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Edit variants for existing products

Variants are different versions of a product, for example a black M-sized T-shirt and a red S-sized t-shirt are two variations of a plain t-shirt product. The other two definitions related to product variation are Options and Option values. In the example above, size and color are the two options for a plain t-shirt; S and M are the two values ​​for the size option of a plain t-shirt.

This article will guide you on how to edit product variants on your online store.

In this section

A. Edit variant
B. Bulk edit variants on product edit page

A. Edit variant

From your ShopBase admin, go to Products > All products.

Click the name of the product that you want to edit variant.

In the Variants section, select the variant you want to edit.

You will be directed to variant edit page where you can:

Add variant images by selecting Add media.
Edit price in Pricing section which includes Price, Compare at price, Cost per item.
Edit inventory-related information in Inventory such as SKU, Barcode, Inventory policy. You can refer to this article for more information on product inventory.
Edit shipping details in Shipping section. You can enter product weight in Weight for calculating shipping fees.
Click Delete variant if you want to delete.

Click Save.

B. Bulk edit variants on product detail page

From ShopBase admin, go to Products > All products.

Click the product you want to edit variants.

In the Variants section, tick to choose variants to edit, then click Action:

Choose Change price if you want to change selected variant prices in mass.

Enter the new prices of variants in the box then click Save.

Choose Update media files if you want to change selected variant images and videos.

A new dialog box will appear where you can choose an image for your variation from the product images you have uploaded previously or upload a new image from your computer for the product variant by clicking Add image. After that, click Save.

Choose Edit variants if you want to change selected variant information in mass.

You will be directed to Bulk editor page, hover over Title box and you will see the icon as below.

Click on that icon and select the icon as shown below. A list of information fields related to the variant you are allowed to edit will appear. You check the information fields that you want to edit. Information fields you can edit include: Title, Price, Compare at price, Cost per item, SKU, Track quantity, Allow overselling, Weight.

Then edit the details in the blank box directly below the fields you just selected for each variant.

Besides, you can bulk edit variants of a product or multiple products from All products page according to the instruction of this article.

Click Save changes.

Overview of Products
Search and filter products on ShopBase admin
Edit a product
Add product variants
Change the display order of variant options
Edit a product's options

Updated on: 16/12/2022

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