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The Content section is used to enter and edit the main product description that appears on the product page. The short description can be used in most RSS feeds, and might also appear in catalog listings, depending on themeA package that contains graphics and appearance information, and customizes the look and feel of the store.. The product description can be formatted using the editor toolbar.

Enter only plain ASCII characters into the text box. If pasting text from a word processor, save it first as a plain .TXT file to remove any invisible control characters.


To enter the product description:

1. Open the product in edit mode. Then, scroll down and expand the Content section.
2. Enter the main product Description, and use the toolbar to format as needed.

You can drag the lower-right corner to change the height of the text box.

3. Enter a Short Description of the product, and format as needed.

To learn more, see: Using the Editor.