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Product Categories, Tags and Attributes

Before adding your first product, let’s get familiar with how product categories, tags, and attributes work. Product Categories PRODUCT CATEGORIES and tags work in much the same way as normal categories and tags you have when writing posts in WordPress. They can be...

How to Allow Backorders

Select whether to allow Backorders from the dropdown, if you are managing stock on a product. To allow backorders, the Stock status must be set to In Stock even though the Stock Quantity is 0 or less.

How to Filter or Sort Products

You can use the FILTER function to get a product count, view products by type, or see which products are On Backorder or Out of Stock. In order to do that: Go to Dashboard/Products. On top of the product list, select a Category, Product Type and/or Stock Status, or...

How to Mark a Product as Featured

To mark a product as featured, go to Dashboard/Products, find your product and select the Star in the featured column. Alternatively, select Quick Edit and then the Featured option.

How to Delete a Product

To delete a product, go to Dashboard/Products, find the product you wish to delete, hover in the area under the Product name and click on Trash.

How to Duplicate a Product

To save time, it’s possible to use a product and duplicate it to create similar products with variations and other qualities. To do that, go to Dashboard/Products and look through the list for a product you wish to replicate, then click Duplicate.

How to Add a Variable Product

Variable products are arguably the most complex of product types. They let you define variations of a single product where each variation may have a different SKU, price or stock level. You can find detailed instructions and video (in English) on Variable product here.

How to Add an External/Affiliate Product

Select ‘External/Affiliate’ from the Product data dropdown. This removes unnecessary tabs, such as tax and inventory, and inserts a new product URL field. This is the destination where users can purchase the product. Rather than Add to Cart buttons, they see a button...

How to Add a Downloadable Product

When adding a Simple product, you can tick the Downloadable checkbox box in the product type panel. This adds three new fields: File path — Path or url to your downloadable file. Download limit – Limit on number of times the customer can download file. Leave blank for...

How to Add a Virtual Product

When adding a Simple product, you can tick the Virtual checkbox in the product type panel. With Variable products this checkbox is moved to each variation. Enabling this, disables all shipping related fields such as shipping dimensions. A virtual product will also not...