How to manage products in WooCommerce

In order to add new product to your catalog, you should perform the following:

  1. Open WordPress administration panel.
  2. Go to Products -> Add Product tab. 
  3. Input your product name.
  4. Enter your Full Product Description.
  5. Select your Product Type from the dropdown menu. 
  6. Configure the product options using the menu on the left side. You can see the following tabs there:
    • General tab where you can set your product prices including both Regular and Sale prices. You can also set the SKU for your product in this tab;
    • Inventory tab allows you to manage the stock for the product individually and define whether to allow back orders. Sold Individually box allows to limit the product to 1 per one order.
    • Shipping tab allows to define products weight, dimensions. It also allows you to set specific Shipping Class that contains some specific shipping methods to group similar products;
    • Linked Products tab allows you to add up-sells and cross-sells products, that help you to promote your products with one another;
    • Attributes tab allows you to set a specific attribute set to your product created earlier.
    • Advanced tab allows you to set the Purchase Note that will be sent to your customer when the order is placed. You can also set there Menu Order and Enable Reviews for the item.

     

  7. The next available field is a Product Short Description. The description entered in this field will appear next to the product image on the product listing page. The Full description will appear within the Product Description tab. 
  8. Check the Categories panel on the right side. You can assign your product to one of the categories from the list. 
  9. You can assign a Product Image by selecting one from your Media Library or uploading from your computer. 
  10. There is also a possibility to add a Product Gallery that will display several images per one product, where the main image is a Featured image. 
  11. Click Publish in order to save your product.