How to create a product option and apply it to a product in OpenCart

How to create a product option and apply it to a product in OpenCart

The tutorial assumes you are already logged in your OpenCart administration area.

Let’s learn how to create a product option.

  1. Go to Catalog ->Options tab.

     

  2. Then, click “Insert” button at the top right.
  3. On the appeared screen fill in the “Option Name:” field with the new option name, choose the type of option from the “Type:” drop-down and put the sort order in the “Sort Order:” field.

     

Now, let’s add option values for the option we have created.

  1. Click “Add Option Value” button and add several option values filling in “Option Value Name:” and “Sort order” fields.

     

  2. Click “Save” button at the top right to apply changes.

Now, let’s apply the created option to any product.

  1. Go to Catalog ->Products tab and click “Edit” button at the right hand side of the product you would like to apply an option to.

     

  2. Click the “Option” tab and start typing previously added product option in an empty field.

     

  3. Hit enter key – now you may add as many option values for the product as you like. Specify Stock, Price, Weight, etc. values that will be available for the product to choose.

     

  4. Click “Save” button at the top right of the screen.

Open edited product page in the front-end, you can now see “Color” option drop-down there.

 

This is the end of the tutorial, we have learnt how to create a product option and apply it to a product in your OpenCart store.

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