Magento Open Source 2.1.x

Product Workspace

The product workspace is basically the same for all product types, although the selection of fields changes depending on the attributeA characteristic or property of a product; anything that describes a product. Examples of product attributes include color, size, weight, and price. set that is used. The product attributes are at the top of the form, followed by expandable sections of product information. When a new product is saved for the first time, the Store View chooser appears in the upper-left of the form.

Product Workspace
Enable Product

The online status of the product is indicated by the switch at the top of the form. To change the online status, simply set the Enable Product switch to the “Yes” or “No” position.

  • Control


    Indicates that the product is currently online.

    Indicates that the product is currently offline.

Attribute Set

The name of the attribute set appears in the upper-left corner, and determines the fields that appear in the product record. To choose a different attribute set, click the down arrow next to the default attribute set name.

Attribute Sets

To expand or collapse a section, tap either the expand or collapse button to the right.

Save Menu

The Save menu includes several options that let you save and continue, save and create a new product, save and duplicate the product, or save and close.

Save Menu
  • Command



    Save the current product, and continue working.

    Save & New

    Save and close the current product, and begin a new product, based on the same product type and template.

    Save & Duplicate

    Save and close the current product, and open a new duplicate copy.

    Save & Close

    Save the current product and return to the Inventory workspace.