I saw a serious issue with Select type attributes in Magento.
If backend model of a select attribute is other than
INT (for example :
text) etc. then if we edit this attribute via admin side and save, then it's backend type will be changed to
This is a serious issue because this will leads to indexing issues, product disappears from categories and search and abnormal sorting issues.
Why Magento behaves like this? How can we overcome this ?
As of now, It seems that, it is better to create All select attribute with a backend model