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Describes specifications in Optimizely Configured Commerce, which are content tabs that contain additional product information or data.

Specifications are content tabs that contain additional product information or data in Optimizely Configured Commerce. These tabs appear on the product detail page and can be customized for each product.



Content Admins and Content Editors can create product specifications. If the user with the Content Editor role is not also a Content Approver, their specifications must be approved.

  1. Go to Admin Console > Catalog > Products
  2. Click Edit of the Product that will have the Specification added.
  3. Click the Specification tab.
  4. Click Add Specification to add a Specification record to the Product.
  5. Enter the Specification information:
    1. Name โ€“ A text field containing the name of the specification content area
    2. Description โ€“ A text field containing the description of the specification content area
    3. Active โ€“ A toggle that indicates if the specification content is active
    4. Sort Order โ€“ A numerical field that indicates the sort order of the specification content area
    5. Value โ€“ A text field containing the value for the specification content area
  6. Click Create Revision and enter the specification content in the editor.
  7. Click Save.
  8. To make the content available on the website, a Content Approver or Content Admin must click the Publish.

Import specifications

Import specifications to add detail to multiple products. To import specifications, ensure products exist in the Admin Console, then follow these steps:

  1. Go to Admin Console > Catalog > Products
  2. Select Export to export the existing product list.
  3. Ensure the Product Number, Product Title, and URL Segment columns are selected, then click Export.
  4. Once the export is complete, select Download File.
  5. Open the export file, and delete all data except the Product Number column. This column is the primary key, and identifies the product when the spreadsheet is imported into the Admin Console.
  6. Create two additional columns: Specification1.Name and Specification1.CurrentDefaultContent.
  7. Add the name of the specification tab in the Specification1.Name column.
  8. In the Specification1.CurrentDefaultContent column, add the text the user sees in the specification tab.
  9. To add more specification tabs, create additional columns following the same schema, but replacing the number "1" with 2, 3, and so on.
  10. Save the export file, and ensure all cells are formatted as Text.
  11. Return to the Admin Console, and go to Catalog > Products.
  12. Select Import.
  13. Browse for and select the saved spreadsheet, then choose from the import options at the bottom of the screen. Ensure Update Existing Records is checked, and check other options as needed.
  14. Click Import.
  15. Once the import completes successfully, go to the website to view the updated content.