3. Products Management

fmProducts

fmDialogProdAssignCat

This chapter describes how to manage products, VirtueMart product descriptions, upload product images, or remove products, manage VirtueMart options and much more.


Product management with Store Manager for VirtueMart is very simple. You have all necessary tools for adding products and you have no limitation of their number, number of their categories and subcategories. Products section shows you the list of products and their data organized in tables. You can arrange the way your products are displayed using filter by selected category, or show all grouped. It is very easy to make mass changes to your products using show all grouped filter as you can see all data at once. Helpful hints bring you all information you need to arrange your products view the way you need it.


Product grid in Store Manager for VirtueMart represents the list of existing at your store products and their child products. You just press the arrow in the 'ID' column and you will see the list of all available variants of the specific 

item. 

Product Grid

Basic Operations (Add, Edit, Delete)

To perform basic operations you can use Products toolbar:



 Or context menu:


In product  context menu or toolbar, you can find the following features:

  1.  
    Refresh data forces product's list update. It is useful when you're changing connection or have any doubts like is the latest data displayed.
  1. Add new product and Add child product options call blank form, which is used to create new item and values. Please see below for details.

  1. To edit product details  you can double-click on it or use edit option. It calls edit product form. You can change VirtueMart product, option value, and price here.

  1. You can Delete selected product  from your store using corresponding options. Pay attention that you won't be able to undo delete from store product unless you've made a database backup.

  1.  
    Export product details to Excel/HTML/txt/xml/csv/xls/xlsx allows you to save data that you can see in the grid below into Excel or HTML or others files instantly.


 
To Adjust / Auto columns width use appropriate icons.


You can assign  selected product(s) to one or more categories of the store just a couple clicks of your mouse by using the 'Assign Category' option -

Check VirtueMart Product Custom Fields section to find out how to create product options and their values and assign them to products.

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