Shopit lets you sell different types of product which can be classified as follows:
This item has no variation and is a single entity - there is no additional choice for the customer to make.
- Bouquet of 12 red roses
- Black Leather Belt
- Star Wars Darth Vader model
Note: Each single item will have a unique SKU.
To buy this item, the customer needs to make one or more additional choices e.g. colour, size.
- Parent: Ikea Kallax Shelving Unit
- Child Variation: Colour: available in White, Black, Brown
- Parent: River Island Non-Iron Office Shirt
- First Child Variation: Colour: available in White, Black, Blue, Red
- Second Child Variation: Size: available in S, M, L, XL
Note: Shopit allows 5 variations (e.g. colour, size, trim etc) for each product, with unlimited options for each variations (e.g. 32", 34", 36", 38" etc).
Note: Each variation (black in 36") will have a unique SKU and can have a different price and stock quantity.
When manually adding a Variation with Child Variants, you:
- Choose Add Product - Variation
- Enter the core details of the overall product (Title, Description, category etc)
- Under Product Variations, click the 3 dots submenu and choose Settings
- Choose a Variant group e.g. Colour
- Add the Variant options with commas separating each one e.g. Blue, Red, Black, White. [N.B. you can sort the options via Sort Variations in the same menu] and Save
- Click Add Variation, and choose your options (or combination of options)
- Use the Edit button to go to the child variation screen to edit more options (SKU, price, unique image, availability) etc
For the Import/Export spreadsheet the data would look as follows:
Note: The options (Neck Sizes, Colours) can be created on the product page itself.
A Kit is made up of a number of other items, sold as a pack / batch / group.
- KIT: Pack of Star Wars characters, contains single items:
- 1x Darth Vader (single)
- 1x Luke Skywalker (single)
- 1x Princess Leia (single)
- 1x Ewok (single)
- KIT: Junior Football Kit Ages 10-12, contains variation products:
- 1x Junior Football Shirt (red, small youth)
- 1x Junior Football Shorts (white, small youth)
- 1x Junior Football Socks (red, small youth)
Note: the Kit itself will have a unique SKU (e.g. KIT123) and contain the individual SKUs of its component parts.
Note: The Kit will have a unique price (it does
not have to be an exact sum of the individual prices)