The parseMetafieldValue function parses a Metafield's value from a string into a sensible type corresponding to the Metafield's type.

Example code


Description Required
A Metafield object. Yes

Return type

Depending on the type specified in the passed Metafield, the following type is returned:

Metafield type value type
date Date
date_time Date
boolean boolean
number_integer int
number_decimal float
json An object
weight An object with value and unit keys
dimension An object with value and unit keys
volume An object with value and unit keys
rating An object with scale_min, scale_max, and value keys
color string
single_line_text_field string
multi_line_text_field string
product_reference string
file_reference string
page_reference string
variant_reference string
url string