The details you provide for a product affect the way the
product appears to customers, make it easier for you to organize your products,
and help customers find the product. Some fields are optional, so you don't
have to provide every detail for each product.
Name - The name for your product as you want your customers
to see it.
Description - Short description for your product.
Product Code - Product Code must be a unique key which can
be used to search and identify products. It should contain alphabets (a-z),
numbers (0-9) or hyphen (-) only.
Product Category – Mark a category for the product that you
can use to organize products. You must add categories from categories section
before you mark a product to that category.
Brand - The manufacturer or other vendor for the product.
You can filter your product list by vendor, which can speed up ordering
inventory. You must add a brand from brands section before you mark a product
to that brand.
Product URL – The URL of your product page on your website.
You can specify the URL by yourself or simply use the Auto-Generate URL option
to generate a unique SEO optimized URL of your product.
Detailed Description - Describe your products in detail to
inform and persuade your potential customers. Don't use a manufacturer's exact
description (copied from other websites), as it might damage your product’s
search engine visibility because of duplicate content.
Product Highlights – Any information that you want to
highlight when the product is displayed. These highlights are displayed in
bullets on product page and product listings if configured from the product
Price - The price that you're charging for the product. You
set the currency on the General settings page.
List price - The original price for a product that is on
sale. When you enter a list price, the product displays a sale price with a
strikethrough list price and a discount percentage that applies.
Shipping Charges – This shipping price will overwrite any
shipping price rules set in the shipping calculator. Whenever this product is
ordered, flat shipping charges will be added in the order for this product.
You can track inventory of your product or simply manage
through the stock statuses.
Track Inventory - Track Inventory allows you to specify your
available stock. On every confirmed order, inventory is deducted from the
Available Stock – The current available stock of your
product. If you have product variants, this inventory can be managed on product
variants level too.
Reorder Point - This is an inventory control field. By
defining the re-order point, you get timely alerts (auto-generated) whenever
the product's inventory gets below or equals to that given point, so that you
can re-order the product as soon as possible.
Stock Status - If you don’t want to track inventory, you can
simple manage the stock status of your products manually. There are 3 stock
- In Stock
- Out of Stock
- On Order Only (Use this status if you don’t keep the product in stock and only
arrange it on order)
Custom fields allow to you to add additional fields to your
products other than the default available fields. For example, books can have
ISBN number, Publisher and Author as additional custom fields.
You can add multiple custom fields to a single product, and
can add multiple values to a single custom field. For example, ISBN will have
one value 978-3-16-148410-0, but Author could be more than one like John Smith,
Custom fields can be managed from Custom Fields section.
Product Detail Document
An additional information document for a product. This could
be a product brochure, user-manual or any other related document ideally in
image or pdf format.
SEO Related Information
This information is required for the search engine
optimization. If left blank, product name and description is used by default.
Meta Title – This value appears as the title of your product
page. Search engines read this value and
display it in search results.
Meta Description – This appears as a short description of
your page in search results.
Weight (Optional) -
The product's actual weight. Product weight needs to be accurate because it is
used to calculate shipping rates.
Warranty (Optional) – The product’s warranty (if any). This
is a display field only. If left blank, it will not be displayed anywhere with
Video – Product’s video link from Youtube or any other video
Web Link – Manufacturer’s website link for more product details.
This can serve as any additional resource of information for the customer.
The collections that a product is included in to be
displayed on home page. The collections include Featured products and New
Deal / Limited Time Offer
Use this option to offer deals with a limited time offer.
When a deal is added to a product, a deal-end countdown timer appears with the
product on product page and listings.
Deal Start/End Date – Start and end time of a deal. The deal
does not appear on the website before the start time, and as soon as the deal
time is over it disappear again.