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Get Started with Products in the Back-Office
This section is part of the Product Management topic that provides the general understanding of the product concept in OroCommerce.
OroCommerce enables you to create and manage products in the way that fits specifically your business strategies and requirements. As it may not be obvious where to start working with your product, several dedicated sections have been compiled to help you understand the full picture of creating and managing products, as well as some additional aspects that working with products may involve.
It is suggested to start with the Products section to familiarize yourself with the product cycle in OroCommerce, find out how to create different types of products (simple and configurable), and how to set up a matrix form to display multiple variations of one configurable product in the storefront.
Refer to the Products Grid section to learn about the actions available for products from the grid, such as duplicating, importing, or inline editing, as well as how to manage product quantities in multiple warehouses on the product page. Keep in mind that the multi-warehouse feature is only available in the Enterprise edition.
To learn more about the ways to control the visibility of the products you created for specific customers, customer groups, or websites, navigate to the Manage Product Visibility section. Here, you will learn how to set up specific visibility settings, as well as configure visibility priorities.
Organize all existing products in your store under corresponding categories with the Master Catalog and personalize it the way you need.
To learn how to associate your products with specific brands and create them in the back-office, head for the Use Product Brands section.
To check what flows in terms of product creation and management may suit best for your business, check out the Blueprints section below.
Not sure which B2B eCommerce software to choose? Our B2B comparison chart helps easily review and narrow down your options.
This section provides shortcuts to topics that may be useful for various types of business operations:
- For minimal product configuration
- For complex product configuration
- For businesses with rich product page design
- For businesses with complicated custom price lists
- For businesses with multiple visibility levels
- For businesses with complex website structure and different requirements for customers from different websites