Author Topic: Is there a way to apply custom fields by category?  (Read 741 times)

z-analysts

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Is there a way to apply custom fields by category?
« on: May 03, 2013, 22:12:55 pm »
I have a store with 350 products and 300 of them need a custom field which is the same for all products. Is there a way to assign custom fields en-masse? Or does this have to be done one product at a time? I'm looking for a time saving method.

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Re: Is there a way to apply custom fields by category?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2013, 02:54:40 am »
you could do this by importing directly into the database


OR: if the customs are not price variants. Just like color etc.
You could add them fast with my plugin
http://www.kaizenmediaworks.com/virtuemart-2-0-custom-field-dropbox-plugin
, but you would have to open each product

OR:
you could try csv improved
http://www.csvimproved.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=778:custom-fields-import-and-export&catid=181

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z-analysts

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Re: Is there a way to apply custom fields by category?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 21:50:28 pm »
Thanks PRO, I ended up getting help from my client and we took the one product at a time approach.

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Re: Is there a way to apply custom fields by category?
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2013, 02:17:27 am »
I have the same issue. I have about 30 extra fields (with a price on each) and I want to apply them to all my products. I did in one product but it takes a lot of time. I didn't find a way to do it. Can you explain how we can do?