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Creating an automatic collection means creating and setting the criteria for the system to automatically take the products in the store into the collection. This will save you a lot of time and effort, especially when your collection has too many items. You can also refer to the article on how to create a manual collection in case you want specific control over the products that are included in the collection. In this article, we will show you how to create automatic collections.

Step by step Tutorial

From Shopbase admin, go to Products >> Collections


Click Create collection.


You will be directed to Create collection page


In which:

Title: name of the collection
Description: collection description
Collection type: select Manual to manually pick the collections
Collection visibility: tick Show on Collection List page if you want to display this collection in colelction list
Collection image: choose a profile picture for the collection in this section. Drag the photo you want to represent the collection from your device and drop it into the Drop an image to upload box
Add collection to navigation: clcik the menu you want to display the collection in. Choose Select menu to pick the munu from the drop-down list. Click Edit navigation to move on to menu edit page
Search engine listing preview: edit collections displayed on search bar by clicking on Edit website SEO. Edit the collection title displayed on search engines in the Page title field (up to 70 characters), edit the collection description displayed on search engines in the Meta description field (up to 320 characters), edit the link of the collection in the URL and handle field


Collection type:choose Automated to automatically group the product in the collection. In this section you can select all conditions (if you want the products to satisfy all the conditions set out) or any condition (if you want the products to only satisfy one of the conditions). Press Add another condition to add new conditions. Click on the first drop-down menu to select the information field of the product that you want to set conditions such as: product title, product type, product vendor, product price, product tag, compare at price, weight, inventory stock, variant title. Click on the second drop-down menu to select the comparison types for the conditions you set such as: is equal to, is not equal to, is greater than, is less than, starts with, ends with, contains, doesn't contain. Enter the conditional value you want in the third field to complete the type of condition you create



First drop-down menu

Second drop-down menu

Third blank field

Note:

After cretaing a collection, you can't change its type from automatic to a manual one

Click Save to create a new collection

You wil lbe direted to the collection edit page. Scroll down to Products section. You can sort the display order of the products in the collection by clicking Product title A-Z, a list of choices in the order in which the items in the collection will appear for you to choose: product title A-Z, product title Z-A, highest price, lowest price, newest, oldest, manual


Click Save

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Create a manual collection
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