You can filter your products. The filter options that are available depend on the attribute you have chosen to filter your products on.
Filters in Commerce Manager have the following characteristics.
You can configure more than one filter at a time. For example, you may want to find all products whose name start with T-Shirt and whose SKU is like 287. A chain of filters must not exceed 10 filters.
Filters must not exceed 8KB. This is equal to approximately, for example, 200 IDs when using a
Filtering in Commerce Manager is case-sensitive.
Filters do not work with attributes that contain commas. For example, filtering on this product name does not return any products:
List Filter Characteristics
The list filter has the following characteristics.
You cannot apply other filters with a list filter. The following error message is displayed:
When providing a list, you can separate the items in the list.
- (default) Spaces
- Line breaks
- Comma separated
- View as tags
The separator you choose depends on your requirements. For example, when using the list filter for product name in the following scenario:
- Product names contain spaces.
- There is more than one product with the same name.
you should use Comma separated instead of Spaces.
Filter query parameters are available in the URL. Bookmark your filter URL to automatically activate that filter without having to reapply the filter each time.
The following table describes the supported characters that can be used in filters.
|Characters||Can be used in filter?|
|" " (space)||Yes (a|
Supported Date Formats
If you need to specify a date, specify the date in
YYYY-MM-DD format, for example 2022-04-27. You can also specify the date as an integer number of milliseconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00. This is also known as UNIX time. For example,
The following table describes the filter options available for each attribute.
|Description||Type the value that you want. You can use supported characters.|
|Commodity Type||Select Physical or Digital to display a list of physical or digital products.|
|Status||Select Live or Draft to display a list of live or draft products.|
Use this filter to filter template attributes.
You can chain filters to search for more than one template attribute at a time.
|Owner||Select Organization or Store to display a list of organization or store products.|
|Has Node Assignment||False||Use this filter to find orphaned products. Products must be assigned to nodes to be included in a catalog.|
You cannot use this filter to show products that are assigned to nodes.
The following steps describe how to create a filter.
From the list, select the attributes you want to filter your products on. The filter options are displayed. The options that display depend on the attributes you have selected.
Configure your filter. See Filter Options.
Once you have configured your filter, either:
- Press Enter to automatically apply your filter.
- Click Apply Filters.
Commerce Manager displays the number of products that match your filter.
Your filters are retained even when you navigate away from the filter results. You can remove your filters at any time by, either, removing an individual filter or, clicking Clear All.