Magento Products

In Magento you can add products to your store manually one by one, or many products at once.

Add a single product to Magento

To add one product you have to follow these steps:

  1. Login to your admin area.
  2. Choose Catalog -> Magento Products -> Add products
  3. On the next screen you have to choose your Product setting such as Attribute Set and Product Type. Click on Continue.
  4. The New Product form will appear. Here you have to fill out the required information such as Name, SKU, Weight, Status, Tax Class, Visibility.
  5. Click Create New Attribute. You can add the price and description of the item. Don’t forget to click Save and Continue Editing.
  6. You can add addition information if required.
  7. Add an image for the product.
  8. Click Save.

Add many products in Magento at once

If you wan to add many products at one you have to export first a files with one product so you have a sample structure for the products you want to add. You have to fill in the required information – separated by commas, new line for each new products, and upload it back in Magento.

  1. Go to Catalog -> Manage Categories and create the categories you wish to have.
  2. Click Save category.
  3. Add manually a product in each category and export the categories. Click Go to System -> Import/Export -> Profiles and choose Export all products.
  4. Select Run profile.
  5. When you are ready, you can use the exported file as a template.
  6. Fill in the required information such as product name, price, description etc.
  7. Go to your admin area.
  8. Choose System -> Import/Export -> Profiles.
  9. Click on Import All Products.
  10. Choose CSV/tab separated as data format type and choose the .csv file you want to use.
  11. Click Save and Continue Edit.
  12. Then go to Run Profile, select your cvs file in the dropdown menu.

You are ready.

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