Creating Custom Attributes for Business Objects

You can create custom attributes for system objects or custom objects.

  1. Select Administration > Site Development, select one of these options:
    • System Object Types
    • Custom Object Types
  2. Click the object name > Attribute Definitions tab and click New.
  3. On the Attribute Definition Details page, enter an ID and name for your attribute.
    Salesforce recommends including only alphanumeric characters in IDs. IDs must be unique, but names can be duplicates. If an attribute is configured for appear in Business Manager or the storefront, the name appears.
  4. Select a data type for the attribute.
    The data type controls additional configuration items for the attribute.
  5. Click Apply.
    Additional fields appear that let you configure how values are managed for the attribute. These fields are different depending on the data type selected.
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