To change settings having to do with your products selectfrom the menu. Below is an explanation of all of the settings that appear on the product settings page. You might not see all of these settings if you have not installed/activated the relevant feature.
Basic product settings
Changing image and category defaults
The default number of images per product, categories per product and parent categories per category can be changed using the relevant box:
Customisation fields and file uploads
If you want your customers to be able to enter text in customisation fields when ordering products then set this setting to ‘Yes’:
If you want customers to be able to be able to upload files when ordering products set this setting to ‘Yes’:
When creating a product you can manually add related products that will appear on the product’s page. If you want related products to be randomly generated for all of your products, so you don’t have to manually add them, then choose ‘Yes’ here:
Product choice setting
If a customer orders multiple quantities of a product and they choose a product choice that comes with additional cost you can choose here if they should be charged the price of the choice for each quantity of the product they purchase:
Leave the setting as ‘Yes’ to charge the price for each quantity and change it to ‘No’ to only charge the price once.
Hide out of stock products
If you want out of stock products to be hidden from search results and category pages choose ‘Yes’ for this setting:
Use this setting to determine if stock should be reserved at a chosen point in the order process:
The default setting is ‘No’ where stock isn’t reserved at any point in the order process. Alternatively you can choose to have the stock be reserved when the checkout form (containing the customer’s name and address) is submitted but payment is yet to be made. Or you can choose to have the stock be reserved from the time the customer adds the product to their basket.
Additional product settings
Changing number of product extras
If you have installed the product extras app you can change the number of extras a product can have by using this box (the default is 3):
Min/max order quantities
If you are using the min/max order quantities extension you can set a default minimum and maximum order quantity that applies to every product using these fields:
If you only want certain types of customers to be restricted by the min/max order quantities set use this setting to determine who should be affected by them:
The default is for all customer types to be affected but you can untick the customer types that you don’t want to be restricted by the quantities.
If you have activated the product questions and answers extension you can choose for all products to automatically be suitable for Q&A by changing this setting to ‘Yes’:
If you have installed the multi-buy offers app a setting will be available for you to choose who should have access to multi-buy offers:
Back order settings
If you use the stock on back order extension the ‘Back Order Settings’ section will be available for you to configure default settings for the extension:
Use the ‘Out of stock products are’ setting to determine if all products which are out of stock should be allowed to be purchased or not.
In the ‘global quantity limit’ field set how many of an out of stock product can be purchased before it cannot be purchased anymore. This determines by how much an out of stock product’s stock levels can go into the negative.