Attribute Value Transformers

Transform the value of attributes automatically and accurately.

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Overview

Attribute Value Transformers provide retailers with the capability to transform the product and variant attributes through various transformation rules. This enables consistent and accurate conversion of supplier-provided attribute values into the desired value as required by the business.

Some examples of an attribute value transformation rule-

Transform the value of “Category” attribute

  • Tshirt → Fashion > Apparel > Topwear > Tshirt
  • Shoes → Fashion > Footwear > Shoes

Transform the value of “Supplier ID” attribute

  • 15 → Asian, Inc
  • 18 → Viets Corp

Create an Attribute Value Transformer

To access the Proposal Department, login to your dashboard, select Retailer Settings, then Attribute Value Transformers, then Create Transformer.

Enter your Transformer Name

Select Save

Click on new transformer in Transformer Name list

Search the attribute you want to transform

  • Not all identifier attributes can be added to a transformer

Click on the attribute in the Attribute list

Enter the details in the Transformation Settings section

  • Attribute Value Match - This is the value to be transformed
  • Transformation Output Value - The value you need after the transformation

Each transformation can be modified by clicking on the Edit link

You can create and number of transformations for this Attribute

Once completed, click on the Transformers link in the breadcrumb navigation in the upper right of the page.

Apply a transformer

Once transformer is created, there are multiple screens and workflows where a transformer can be applied.

Accepting Proposals

If you have any new open proposals after creating a transformer, values of the proposal can be transformed.

Navigate to the proposal that still requires an approval

Click on More button

Click on Apply Transformer

Select the Transformer of choice from the dropdown menu and click Apply

All matching attribute values across all items of proposal will be transformed.

For Suppliers and Retailers

Importing the Products

You can apply transformer on a spreadsheet before you import any products

Navigate to Import Products

Select a Template from the dropdown menu

Select the desired Transformer from the dropdown menu

Select your import file and click Begin Import

Product List Page

You can apply a transformer even after items have been added to the catalog.

Navigate to the Products list page

Select the relevant products using the checkbox

Click on Actions

Select the Transformer from the dropdown menu

Click on Apply to All Products