Magento Commerce, 2.0.11

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Custom Options

Adding custom options to a product is an easy way to offer customers a selection of options with a variety of text, selection, and date input types. Custom options are a good solution if your inventory needs are simple. However, because custom options are variations of a single SKUStock Keeping Unit: A number or code assigned to a product to identify the product, options, price, and manufacturer., they cannot be used to manage stock. If you have multiple products with the same options, you can set up one product, and then import the options to the other products.

Custom Options

To create custom options:

1. Open the product in edit mode.
1. In the panel on the left under Advanced Settings, choose Custom Options.
2. In the upper-right corner, tap  Add New Options . Then, do the following:
a. In the Option Title field, enter a name for the option.
b. Set the Input Type for data entry.
c. If the option is not required to purchase the product, clear the Required checkbox.
3. Tap  Add New Row . Then, complete the following:
a. In the Title field, enter a name for this option.
b. In the Price field, enter any markup or markdownThe amount subtracted from the original price of a product. from the base product price that applies to this option.
c. Set Price Type to one of the following:
  • Fixed

    The price of the variation differs from the price of the base product by a fixed monetary amount, such as $1.


    The price of the variation differs from the price of the base product by a percentage, such as 10%.

d. Enter a SKU for the option. The option SKU is a suffix that is added to the product SKU.
e. To change the order of the options, tap the Sort Order icon , and drag the option to a new position in the list.

Change Order of Options
f. Repeat this step for each option to be added.
4. When complete, tap  Save .

To import custom options:

1. In the Custom Options section, tap Import Options.
2. In the list, mark the checkbox of the product with the options that you want to import.
3. Tap  Import .

Importing Custom Options
4. When complete, you can continue to add more custom options, or tap Save and Close.