How to manage product options in CubeCart

Review on how to manage the product options on your CubeCart website

This tutorial will review the product options management in CubeCart. This will allow you to pre-create a number of options for your product, such as colors, size, etc. and then apply them easily on each newly created product on your website. This is a quicker way of managing your website and this will make the use of CubeCart easier.

 

To review the product options available in CubeCart, you first need to access your website as administrator. Locate the Inventory section on the left-side menu and click on Product Options.

 

Access product options in CubeCart

 

The product options in CubeCart offer three different ways of configuration:

Step 1 Option Groups in CubeCart

You can create different option groups in CubeCart. For example, you can create a group called Color and enter different options in it. To achieve that access the product options manager and select the Option Groups tab. Edit the following details:

 

  • Group Name - Enter the name of the new group
  • Description - Enter a short description for the new group
  • Group Type - Choose a group type, such as a drop down box, etc
  • Required - Make the group required. The customer must select a value to proceed with the purchase of a product

 

Option groups in CubeCart

 

Step 2 Option Attributes in CubeCart

Now, it is time to add options to our newly created group in the previous step. Select the Option Attributes tab and choose the new group from the drop down.

 

In the Add New Attribute section, simply enter the new attribute that you wish to add and click on the + sign next to it.

 

Option attributes in CubeCart

 

Step 3 Option Sets in CubeCart

The option sets are groups of options that can be applied on products. To create new sets, simply choose the Option Sets tab at the top. Enter the following details for the new set:

 

  • Name - Enter the name of the new set
  • Description - Enter the description of the new set

 

Option sets in CubeCart

 

Once you create a new options set on your website, simply select it from the drop down box. All of the available groups of options will be listed and you can select the ones that apply for the new set.

 

Add attributes to option sets in CubeCart