How do I create a Local Boost?

To create a 'Local Boost' for Categories and Collections, follow the steps below: 

  • Click on the 'View All' Categories or Collections. 

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  • Choose the Category or Collection you want to work on and click on the 'Edit' button. 
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  •  Go to the 'Global Sort Option (GSO)' tab and ensure it is set to 'Trending.' 
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  • Click on the 'Add Boost' icon on the 'Global Sort Option (GSO)' panel.  

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  •     Click on the '+Local Boost' icon 
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  • In 'Step 1' 'Find Products' section, choose the attributes you want to give a boost to. For instance, the attribute has been set to 'Colour' 'Match All' 'Black.' 
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  • In Step 2: Choose the score you wish to give that particular attribute, either to promote it with a positive score or to demote it with a negative score within the Category or Collection. 
  • In this instance, we are giving the products with the 'Color' 'Black' a promotion (positive boost score) of 300 so that it gets more visibility on a Category or Collection.  
  • You can also schedule the 'Local Boost' to be active and effective for a particular time-frame. 

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  • Click on the 'Save' icon.  

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  • You can now see the 'Local Boost' active with the 'Local Boost' score highlighted in the image below. 
  • Click on the 'Save' icon. 

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  • You can view the 'Local Boost' from the section highlighted below. 

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To read further on a 'Local Boosting' use case, click here