Filter the product selection

#Filter the product values

#Filter on the channel

Each Shared Catalog can only be linked to one channel, please select the relevant one that contains the products you want to display on Shared Catalogs. Channel screen

#Filter on one or more locales

By default, all activated locales for the channel are selected. You can then choose one or more locales for your Shared Catalog, depending on your needs.

#Remove a locale

Click on the small cross next to the locale code.

#Add a locale

Start typing your locale code or label in the field, the PIM will automatically display the matching locale. Click on the locale to add it to the field. locale screen

#Filter on attributes

Click on Edit to open the Attribute Selection pop-in:

attributes screen

The pop-in is divided into three parts:

  • on the left side, you can see the attribute groups
  • in the middle, the attributes belonging to the selected group
  • on the right side, you will find your attribute selection.

By default, all attributes are displayed on the Shared Catalog.

To define your own attribute selection:

  1. Click on the left column to select a specific attribute group (or All groups to display all attributes),
  2. Drag and drop your attribute to the far right column. The selected attributes on the right part will be displayed on your Shared Catalog.

You can reorder your attributes by dragging them up and down. If you need to clear your selection, click on Clear, all of your attribute groups will be removed. Finally, to save your attribute selection, click on Apply. The Attributes field will display the number of attributes selected for your Shared Catalog.

By default, the Identifier field is exported on Shared Catalogs.

Custom attributes are not supported on Shared Catalogs.

#Filter on products

#Filter by families

By default, this filter is empty meaning that all products will be displayed on your shared catalog, regardless of the family they belong to. Products without families will also be displayed.

#Add a family

If you want to display products belonging to specific families, click on the drop-down list and select the families you want to add. family screen

#Remove a family

Click on the cross next to the family label to remove it from the filter. Products belonging to this family will no longer be displayed.

#Filter by product status

You can also filter on the status of your products, there are three options available:

  • All: to display all the products regardless of their status
  • Enabled (default option): to only display enabled products
  • Disabled: to only display disabled products

#Filter on the completeness for product export

The following drop-down enables you to filter on the completeness for the selected locales. You can choose among four options on completeness:

  • No condition on completeness: all the products will be displayed regardless of their completeness
  • Complete on at least one selected locale (default option): products must be complete on at least one locale
  • Complete on all selected locales: products must be complete on all locales (if you have selected more than one locale)
  • Not complete on all selected locales: products don't need to be complete on all locales (if you have selected more than one locale)

For instance, with 4 products and 2 selected locales fr_FR and en_US:

  • Product A: complete in fr_FR, incomplete in en_US
  • Product B: incomplete in fr_FR, complete in en_US
  • Product C: complete in fr_FR, complete in en_US
  • Product D: incomplete in fr_FR, incomplete in en_US

Displayed products according to each completeness option for the locales fr_FR and en_US:

  • Option 1: All products (A, B, C, D) will be displayed
  • Option 2: Only products A, B, C will be displayed
  • Option 3: Only product C will be displayed
  • Option 4: Only product D will be displayed

#Filter on categories

In the content tab, you can also select the products that will be displayed on Shared Catalogs through the Categories filter. By default, all the products are selected, together with all the categories. To select a category, click on Edit. The channel category tree is displayed: categories screen

You can expand a category and see its subcategories by clicking on the arrow. This arrow also enables you to collapse a category. You can select a category and its subcategories, or only the subcategories.

Clicking on All products allows you to export all the categories by erasing the above selection.

By default, only categorized and enabled products are displayed on Shared Catalogs, which means that unclassified products will not be displayed.

The category tree available in the content tab will be the tree linked to the channel you selected above. If you want to select products belonging to another category tree, change the selected channel or edit the channel settings. Check the Manage your Channels article for more information about channels.

#Filter on the quality score

The two drop-down menus enable you to filter on the Quality Score which gives several options:

#Quality Score

  • No condition on Quality Score (default option): all products will be displayed on Shared Catalogs regardless of their Quality Score.
  • A,B,C,D,E: you can define the product selection based on the Quality Score or scores you want to display on Shared Catalogs.

#Export Quality Score(s) for:

  • at least one locale: products will be displayed on Shared Catalogs if they match the selected quality score(s) for at least one selected locale
  • all selected locales: products will be displayed on Shared Catalogs if they match the selected quality score(s) for all selected locales

#Filter on product identifiers

You can make a selection of the identifiers you want to display by adding them to the Identifier field. You can copy and paste a list of identifiers. They must be separated by a comma, a space or line breaks. identifier screen

You can easily copy a list of identifiers from a CSV or EXCEL file and paste it in the identifier text area.

#Filter by attributes values

An additional Add attributes filter is available on the right side of the page. This drop-down menu allows you to add attributes as filters for the product selection of your Shared Catalog. add attribute screen

Select the attributes you’d like to use as filters. Once selected, they will be displayed in the Data filters area, above the identifier field.

Each attribute comes with a list of operators, for instance for the text area fields, you will be able to use the following operators: operators attributes export screen operators screen

All the attributes created in the PIM can be used in the Content tab. Any attribute can only be used once as a filter.

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