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September 13 2011, 04:06PM
Nice. This will be an awesome way to create smarter “Sub-categories” of sorts. Well done Shopify team!
September 13 2011, 07:36PM
This is going to make things so much easier.
September 13 2011, 10:48PM
Awesome! Long time coming :)
September 14 2011, 11:43AM
Can you describe this in more detail with perhaps a demo?
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?
September 20 2011, 10:48PM
Oi, I’ve been waiting on this for a while.
Oh well, time to reframe.
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 :(
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!
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.
January 12 2013, 01:48PM
I agree with Chris Bricker, I would really like to have some negative operators available also.
January 20 2013, 07:10PM
I would also really like to see negative operators.
February 27 2013, 11:34AM
+1 for an “OR” operator. Without it, smart collections are almost as frustrating as exact-match search criteria.
April 11 2013, 05:38PM
Agree with the need for OR!
October 10 2013, 01:30PM
+1 for OR operator.
December 03 2013, 06:09PM
Really, really need an OR operator… without it smart collections are useless. I’m with the above!