Define products and other parameters
Before you create and configure the pages of your ecommerce, you must create the products that will be in your store, the shipping methods that your customers will use, the payment methods and the taxes that are applied to the products.
PREREQUISITES: You have entered the country and the ZIP code where the products are shipped from. For more information, see Store settings.
After you have created the products, shipping and payment methods, you can proceed to Setting up the ecommerce pages.
- Create products
Use this section to create the products in your store, define their properties, such as price or weight, upload images, etc.
- Create product types
Use this section to create different product types. Different types are
useful because they have different fields. For example, a book has an
author, but a kitchen appliance does not.
- Create product attributes
Product attributes are additional characteristics of a product. For example product attributes can be size and color.
- Create departments
You use departments to structure your online store and facilitate your
customers in finding what they need. You use departments when you need
to create a hierarchical structure of your store.
- Create shipping methods
Use this section to define the shipping methods and prices that will be displayed to your customers.
- Create payment methods
Use this section to define the payment methods that would be available to your customers.
- Define taxes
Use this section to define all kind of taxes that are applied to the products you are selling.
- Create discounts
Use this section to create discounts, such as Christmas or summer discounts.
Synchronizing of products and other parameters
You can synchronize products, variations, and attributes between two servers. For more information, see Synchronizing data between two servers.