Metafields / how to

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So, i don't really get it ... How can i create and modify meta fields within shopify?

Do i really need a 3rd party app to use and control metafields?

I cannot imagine that there is no internal function to control metafields in the admin area for the frontend shop. 
Shopify earns millions a year, even Wordpress can do it with custom fields. 

So i am wrong, or can't Shopify really do it?

Shopify Partner
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Hey Christopher,

You can manage metafields without any 3rd parties, but it well depends on how many of them you are trying to add. Two options here: 1. use Shopify's BulkEditor or 2. use Shopify's import/export tool. More details here and here

Hope that helps!

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Shopify Partner
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Another way to do this is to use Airtable to manage your metafields, across all Shopify objects that support them (product, variants, customers, etc.). Take a look at how to bulk edit Shopify metafields this way.