Options sets allow you to show the options in a more user-friendly manner. For example, you want to showcolorin the checkbox, and size in swatch format. You can use option sets for that purpose. Option sets allow you to control the behaviour or look and feel of your options. You can define different option sets for different options.
For example, in an apparel store if you are selling a T-shirt which is available in different size andcolors, then a variation in size as well ascolors, can be added to make it easier for customers to choose the product variant in a swatch format.
Click on theAdd newbutton to add a new option set. Clicking on the Add new will open up a window as shown below with the following fields:
Provide thename of theoptionset.
You can add various options to create variants of the products. To add options, click on Add Options to add the variants for products. You will need to fill certain fields as given below:
Provide the name of the variant.
Enter the name of the option which will appear on the storefront.
Select a type to choose how the options should appear on your storefront. Seven types are provided by StoreHippo which are explained as below:
Click on Add value button to define the value of the variants. If you choose the value as color,the newly appeared fields will be updated according tocolorvariants. Click on insert values to save the value field. You can create multiple fields following the same method.
Select the required checkbox, if you want to make it mandatory for the customer to choose a variant.
Choose the default value which would appear as a default selected variant which customer can change later according to their order on the storefront.
Click on Show always checkbox if you want your default variant to always appear on the storefront. If you do not select this option, a text Please select would appear instead of the default variant.
Importing an option set
1. Go tooptions and variantstab under products and select an option set that you want to import.
2. Click on import button.
Clicking on import button will open up a page as shown below.
3. Based on the options that you have added, you can either automatically generate variants or you can add new variants manually.
Automatically generate variants Clicking on theautomatically generate variantsbutton will generate variants automatically as shown below.
Add new variant manually Clicking onadd new variantmanually will open up a form as shown below. Fill in all the details for variant as per the requirement and click on submit.