2012-10-03
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Basic Operations over PrestaShop Products

Irrespective of what you are selling online, physical merchandise or services, you are obliged to arrange product catalog in a suitable manner and represent relevant information at the front-end. To set customer-oriented product catalog you should constantly proceed with new merchandise adding, product details updating, image uploads, and so on.


Since product management determines entrepreneurial success and should be accomplished without a hitch, it requires opportune and accurate carrying out. Store Manager for PrestaShop refines and improves product handling providing wide array of fundamental operations. These operations are accessible on product toolbar and in the product context menu.


Add PrestaShop Products or Modify Them

Naturally when you create new entity at your web shop, you are designating related details. Same with merchandise. Appending new product you can input maximum info in Edit Product Data form that comes as separate window after you click on Add product button. The form incorporates several tabs where you can indicate product associated details, namely, product price, manufacturer, condition, manage product stock, specify what category it will be assigned to, provide product description, add attachments and more. To add PrestaShop product to the list click on Ok button after all the details are inputted.


If some product is “outdated” and should be renewed, for example, you need to update quantity, change its manufacturer, status or something else, double click on this product or choose it and press Edit Product button. The same window for product data editing will appear and you can alter any detail associated.

Copy and Clone Merchandise

PrestaShop copy product and clone operations let you add new items to PrestaShop catalog creating duplicates of existing wares. Clone option allows to create duplicates in current category only, whereas copy/paste functionality allows to add product copy to other categories.

When you select a product to be duplicated and click on Copy Product button, there will appear Copy Data window, where you can choose what product details should be copied, for example, product features, specific prices, tags, image, etc. Check boxes for fields to be duplicated and added to new PrestaShop product.


Assign Product Category

To change category associations or assign several categories (subcategories) to PrestaShop product, select it, resort to Assign Categories functionality and check boxes for folders, product will be located in.

Filter PrestaShop Merchandise

To simplify product management practice and quickly rearrange the catalog, make use of the filter functionality, Store Manager provides. Sort products by chosen category, category and its subcategory or apply your own filter criterion.


Remove Product From the List or Delete Product Related Data

To delist some products you should simply select them and press Delete Product button on the toolbar or in the context menu. Afterwards approve deleting in the dialog window and they will be removed from product catalog. Store Manager allows you to clear product associated details via special Clear Product Data window. Corresponding option is available in the context menu. It is possible to eliminate product combinations, images, features, specific prices, accessories, attachments, virtual product data and product customizations. Check boxes for fields to be cleared and click OK to perform the operation.

Make product handling smooth and flexible with Store Manager for PrestaShop, add PrestaShop products, alter existing ones, shift merchandise to different categories and proceed with other operations in a worthwhile manner.


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