Adding product alternativesEdit on GitHub
This article describes how to add product alternatives for a product.
The product alternative is displayed on the Product Details page. This allows your customer to select another item with similar characteristics. It can also help your customers make a purchase if the product they initially review is out of stock. For example, if smartphone 1 is out of stock, or discontinued, you can set smartphone 2 to be its alternative.
To start working with product alternatives, go to Catalog > Products.
Adding product alternatives for a product
To added product alternatives for a product, do the following:
On the Edit Concrete Product page, switch to the Product Alternatives tab.
To add product alternatives, enter Product Name or its SKU in the Add Product Alternative by Name or SKU field. You can add multiple alternative products.
Click Save. The page is refreshed to display the table with the alternative products you have added. To remove any alternative product, in the Actions column, click Remove.
Tips and tricks
The product alternatives is displayed on the concrete product page only when it is out of stock or discontinued. In any other case, no alternatives are displayed. However, for each product added as an alternative one, a Replacement for section is displayed:
In addition to the alternatives section, a dynamic label is assigned to the product for which the alternatives are set up.
See the articles in the References section for more examples of the alternative products.
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