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Admin Attribute Editor

Admin Attributes are custom attributes that can be added to store admin accounts if the default options are insufficient for the store's needs. For example, an attribute for an admin employee number or cell phone number could be implemented.

The Admin Attribute Editor is used to create and edit such admin attributes.

To create a new admin attribute:

  1. Go to Admin > Add an Admin Attribute.
  2. Select the type of attribute.
  3. Populate the section Configure the custom attribute.
  4. Click the Add This Admin Attribute button when finished.
To edit an existing admin attribute:


  1. Go to Admin > Search Admin Attributes.
  2. Click either the SID number or the icon associated with the admin attribute.
  3. Make the desired changes to the admin attribute.
  4. Click the Save Changes button when finished.
Selecting the Attribute type


Attribute data can be formatted in several different ways, explained in additional detail below.

Attribute format types

One or more checkboxes can be used.  This feature can be used to allow for more than one selection to be made simultaneously.

Dropdown Menu
A dropdown menu is used to select a single option from a from a group of options

List (Select One)
A "select one" list is used to provide a list of text options where the user can make a single selection.

List (Select Multiple)
A "select multiple" list is used to provide a list of text options where the user can make multiple selections.

Radio Buttons
Radio Buttons are used to select a single option from a from a group of options

Configure the Custom Attribute

Each custom attribute has options that determine how they are presented.  Some of these options apply to all types of custom attributes, while others are specific to a certain type.  The options are explained in greater detail below:


SID (System ID)
The SID (System ID) is a unique number that identifies the attribute to the system.  This number is set by the software and cannot be changed.

Attribute Title
The attribute title will appear to the left of the attribute in the admin account editor.

Attribute Description
The attribute description appears above the attribute in the admin account editor. 

Display Order
The display order is used to designate the order that admin attributes are displayed in the admin account editor.

An active attribute appears in the admin account editor, while an inactive attribute is hidden.  Any data in an attribute that is selected as inactive is still preserved in the database.

If an attribute is set to unique, the data that is saved in the attribute for one account cannot be identical to the data saved in the attribute for any other account.

If an attribute is set to be required, an admin account cannot be created unless the attribute has been populated.

If an attribute is set to encrypt, the data associated with the attribute will be encrypted when it is saved in the database.

Internal Only
The attribute will only apply to the admin area, and not the storefront.

Include in Email
If selected, the attribute will be included in emails sent to the email address associated with the admin.

Notes are used internally for store administrators only.

— Last Edited - 12/27/2012 11:31am PST
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