Basic DetailsThe common information about a product are the title, price, description. Discount price is optional. You can even schedule discounts for a certain amount of time. You can enter a starting date and end date to apply automatic discounts to your product. Both the categories and tags have to be created by the admin. The vendor can only select them from the frontend dashboard. Because allowing the vendors to create categories might Select Category. By default, category selection is singular. That is why there is a drop-down field to select a category. This should be the standard setting. Because according to Google Webmaster Guidelines and other SEO and UX best practices, it is recommended to have only one category assigned to a product. If you need to show your products based on multiple factors or for searching or sorting feature, you can use tags. Vendors need to select the category from the drop-down. If you really need multiple categories in a single product, just select from the dropdown and add multiple categories.
Create Tagsvendors will be able to create new product tags from vendor dashboard. Previously, vendors were only able to use the tags predefined by Admins. Vendors click on Vendor Dashboard>Product>Add New Product. Under the Select Product Tags field, add a tag and Press Enter. The word or phrase will be added as a separate tag. After you have provided all the required information, Click on the Create product button. It will create the product and redirect you to the product edit page, where you will be able to add more information about your product. If you want to create the product and add another one immediately, click on the Create & add newbutton. After you have been redirected to the product edit page, there is an option to select a product type. You can select either a Simple or Variable product.
Selecting Product Type – Simple ProductThese types of products are simple and have no variants. They are single and standalone products, which does not require any other information to define different variants.
Selecting Product Type – Variable ProductA variable product is a product that has different types of variants. For example, you might want to sell a dress which is available in 3 different colors and sizes. So this option will enable you to add those colors and sizes you need. You can add variations based on anything you like, perhaps material used or the stitching style. To create a variation from the frontend, the vendor has to select This Product Has Multiple Options. Then some new fields will appear to input the variations. If you already created some variations from the backend, then you can select them from the dropdown on the top right and click Add Option. If you do not need all the attributes in your product, then you can remove or add more if you want.
Now if you need custom variations and attributes of your own, then you have to select Custom Attributes and then click Add Option. Then two blank fields will appear to input the variation name and attributes. You can add as many variations and attributes as you want. When you are done, check the box Create variation using those attributes. The system will make all the combinations and will prompt you to add prices for those variations. If you want to disable any variation, then you can uncheck the box on the left.Quantity and variation picture adding function will not be available right away. You have to save the product once to get those options. Right after saving the product, the fields above will have a pencil icon on the right. Click on that to add more details to the variations.