Access: Catalog > Products
Start with adding the Basic Product Information
Product Name: The name of your merchandise holds great significance, as it directly affects its visibility in search engine results. For a deeper understanding of SEO, please refer to our dedicated article.
Product Type: Specify whether it's a standard item, a digital product, or a bundled product. In this instance, it's likely to be a standard product.
Languages: Select the language in which you intend to market your product. Sales: This button directs you to the "product details" page within the statistics table, offering a quick overview of your product's views and sales.
Product List: This button unveils a side panel displaying your products. Help: Find comprehensive guidance on completing your product sheet.
Action Buttons Towards the bottom of the product sheet, a toolbar provides access to fundamental actions:
Erase: Utilize the "recycle bin" icon to delete all product data from this sheet, including associated data like images, variations, features, etc.
Preview: Preview your product's homepage as if you were a customer.
Publish or Unpublish: Determine whether the product will be visible to site visitors. We recommend keeping the product offline until it's finalized.
Duplicate: Generate an exact copy of the product you're currently creating.
💡 This feature proves particularly handy when using an existing product as a foundation for a new one, sparing you the need to recreate everything from scratch. For example, two products might differ significantly but share the same product associations, carriers, or supplier.
Save: Use this option if you wish to switch tabs without losing your current tab's modifications or to apply changes instantly. Go to Catalog: Save any alterations made across the product tabs and return to the product list. Add a New Product: Save the current product file you're working on and proceed to create a new product file.
How to Describe Your Product Craft a comprehensive product description using the text editor.
This tool provides a plethora of formatting options to create an appealing description (font, size, color, etc.).
💡 While the second field has no character limit, it's advisable to avoid excessive length. Brevity is key.
How to Specify Quantities and Availability The "Quantities" tab empowers you to configure the following parameters:
Quantity Minimum Quantity Availability Preferences Within the "Quantities" tab, you can also establish an email alert to notify you of low stock levels. Availability preferences enable you to set PrestaShop's default behavior in the event of stock shortages. You have several options:
Declining orders Accepting orders (including pre-sales) 💡 You can also configure the global setting to apply to all products. The default setting is to decline orders when stock is unavailable, but this can be altered in Shop Settings > Products.
How to Select Your Product Category The "Categories" column allows you to designate the categories where your product will be listed. To view all your created categories, simply expand the tree structure by clicking the arrow in front of "Home."
You can also create a new category by clicking the "Create a category" button and entering a name in the provided field. Subsequently, click "Create."
For more information, refer to this Prestashop video, providing comprehensive insights into the product management sheet!
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