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Creating custom fields for Items
Creating custom fields for Items
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How to create Items custom fields

Custom fields allow event organizers to add personalized and relevant details to items, making it easier for attendees to find what they're looking for. By leveraging custom fields, you can enhance the overall event experience, increase engagement, and create new revenue streams. This article will walk you through the process of setting up custom fields for items, managing their settings, and utilizing them for maximum benefit.To learn more about custom fields, click here.

Follow these steps to access Items custom settings :

  1. Log into the Studio.

  2. In the Content menu, click on Items.

  3. Click on Item settings at the right of the page.

You can only create custom fields if you have at least one type of item.

If you want to know more about creating items, click here.

  1. Create your type of item.

  2. Click on Add a sub-category in that type of item.

  3. Only once that sub-category has been created will you see the Create custom field button under the Information section.

    By default, any new category or sub-category has the Information section in which you can create custom fields.

If you wish, you can also re-use Items custom fields from other events within your community.

Once you have created your custom field, you can edit it to add the filters and manage the visibility.

Only single and multiple choice custom fields can be used as filters in your Items.

  • Change the label if needed

  • Add it to a section

  • Enable the custom field to be visible on the Event pages

  • Enable the custom field to be visible on community pages

  • Allow the user to edit the custom field

  • Include it in the search results

  • Decide if the fields should be used for AI recommendations

  • Edit the values only for single and multiple choices custom fields


What are the benefits of custom fields for Items

Enhanced Searchability:

  • Custom fields help attendees quickly find items that match their interests, enhancing their event experience.

Personalized Recommendations:

  • Use custom fields to provide personalized recommendations, making the event more relevant to each attendee.

Monetization Opportunities:

  • Showcase specific items to targeted groups, such as premium job offers to VIP attendees, creating additional revenue streams.

Tips for Organizers

Leverage Custom Fields for Better Engagement:

  • Collect relevant information during registration to populate custom fields, improving searchability and recommendations.

Monetize Custom Fields:

  • Create exclusive categories or items that can be accessed by specific groups, such as sponsors or premium attendees.

Promote Custom Fields Usage:

  • Highlight the benefits of using custom fields to your exhibitors and sponsors, encouraging them to provide detailed information.

Utilize AI for Recommendations:

  • Enable AI recommendations for custom fields to enhance matchmaking and networking opportunities.

Custom fields for items are an invaluable asset for any event organizer looking to provide a tailored and engaging experience. By implementing these fields effectively, you can enhance the discoverability of items, improve attendee satisfaction, and create new opportunities for monetization and targeted interactions. Explore all the potential uses of custom fields for items to fully leverage their benefits and ensure a successful event.

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