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Product Variants

Product variants are a convenient strategy used to manage products having different variations. It is very helpful for the user for offering variations of the same product to customers. For example, if a company is selling a T-Shirt. it has a several of varieties in the color and size of the t-shirt.

B&C T-shirt

When we take the case of size itself it has five varieties. which is




Extra large

Double XL

And in the case of color, it is available in different colors like






In this model, we can consider sizes and colors are attributed. B&C T-shirt is known as the product template and B&C T-Shirt, small, blue are variations.

For enabling the product variant feature, first, you need to activate the product variant option in settings. sales -> configuration ->settings and activate the Variants option under Product catalog.


Just in case if you click on the attributes button, a new window like below will be visible.


There we can see various attributes and descriptions. we have an option to create new attributes by clicking the create button. Also can import the attributes.


This window can give the details for creating new attributes.

Attribute name: Here you can provide the details of the attribute like color, size, brand, etc.

Display type: In the display type has three options Radio, Select, Colour. These options will help the user to show the three different ways to display the attribute in the product configurator.

Radio: If enabling radio mode, the display will like the radio button.

Select: To display as the select button.

Color: To display as color.

Variants Creation Mode

instantly: When the attribute and its value is added to a product, all the possible combinations of variants are created instantly.

Dynamically: Variants are created by the corresponding attributes and values are added to the sale order.

Never: Variants are never created for the attributes.

Note: The variants creation mode cannot be changed once the attribute is used on at least one product.



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