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Product variants

Product variations enables the user to get a glance of all varieties of the same product. That means, the varieties differing in size, colour or measures.

It allows the use of an item at the layout level (for all varieties). IT also permits the use of products at the variation level (specific attributes).

For example, an business selling shirts may have the following items:

A&B T-shirt

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Hues: Blue, Red, White, Black

Here, the A&B T-Shirt is known as the item layout. The A&B T-Shirt, S, Red a variation. Sizes and colour are properties or attributes.

In order to enable the choice, you can go to Sales/Configuration/Settings and Activate Variants under Product Catalogue Option.


On clicking the attribute button, a new window, as given below will appear.


To create a new attribute, you can click Create Button here. Besides, you can add attributes with the help of the rundown menu.


Here, you can find

Attribute Name: Display Type: This displays the type used in the product configurator.

Variants Creation Mode: There are three options

Instantly: Here, we can add all possible variants as soon as the attribute and its values are added to a product.

Dynamically: Here, each variant is created only if its corresponding attributes and values are added to a sales order.

Never: In this case, variants are never created for the attribute.

Note: It is to be noted that the variants creation mode cannot be altered once the attribute is used on at least one product.



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