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:
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.
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.
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 )
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.