OpenCart 1.5 requires options to be created globally, meaning that you need to create the options for all products in one area.
This method avoids repetition of creating the same option (eg. size) and allows greater consistency accross the website.
As options are created globaly, creating options and adding them to products now requires
Using the details provided to you via email
Login to your shop Admin: www.yourDomainName.com.au/admin/
**Remember to replace www.yourDomainName.com.au with your actual website domain.
In the Catalog drop down menu, click Options
To create a new Option, click on Insert
|On the current page, you will need to enter in the following information:
What are the Types?
To add different Values to your Option, click "Add Option Value"
Then fill out the "Option Value Name"
If you selected image, add a photo by clicking on the grey camera image
Add a number for the sort order, the order in which you wish these options to appear
Then repeat for each option Value you require
Once you have added all your Values, click Save at the top right of the screen
In the Catalog drop down menu, click Products
On the Products page, click Edit next to the product you wish to add options to.
Click on the Option tab
Click inside the text box on the left column
Type in the name of the option and click on the option when it appears below the text box
Step 6 (optional)
If this group of options is required and must be selected to buy the product. Change the required status to: Yes
Click Add Option Value to add one of the Values created for this Option
Then fill in the relevant information for each field:
- Option Value
- Subtract Stock (buying a product will subtract from quantity)
- Price (This is not the full price of the product, but more how much it addes or subtracts from the price)
- Weight (For calculated shipping purposes)
Repeat this process for each Value
Once you have finished adding in each Value, click Save at the top right of the screen