Product Type

Product Type allows you to automatically tag your products in your Shopify store based on each product type.

If the product gets updated and the product type was changed, the tag will be updated to the new product type.


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Add Product Type smart tag

  1. From Smart Tags dashboard, click Add a smart tag from menu bar.

    Note: You can only create one Product Type smart tag.
  2. Select Smart Tag Type > Product Type from the dropdown list.
  3. Fill in the options available.

    Note: See Product Type Options to learn about the options available.
  4. Remember to click Save to keep changes or Cancel to discard changes.


Product Type options

The following table shows the options available for Product Type:

Option Description Default Required?
Prefix Prepend each tag with the prefix.
Leave blank if you don't want the tag to be prefixed with anything.

See example on how to use the prefix option.
Empty

Example uses

Tag product based on its product type

Simply add Product Type smart tag and your products will be automatically be tagged. It does not get any much easier than that!

The following table shows some examples of product types and the result tag.

Product Type Tag
Dresses Dresses
Blouses / Tops Blouses / Tops
Shirts Shirts

Prepend tag with a prefix

Prepending the tag with a prefix helps with organizing the tags in your Shopify store.

Using it lets you know the type of tag, differentiating it from other tags that the product has.

Simply add Product Type smart tag and set the Prefix option.

The following table shows some examples of product types and the result tag thats prepended with the prefix value "type-".

Prefix Product Type Tag
type- Dresses type-Dresses
type- Blouses / Tops type-Blouses / Tops
type- Shirts type-Shirts

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