Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field by Knowband – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field Addon by Knowband is an effortless way to include additional information fields in the product page of the website. The store owner can now gather the required information for the product from the prospective customers with the help of this Prestashop Additional Product Field module. The Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module allows the e-merchants to add supplementary information field in the product pages of the website. This attribute of the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field addon can be included in a particular product page or all the product pages of the website. In addition, the admin gets an option to choose the categories in which he wants to include the fields.

The Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module enables the e-merchants to add N number of different field type. The best thing is that all this can be done in a few simple steps. Even the required field validation in this Prestashop Advance Product Field module can be included in the fields at a button click. The created fields can be edited, deleted as required from the back end of the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module.

1.1 Project Objectives

Here are some of the objectives of the Prestashop Product Page Field addon that can be achieved with the .
1. The Prestashop Additional field module on product page create new custom fields or attributes in the product page of the eCommerce website.
2. Edit/delete the exiting field from the admin interface of the Prestashop Additional Product Field module.
3. To include the attribute is a single product page.
4. The Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field module shows the additional information in the invoice.

2.0 Installation

In order to install the Prestashop module follow the below-mentioned steps:

1. Purchase the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module from the store. You’ll be provided with the following files:
a) Zipped file including the source code of the Prestashop module
b) User Manual
2. Unzip the zipped file. It would contain a number of files and folders as shown below –
3. Copy all the files and folders from the unzipped folder and paste them into your store “Modules” directory on the path – Root Directory/modules/.
4. The Prestashop Advance Product Field module can be installed in the store and you can find that in Store Admin -> Modules and Services.

Searching the Prestashop module with following details –

Keyword – Advance Product Attribute
Category – Front Office
Filter By – Installed & Not Installed / Enabled & Disabled

5. Click on “Install” button to install the Prestashop module by Knowband. It would, then, ask for your conformation. Click on Proceed with the installation option.

6. This step will install the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module and show notification – “Module(s) installed successfully”.

7. Once the installation is complete, the Prestashop Product Page Field addon can be configured as shown below:

 

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3.0 Admin Interface

This Prestashop Additional field module on product page is easy-to-understand and use. All the customization and changes on the product pages can be done without any code changes. The Prestashop plugin by Knowband allows you to enter additional information fields in the product page of the website from the back-end of the admin interface.

The admin panel includes Prestashop Additional Product Field module configuration as well as product custom field creation tabs.

 

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Follow the below-mentioned steps in order to configure the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field plugin.

3.1 How to configure the Prestashop module ?

The admin can enable or disable the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module as required. The “Module Configuration” tab offers easy configuration and optimization.

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Toggle the button shown below to enable or disable the Prestashop Advance Product Field module.

The admin can customize the appearance of the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module by entering the Custom CSS code.

3.2 How to create the custom product attribute or field?

The admin can add a number of custom information fields in the product page of the website with this Prestashop Product Page Field addon. In order to create new fields, go to the “Product Custom Field” Tab and click on the “Add New Field” or “+” sign in the top right side as shown below.

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Once this is done, the admin will be redirected to field creation page. The Prestashop Additional field module on product page allows you to create various type of the field. The various type of fields are provided in the dropdown list. The admin can select any one as desired.

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The various options offered in this section of the Prestashop Additional Product Field module is mentioned below.

  • Text
  • Select
  • Radio
  • Checkbox
  • Text Area
  • Date

Let us discuss the various field type one by one.

3.2.1 Text Field

With the text fields in the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field module, the customers can enter their information in a textbox. This field is in general used for Name, Last Name, Address and other such information.

For the field creation, the admin is asked to fill up the form as shown in the image below.

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Label: Label specifies the name of the field that will be displayed on the front-end of the website.

Short Description: The short description in the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module includes the specification of exactly what the field is intended for.

Placeholder: The admin can enter the Placeholder in this section of the Prestashop Advance Product Field module. All these inputs can be entered in multiple languages.

Field Name, HTML ID, HTML Class: This section of the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field addon will provide a unique identity to the fields. It will be same for all the three sections.

Error Message: The error message is shown if the customer enters a wrong information. This message can be entered in this section of the Prestashop Product Page Field addon as per the requirement. This can be done is multiple languages.

Maximum and Minimum Length: The word limit for the fields of the Prestashop Additional field module on product page can be fixed by entering the maximum and minimum length in the sections below. In case, no value is entered, then, the text box will be able to intake as many characters and words.

