New Feature: Smart Collections with Tags

New Feature: Smart Collections with Tags

Have you ever wanted to have a smart collection that collects all products based on the product's tags? Now you can! 

New Feature: Smart Collections with Tags

16 comments

  • Shopaholla
    Shopaholla
    September 13 2011, 04:06PM

    Nice. This will be an awesome way to create smarter “Sub-categories” of sorts. Well done Shopify team!

  • businesscat
    businesscat
    September 13 2011, 07:36PM

    This is going to make things so much easier.

  • khedaywi
    khedaywi
    September 13 2011, 10:48PM

    Awesome! Long time coming :)

  • ben
    ben
    September 14 2011, 11:43AM

    Can you describe this in more detail with perhaps a demo?

  • lisa
    lisa
    September 15 2011, 10:08AM

    Will there be any hierarchy of collections?
    If any item is in 1 collection and has several tags, now I can include it in those collections by tag, too.
    Will any collection take precedence over another in terms of how they are displayed?

  • Wael
    Wael
    September 20 2011, 10:48PM

    Oi, I’ve been waiting on this for a while.

    Oh well, time to reframe.

  • Chris Antoniou
    Chris Antoniou
    October 15 2011, 11:03AM

    Thank you. What would make this super useful is if we could use the OR operator in smart collections combined with this new addition. To give an example, I’m building a site that sells lots of cheese. Each item is tagged with it’s country name so it’s easy enough to create a smart collection that matches a single country tag eg. French Cheeses.

    However, when it comes to creating a smart collection for British Cheeses for example, I can’t specify product tag England OR product tag Scotland OR product tag Wales etc. I either have to give each of these products an additional tag of ‘British’ or manually add them to a normal collection. Please please please add this soon, i’m dreading all the manual work for over 700 products :(

  • Thomas Crampton
    Thomas Crampton
    November 12 2012, 07:32PM

    I fully agree with the request from Chris Antoniou. It would be much more valuable to have the “or” operator or even “contains” for tags. This would allow true “smart” collections. In advance, thank you for doing this soon!

  • Chris Bricker
    Chris Bricker
    December 06 2012, 12:46PM

    We really need EITHER an ‘OR’ condition (which, I understand, might convolute the interface) or we need some negative operators (e.g. Does NOT Contain). Without this, currently, it’s difficult to avoid overlapping Smart Collections.

    The purpose of Smart Collections is to give us ways to avoid having to manage products in collections individually, so tagging things individually is counter-intuitive.

  • Mark Gray
    Mark Gray
    January 12 2013, 01:48PM

    I agree with Chris Bricker, I would really like to have some negative operators available also.

  • Brandon Vogt
    Brandon Vogt
    January 20 2013, 07:10PM

    I would also really like to see negative operators.

  • Stephen
    Stephen
    February 27 2013, 11:34AM

    +1 for an “OR” operator. Without it, smart collections are almost as frustrating as exact-match search criteria.

  • craig kanarick
    craig kanarick
    April 11 2013, 05:38PM

    Agree with the need for OR!

  • cabezud
    cabezud
    October 10 2013, 01:30PM

    +1 for OR operator.

  • Rob
    Rob
    December 03 2013, 06:09PM

    Really, really need an OR operator… without it smart collections are useless. I’m with the above!

  • Dan
    Dan
    February 07 2014, 04:51PM

    +1 for an ‘OR’ operator.

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