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Common operations in admin panel sections

StoreHippo allows you to perform multiple operations on the data records in the admin panel. Given below is an example of products section wherein you can edit, delete, duplicate and perform many other such operations.

Most of these operations are common to all the sections in the admin panel. However, there might be variations for certain entities.

Commonoperation on Products

In the products section, you will find the list of the uploaded products. This section has every option that is required to monitor your products. Go to the Products > Products section in StoreHippo Admin Panel. You will see the list of all products in your store. You can manage and perform operations on your products here.


All the operations on products are described below:

Edit

When a product has been added to your store, you can also edit the details later. You can make changes to the complete profile of the product. There are two ways by which a product’s details can be edited after it has been saved.

  • Method-1: In the products list, click on the product name to open the editing options.
  • Method-2: Click on the ellipsis button on the product that you want to edit. Choose the Edit option from the drop-down.
The product details are opened where you can edit them. Click on the Save or Save and continue button to store the details when you are done editing. You can also view the product in the real time when you edit it by clicking on View Product button.

 
Note: You can edit products listed under all the sections – Publish, Unpublish, Pending Approval and Rejected.

Delete

To delete a product, click on the ellipsis button on the product which you want to delete and choose the Delete option from the drop-down. 

Bulk delete

If there are many products that you don’t want in your store, you can delete them in bulk. You can delete products in bulk either through CSV file or admin panel. To delete products from the admin panel, select the checkbox on the top bar of the product list as illustrated in the image given below:
 

After you click on the checkbox button, an ellipsis button appears on the top bar. Click on the ellipsis button and choose the delete option to bulk delete the products.
 

If you want to delete a few products, select the checkbox of the individual products. After selection, choose the delete option from the drop-down menu to delete the selected products.

Duplicate

Sometimes you might want to duplicate a product that you have created rather than entering all of the details again. This can save your time, as you'll only need to update the product name, SKU and few other details that are different.
You can click on the ellipsis button and choose the duplicate option from the drop-down menu. Provide the SKU in thedialogbox and click on Duplicate. Your product will be duplicated.

Publish

To make your products appear on the storefront, you need to publish your products. You can publish a product by two methods:
  • Method-1: Add/Edit a product and click on the checkbox of the Publish field.
  • Method-2: Go to the Unpublished tab of products and turn on the publish slider to publish an unpublished product.

Unpublish

In case, you temporarily do not want to sell a product or the product is out of stock and might take time in sourcing it again, you can use the Unpublish functionality. You can hide a product from your store at your convenience by turning off the Publish slider in the Published tab. 

Once a product is unpublished or hidden, it automatically gets removed from the Published tab and is added to the Unpublished tab. 

Another way to do the same is, edit the product and uncheck the Publish checkbox to unpublish a product.

Approve

Approval option is provided to admin to approve products added by different sellers. Admin can approve some products or all products at one click. To approve a product, go to the Pending approval/Rejected tab under products and select the approve option from the drop-down menu.



Reject

Admin can reject product added by a seller if he doesn’t want that product to be listed at frontend. To reject a product, go to the published/unpublished/pending approval tab under products and select the reject option from the drop-down menu.

Pending approval

Products added by the seller which need admin’s approval are listed under pending approval list. The products remain on the list until the admin approves/rejects the products. You can edit a product and change the status of "approve" field under Sellers tab to move a product to pending approval list.
 


View reviews

Letting your buyers contribute content to your site is a great way to engage them while also showing new customers that your products are universally adored. Sharing honest reviews from consumers shows you have nothing to hide.
Storehippo provides youthisfeature to manage reviews added by your customers. Clicking on the View Reviews redirects you to the Reviews section where all the reviews are listed.

History

History shows the series of past events in terms of actions that have been performed on the product. You can view the history of the product by selecting the history option from the drop-down menu.
 


A page shown below will open up wherein you can click on view data button to view the history of a product.
 

Import

Using the Import feature, you can add or update multiple products at the same time. When importing products, you can specify the data in simple CSV format. StoreHippo uses the data from your CSV file and turns it into products in your store. 

Export

You can export your products to a .csv file if you want to create a backup, move your existing products to a new Storehippo store, or edit your products in bulk using a spreadsheet. 

Search using advanced filters

When you have several products listed on your store, searching for a particular product becomes challenging. By using the Search field in products, you can easily find a product from a large selection of products. Simply enter the name or a word (Phrase) used in the name of the product in the search box and press enter. The product related to your search will show up in the product list. You can also search the product list using product brand, category, collection, and description.

A similar example of search by product name has been given in the image below:
You can also use advanced filters to filter your products based on different fields. Highlighted below is the button for the advanced filter.
 

Clicking on this button will open up a pop-up as shown below.
 
 Here, you can select different fields and operators based on the requirement.
  • Name: You can search for a specific product based on its name.
  • Collections: You can search the products based on the collections
  • SKU: You can search the products based on the SKU.
  • Price:  You can search the products based on the price
  • Category:  You can search the products based on the category.
  • Brand:  You can search the products based on the brand.
  • Seller:  You can search the products based on the seller.

View Products

When you have added a product, you might want to see how it appears on the storefront. You can choose View Product from the drop-down. It gets redirects to the storefront and there you can review the product. You can also view categories and collections. Learn more about Manage Approval Flow.