Creating product options

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This article describes how to create Marketplace product options.

Prerequisites

To start working with product options, go to Catalog > Product Options.

There should be an existing tax set to apply it to the product option group. See Managing tax sets for detailed instructions on creating tax sets.

Each section in this article contains reference information. Make sure to review it before you start, or just look up the necessary information as you go through the process.

Creating a product option

To create a product option, follow these steps:

  1. On the Product option list page, select Create product option in the top right corner. This opens the with General Information and Products tabs.
  2. On the Create new Product Options page, enter a Group name translation key.
  3. Select a Tax set.
  4. In the Option Values section, enter an Option name translation key.
  5. Enter a SKU or proceed with the auto-generated one.
  6. In the Prices section, enter Gross price and Net price for all the desired stores and currencies.
  7. Optional: To add one more product options value, select Add option, and repeat step 5.
  8. In the Translation section, enter Group name and Option name for all the locales.
  9. To save the changes, select Save. This refreshes the page with the success message displayed.
  10. Assign products to the product option.

Tips and tricks

  • To remove an option value, click Remove next to the Option name translation key and SKU fields.
  • To copy a Group name or Option name from one locale to another, select the Copy icon next to the desired value.

Reference information: Creating a product option

The following table describes the attributes you enter and select while creating a product option.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Group name translation key Glossary key for the product option group. The format is product.option.group.name.{your key}. For example, product.option.group.name.warranty.
Tax Set Conditions under which the product option group is to be taxed. See Managing tax sets to learn how to create tax sets.
Option name translation key Glossary key for the product option value. The format is product.option.{your key}. For example, product.option.warranty1.
SKU Unique identifier for the product option value. This value is autogenerated based on the Option name translation key, and you can adjust it per your requirements.
Gross price and Net price Price values of the product option value for gross and net modes. Prices are integer values and, in the database, they are stored in their normalized form. For example, 4EUR is stored as 400. If you do not define a price for a product option value, it is considered inactive for that specific currency and price mode. If a price is 0, it is considered free of charge.
Group name Option group name that’s displayed on the Storefront.
Option name Option name that’s displayed on the Storefront.

Assigning products to a product option

To assign products to a product option, follow these steps:

  1. On the Edit product option page, switch to Products tab.
  2. Select the desired products.
  3. Select Save This refreshes the page with the success message displayed.

Activating product options

To display the product option on the Storefront, activate it by selecting Activate in the top right corner.

Tips and tricks

  • To select all the products on the page, select Deselect all on the page. This is usually useful when you filter the products using the search field.
  • After selecting products, you can view the products to be assigned in the Products to be assigned subtab. To unselect a product from being assigned, select Remove next to the desired product.

Product option examples on the Storefront

On the following example, the Warranty and Insurance are the product option groups: Product option example

And the values available in the drop-down lists are the product options: Select an option

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