
YesIf the cart contains downloadable products, the guest will have to either register for an account, or login to an existing account to complete the purchase.
NoThe download link is delivered as an inline link in the body of the email message.

Guest checkout is only available for download products if Sharable is set to "Yes".

Date & Time Custom Options

Date & Time Custom Options

Field Scope Description
Use JavaScript Calendar Store View Determines if the JavaScript calendar is used as an input control for date fields. If set to “No,” a separate dropdown appears for each part of the date field. Options include: Yes / No
Date Fields Order Store View Establishes the order of the three date fields. Options include: Day, Month, Year
Time Format Store View Sets the time format to either a twelve or twenty-four hour clock. Options include: 12h AM/PM, 24h
Year Range Store View Defines the beginning and ending range of years that appear in the drop-down Year field. The value must be entered in YYYY format.