Product Type (Custom Product Type)

The Product Type field is used to help classify the products both in the Shopify admin and on your online store. You can use the Ablestar Bulk Product Editor to modify the Product Type in bulk


  • Between January and September 2022 this field was temporarily named "Custom Product Type". The field is named "Product Type" again after the "Standard Product Type" field was renamed to "Product Category"
  • The Product Type field is optional and limited to 255 characters
  • Shopify will remove spaces before and after a Product Type

In-App Edits

As with some other text fields, you have the option to use placeholders to insert dynamic values into the Product Type field:

Spreadsheet Edits

When setting the product type field with a spreadsheet edit, leading and trailing white space will be removed.

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