Text entry fields as attributes

Marko Vejar

08 May, 2012 07:58 PM via web

I am needing a way to add in a text extra field as a product attribute. We are allowing customers to add phrases to products along with the other normal attributes (colour, size...). This custom variable needs to get passed into order for processing.

Help please!!!

  1. Support Staff 2 Posted by Jeff on 08 May, 2012 09:28 PM

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    Todays release of Jigoshop 1.2 provides this with personalized products.

  2. 3 Posted by Marko Vejar on 08 May, 2012 09:55 PM

    Cool. How do I add it as an attribute?

  3. Support Staff 4 Posted by Jeff on 08 May, 2012 10:00 PM

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    It's not an attribute, it is an extra field attached to a product, variable or otherwise. But it does carry through to the Cart, Checkout, and Orders.

  4. 5 Posted by Marko Vejar on 08 May, 2012 10:03 PM

    That's the problem. I need it as an actual attribute that customers can fill in as the products are customized with their phrase. No sense in having it if it doesn't get passed through in the order.

  5. Support Staff 6 Posted by Jeff on 08 May, 2012 10:12 PM

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    I think you misunderstand. That is exactly what it does.

  6. 7 Posted by Marko Vejar on 08 May, 2012 10:14 PM

    Oh. Sorry. Misread. How and where can I add this?

  7. Support Staff 8 Posted by Jeff on 08 May, 2012 10:22 PM

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    Ok, well assuming you have upgraded to Jigoshop 1.2, ... on any Edit Product screen, on the 'Advanced Tab', there will be a select control for 'Can be personalized'. Enable it and update the product.

    Then on the single product page on the front end for that product, there will now be a 'Personalize' tab that the user can enter their personalizations with a button to click to attach it to the product.

    This will now carry through to the Cart and onwards when 'Add to Cart' is clicked.

  8. 9 Posted by Marko Vejar on 09 May, 2012 02:09 AM

    Thanks a lot for the help with this. It's greatly appreciated. It would be a lot easier to treat it inline with the other attributes but it's better than nothing.

    I really appreciate your help. Thanks again

  9. 10 Posted by Luis M on 09 May, 2012 08:16 AM

    Hi Jeff. When you say "button to click to attach it", do you mean they can attach a file along with a product order? I'm wanting to use jigoshop for a photo to canvas site and attaching file to a product's order has been a major hurdle for me.

  10. Support Staff 11 Posted by Jeff on 09 May, 2012 08:30 AM

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    No, sorry, nothing like that.

    We've had a number of people asking about this; I'll see if we can't get it looked into at least for the next release. No promises of course ... :)

  11. 12 Posted by Rache on 06 Jun, 2012 03:35 PM

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    You can't add two of the same products when each has a different personalization. Wasn't this add-on tested before being rolled out? Any tester worth their salt would have weeded this one out??

  12. Support Staff 13 Posted by Jeff on 07 Jun, 2012 01:19 AM

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    Well, apparently not.

    Sorry to have disappointed you so badly!

    I'll spare you the long technical discussion as to why, and just note ... if it's the same product and you want two personalizations ... place two orders. ;)

  13. Support Staff 14 Posted by Jeff on 07 Jun, 2012 01:27 AM

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    Of course, on the other hand ... you could go purchase the Jigoshop Product Addons extension. ;-)


  14. 15 Posted by adamapperley on 15 Jul, 2012 01:39 PM

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    Hi Jeff

    The above is something I didn't know and really helped me, however I have paid for and downloaded the Product Add-Ons extension, however the file isn't working and I am unable to provide the detailed level of customisation I and my colleagues need. Please can you let me know how to get the full and proper product?

    Many thanks in advance....

  15. Support Staff 16 Posted by Jeff on 16 Jul, 2012 12:15 PM

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    Hey Adam,

    Not sure I follow ... "however the file isn't working".

    Could you elaborate so we can get this sorted?

  16. 17 Posted by adamapperley (from [email protected]) on 16 Jul, 2012 05:40 PM

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    Hi Jeff

    I have been emailing someone at JogoShop who has sent me the complete file. I'm not really sure what went wrong but it has been solved extremely quickly. A big thanks to Andy and everyone who has offered help.

    I believe the issue was that the link I receive after purchase was incorrect and downloading a file called 'download'. However like I explained above, the issue is sorted and my site is running as expected.

    Thanks again to all. Great service and would recommend to anyone.

    Adam Apperley
    ALHsupplies.com - Bespoke Notebooks

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