How to use Custom Fields for Opportunities


The Custom Fields for Opportunities feature empowers users to capture, organize, and customize information tailored to their needs, transforming opportunities into fully personalized processes. Users can create, categorize, and group custom fields within the Opportunity Modal, refining their data management and process tracking. With the same ease of customization as with contacts.

What is this feature?

The Custom Fields for Opportunities feature enables businesses to add, customize, and organize specific data fields for their sales opportunities.

This provides greater flexibility and precision in tracking potential sales or tasks. It allows businesses to include additional data points unique to their operations or sales processes. These custom fields can range from project deadlines product specifications, client preferences, etc.

Furthermore, this feature allows businesses to categorize these custom fields into various folders, creating a more organized and streamlined view. There's also an option to hide empty fields, ensuring a clean and efficient visual of opportunity cards.

Usage Cases:

Sales Deadlines: You can create a custom field for each opportunity's sales closing date to ensure your team knows all critical deadlines.

Sales Stages: Differentiate between various sales stages for an opportunity, such as initial contact, needs assessment, negotiation, or final closing.

Product Details: Use custom fields to track specific product or service details related to an opportunity, such as product model, SKU, or service type.

Client Preferences: Track specific preferences or needs of a client, such as preferred contact time or any particular requirements or requests they may have.

Lead Source: Keep track of where your leads are coming from. This could include referrals, social media, direct mail, etc.

Customer's Budget: To cater to your offers more precisely, having a field for the client's budget or expenditure capability would be helpful.

Likelihood of Conversion: Create a field to indicate the probability of an opportunity turning into a successful sale. This can help prioritize resource allocation. This could be a number field modified using a Math Operation workflow action to update the field.

Next Follow-Up Date: To keep the conversation going and increase the chances of a sale, you might want to track when you should follow up with a potential client.

Associated Campaigns: If your opportunities are tied to specific marketing campaigns, you can create a custom field to track which campaign each opportunity is associated with.

Client's Industry or Occupation: Having a field for the client's industry or occupation can help you understand their needs better and tailor your communications accordingly.


How to Use this Feature

Go to Settings: The settings for creating custom fields can be found on the settings page of your sub-account.

Create Custom Fields: Navigate to 'Custom Fields' under settings. Click on 'Add Field' or 'Create Field'.

Define Your Fields: Choose 'Opportunity' as your object and then define your custom field type, such as single-line text, number, dropdown, etc. Give it a name that suits its purpose, like 'Project Start Date' or 'Sales Stage'.

The types of custom fields you can add for opportunities currently include:

  • Text Input

  • Single Line

  • Multi-Line

  • Text Box List

  • Values

  • Number

  • Phone

  • Monetary

  • Choosing Options

  • Dropdown (Single)

  • Dropdown (Multiple)

  • Radio Select

  • Checkbox

  • Date Picker

  • Signature

Please Note

Although typically available, the 'File Upload' field type is currently being worked on to be made available for opportunities. This will enable you to upload files directly to your custom fields in the opportunities section. Now you should see an option called 'Opportunities' and 'Contacts'. After filling in the necessary information, Choose Opportunities and hit Save.

Create Custom Folders: You can group your custom fields for opportunities into custom folders. This helps you categorize and organize your fields better. To do this, go to 'Folders' in the 'Custom Fields' section, create a new folder, give it a name, and select 'Opportunity' as its object.

  1. Access Folders: In the custom fields section, find the folders area where you can view existing folders or create new ones.

  2. Add a New Folder: Click on "Add a Folder" and name it appropriately.

  3. Associate the Folder with an Object: Select "Opportunity" as the object to associate with the new folder.

  4. Create Fields within the Folder: Inside the new folder, create fields as necessary, specifying the object as "Opportunity" and giving each field a name.

Use Your Custom Fields: When you go to the 'Opportunities' section when creating or editing an opportunity, you will see these new custom fields. You can fill in the information as needed.

  1. Creating an Opportunity: When creating a new opportunity, after selecting a contact and filling in other details, proceed to create the opportunity.

  2. Editing an Opportunity: In the opportunity details, you will find the custom fields you created, organized under their respective folders.

  3. Inputting Information: You can input information into the custom fields as required and update the opportunity with the new details.

Hide Empty Fields: If you have a lot of custom fields and don't want to see the ones that don't have any value, you can turn on the 'Hide Empty Fields' feature.

  1. Finding the Feature: In the opportunity details, find the 'Hide Empty Fields' toggle.

  2. Using the Feature: Activating this toggle will hide all fields that have not been filled in, allowing you to focus on the fields that contain information.


Custom fields and folders in Gymini enhance the organization and management of opportunities, allowing for a tailored approach to handling each opportunity's unique details. By creating custom fields and folders, you can streamline the information management process, focusing on the details that matter most for each opportunity.

Remember to explore this feature to maintain a well-structured and efficient opportunities management system in Gymini.

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