Category: The additional attribute can be included in the desired default category of the products. The admin can check or uncheck all the categories in one go for the same in this Prestashop Additional Product Field module.

 

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You can even select a particular category in this Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field addon by expanding the category as shown above. The categories to be selected can then checked accordingly.

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Manufacturer and Supplier Name: The attribute or custom fields can be added for a particular manufacturer and supplier. The admin can select the same from the drop-down list in this section of the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute addon. The fields are mapped for the selected default manufacturer and default supplier of the product. In case no option is selected, then, the fields will be displayed on every product.

Exclude Product: The attribute can be excluded from a particular product if required. The admin can enter the name of the product in this section of the  Prestashop Advance Product Field addon and the additional field will not be mapped in that particular product page.

Required Field Validator: This field of the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module can be enabled in the mandatory fields. In case the visitors leaves it empty, the Prestashop module by Knowband will throw an exception.

Show in Invoice: The information entered by the customers will be shown on the invoice if this field is enabled.

Active Button: Enable/disable the field by toggling this button of the Prestashop Product Page Field addon.
Note:- The Label, Short Description, Placeholder, Field Name, Error Message, HTML ID, Class, Category, Manufacturer, Supplier, Required Field Validator, Exclude Product and Show in Invoice sections will remain the same for all the field types.

3.2.2 Select Field

This field of the Prestashop Additional field module on product page allows the customers to select the option from the multiple choices available. This field of the Prestashop addon by Knowband is usually used for Gender field with the option of “Male” and “Female”.

Multiple Select: The store visitors can be offered an option to select more than one choices by enabling this button of the Prestashop Additional Product Field module. In case the button is disabled, they will be able to select only one option at a time.

Options: The varied options can be entered here in this field of Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field module. The multi-lingual support allows you to enter the choices in multiple languages.

Default Value: This is an optional field of the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module. The store admin can set the default value for the Radio, Select or Checkbox options.

 

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3.2.3 Radio Field

The Select field of the Prestashop Advance Product Field addon allows the customers to even choose more than one option. However, the radio buttons will only allow the visitors to choose one option at a time.

The radio button type field creation is same as that of the “Select” field. Only the “Multiple Select” option is missing here.

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3.2.4 Check Box Field

The check boxes is very similar as the radio buttons and select field of the Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module. The only difference is that the customers can select the desired options by checking the boxes.

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3.2.5 Text Area Field

The text area and text field are very similar to each other. While the latter offers just a single line in order to enter their information, the former provides multiple line. The maximum and minimum length of the characters can be entered by the store admin from the back end of the Prestashop Product Page Field addon.

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3.2.6 Date

This field of the Prestashop Additional field module on product page allows the customers to enter the date. In case the date is entered in the wrong format, an error message will be flashed on the front end.

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3.3 How to Edit or Delete the Custom Product Attribute or Field?

The list of the custom product fields created can be viewed in the admin panel of the Prestashop Additional Product Field module. The admin can edit, delete, enable/disable the field at a single button clicks from here.

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3.3.1 Show in Invoice Option

The fields of the Prestashop Advance Product Attribute/Field addon in which this option is enabled can be viewed in the order invoice copy. In order to check the same, go to the “Order” tab of the main menu of the admin interface.

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Select any one of the order profile. It includes a section of “Additional Information“. The custom attributes can be viewed here as shown below.

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In case, the product status is Delivered, then, the same information will be shown in the invoice as well. Click on View Invoice.

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The additional attributes can seen in the PDF of the invoice as well.

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3.3.2 How to Add the Attribute in a single Product Page?

The custom fields can even be added in a particular product page instead of adding them on every product page with the help of this Prestashop Advance Product Attribute module. In order to do so, go to the Catalog -> Product option of the main menu.

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Select any one of the product in which you want to add the custom field and click on “Edit“.

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The product profile include the option of Advance Product Attribute/Field as shown below.

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The attribute can be added by clicking on “Add Field

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The fields of the Prestashop Advance Product Field addon can then be created with the same process.

4.0 Product Page UI

Once the various custom fields is created with the help of this Prestashop Product Attribute/Field module, the attributes will be shown on the product pages of the website. The additional field will be shown as image below:

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Your customers play the best critics for your store products. They are key people that help you in taking your eCommerce store to next level. They criticise your product so that you can make it better for them.  So, focus on grabbing more information from the user side about your store products. You can simply buy this module from the addon store

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