Managing filter preferences

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This article describes how to manage filter preferences.

To start working with the filter preferences, navigate to the Merchandising > Filter Settings section.

Prerequisites

Make sure that the attribute you are going to create a filter preference for is created and assigned to a product.

Creating filter preferences

To create a filter preference:

  1. In the top right corner of the Filter preferences page, click Create filter.
  2. On the Create filter page, do the following:
    1. Enter the attribute key to the respective field. The attribute key can be found in Product Attributes > Attributes Key of a specific attribute.
    2. In the Filter Type drop-down, select either multi-select or range.
    3. Enter the translations for all locations set up in your store.
  3. Click Save.

Tips & tricks
The filter is created by it will not be available for use unless you synchronize the filter preferences. To do the synchronization, in the top right corner of the Filter Preferences page, click Synchronize filter preference

Editing filter preferences

To edit a filter preference:

  1. In the Actions column of the Filter preferences table, click Edit for the filter you need to update.
  2. Update the needed values. Attribute key is greyed out and is not available for modifications.
  3. Click Save.
  4. On the View filter page, in the top right corner, click List of filters.
  5. On the Filter preferences page, click Synchronize filter preferences.

Viewing and deleting filter preferences

To view a filter, click View in the Actions column for a specific filter.

To delete a filter:

  1. in the Actions column, click Delete for a specific filter. OR
  2. In the top right corner of the page while viewing a filter, click Delete.

What’s next?
Once the filter preference is created, you can use it in the Category Filters section. That is done to enable specific category(s) to which the product with this attribute is assigned, to be filtered based on this specific filter.

See Managing category filters to know how to set up the category filters.