How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

If you use BigCommerce Product Custom Fields for your products, you can show one of them in the Instant Search Widget or Search Results Widget as an additional product field. To do so, follow these steps:

Step 1. Add product fields based on custom fields in the app

  1. Go to the Searchanise control panel > Preferences section > Products tab.
  2. Enter Customs Fields name(s) separated by commas into the Search by Custom Fields text box.
  3. Apply the changes.
  4. Click the link in the notification at the top or the Force re-indexation button in the Dashboard section to start indexation.

How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

After the indexation is complete, the added Custom Fields will appear in the Searchanise control panel > Preferences section Product fields tab, and your customers will be able to look for relevant products by typing the custom field values into the search box. You can hide product fields based on custom fields from the search. See the instructions on how to do so here.

Step 2. Show a custom field value in the Instant Search Widget 

  1. Go to the Searchanise control panel > Instant search widget section > Content tab.
  2. Select the custom field you want to display in the widget in the Additional product field dropbox list.
  3. Apply the changes.

How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

That’s it. The custom field is shown as an additional product field in the product cards in the Instant Search Widget on the storefront.

How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

You can set the label for the field in the Searchanise control panel > Translations section > Instant Search Widget tab > Additional product field text box.

Step 3. Show a custom field value in the Search Results Widget

  1. Go to the Searchanise control panel > Search results widget section > Content tab.
  2. Select the custom field you want to display in the widget in the Additional product field dropbox list.
  3. Apply the changes.

How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

That’s it. The custom field is shown as an additional product field in the product cards in the Search Results Widget on the storefront.

How to show a product custom field value in the widgets on BigCommerce

You can set the label for the field in the Searchanise control panel > Translations section > Search Results Widget tab > Additional product field text box.

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Updated on September 6, 2022

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