Setting-Up Products in Magento-Magento Website Development
In this article on Magento website development, we shall see how to set-up simple products from the Magento dashboard. A simple product would be a product in its basic form, identified by a SKU. It is also the building block for complex or configuration products. Using the below steps, you can set-up simple and complex products that appear on your Magento store.
Steps for creating a simple product in Magento
- Navigate to Products->Catalog, and select “Add Product”, and select the “Simple Product” from the drop-down.
- You would be required to fill in the below details for each of the products that you would need to add.
Name: The name of the product that would appear in the store.
Product-ID: This is also called the SKU (Stock Keeping Unit), and is the identifier for the product. It can be used for both physical and virtual products.
Price: The cost of the product without the discount.
Tax Class: Choose the appropriate selection of tax classes from the options (Sales Tax, VAT, etc). You can also set-up your own tax classes from Taxable Goods option.
Quantity: The opening stock quantity of that product.
Images and Videos: Associated images and videos for the product that would appear on the product details page.
Weight: The weight of the product which would be useful for calculating the shipping charges. You can choose from KGS or LBS. For virtual products, select “No” as an option.
Categories: Select the appropriate categories under which the product should appear. You can also create a category at this stage.
Description: This would be the product description that would appear on the product details page.
Is Featured: By enabling this option, you would make the product amongst your featured products.
Set product New from: Using this option, you can set a product to appear as new in your website for a specified time range.
Creating a Simple product with options:
At times, an individual product can have various options to it, which are usually for customizing the product. The below steps would help you create a simple product with options from the Magento dashboard.
- Navigate to Customizable options from the menu, and click on “Add New Option”.
- You can enter the option title and set its selection from Radio buttons, checkboxes, and drop-down selection options, apart from allowing multiple selections.
- You can then specify the price and price type for the new option.
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