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OM provides feature to store all extended item catalog data in the form of additional attributes. This feature also allows us to setup any type of complex structure between itemid and extended catalog data. Internally the product uses “Additional attributes” entity to create this type of setup. OM also provides the ability to search these attributes to fetch relevant items by building apache lucene search. OM also provides feature to restrict the item search space using the item category and the same item attributes. All these are via the searchCatalogIndex api.
However there are some deficiencies with this setup and it doesn’t really help using the index for fine grained item search:
So we would like to log the following enhancement requests:
How will this idea be used?
The customer that we are working for, has a concept of item controls. Using this controls setup, the business team sets up various business rules to restrict the type of item that can be ordered. Some of the use cases are:
With all these enhancements, we expect to deliver a superior search functionality to the customer.
|What is your industry?||Consumer Products|
|What is the idea priority?||Urgent|
|Link to original RFE|