Read this introduction to the Inventory Tags feature, including an overview with use case examples and information on getting started with Tags.
To learn more about Inventory Tags, please check out the entire series of articles linked at the side and bottom of this page.
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Inventory > Categories > Tags
- This feature needs to be enabled by an Admin via Checkfront Labs.
- Admin permission to manage Inventory.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- Tags work with both items (Inventory > Items) and products (Inventory > Products).
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
Products (Inventory > Products) is the successor feature to (Inventory > Items) and is available in our newest version of Checkfront.
Not yet on our newest version and interested in upgrading? Please get in touch with our Technical Support team for more information.
Discover more product-related help articles here: Products (New).
Inventory tags overviewBack to top
Tags allow you to identify items/products further using functionality similar to labels. Tags can be used to group and filter items/products across categories or to sub-categorize items or products within the Customer Booking Page, Booking Widget, and reports.
Use Case ExamplesBack to top
| Use Cases
|Group Like Inventory Across Categories
Use Tags to identify items/products across categories that share locations.
|Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax|
Use Tags to identify items across categories by pricing tier.
|$, $$, $$$|
Use Tags to identify items/products with shared themes across Categories.
|Beach, Mountain, City, Desert|
||Use Tags to identify items/products by the difficulty level within the same category, e.g. hiking tours.||Easy, Moderate, Challenging|
|Use Tags to identify rental items/products by size within the same category, e.g. bike rentals by bike wheel sizes.||12", 16", 18", 20", 24"|
|Items/products can have one or more Tags so that Users can filter by one or more Tags within the Customer Booking Pages. Results include listings that are configured with ALL selected Tags.|
Getting started with inventory tagsBack to top
Admins can enable inventory Tags for all Staff via Checkfront Labs. Follow these steps to get started:
- Select Labs from the Manage menu.
- Enable the Inventory Tags experimental feature.
- Go to the Categories page under the Inventory menu, then select the Tags tab.
- Click the + New Tag button to add your first Tag.
Learn more about Checkfront Labs:
Next, we look in detail at adding an Inventory Tag.
Creating a new inventory tag >