magento attributes and how to configure them

Those who are new with Magento come up with a great bunch of questions. We start our FAQ section with introducing to you a Beginner’s Guide on Magento Product Attribute Sets. Read on to get all the details about their types and modification.


Attribute set is nothing more than product type in your online store. Shirts will have different attributes than watches or sunglasses.


This article covers creating custom attributes, adding them to an attribute set, assigning that custom attribute to a product and using it in the "Shop By" filter module in the front-end.


This guide is meant to help beginners or anyone new to Magento become familiar with attributes and attribute sets so they can better manage their product data.