Promoting fields to the sidebar
Selected field types can be "promoted" to be displayed in the right-hand sidebar of the editor. They will then appear in the defined order in their own box just under the Save button.
This allows for a more prominent location with easy access to the promoted fields when you are editing custom fields:
- Selection lists
Promotion is not possible for variant custom fields. Also, it is not possible to promote a repeatable field to the sidebar. If you set the repeatable option for a field or move a promoted field into a repeatable section, the promotion will be turned off.
Where to organise your promoted fields
Promoted fields are "extracted" from their usual sequence inside a section and put into the sidebar. So you have the option of just leaving them in context of any other fields that make sense. If you want to have the promoted fields in their own dedicated section, that's possible too - if the section is empty after extracting the promoted fields, it won't be displayed.