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How to customize the "producttype" to manage producttype related data

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  1. Wilko
    Wilko avatar
    6 posts
    30 Aug 2013
    25 Mar
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    For a current project we have a requirement that products should be filtered on product type. On the filter widget, there should be a description text that is based on the producttype (we use the eCommerce module).

    I cannot find a good way to extend the producttype for the content manager to enter a product type related description. 

    Things we already have thought about:

    1. Dynamic module: "ProductType Settings" with a reference to a product type and a description field. A big issue here is that the producttype type cannot be selected in a "related data" field. 

    2. Could use "labels and messages" but then we should reference the product type with a name conventions which is pretty ugly.  We want to avoid name conventions.


    So the question is: What is the best practice for extending the producttype with extra content?

  2. Nikola Zagorchev
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    424 posts
    19 Oct 2016
    29 Mar
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    Hi Wilko,

    We have answered you in the support thread.

    Nikola Zagorchev
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