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I kept looking for days to find a way to fill the product title (in the backend product add/edit form) field automatically based on values that i choose on different custom attributes.

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    The question is a bit unclear. Can you provide an example? – Marius May 27 '14 at 6:38
  • Yes, for example i have a tire as a product and i want to have its name generated as "Width/AspectRatio"R"RimSize Brand Model ..." where Width, AspectRatio, Rimsize, Brand and Model are Extra product attributes. So when i save the product its name gets filled with the attributes value that i have set. – aurel.dragut May 27 '14 at 7:04
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You can observe the event catalog_product_save_before and construct the name based on the attributes you need.

Here is a small example on how the observer method could look.

public function generateName($observer) {
    $product = $observer->getEvent()->getProduct();
    $newName = $product->getWidth(). ' - '.$product->getAspectRatio().' - '....//all attributes you need
    $product->setName($newName);
    return $this;
}

This could work if when you save the product from the backend, but I don't think it will work if you import products.

  • Yeah that would be a good question, probably you have to save again every imported product or maybe "update attributes" might work. – aurel.dragut May 27 '14 at 7:37

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