Variable products are a product type that lets you offer a set of variations on a product with control over prices, stock, image, and more for each variation.
They can be used for a product like a T-Shirt which you can offer in different colors and sizes.
Here is a short idea of how this works:
create new/edit old product → enable variation → add attribute → create variation and save → edit and save (optional)
Click on “Products” from the left menu.
Click on “Add New” on the top right corner
In this stage, select which type of product you are willing to create.
Here, we are creating a Variable Product. So, select Variable from the Product Type drop-down menu.
- Product Type: Variable Product
- Product name: Name of your product
- Images: Upload Cover Image and Product Gallery Images below cover image
- Description of your product
select Product Category (sub-category), Product Brand (if any) add Product Tags (optional)
Inventory: Enter the inventory details below.
SKU: Enter your product SKU. Click here to know more.
Manage Stock: click checkbox to enable and enter your inventory manually.
Allow Backorders: Select “Do not allow”
Sold Individually: Do not enable the checkbox (select this option only if you want to sell 1 quantity/customer)
Weight: In kilograms
Dimensions: Length x Width x Height (all in mm)
Shipping Class: Select the shipping class from the dropdown depending on the weight of your product.
Processing Time: Select the processing time of your order from the dropdown.
Tax Status: Taxable (If you are eligible to collect VAT) or else select “Shipping Only”
Tax Class: Standard
Attributes: Attributes can be the specification of your products Eg: Size, Color, Memory Capacity etc.
Choose among the ones which are already created and select the value from the dropdown,
or create a new attribute by selecting the “Add Attribute” value from dropdown below and clicking the Add button.
Enter the value in the attribute
Active? – Select the checkbox
Name – Enter the name of the attribute (eg: Color)
Value(s) – Enter the value of the attribute (eg: Black)
(use pipe “|” if you have multiple values eg: Black | White | Silver )
Visible on the product page – Select the checkbox
Select the checkbox “Use as Variation” for the attribute which is going to be used in your variation option.
Here we are creating a single variation so we will select color attribute to be used in the variation option.
Once you have created the attributes to be used in variations, this variation option will populate.
You can create them one by one by clicking on the color drop-down and choose your color.
(You can also use the “Variation Bulk Option” drop-down and select “create variations from all attributes” option. It will create all the possible variation from the colors you have selected from the values of the attribute.)
Enter the details of your variation
Once you have selected the color, fill in the variation details
Step 1: Select the checkbox Enable
Step 2: Select the checkbox Manage Stock
Step 3: Upload the image as per the color of your product
Step 4: Enter a Regular Price and Sale Price (If Any) to give discounts on specific variation.
Step 5: Enter your Stock Quantity for this variation.
Step 6: Back Orders – Do not Allow
Step 7: Enter a unique SKU for you to keep track on your variation inventory.
Step 8: Weight: In kilograms
Step 9: Length: In mm
Step 10: Width: In mm
Step 11: Height: In mm
Step 12: Shipping Class: Same as parent
Step 13: Tax Class: Same as parent
Once the first variation is made, click on the plus “+” sign on the bottom right corner of the variation tab to add another variation and repeat the same steps to fill in the details.
Upsells/Cross-sells: Add any product if you want to upsell or cross-sell with this product.
Warranty: By default, it will show you the settings you have made while setting up your store,
you can override this any time on product level with this warranty option.
If you don’t provide warranty keep the settings as it is with no warranty option or you can disable the default one
and change it from the drop-down from No Warranty to Warranty Included.
Enter your warranty details if you provide warranty with this product.
Product Warranty: No Warranty / Warranty Included / Warranty As Add-on
Warranty Label: Warranty
Warranty Length: Limited / Lifetime
Warranty Duration: Enter the duration of the warranty
Add on Warranty settings:
Cost: Your pricing for add-on warranty
Duration: Your duration of the add-on warranty
Once all details are updated properly
Click on “SUBMIT FOR REVIEW”
Once submitted, your product will be sent for the review.
You can see the status of the product in the product panel.
Once your product has been reviewed, the Product Status will change to Published.
Now your product is Live on souqfort and visible to the customers.