PrestaShop 1.7.x. How to create a simple product

  1. In your PrestaShop admin panel go to Catalog -> Products section. Click New Product button at the top: 
  2. You can see the tabs with options which you can set to your new product.
  3. Set the following options for the Basic settings:
    • Product Name – the title of the product.
    • Product’s Image – upload image to your product.
    • Summary – short description of the product.
    • Description – description of your product.
    • Feature –  add the optional product characteristics that provide more information.
    • Brand – set the brand for your product.
    • Related Product – choose related products to your newly created product.
    • Price – set price and tax rules.
    • Categories – choose the category your product will be assigned to.
  4. In the Quantities tab you can set the following options:
    • Quantities – set the quantity of the product.
    • Minimum quantity for sale – set the minimum quantity required to buy this product.
    • Availability preferences – the role of the product when it is out of stock.
    • Label when in stock – set the name of the label when in stock.
    • Label when out of stock – set the name of the label when out of stock.
    • Availability date – set the date of product availability.
  5. In the Shipping tab, you can add the following:
    • Package dimension – generate the shipping costs by filling in the product dimensions: width, height, depth, weight.
    • Shipping fees – shipping fee will be added in case the carrier has a tax.
    • Available carriers – choose the carriers.
  6. In the Pricing tab you can fill in the following options:
    • Retail price – set the price which you intend to sell your product.
    • Cost price – the price you paid for the product.
    • Specific price – you can set the specific price for your product according to the groups, countries, etc.
    • Priority management – you may define which rules apply first.
  7. In the SEO tab, you can add:
    • Meta title – public title for the product’s page.
    • Meta description – the description of the product that will appear in search engines.
    • Friendly URL – the URL generated from the product’s name.
    • Redirection page – when the product is disabled, you can choose to which page you would like to redirect the customers visiting its page:
      • no redirection (404);
      • permanent redirection (301);
      • temporary redirection (302).
  8. In the Options tab, it is possible to set the following options:
    • Visibility –  your can choose where to display your product (everywhere, catalog only, search only, nowhere).
    • Condition and References – option enables you to indicate the condition of the product:
      • Condition – the state of the product may be new, used and refurbished.
      • ISBN – identify books and their various editions internationally.
      • EAN-13 or JAN barcode – the code is specific to Europe and Japan, but is widely used internationally.
      • UPC barcode – the code is widely used in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and in other countries.
    • Customization – the ability to add additional text and images to the product.
    • Attached files – additional files that the customers can download directly from the product page.
    • Suppliers – specify the suppliers of the current product and its combinations. 
  9. Click the Save button. Refresh your page to check the product.

Hopefully, this tutorial was helpful for you.