Magento Open Source 2.1.x

Virtual Product

Virtual products are used to represent non-tangible items such as memberships, services, warranties, or subscriptions. Virtual products can be sold individually, or included as part of the following product types:

Aside from the absence of the Weight field, the process of creating a virtual product and a simple product is the same.


Virtual Product

Things to Remember

  • Virtual products are used for non-tangible products such as services, subscriptions, and warranties.

    Virtual products are much like simple products, but without weight.

    Shipping Options do not appear during checkout unless there is a tangible product in the cart.