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Bundle Product

 

Bundle Product

A bundle is a “build your own,” customizable product. Each item in a bundle can be based on one of the following product types:

  1. Simple Product
  2. Virtual Product
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Bundle Product


Creating a Bundle Product

The following instructions take you through the process of creating a bundle product with the basic fields. Each required field is marked with a red asterisk (*). After you complete the required settings and save the product, you can complete the remaining Product Information as needed.

 

Process Overview:

Step 1: Create the Bundle Product

Step 2: Complete the Product Information

Step 3: Add Bundle Items

 

Step 1: Create the Bundle Product

On the Admin menu, select Catalog > Manage Products. Then, click the Add Product button.

In the Create Product Settings section, select the Attribute Set for the product.

In the Create Product Settings section, do the following:

  • Accept the “default” Attribute Set, or select another.
  • Set Product Type to “Bundle Product.” Then, click the Continue button.

 

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Create Product Settings


Step 2: Complete the Product Information

Complete the product information as you would for a simple product, with the exception of the following:

  On the General tab, set both the SKU and Weight fields to one of the following:

  • Dynamic
  • Fixed

        If using a fixed SKU or Weight, enter the actual value in the field to the right.

 

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Dynamic SKU and Weight

On the Prices tab, set Price to one of the following:

  • Dynamic
  • Fixed

 

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Dynamic Price

Then, set Price View to one of the following:

  • As Low as
  • Price Range

Click the Save and Continue Edit button.

 

Step 3: Add Bundle Items

In the Product Information panel on the left, select the last option, Bundle Items.

Then in the Shipment section, set Ship Bundle Items to one of the following:

  • Together
  • Separately

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Shipment

In the Bundle Items section, click the Add New Option button.

In the Default Title box, enter a label for the bundle item, as you want it to appear on the Customize Product page. Then, do the following:

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Bundle Items

Set Input Type to one of the following:

  • Drop-down
  • Radio Buttons
  • Checkbox
  • Multiple Select

 

Set Is Required as needed.

In the Position field, enter the order that you want this item listed in relation to other items included in the bundle.

Click the Add Selection button. Then, do the following:

 

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Select Products

  • Click the Reset Filter button to display the unfiltered list of products.
  • Select the checkbox of each product that you want to include in this item.
  • In the Qty to Add column, enter the quantity of each item to be included.

Click the Add Selected Product(s) to Option button. When the items appear in the Bundle Items list, do the following:

  • Set User Defined Qty to one of the following:

         Yes Displays an input box so the customer can change the quantity.

         No Prevents the customer from changing the default quantity.

  • Enter a number in the Position column of each item to determine its place in relation to other items.
  • To make an item the default selection, select the Default option of the item to be pre-selected in the form.

 

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Bundle Items

Repeat steps 3-7 for each bundle item you want to include.

When complete, click the Save button to save the bundle product.

 

Field Descriptions

FIELD

DESCRIPTION

SKU

Determines if each item is assigned a variable, dynamic SKU, or if a

 

fixed SKU is used for the bundle. Options include: Fixed / Dynamic.

   

Weight

Specifies the weight is calculated based on the items selected, or is

 

a fixed weight for the entire bundle. Options include:

 

Fixed / Dynamic.

   

Price View

Determines if the product price is shown as a range, from the least

 

expensive to the most expensive (Price Range), or with the least

 

expensive shown (As Low As). Options include: Price Range / As

 

Low As.

   

Ship Bundle Items

Specifies if individual items can be shipped separately.



THINGS TO REMEMBER

  • A bundle is a “build your own” product.
  • Bundle items can be simple or virtual products without custom options.
  • The Price View can be set to a price range or “As Low As.”
  • SKU and Weight can be either “Fixed” or “Dynamic.”
  • The Quantity can be set to a pre-set or user-defined value.
  • Items can be shipped together or separately.

 

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