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Step 4: Add the Associated Products

Process Overview:
Method 1: Quick Simple Product Creation
Method 2: Create Empty
Method 3: Copy from Configurable
1. In the panel on the left, select the last option, Associated Products.
2. Then, use one of the following methods to add the associated products.

Method 1: Quick Simple Product Creation

This method automatically creates the associated products and optionally, assigns a Name
and SKU to each one.
1. In the Quick Simple Product Creation section, the Name and SKU are set to
Autogenerate, which makes it easy to see which products belong to the configurable
product,. However, if you want to change the default value, you can clear the checkbox
and enter a different value.
2. For each associated product that you want to create, do the following:
a. Enter the Weight.
b. Set Status to “Enabled.”
c. To prevent the associated products from being listed individually in the catalog, set
Visibility to “Not Visible Individually.”3. To complete the fields for the drop-down lists, do the following:
a. For each of the configurable attributes that you set up, select the values that apply to
the first product.
b. Enter the Qty, and set Stock Availability to “In Stock.”
c. Click the Quick Create button to create the associated product record.

4. To create additional associated products, do the following:
a. Select the value for each configurable attribute.
b. If there is an extra charge for the selection, enter the adjustment in the Price field.
c. Click the Quick Create button.
Repeat this step to create as many associated product as you need. As each associated
products is created, it appears in the list at the bottom of the page.

Method 2: Create Simple Associated Product

This method opens a blank Product Information form, which you can complete for each
associated product.
1. In the Create Simple Associated Product section, click the Create Empty button. A pop-up
window with a blank Product Information form appears.
2. Complete the required fields as you would for any simple product.
3. Click the Save button to add the associated product.

Method 3: Copy from Configurable

This method opens a Product Information form that contains the values already entered for
the configurable product. The only fields that need to be completed are the Name, SKU, and
values for each drop-down attribute.
1. In the Create Simple Associated Product section, click the Copy From Configurable
button. A pop-up window with the basic Product Information from the configurable
product appears.
2. Complete the following required fields:

  • SKU
  • Weight

3. Complete the fields with values for each drop-down list.
4. Click the Save button to add the associated product to the configurable product record.

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