Adding and Editing Attributes in Magento
Attributes are mostly used for the filters (layered navigation) on the left-hand side of the category pages.
Another use is for configured products to, for example, add a “size” that needs to be chosen by the customer when adding the product to the shopping cart.
The adding or editing of attributes in Magento is done via:
When you created an attribute in Magento you shouldn’t forget to configure the right attribute set (often default). Otherwise the attribute is not shown in the admin panel while creating a product.