Update collection metafield
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The Update collection metafield action adds a metafield to the collection that triggers the workflow, or updates an existing metafield on that collection.
The Update collection metafield action contains the following fields.
|Metafield namespace||Required. A metafield namespace is a container for a group of metafields. Grouping metafields within a namespace prevents your metafields from conflicting with other metafields.|
|Key||Required. A key is an identifier for the metafield value.|
|Value||Required. The value is the information to be stored in the metafield. The value is always stored as a string, regardless of the metafield's type.|
|Type||The data type of the metafield's value.|
The Update collection metafield action has a hidden field added to it by the trigger. This field, Collection ID, identifies the collection to add a metafield to. The collection ID is set by default and can't be changed.
The Update collection metafield action can be used in workflows that start with the following triggers:
In this example workflow, a collection metafield is added to all newly created collections.
To learn more, review the MetafieldInput input object.