Checkbox

An attribute that the user can toggle on (check; enable) or off (uncheck; disable).

Close up of Allow Notifications checkbox. The box is checked off (enabled).

Date/Time

An attribute that requires the user to enter a date and time. If you don't need to enter a specific time, just leave it set to midnight (12:00 AM). 

Close up of Hire Date field. The date in the field is selected, which opens a calendar view where the date and time can be selected.

Note: Dates and times will display based on the logged in user's timezone.

Dropdown

Dropdown attributes may be single or multi-select, and may contain a list, radio buttons, or checkboxes. 

Single Select

An attribute that opens a dropdown with two or more options, and the user can select one option.

Close up of Timezone dropdown. The dropdown is opened and shows part of the list of timezones.

Multi-Select

An attribute that opens a dropdown with two or more options, and the user can select one or more options.

Close up of Job Title dropdown. The dropdown shows a few job titles, including Manager, Supervisor, and Team Leader. There is a checkbox beside each. At the top of the dropdown it reads "Choose multiple items".

Email

An attribute that requires the user to enter an email address. 

Close up of Email Address field. The text in the field reads beth_wilson@finashoes.com.

Numeric

An attribute that can only contain numerical data. 

Close up of Store Number field. The text in the field reads 1100.

Text

An attribute that allows the user to type in data (can contain text, numbers, symbols, etc.) 

Close up of Department field. The text in the field reads Human Resources.

URL

An attribute that allows the user to type in a URL. 

Close up of Website field. The text in the field reads www.finashoes.com.

Additional Settings

You can also set up your attributes to be required, unique, or used to log in (username attribute). 

Required

An attribute that must contain data. 

Close up of First Name (Required) field. The text in the field reads Beth.

Unique

An attribute that must be unique. 

For example, if you make the Employee ID field unique, only one user can ever have 123456 as their Employee ID. 

Close up of Employee ID field. The text in the field reads 123456.

Username 

An attribute that can be used to log in. By default, this type of attribute must be unique. 

Close up of Username (Required) field. The text in the field reads robinatkins@finashoes.com. A Key icon appears to the right of the text.

Fields used to log in will be indicated by a Key icon. .