Store Product Catalog allows you to display products on your MotoCMS website, customize their properties, optimize multiple product variations and tags.
Store Product Catalog - Overview
The section with "All", "Visible", "Hidden", "Out Of Stock" features allows you to filter the view of your product catalog inside the admin panel.
For example, if you click "Hidden", you will see only hidden products.
"All" - will show all of your products.
"Visible" - will show all products that are not hidden.
"Out of Stock" - will show products that are out of stock.
"Actions" section is a set of features which allow you to manage the products fast. It has five features: "Delete", "Hide", "Unhide", "Assign Category" and "Duplicate".
To apply action to a product you have to select the product in the Product Catalog first.
Tick the checkbox in Product Catalog Submenu Item to select all products for applied action.
"Delete" - this feature allows you to remove a product from your Store.
"Hide/Unhide" - this feature allows you to make your product visible/not visible to your Store customers.
"Assign Category" - this feature allows you to assing a category to the product.
"Duplicate" - this feature allows you to duplicate one or more product, saving all of the product's data.
Product catalog submenu item contains all necessary information about your product: "Thumbnail", "Name", "SKU", "UPC", "Price", "Visibility", "Quantity" and "Actions".
"Search" field allows you to find necessary product. You can choose one search type: by "Name", by "SKU"or by "UPC".
Store Product Catalog - Adding Products
In Product Catalog you have two options: adding an existing product or catalog and creating products from scratch.
"Import"/"Export" buttons allow you to export product from "CSV".
You need to upload CSV file within the Media Library to import a product/product catalog of your own.
To create a new product in a catalog, click "Add New" button.
Product settings are separated into 12 tabs: "General", "Price", "Categories", "Images", "Video", "Shipping", "Related Products", "Variations", "Custom Options", "Properties", "Downloads" and "SEO Settings".
Store Product Catalog - New Product Creation
"General" tab allows you to configure main product settings: "Product Name", "URI", "Price", "SKU", "UPC", "Brand" and "Label". Also you can hide/show product, using the "Visibility" feature and enable "Business To Business" model for b2b clients.
You can set "Short Description" and general "Description" for your product within the appropriate fields. Content within both fields can be customized (you can set various text styles, headings, links etc.).
"Price" tab allows you to modify the following features: "Quantity", "Tax Class", "Special Price" and "Tier Price".
"Quantity" feature allows you to set specific amount for your product.
"Tax Class" can be created within the Settings - "Taxes" section and it's bound to the "Tax Zone" directly. You can set % rate for each class and use as many tax classes as necessary.
"Special Price" feature allows you to set "special" price for products for a certain date range.
"Tier Price" feature allows you to set discount price for bulk purchases.
You can add new tier price using "Add New" button.
For example, your product's price is $100. If you set Quantity as 4 and price as $20 - overall price for 4 products will be $80.
"Categories" tab within the Products - Catalog is a useful way to sort and organize your products.
You can bound each product to the specific category - for this you need to put check marks within the necessary category/sub category. If you wish to edit the store categories directly - you need to enter Products - Categories tab, where you can add new categories or edit/remove existing ones.
"Images" tab allows you to set necessary image for your product. For this you need to click "+" button within the "Image" section and choose necessary image in the Media Library.
If you wish to add additional images for the same product - click "Add Image" button and find additional images in the Media Library. You can change the order of the additional images by simply dragging and dropping them in the right order.
"Video" tab allows you to add a YouTube/Vimeo video for your product. In order to do it click on the pencil icon.
After that paste the Video URL in new window and click save.
!Important! In order for the added video to appear, you need to drag and drop "Product Video" widget on the Store Product Template page first.
"Shipping" tab allows you to calculation method for your product.
"Calculation method" is separated into two types:
"Dimentional" (based on product's length, width, height and weight)
"Fixed Price" (price per item that you add to the cart)
Please refer to Shipping Settings article on how to configure shipping.
"Related Products" tab allows you to quickly search and add related products for specific product. You can search the product by Product Name, SKU or UPC.
Please note! In order to see Related Products for your product you should add "Related Products" widget in Store - Templates - Product.
"Variations" tab allows you to create/edit variants and options for each product. It can be size, color or any option which you would like to add for your product.
You can add options/variants using "Edit Options"/"Add Variant" buttons. Amount of options/variants is unlimited.
Please be informed that these buttons won't be active until you fill the following fields and save the changes in the General - "Product Settings" section:
"Options" section allows you to set various customizations for the products (it can be any custom option). To add new option please click "Add New" button.
You can separate "Values" of each "Option" by using Enter button or comma sign on your keyboard.
"Add Variant" section allows you to create custom variant for your product. For each variant you can set "SKU", "Price", "Quantity and Image". Also it will display all options which are displayed for current product.
!The amount of variants in the product depends on the amount of options! If you have several variants for your product - you need to create several options in order to use required amount of variants.
It is possible to generate variants based on the options manually, or you can apply the Auto Generate Variants button and the variations will be generated and added automatically, based on options and values that are now present in product, please note that this action can't be undone.
After that you need simply choose necessary image and save the changes.
If you choose different option in the drop-down list - changes will appear automatically (image, price and variants are affected by each option from the list).
"Custom Options" tab allows you to create/edit custom options for each product. It can be any option which you would like to add for your product. You can add options using "Add " button. Amount of options unlimited.
Please be informed that the custom option won't be visible until you put a "Custom Options" widget on the Store Product Template page.
"Properties" tab allows you to add various custom properties for the product or choose them from the drop down list via Name field.
First of all you need to enter Products - Properties tab and create property. Then you will be able to edit it for specific product.
"Downloads" tab allows you to upload an attachment file for specific product. This allows selling digital products that can be downloaded by your clients after payment. In order to add it, click + icon.
Please note! In order for the customer to receive download links after the payment you should enable "Order Paid" email in Store - Settings - Email.
Store Product Catalog - SEO Settings
"SEO Settings" tab contains general MotoCMS 3 SEO Settings, which improve your product's SEO.