Product collections can be used to create product list or landing pages with the desired set of products using collection filters. It allows to merchandise the products as per the business requirement and this collection can be displayed as a landing page on the website. The platform allows you to add desired facets to the product collection and also gives you an interface to drag-and-drop or just pin products to change it's ordering.


How to create a product collection?

  1. Go to Collection > Product collection
  2. Click on New Collection
  3. Add below basic information details.
    1. Name – Name of the collection
    2. Slug – This is auto generated and editable where spaces are replaced by “-“ (hyphens).
    3. Page Size – This is the number of products users want to display on a single page of the product collection.
    4. Sort By – This is the default sort order of the products in the product collection.



  4. Configuration– Basic configuration for a product collection is defined
      

    Allow Search Facets – Allowing facets enables you to add filters on the product collections. These filters are displayed on the product collection landing page on the website and customer can use them as normal website filters. These facets include - Core Attributes and Custom Attributes.
    1. Core attributes – Brand, Price, and Category
    2. Custom attributes – These can be any custom attribute created in the platform for which use in facet flag is marked as true. These are generally user defined attributes which can be used as facets.
  5. Localise – Under this section basic localize information to support multi-lingual for the product collection can be populated. This information can be populated for different languages enabled for the site as displayed on the screenshot below. If the website is created for multiple countries, then this localized SEO information will be populated for the product collection. By default, en-GB is populated as default country.

  6. Collection Filters – Allow you to define the conditions / filters based on which the products are included in a the product collection.


    You can define the filters based on
    • core attributes - brand, category, price, bestseller, trending, new launch, on sale, promotion group, rating, stock code, tags
    • custom attributes - any custom attributes you may have defined specifically for your business. eg color, detail, edit


      Scenario 1: you need to build a product collection which returns black tops and blue jeans only.

      GroupOperatorAttributeSymbolValue
      No
      AND
      Color
      =
      Black
      Yes
      AND
      Category
      =
      Tops
      No
      OR
      Category
      =
      Jeans
      Yes
      AND
      Color
      =
      Blue

      Scenario 2: you need to build a product collection which returns green and blue dresses for which the price>100. the collection filters will be defined as follows

Group
Operator
Attribute
Symbol
Value
No
AND
Category
=
Dresses
No
AND
Price
>
100
No
AND
Color
=
Black
Yes
OR
Color
=
Green


As soon as the collection is saved it displays all the products included in the product collection and other information on product collection detail screen. If anything needs to be changed in the product collection, then the collection can be edited and also be previewed from the product collection detail screen.



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