Create Combinations Manually in PrestaShop 1.6 Administrator

Products are often sold in variations called product combinations. These combinations do not physically change the product, but allow you to sell it in different sizes, colors, etc. The following tutorial walks you through the steps of manually creating combinations in the PrestaShop Administrator interface.

  1. Login to the PrestaShop Administrator Dashboard.
  2. Open Products

    Hover over Catalog in the menu column to the left of the screen, then click on Products. Click on an existing product to make a new combination. You will need to edit an existing product to create combinations. To create a new product, click on Add new product in the top right hand corner. New products require at least a name before they can be saved. Click on Save and Stay after naming the product.

    Creating Manual Combinations in PrestaShop 1.6

  3. Click on Combinations

    You will see a button for Combinations on the left hand side of the screen. Click on Combinations to proceed.

  4. Default combination is in blue

    All products have a default combination. This combination is highlighted blue. To edit an existing combination, click on the Edit button located to the right.

  5. To create a new combination, click on the button labeled New Combination. Fill in each of the fields for the new combination. Each of the following fields are used when creating a combination:

    Attribute An attribute of a product is the basis for a product combination. For example, different colors of the product can result in a different combination.
    Value Attributes such as colors or sizes can have different values. For example, if your product were a phone an attribute could be, memory size or color.
    Reference Code/EAN-13/JAN barcode/UPC barcode Unique combinations used to identify product for inventory management.
    Wholesale price The combination price is the price of the product as you would purchase it for inventory. The price should only be listed if it is different from the original product wholesale price.
    Impact on price If the combination increases or decreases the price then you would indicate it here. Select NONE if the price is not affected
    Impact on weight If the combination affects weight you would indicate it in this field. Select NONE if the weight is not affected
    Impact on unit price If a product is sold in packs, then the unit price may differ depending on the combination. Indicate if the product combination increases or decreases the price. Or select NONE if there no effect.
    Minimum Quantity Minimum to purchase this combination. Use the value of ‘1’ to disable this feature.
    Available date Date when combination is available for purchase.
    Image Image or images used in the combination
    Default This checkbox that allows you to make the combination the default combination

You will see the newly added combination appear in the table at the bottom of the page. Congratulations on completing the tutorial for manually adding a combination within PrestaShop 1.6.

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