Magento Open Source 2.1.x

Creating Products

Choosing a product type is one of the first things you must do to create a new product. In this section, you will learn how to create a product of each type. In addition to the basic product types, the term, complex productA product that requires the customer to choose from a selection of options. refers to a product that requires the customer to choose from a selection of options before making a purchase. To learn more about the available options, see Basic Settings and Advanced Settings.

If you are just starting out, you can create a few sample products to experiment with each product type. For a deeper understanding, make sure to read about catalog navigation, how to set up categories and attributes, and the catalog URL options that are available to you.


Product Catalog