One of the keys to harnessing the power of product types is learning when to use a simple, standalone product. A simple products can be sold individually, or as part of a grouped, configurable, or bundle product. A simple product with custom options is sometimes referred to as a composite productAny product type that offers customers a choice of options..
The following steps take you through the process of creating a simple product using the default product template with basic settings. When you finish the basics, you can complete the advanced settings as needed.
To choose the attribute set that is used as a template for the product, do one of the following:
- In the Search box, enter the name of the attributeA characteristic or property of a product; anything that describes a product. Examples of product attributes include color, size, weight, and price. set.
- In the list, choose the attribute set that you want to use.
The form is updated to reflect the change.
|1.||Enter the product Product Name.|
|2.||Accept the default SKU that is based on the product name, or enter another.|
|3.||Enter the product Price.|
|4.||Because the product is not yet ready to publish, set the Enable Product switch to the “No” () position.|
|5.||Tap Save and continue.|
When the product is saved, the Store View chooser appears in the upper-left corner.
|6.||Choose the Store View where the product is to be available.|
|1.||Set Tax Class to one of the following:|
- Taxable Goods
|2.||Enter the Quantity of the product that is currently in stock.|
Take note that by default, Stock Status is set to “In Stock.”
|3.||Enter the Weight of the product.|
|4.||Accept the default Visibility setting, “Catalog, Search.”|
|5.||To assign Categories to the product, tap the Select… box. Then, do either of the following:|
Choose an existing category:
|a.||Start typing in the box to find a match.|
|b.||Mark the checkbox of each category that is to be assigned.|
Create a new category:
|a.||Tap New Category .|
|b.||Enter the Category Name and choose the Parent Category to determine its position in the menu structure.|
|c.||Tap Create Category .|
|6.||To feature the product in the list of new products, mark the Set Product as New checkbox.|
|7.||Choose the Country of Manufacture.|
There might be additional individual attributes that describe the product. The selection varies attribute set, and you can complete them later.
|1.||If you are ready to publish the product in the catalog, set the Enable Product switch to the “Yes” () position.|
|2.||Do one of the following:|
Method 1: Save and Preview
|1.||In the upper-right corner, tap Save .|
|2.||To view the product in your store, choose Customer View on the Admin menu. The store opens in a new browser tab.|
Method 2: Save and Close
On the Save () menu, choose Save & Close.
Things to Remember
Simple products can be included in configurable, bundle, and grouped product types.
A simple product can have custom options with a variety of input controls, which makes it possible to sell many product variations from a single SKU.
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