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Simple Product

One of the keys to harnessing the power of product types is learning when to use a simple, standalone product. A simple product 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 instructions take you through the process of creating a simple product using a product template, required fields, and basic settings. Each required field is marked with a red asterisk (*). When you finish the basics, you can complete the advanced settings and other settings as needed.


Simple Product

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.