Create product attributes

To create a product attribute, you must perform the following:

  1. Get the catalog manager.
    Get an instance of the CatalogManager object.
  2. Get the ecommerce manager.
    Get an instance of EcommerceManager object.
  3. Create new product attribute.
    To create new product attribute, call the CreateProductAttribute method of the manager.
  4. Set the properties of the ProductAttribute instance.
    In this example the following properties are set:
    • Title
    • Name
    • IsActive
  5. Set the AppliedTo property.
    If the attribute can be applied to all product types, use "0". If the attribute is applied only to specific product types use "1".
  6. Set the specified product types.
    If there are specified product types, add them to the ProductTypes collection of the attribute. To do so, you must perform the following:
    1. Create a product attribute link.
      Create an instance of the ProductAttributeLink class.
    2. Set the properties of the ProductAttributeLink instance.
      Set the following properties:
      • Id
      • ProductTypeId
      • ProductAttribute
    3. Add the ProductAttributeLink instance.
      Add the instance to the ProductTypes collection of the attribute.
  7. Save the changes.
    Save the changes to the catalog manager.

Use the following code example:

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