Product Options

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Product options are variations of items, e.g., color, size of a shoe. Customers must select these options to buy an item. Options are easily created and attached to a parent product; doing so automatically creates options related to child products, specifications, and SKUs.

Product Options

Product Options page can be found at: Menu > Inventory > Product Options. In this screen, follow the tabs to consecutively create option types options and create a set to apply to a parent product.

Option Types Tab

Option types are general option families, e.g., the size or color of a product. These families must be created first. Click on the “Add Option Type” button towards the upper right-hand side of the screen, write down your new Option Family Name, click on the Create button to create a new family, and proceed to the Options tab.

 

Create Product Options

 

Options Tab

While in the Options tab, click on the “Add Option” button towards the upper right-hand side of the screen and choose an Option Type that this option will go under. Fill in your new Option Name and Display name, click on the “Create” button to create a new Option, and click on Edit to go to the “Edit Options” page.

 

Create Product Option Type

 

Click on Plus sign “+” to add option values. Type the value and click on the Save icon towards the right side of the page and repeat these steps until you enter all your options.

 

Product Option Editor

 

For example, if you are selling socks and come in four different colors, you need to create them under this Options tab. If the socks have 5 different sizes, those will be separate options that you need to create.

When you create new Options, make sure to click on the “Save and close” button and proceed to the Option Sets Tab to combine these two Options(socks that has both color and size options)

 

Option Sets Tab

This tab creates Option Sets to be assigned to products during the product creation process. Click on the “Add Option Set” button towards the right-hand side of the screen and fill in your new Option Set Name, click on the “Create” button to create a new Option, and click on Edit to go into the “Edit Option Set” page.

 

Create Option Sets

 

On this page, find relevant options to this Options Set and click on the “+” Plus sign towards the text's left.

Selected options will appear on the right-hand side list, under “Selected Options.” Make sure to click on the “Save and close” button. This concludes by defining Options, and now they got to be assigned to products.

 

Product Option Sets Editor

 

Example using Product Options

E.g., you want to create 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 shoe sizes.

First, create [Option Types]

  1. Go to Options Types Tab

  2. Click on the “Add Option Type” button

  3. Write “Size” in the text box

  4. Click Create

  5. Then proceed to Options Tab

Second, create [Options]

  1. Click on the “Add Option” button

  2. Choose “SIze” we just created this in the “Option Types” tab.

  3. Type “Shoe Size” in Option Name and the Display name

  4. Click on Create and Edit to go to Edit Options Page,

  5. Type “8” in Option Values Text Box

  6. Click on the save icon towards the right.

  7. Click on the Plus “+” sign.

  8. Another line appears to enter the next line.

  9. Enter all sizes and click on “Save Icon” each time

  10. When finished, click on “Save and Close.”

  11. Then proceed to the Option Sets Tab.

Third, create [Option Set]

  1. Click on the “Add Option Set” button.

  2. Type “My Shoe Company” in Option Set Name

  3. Click on Create and Edit to go to Edit Option Set Page,

  4. Click on the plus sign on the left-hand side of “Size.”

  5. Size appears on the right-hand side; selected side.

  6. When finished, click on “Save and Close.”

  7. Then go to Menu > Inventory > Products.

Creating Parent Product with Option Set and Creating Child Variations

  1. Click on “Add Product”

  2. Click on “Choose a Parentage” and select Parent.

  3. Click on the “Option Set” Text box and start typing “My..”

  4. The search function will find “My Shoe Company” click on it.

  5. Type in “Brand,” “Name,” and “Price”

  6. Click on “Create” and then “Edit.”

  7. Click on the “Options” tab on the next screen and click on “Add Variant.”

  8. This is where you create children SKUs by setting product id, price, and quantity.

  9. In the dialog box while the “create a new Variant” radio button is checked, Under “Variation Select,” Select a size for your product next to “Shoe Size.”

  10. Click on “Create”

 

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