How to manage product options in CS-Cart

Review on how to manage the available options for products in CS-Cart

This tutorial will review the creation and management of product options in CS-Cart. Some of the products on your website will have the same characteristics, like color, size, etc. You can create such pre-defined product options and then simply apply them for newly created products.


First, you need to access the administrative area of your website. Click on the Products menu item and then Options.


Product options in CS-Cart


Click on the Add Option button at the top-right corner to create one.


Add product option in CS-Cart


There are two main categories with available options. The first one is the General tab and it provides the following:


  • Name - The name of the new option
  • Position - Enter the position, where the new option will appear
  • Type - The type of the new option.
  • Description - Short description for the product option
  • Comment - Any comments that you have for the option
  • Required - Is the option required? Specify if the customer must select this option or not


Edit general product option details in CS-Cart


The second tab is called Variants. Here, you can enter the different variants for this option.


Edit product option variants in CS-Cart


If you wish to edit or delete any of the existing product options on your website, you need to access the Options Manager again. From the list of available options on your website, simply click on the Settings button next to the one you wish to manage. You will notice the Edit and Delete options for it.


Edit or delete product options in CS-Cart