I give the base file a name. Be sure not to
use spaces, capitals or special characters in the file name. I've
Now I enter my color choices.
"Identifier" is the id of the color and should be named without spaces,
capitals or special characters. "Caption" is what the customer
will see on the "front" end. The "Price Difference" field allows for
more money to be added if that particular option is selected. For
example: and X-Large Tall shirt may be $2.00 more than the original
price, this is where the price difference can be added. In this case, however there are not any extra charges for any of the colors.
Now I enter
my text about the option. In this case a simple "Choose your
size:" will work.
I repeat the
same procedure for my demo_color base file - I choose what base file, how to display
I just need
2 options for my sweatshirt, size and color but I have 3 more options
that I could add if I needed to. Each item has the ability to have
5 different options or choices.
all set so I click on "Create New Option File".
I can see how my option file will look on an item
by clicking on Display All Options. If I don't
like the way the option displays, I can go to "Edit sweatshirt", in this
case, and choose a different display or make any other adjustments. I'm
happy, so I'm going to add it to the item.
Adding the option file to the item is relatively simple. After
creating the "Option File", look in the "Filename Option Code" column and there will
be the code that I need to enter into my items "Multiple Option"
field. In my case I have