About Custom Attributes
The business location attributes you fill in when creating a location on Synup let your customers know all that your business has to offer. This includes information such as operating hours, payment methods supported, menus, photos, and more.
In addition to the default attributes, you can also create your own custom attributes to source out business information that is most relevant to your business vertical.
You can create custom attributes to be accessible at three levels:
- All Locations: Attributes created at an account level will be visible for all locations within the account. For example, creating an accessibility attribute to indicate whether your locations are accessible for people in wheelchairs. Learn how to create Account Level Attributes.
- Category Specific: Attributes created at a category level will be visible for all locations attributed to the business category. For example, creating a custom attribute for ‘Restaurants’ as a category to indicate the locations support to take out/ delivery. Learn how to create Category Level Attributes.
- Location Specific: Attributes created at a location level will be visible to that specific location. For example, creating a custom attribute for a location to indicate that this location has a roof-top seating. Learn how to create Location Level Attributes.
Types of Custom Attributes you can Create
Here are some of the different attribute formats you can use to create your custom attributes.
|Text||This format allows you to create attributes that support text inputs. The text input you can enter here include letters, special characters, and numbers.||Product Description: This designer floor lamp has a shiny steel finish and is chrome plated. The lamp is 5 ft, black in color and the base is made out of iron with high-quality Nickel-Chrome plating.|
|Integer||You can use this format for inputs that have number values.||For example, you could create attributes to list out product/service pricing information.|
|List||This format allows you to list out predefined data fields.||For example, As a restaurant, you can choose to display a list of dining options supported: Dining Options: BreakfastBrunchCateringDelivery/ Takeout|
|Drop-down||You can use this to create a drop-down menu that allows users to select from predefined data options.||For example, the type of restaurant services: (As drop-down options):
|Boolean||This format allows you to create attributes for close-ended questions that typically have answers that are either ‘yes’ or ‘no’.||WiFi Supported? Yes / No|
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