If you’re here, then you need a little help uploading your product variations. Well, good! You’ve come to the right place!

First, let’s go over variable products. What are they?

Variable products are products that share the same technical attributes (i.e. same size bottle, same category, etc.), but differ in one unique attribute (i.e. flavor, design, etc.). For example, a variable product could be a bottle of juice. There are four flavors of juice (the unique attribute), but each bottle is the same shape, the same size, and holds 16 oz. of fruity, liquid goodness! (the same technical attributes).

If your produce fits under the description of a variable product, then read on! We’re here to help!

The Attributes Tab

  1. To add product variations, you first have to start with the Attributes tab.
  2. Here, you can:
    1. Click the checkbox if delivery is available. (Optional)
    2. Click the checkbox if the item is on sale. (Optional)
    3. Add new attributes.
    4. Edit current attributes.

Adding New Attributes

  1. Click the Navy Blue/Black “Add” button.
  2. Type a name for the attribute. (Ex. “Colors”)
  3. Enter the values for the attributes. (Ex. Blue | Red | Green)
    1. ****PLEASE NOTE: You MUST separate different attributes using “|.” You can access this symbol by holding down the Shift key and pressing the backslash (\) key: Shift + \ = |
  4. If you want this to be active, ensure that the checkbox is marked with a blue check.
  5. If you want this to show on the page, ensure that the checkbox is marked with a blue check.
  6. IMPORTANT: If you want this attribute to be used as a variation, ensure that the checkbox is marked with a blue check.

Editing Attributes

  1. Click on the light blue, downward-facing arrow to edit an attribute. (Make sure the arrow is facing up if you want to edit.)
  2. Now, you can:
    1. Change the status (Active/Inactive)
    2. Change the name
    3. Add or remove different attributes
    4. Add or remove from the page
    5. Use as a variation or remove from variations

The Variations Tab

  1. PLEASE NOTE: Before you can add a variation you need to add some variation attributes on the Attributes Tab.(Please see the Attributes Tab above).
  2. After putting in your attributes, go to the Variations tab. Allow the system a few seconds to refresh.
  3. Select a default value. This could be your best-selling product variation. Example: Default = Blue
  4. Choose a “Variations Bulk Option” (Optional)
  5. Select a variation to edit and click the blue, downward-facing arrow.
  6. Here you can:
    1. Select the product categorization. (Optional)
      1. Virtual – Digital product (i.e. video, exclusive online video game, etc.)
      2. Downloadable – Digital product (i.e. exclusive downloadable PDF manual, etc.)
    2. Click the checkbox to manage stock. (Optional)
    3. Upload the image associated with this product variation. Make sure the image is 1200px wide x 684px.
    4. Input the price of the product if the product were to go on sale (Sales Price). ****PLEASE NOTE: Only input this information if you want the item to be on sale.
    5. Enter the number of items in stock. (Optional)
    6. Select whether to allow for backorders or not. IT is recommended to notify the customer, if you allow for backorders.
    7. Enter the SKU Number for the item. (Optional)
    8. Enter the weight of your product in ounces (oz). (Optional)
    9. Enter the dimensions (length, width, and height) of your product in inches (in). (Optional)
    10. REQUIRED: Select a shipping class.
    11. Enter a description specifying the differential value of this product variation.
    12. Enter a rule of commission.
  7. To edit another product variation, click on the Black Plus (+) Sign, then repeat steps 5 – 16 for the other product variations.

You should be good to go! If you have any questions or need extra assistance please contact support@theartistrygroup.com. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.

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