Product Metafield

In default, Shopify not allow you add new custom field for product. So with Gecko we will help you understand how to bring custom field to your store.

Example: you can have different description, different video... for each product.

The first you need install this extension on your chrome by go to this link: SHOPIFYFD

After install you will see the icon in your browser:

There are 7 type metafields : Countdown, Auto Loop Countdown, Video or YouTube, Short Description, Size Chart, External/Affiliate, Tag and Username.

Go to Product-> Edit Product, Click on ShopifyFD icon, to show it's section.

Fill in this meta section

When you fill in and save, Go to View to see the result.

1 - Type 1 - Countdown

1. Add New Metafield : meta

2. Key: countdown

3. Value: 2018/09/30

(If you want to countdown to the sale day of product, fill in date to the value’s box)

In admin’website:


2 - Type 2 - Vimeo or YouTube video url

1. Add New Metafield : meta

2. Key: video

3. Value:

You can get any links from youtube


3 - Type 3 - Short description

1. Name : meta

2. Key: description_excerpt

3. Value: description excerpt content


4 - Type 4 - Size chart

Image size chart only show when the product have "Size" variant

1. Name : meta

2. Key: image_size_chart

3. Value: The link of image, and you can get in Setting > Files



Image size chart will show like this

5 - Type 5 - External/Affiliate

Allow you enter external/Affiliate link, Add cart function will be hidden

1. namespace: external

2. key: text on button (The name will be showed of button)

3.Value: link to external product


6 - Type 6 - Tag

1. namespace: meta

2. key: hashtag

3. value:(tag on instagram)

Result: Sroll down the bottom of page, you can see it.

7 - Type 7 - Username

1. namespace: meta

2. key: username

3. value:(tag on instagram) The name in instagram have had. If it's wrong, you cannot see anythings

NOTE: You must have deleted Tag before. If didn't, you couldn't see the Username


Sroll down the bottom of page, you can see it.

  • Per page allowed to show an instagram. Priority to display the tags.

  • Sometime you don't see the metafield on product page or it said not loaded, please reload and click to metafield icon on browser again.

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