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Magento 2 Development Cookbook by Bart Delvaux

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Working with attribute sets

Magento has a flexible system to work with products. When you sell, for example, a board game or a computer, the specifications of each product are different. For a board game, information such as age and duration is relevant. For a computer, a lot of technical specifications are relevant, such as the CPU power, disc size, and so on.

To cover this, Magento 2 comes with a system called product templates, which can be compared with attribute sets in Magento 1.

A product template is a specification of product attributes that you can assign to products.

Getting ready

In the backend, we will use the pages Stores | Attributes | Product and Stores | Attributes | Attribute Set.

We will create a newproduct attribute and a new product ...

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