Adding customizable options to a product is an easy way to offer customers a selection of options with a variety of text, selection, and date input types. Customizable options are a good solution if your inventory needs are simple. However, because they are based on variations of a single SKUStock Keeping Unit: A number or code assigned to a product to identify the product, options, price, and manufacturer., they cannot be used to manage stock. If you have multiple products with the same options, you can set up one product, and import the options to the other products.
To create customizable options:
Open the product in edit mode.
Scroll down and expand the Customizable Options section. Then, tap Add Option.
In the upper-left corner, tap New Option . Then, do the following:
In the Option Title field, enter a name for the option.
Set the Option Type for data entry.
If the option is not required to purchase the product, clear the Required checkbox.
Tap Add New Row . Then, complete the following:
In the Title field, enter a name for this option.
In the Price field, enter any markup or markdown from the base product price that applies to this option.
Set Price Type to one of the following:
Enter a SKU for the option. The option SKU is a suffix that is added to the product SKU.
To change the order of the options, tap the Change Order icon , and drag the option to a new position in the list.
Change Order of Options
Repeat this step for each option to be added.
When complete, tap Save .
To import customizable options:
In the Customizable Options section, tap Import Options.
All products with customizable options appear in the grid.
In the list, mark the checkbox of the product with the options that you want to import.
Tap Import .
When complete, you can continue to add more custom options, or tap Save and Close.
A single line input field for text.
A multiple-line input box for paragraphs of text. You can use the WYSIWYG Editor to format the text with HTML tags, or type HTML directly into the text area.
A file to be uploaded by the customer.
A drop-down list of options. Only one item can be selected at a time.
A set of options that allows only one to be selected at a time.
A checkbox is a variation of a yes/no option. If the product has more than one checkbox, multiple selections can be made at the same time.
A drop-down list of options that accepts multiple selections. To select multiple options, hold down the Ctrl (PC) or Command (Mac) key.
An input field for a date value. The date can be typed directly into the field, selected from a listm or calendar. The method of input used and format of the date is determined by the Date & Time Custom Options configuration.
Date & Time
An input field for date and time values.
An input field for a time value.
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