Add, Edit, Delete OpenCart Products
Date: August 7, 2013
You have purchased a new domain, installed OpenCart and with a brand new theme, which makes it looking great. Now it is time to take care about the content. This is one of the most important tasks.
Actually, products are the main reason for the store to be created and without them there will be no profit and, respectively, the shop will be not rewarding. Working under your store, you should indicate reasonable prices, right product details and add multiple colorful pictures. If you skip this step, then most likely no one will buy from you because your clients might find your site not trustworthy.
If you have just started managing your catalog you will see that there are some demo products in your store. Before you perform OpenCart add product procedure, you can try OpenCart edit product, just to see fields for information to be appended. This is a good exercise for you to make sure that you do everything right from the first time. Later on, when there will be no need to keep sample products you can remove them by OpenCart delete product operation.
With Store Manager for OpenCart your product management possibilities are much more voluminous. With this multi-facet tool you can avoid having to one-by-one add, modify or remove goods, but in case you need the process to be repetitive, mass operations are available.
If you are new to the process, you have to take everything in baby steps, one at a time to get the better understanding of the functionality at your disposal:
OpenCart add product
Pressing in the section Categories&Products of Store Manager for Opencart, “Add product” button, you will be able to include new entity into your product list. You will see no additional windows opened and it is one of the benefits the software possesses, since all the information is viewed and managed from one place. Instead of the form, you will be able to input data on the product in the tabs of lower grid. The tabs are multiple and each one of them will add some new information to your product. Remember to indicate relevant and important for product data, including the fields responsible for product creation and its display on store-front, such as: SKU, name, model, price, quantity, description, status, category etc.
OpenCart edit product
You might need to update some product details in case some incorrect information was inputted, typo made or when some data (for example, quantity or stock status) have changed and need to be re-newed.
If you press the button “OpenCart edit product” there will also appear no additional forms. Lower grid tabs contain all the available for add or edit info. This way you can switch between the products and adjust some values.
Sometimes there occur the necessity to batch modify goods. With Store Manager for OpenCart, once you select a couple of goods, you will be able to edit details in bulk for chosen entities.
OpenCart delete product
There might be the situations when you need to remove some goods from your listings, for instance when you are planning not to sell them any more or when the items were duplicated. In this case the option - OpenCart delete product allows to dismiss unnecessary entities. This option works for single product deleting as well as for mass removal of multiple entities at once.
It’s quite simple to create new products, update existing ones or accomplish delete product procedure if you work with Store Manager for OpenCart progressive solution.