To add a product to sell from your site you need to click on 'Store' in the control panel.
NOTE: Before you add your first product you must have configured your store settings.
Click 'add product' and you will get taken through to the product details page. Here you need to give your product a title.
If you created categories in your store configuration you can assign your product to the relevant category.
Set who the product will be viewable by:
Set as 'administrators' if you are not ready to fully publish the product
Set to 'Everyone' if you want both non members and logged in members to purchase
Set to members only if it is a product you only want available to your members.
The default product type is set to 'physical product'. Click on the drop down to select the product type.
Enter a teaser for your product. As with articles the title and teaser of the product will be displayed on the store front.
Once a visitor clicks on the title they will get taken through to view the product description. In the description field enter details of the product you are selling. You do not need to enter the product image within the description.
The image you upload here will be displayed, full size in the product description and also a smaller copy of the image will be displayed on the store front aligned with the product title. Make sure you have saved the required image to your computer
To upload your product image, click 'Browse...' Select the image in your documents Click 'open' You should see the location of the image now appear in the 'Product Image' field
NOTE: Images must be saved as a .jpg or a .gif before they are uploaded.
Enter the price of the product, which needs to be the cost in your default currency.
NOTE: There is no need to enter the currency symbol.
If you set tax to be added in your store configuration this will automatically be added onto the product. You can make individual products tax exempt if you wish.
You can set a discount on a per product basis for logged in members. These means once a member logs in they will be able to purchase the product at a lower price.
Product Shipping Costs
The shipping costs you defined earlier will appear. You have the ability to change these on a per product basis.
Click 'add product' and you can see the product has been created.
To see how this appears on the store front click the 'back to products' link.
New products get added to the bottom of the product list.