What is the product “Attribute Set” used for in Magento? Can you have different product types using the same attribute set?
An attribute set is a collection of attributes that provide each sku a template. This is definitely easiest to describe with an example. Let’s say one of your categories is “LCD Displays”. In addition to the default Magento attributes, you want to show your customers some extra information in the front-end:
Yes, you can have any mix of the product types in the same Set.