Bitrix Site Manager

Editing the information block element

In this topic

  • Context bar
  • Editing form
  • The element properties tab
  • The Commercial catalog section
  • The Prices tab
  • The Prices (ext.) tab
  • The Parameters tab
  • The Groups tab
  • The Discounts tab
  • The "Preview" tab
  • The "Details" tab
  • The "Section name" tab 
  • The "More" tab
  • The "Workflow" tab
  • Controls
  • This form is the foremost tool to add elements manually. For example, you can use it to add new products to the catalog, publish news and so on.

    Context bar

    Button Description
    List of elements Opens a page displaying the list of elements of this information block.
    Add new element Creates a new element in this form.
    Delete Deletes the current element.

    Editing form

    All fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

    The element properties tab
    Field Description
    Active If checked, denotes the element is permitted to be displayed in the public section.
    Active period The period during which the element is active. If the ending date is omitted, the element is permanently active. If the ending date is omitted, the element is considered active since its creation.
    Name Name of an element in the public section.
    Properties and values
    Pairs "Property Name" : "Value". You can create element properties on the information block settings page.
    Commercial catalog
    This section is only displayed if the information block settings has the option Is catalog enabled.
    The "Prices" Tab
    This tab is used to specify product prices for different price types.
    Field Description
    Base price The base price of the product.
    Base price currency Currency in which the base price is specified.
    Price type Available price types.
    Type of extra This field is used to select the type of extra (or discount) which is to be used to calculate the final price, for the corresponding price type.
    Amount Final product price adjusted for the chosen type of extra. The final amount is calculated using the following formula:

    [Cost] = [Base price] + [Base price] * [Extra percentage] / 100

    If no extra is selected, you can type the amount manually.
    Currency Currency in which the product price is specified for this price type.
    The Prices (ext.) tab
    This tab servers to specify the product price for different price types. You can provide here extra factors that can affect the final amount.
    Field Description
    Price type Available price types.
    From These fields serve to specify relationship between the quantity of product units and the price.
    For example, you can indicate that, for 1 to 5 pcs. the product price is $100 per unit, and for 6 to 10 pcs. - $90 per unit.

    You can specify range as the product quantity.
    To
    Type of extra Used to select the type of extra (or discount) which is used to calculate the final price for this price type.
    You cannot apply extra or discount to the base price.
    Unit price Price of a single piece of the product for the specified price type and quantity.
    Currency Currency in which the product price is specified for this price type.

    Click More... to add more rows where you can define more price parameters and settings.
    The Parameters tab
    This tab contains information about the product to be put for sale. If the catalog is enabled to sell electronic content, this tab displays the subscription parameters.
    Parameters
    In stock Quantity of products currently in stock. If the option Reduce quantity upon order is active, you cannot change this value manually.
    Reduce quantity upon order Check this option if you want the value of the field In stock to automatically decrement when an order occurs.
    Weight Weight of a product unit, in grams.
    Subscription parameters
    Payment type Defines the type of payment for purchasing the electronic content. The following types are available:
    • One-time - means that a customer can buy the product only once. No further actions will be performed on the product;
    • Recurring (subscription) - instructs the system that, when the specified period expires, a customer is to be billed again to renew the product usage;
    • Trial - implies purchasing a trial version of the product (e.g. trial access). When the specified period expires, a customer will be billed to buy a full version of the product.
    Payment duration Period of time on expiry of which the system will bill a customer again. This field should be filled for the payment types recurring and trial.
    Time unit of payment duration The time unit used to define the payment duration (month, day, hour etc.)
    Trial for If you have chosen a trial as the payment type, specify the full version here. When the trial period expires, a customer will be asked to purchase the specified product (full version).
    Renewal without ordering For use with the recurring payment type. If this option is active, the order total amount will be calculated when renewing (subscription), but an order will not be created in the system. This option may be useful if small regular charges are to be drawn off the user internal account.
    The Groups tab

    The Groups tab is displayed only for elements of a content selling enabled commercial catalog. This tab helps manage selling permissions to access the site resources.

    Field Description
    Include Used to select user groups to which the customers are to be added when they purchase the product.
    User group Name of the respective user group.
    Active period Period of time during which customers are the members of the user group. When the specified period expires, a customer will be deleted from the group.
    If set to 0, customers are added to the user group forever.
    The Discounts tab

    The Discounts tab allows to choose discounts that can be applied to the current product.

    Field Description
    ID The discount ID.
    Site The ID of the site whose products can be sold with this discount.
    Active Indicates that the discount is active. If the discount is inactive, it cannot be applied.
    Name The name of the discount.
    Amount The discount value.
    Action Actions that can be performed to discounts. Click Edit to switch to the discount editing.
    The "Preview" tab

    This form is used to provide an element with a short description. Such description can be used to enrich an element with a brief review in lists.

    Field Description
    Image A small image for the element preview function.
    Text / HTML This format defines how the content is created and displayed.
    Use visual editor If checked, activates toolbars with text formatting options for the HTML format.
    The "Details" tab

    Here you have to provide a full description of an element. For example: complete article body, full product description etc.

    Field Description
    Image A large image for an element.
    Text / HTML This format defines how the content is created and displayed.
    Use visual editor If checked, activates toolbars with text formatting options for the HTML format.
    The "Section name" tab 

    Here you can select one or more sections of an information block to which the element relates.

    Field Description
    Sections Sections to which the element is to be bound. This field is unavailable if the underlying information block has the option Contains sections disabled.
    The "More" tab
    Field Description
    Sorting index The sort weight of the element. The less is the value, the higher is an element positioned in lists.
    External ID The code used to link an element to an external data source.
    Symbolic code The mnemonic code used to address elements (for use by developers). 
    The "Workflow" tab
    Field Description
    Created The date and time the element was created.
    Last modified The date and time the element was last changed. The ID and name of a user who performed the change.
    Locked If locked: the date and time the element was locked. The ID and name of a user who locked the element.
    Status The current status of the element. You can create and edit statuses in the Workflow module.
    Comments
    Arbitrary comment (e.g. for the status change).

    Controls

    Button Description
    Add Confirms that a new element is to be created. Then, switches to the list of information block elements.
    Displayed when creating a new information block element.
    Save Saves changes. Returns to the list of information block elements.
    Displayed when editing an existing information block element.
    Apply Applies current changes. Editing continues.
    Don't save Cancels changes to an existing element, or dismisses creation of a new element.
    Returns to the list of information block elements.
    Reset Dismisses recent changes. Editing continues.