Attribute Value Transformers provide merchants with the capability to transform the product and variant attributes through various transformation rules. This enables consistent and accurate conversion of supplier-provided attribute values into the desired value as required by the business.
Some examples of an attribute value transformation rule-
Transform the value of “Category” attribute
Tshirt → Fashion > Apparel > Topwear > Tshirt
Shoes → Fashion > Footwear > Shoes
Transform the value of “Vendor ID” attribute
15 → Asian, Inc
18 → Viets Corp
To access the Proposal Department, login to your dashboard, select Merchant Settings, then Attribute Value Transformers, then Create Transformer.
Enter your Transformer Name
Click on new transformer in Transformer Name list
Search the attribute you want to transform
Not all identifier attributes can be added to a transformer
Click on the attribute in the Attribute list
Enter the details in the Transformation Settings section
Attribute Value Match - This is the value to be transformed
Transformation Output Value - The value you need after the transformation
Each transformation can be modified by clicking on the Edit link
You can create and number of transformations for this Attribute
Once completed, click on the Transformers link in the breadcrumb navigation in the upper right of the page.
Once transformer is created, there are multiple screens and workflows where a transformer can be applied.
If you have any new open proposals after creating a transformer, values of the proposal can be transformed.
Navigate to the proposal that still requires an approval
Click on More button
Click on Apply Transformer
Select the Transformer of choice from the dropdown menu and click Apply
All matching attribute values across all items of proposal will be transformed.
For Vendors and Merchants
Importing the Products
You can apply transformer on a spreadsheet before you import any products
Navigate to Import Products
Select a Template from the dropdown menu
Select the desired Transformer from the dropdown menu
Select your import file and click Begin Import
Product List Page
You can apply a transformer even after items have been added to the catalog.
Navigate to the Products list page
Select the relevant products using the checkbox
Click on Actions
Select the Transformer from the dropdown menu
Click on Apply to All Products
Last update: Nov 17, 2022