Update product metafield

The Update product metafield action adds a metafield to the product that triggers the workflow, or updates an existing metafield on that product.

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The Update product metafield action contains the following fields.

Fields used in the Update product metafield action.
Metafield namespaceRequired. A metafield namespace is a container for a group of metafields. Grouping metafields within a namespace prevents your metafields from conflicting with other metafields.
KeyRequired. A key is an identifier for the metafield value.
ValueRequired. 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.
TypeThe data type of the metafield's value.


The Update product metafield action has a hidden field added to it by the trigger. This field, Product ID, identifies the product to add a metafield to. The product ID is set by default and can't be changed.

The Update product metafield action can be used in workflows that start with the following triggers:


Example of a workflow that adds a product metafield when a product is added to the store

In this example workflow, a product metafield is added to all products when they're added to the store.

API details

To learn more, review the MetafieldInput input object.

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