Adding Products in Exchange

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iThemes Exchange makes it quick and easy for you to get your online store up and running.  One of your first steps is going to be '''adding a product'''.
  
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iThemes Exchange makes it quick and easy for you to get your online store up and running.  One of your first steps is going to be creating a product.
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===Step 1:  Got to Product Page===
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To create a new product in Exchange, you’ll go to the Exchange > Add Product page.
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===Step 1:  Visit the Add Product Page.===
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To create a new product in Exchange, you’ll go to the '''Exchange > Add Product''' page.
  
 
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===Step 2: Add Product Name and Price.===
  
 
In the new product screen, you’ll start by naming your product and setting a price.
 
In the new product screen, you’ll start by naming your product and setting a price.
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===Step 3: Enter a Product Description.===
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Next, you’ll describe your product.  In this section, you’ll want just a brief description, maybe just 3-5 sentences.
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===Step 4:  Add Product Images.===
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Then you can add images of your product.  You can add as many images as you’d like, the large image at the top being your featured product image.
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===Step 5:  Upload Product Files.===
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Now you can add the actual product files the customer will download.  '''For this, you can use the WordPress media library or paste in any accessible URL (from DropBox, Amazon S3, etc.) and Exchange will hide the source for you.'''
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===Step 6:  Publish Your Product.===
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Once you’ve added all the download files, the last step is to hit the publish button.
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This is also where you can determine if the product shows in your store or not.  This is useful if you want to make a product that is only available to specific customers; you can just send them the product URL.
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To hide the product from the store, click the '''Advanced Options''' link in the section with your publish button.  Then click the '''Edit''' link next to the '''Show in Store''' text. 
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Select the '''Hide from Store''' option and then click okay, then update or publish your product.
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And that’s it!  In 6 very simple steps, you’ve created your first product.
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Once you've published your product, it is immediately added to your store.  By default your store will be found at yourdomainname.com/store.  To change that, see [[:Exchange_Pages_Settings |Page Settings]].
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==See Also==
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*[[:Adding_Products_in_Exchange|Adding Products]]
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*[[:Viewing_Products_in_Exchange|Viewing Products]]
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*[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options|Advanced Product Options]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Extended_Description|Extended Description]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Download_Expiration|Download Expiration]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Product_Categories|Product Categories]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Product_Tags|Product Tags]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_LoopBuddy|LoopBuddy]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Custom_Layout|Custom Layout]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Slug|Slug]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Purchase_Message|Purchase Message]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Product_Availability|Product Availability]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Purchase_Quantity|Purchase Quantity]]
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**[[:Exchange_Advanced_Product_Options:_Product_Inventory|Product Inventory]]
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==Quick Links==__NOEDITSECTION__
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/tutorial/category/ithemes-exchange/ Tutorials]''' - Short video tutorials to help you become an Exchange expert.
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/forum/forum/207-exchange-ecommerce-plugin/ Get Basic Help]''' - Get free help on some basics of Exchange.
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/member/signup.php?price_group=250&product_id=315 Get Premium Support]''' - Get premium and priority support for Exchange.
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====Report & Request====__NOEDITSECTION__
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/exchange/bugs/ Report a Bug or Problem]''' - Help us fix an issue that you have found in Exchange
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/exchange/feature-request/ Request a Feature]''' - Help us improve Exchange for everyone
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:24, November 15, 2013

iThemes Exchange makes it quick and easy for you to get your online store up and running. One of your first steps is going to be adding a product.


2-add-new-product.png


Steps


Step 1: Visit the Add Product Page.

To create a new product in Exchange, you’ll go to the Exchange > Add Product page.


AddProductMenu.png


Step 2: Add Product Name and Price.

In the new product screen, you’ll start by naming your product and setting a price.


ProductNamePrice.png


Step 3: Enter a Product Description.

Next, you’ll describe your product. In this section, you’ll want just a brief description, maybe just 3-5 sentences.


ProductDescription.png


Step 4: Add Product Images.

Then you can add images of your product. You can add as many images as you’d like, the large image at the top being your featured product image.


ProductImages.png


Step 5: Upload Product Files.

Now you can add the actual product files the customer will download. For this, you can use the WordPress media library or paste in any accessible URL (from DropBox, Amazon S3, etc.) and Exchange will hide the source for you.


ProductFiles.png


Step 6: Publish Your Product.

Once you’ve added all the download files, the last step is to hit the publish button.


PublishProduct.png


This is also where you can determine if the product shows in your store or not. This is useful if you want to make a product that is only available to specific customers; you can just send them the product URL.

To hide the product from the store, click the Advanced Options link in the section with your publish button. Then click the Edit link next to the Show in Store text.


HideFromStore.png


Select the Hide from Store option and then click okay, then update or publish your product.

And that’s it! In 6 very simple steps, you’ve created your first product.

Once you've published your product, it is immediately added to your store. By default your store will be found at yourdomainname.com/store. To change that, see Page Settings.


See Also

Quick Links

Resources

  • Tutorials - Short video tutorials to help you become an Exchange expert.

Support

Report & Request


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