Page status: Up to date | Application version: From 1.3.5.2

Add new product

Before starting to add products, you may consider to add the categories and brands first because they are part of product creation.

The New product will be added from Product list page. To get to the Product list choose Products under Products menu (the left side menu).

To add a new product you must:

  • Select the category where you wish to add this product from Category selector
  • Click on Add new product button
  • A box will open, enter name of the product and click on Save button
  • The new product is created; the system automatically search by its name and you have in listing only this product. Click on Edit button and fill in all its details

Note:
If your attempt or adding a new product has failed, an error message will be displayed, telling you what went wrong. The product has not been created if an error occurs.
After you choose the category or another category, you can use exactly same name as before.


Category selector

In Product listing you have the Category selector where you can filter products listing based on Category.
When adding a product, you must select from Category selector the category where your product will be displayed. If the category you have selected has already products, the first 10 products of current category will appear in Product list.
If this will be the first product you add to the current category the Product list is empty.
Choose a category which does not contains subcategories, otherwise an error massage will be display telling you that your attempt of adding new product has failed. Choose another category and try again.


Create new product

After you choose the category where your product to be displayed, click on Add new product button (top right on Product list).
A text box will open, asking you to enter name of the product. Enter your product name and click on Save button to create the new product.

After saving your product name, the new product is created and the system automatically search by its name and will isolate in product listing only this product. When the product is created, it is disabled (not showing in FRONTEND of the website) and is empty and with default settings. Click on Edit button and fill in all its details. (See Edit product )


Errors in creating a new product

The product should be created into a category

If you are failing to choose a category before clicking on Add new product button, an error message will be displayed showing you what went wrong and warning you that your new product has not been created. Choose a category and try again. If you do not have categories, you must create one before adding a new product.
You can change the category/ies where the product is listed at any time. (See Basic details section)

The category you choose to add the new product has subcategories

Another restriction is to choose to create a new product under a category which contains subcategories.
Choose another category and try again.

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Product list no access levels selector

Product list without access levels selector

If you have not created any custom access level the Access level filter will NOT be shown.

Add new product

Add product - Enter product name

Before adding a new product, you need to choose a category from drop down Category selector.
If you click the Add new product button without choosing a category, an error message will be display and the product will not be add.

Product was added

Product was added

The product is isolated by search and shown in search results. Now edit product and fill in all its details.

Add product error

Add product error

The product will not be added if you do not select a category where to be listed.
After the product is created, you can change the category, add it in more than one category and even deselected the category where the product was created. In this way the product will not be listed anywhere into the front end of the website.
In Category selector you have the choice to see all products which are listed no category.

Another Add product error

Another Add product error

The product will not be added if you select a category which contains subcategories.
Choose another category and try again.

Product listing - edit product

Product listing - edit product

The first product Edit product button drop down showing the product sections. Click on the section you need to edit.

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