It is good practice to define and highlight characteristics of a product, and such a characteristic of a product can be called attribute.
While working with magento store, many times we required to define certain characteristics of products and want to highlight those.
Look no need to worry in the above situation because magento is providing facility to create an attribute for a product, to define and highlight its characteristics.
So today we will discuss about to create product attributes in magento.
Now to create a product attribute follow the under given steps:
Step 1: Login to your magento admin.
Step 2: Go to Catalog -> Attributes -> Manage Attributes from the header menu.
Step 3: Click on “Add New Attribute” button from the top right.
Step 4: You are now on the “Add New Attribute” page and properties tab.
Here enter the information for attribute code, scope, catalog input type, default value, unique value, values required, input validation, apply to, use in quick / advanced search, comparable on frontend, use in layered navigation, position, visible on product view page on frontend fields according to your requirement.
Step 5: Go to “Manage Label / Options” tab and enter the attribute’s title in the different languages.
Step 6: Click on “Save and Continue Edit” button to create and save your attribute.
That’s it. You have created an attribute for your product.
Hope this will help you.