Magento Open Source, 1.9.x

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Creating Products

Choosing a product type is one of the first things you must do to create a new product. In this chapter, you will learn how to create a product of each type. To learn more about all the available options, see Product Information.

If you are just starting out, you can create a few sample products and experiment with each type. Before building your catalog, make sure to read Navigation by Category and Catalog URL Options. This material will give you a good understanding of the relationship between your store’s navigation, the categories in your catalog.

Products in Catalog