Suppliers: Setting up custom options for products

You can sell anything online, so custom mappings allow you to ensure you have the right information about your products in Avasam

This help article is written for our suppliers and may not be relevant if you are an Avasam seller. To access seller-specific articles, please follow this link.

Using custom mappings or attributes in Avasam allows you to provide additional information about the products in your inventory. Sellers can use this information to enhance their listings on marketplaces and websites, making them easier for customers to find in searches as well as more appealing.

There are only three fields per entry:

  1. Product Catalogue Attribute
    1. Select from a list of attributes already available in the Avasam catalogue to map this data to.
  2. Supplier Attribute Name:
    a. This is the name of the attribute in the supplier's system, describing it.
  3. Default Value:
    a. If you want all items to possess this attribute, but don't want to pass it individually to each SKU, then the default value will be used where you haven’t specified an alternative that item.
  • Unsaved changes’ will be shown at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen when settings are edited.
  • To save the changes you have made and applied them, click on ‘save’.

Adding a new mapping

You can add one or more custom options to the list by following these steps:

  1. Click ‘add new mapping’.
  2. In the new row, select the right option from the product catalogue attribute list.
  3. Click on the supplier attribute field and enter a name for the new option (Should match what is in your own system).
  4. Enter the default value, if appropriate.
  5. To add another options, repeat steps one to three.
  6. Click ‘save’ to apply the changes.
  • Click ‘cancel’ to undo any changes.

Update mapping

To edit and update the name or default values for options at any time:

  1. In the custom options list, find the entry.
  2. Edit the contents of the chosen field by clicking inside it.
  3. Repeat for any other attributes you wish to edit.
  4. Unsaved changes’ will be shown when changes are made. Click ‘save’ to apply changes.
  • Click ‘cancel’ to undo any changes.