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Configurable Product: Step 3 - Create the Configurable Product Record

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Creating the Configurable Product Record The next step is to create the Configurable product record, based on the Attribute Set you prepared, and complete the basic required fields.

  1. From the Admin panel, select Catalog > Manage Products. Then, click the Add Product button.
  2. In the Create Product Settings section, select the Attribute Set you created to be used as a template for the product record.
  3. Create Product Settings
    Catalog > Manage Products: Add Product - Create Product Settings

  4. Make sure that the Use Complex Product Types checkbox is selected. Then, set Product Type to “Configurable Product,” and click the Continue button.
  5. Complete the Product Information as you would for a Simple product, with the following exceptions:
    • On the Prices tab, the Price is required, but is used as a default price. The price of individual associated products can be adjusted as needed.
    • On the Inventory tab, Manage Stock is set by default to “No,” because inventory is managed by each associated product.
  6. Click the Save and Continue button.

“Creating a Configurable Product”