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How to Change the Metaproperty Type?

Do you want to change the type of a metaproperty? Changing the metaproperty type of an existing metaproperty can have serious implications for your portal taxonomy and overall stability of the portal. Make sure that you know what metaproperty types can be changed before making any modifications. Learn everything about it below.

What Metaproperty Types can be Changed?

The following metaproperty types are interchangeable:

  • select

  • select2

  • autocomplete

See the table below for a better understanding of the metaproperty types you can change and which can't be changed at all.

If you have any doubts or questions contact your Customer Success Manage before changing the metaproperty type. Your Customer Success Manager will be happy to further discuss the impact of the change with you.

Note

Do not change the metaproperty type of an existing metaproperty if the table below indicates that no changes are possible. If you change the metaproperty type nonetheless this can have severe implications for your portal taxonomy and stability. The existing metaproperty options will be lost and can't be restored.

Current Metaproperty Type

Possible New Metaproperty Types

select

  • select2

  • autocomplete

select2

  • select

  • autocomplete

autocomplete

  • select

  • select2

Text

No changes possible

Long text

No changes possible

Sidebar

No changes possible

Date

No changes possible

Linked assets

No changes possible

Brand store categories

No changes possible

Button

No changes possible

Workflow job

No changes possible

What to do When a Metaproperty Type Change Went Wrong?

Did a non-supported metaproperty type change take place in your portal? You may have lost existing metaproperty options and in some cases this change may result in an unstable portal.

Contact your Customer Success Manager right away and explain as detailed as possible what happened and which metaproperty is impacted.

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