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Akeneo UI Reference Entity: It provides the UI interface to create the entity and manage the entities' value with the UI. It helps to manage reference data and related views inside the Akeneo PIM. In this, you can create multiple reference entity and you can add this created entity in the Reference data simple select and Reference data multi-select attribute with this you can add the entity in the products.

For the Akeneo installation, your Akeneo server should meet these system requirements.

Please Note: Akeneo UI Reference entity is compatible with Community Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Cloud (PaaS/Flexibility) Edition of Akeneo.

Highlighted Features

Create Reference Entity

The admin can create a reference entity and can add multiple entities.

Reference Data Support

The created entity supports both Reference data Simple and Multiple select attributes.

Field Value

You can add multiple field values. There are 5 types of fields that are text, number, boolean, Json and date.

Filter Field Value

You can filter the field value by the code, short order and the created fields.

Entity Mapping

Entity mapping plays a crucial role as it allows you to do the following:

  • You can create a reference entity data.
  • You can add multiple entities.
  • You can edit and delete the entity.
  • You can add field values.
  • You can add the created entity to the Akeneo attributes like:
    • Reference data Multi-Select
    • Reference data Simple select

General Properties

In this module, you can add multiple fields in an entity. You have to fill some fields details to add the value in the entity like:

  • Field Name: In this, you have to fill the name of the field.
  • Field Type: In this, you have to select the type of field. There are 5 types of field types that you can use that are text, number, date, Json, and boolean.
  • Field Length: In this, you can select the field length.
  • Field Required: In this, you have to yes if the field is required or not if not then you can select number.

Add Field Value

In Akeneo UI Reference Entity you can create an entity in that entity you have to:

  • Add fields and you can add multiple fields.
  • Add field values and you can add multiple field values
  • You have to fill code, short order, and created a field data.
  • Code: In this, you can enter a unique value to the field
  • Short order: In this, you can decide the entity field value sequence.

Field Value

In this module, the field value is the option in which you can add different values in the filed that was created by you while adding the field value you can do the following:

  • You can search the value by code.
  • You can filter by a short order.
  • In this, you can add multiple field values.
  • You can edit the field value to make changes in the field value.
  • You can delete the entity field if not required.


  • Create a Reference Entity of Type Simple and Multiple in Akeneo.
  • Delete Reference Entity from UI.
  • You can add 5 types of fields text, number, boolean, Json, and date.
  • All the 5 Fileds are validated within the required criteria Create fields in a particular Reference Entity from UI.
  • Remove fields from a particular Reference Entity from UI.
  • Create multiple fields in one entity.
  • You can add multiple entities.
  • Add, update and delete values of Reference Entity fields from UI.

Akeneo 5.0.x Compatible

  • There are 5 major changes Automation, Governance, Quality, Connectivity, and Productivity in this latest version Akeneo 5.x came with.
  • Enhancements in the new Akeneo feature are like new import/export capabilities, an enhanced user experience on our product grid, and a more insightful process tracker that will increase productivity.
  • Enrich product data collection like New associations types, Enrichment in the variant products, Enhanced measurement families
  • Moreover, with the new Akeneo, it will be easier to manage the data quality with the new revamped data quality dashboard, spell-check modifications, and new “Missing image” rules
  • We have made all our Akeneo modules compatible with Akeneo 5.0.x and for a better experience, Akeneo implemented a new API, known as the “Events API” to better integrate the third-party application.


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