Attributes should have the following characteristics:
  • One-per-record attributes with a type of Date, Text, Currency, and Yes/No can be used in Blackbaud NetCommunity.
  • Table type attributes are available without being marked as one-per-record.
  • Fuzzy Date and Constituent Name type attributes are not available in Blackbaud NetCommunity
    • BBNC Version 6.58 introduces the ability to use Fuzzy Birth Dates when used in combination with RE version 7.93.  
To use attributes in NetCommunity:
  1. Create a participant attribute in The Raiser's Edge.
  2. Refresh Code Tables in Blackbaud NetCommunity. You may need to do this more than once.
  3. Browse to Administration > Sites and Settings in NetCommunity.
  4. Scroll down to the section called "Attributes" and mark the checkbox for the attributes you created.  If you have to mark one or more of the attributes, make sure you click the Save button in the upper left portion of this page.
  5. Edit the part and mark the checkbox next to the attribute to use it within the part.
  6. Click the Save button on the part.