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jhly1122 / 10 Points
2013-03-19 2:18 pm EST
<p>I set up variations for one of my products however I do not know how to get it to the product to use it????????????????? VARIATIONS in WORDPRESS Thank you</p>

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2013-03-19 4:25 pm EST
Hello Jhly1122,

We appreciate you asking questions and understand your frustration. Please understand that there are literally thousands of web products out there and we cannot see your website or your screen - I spent a good amount of time looking for the correct version of WP Ecommerce. We do try our best to help you without details. I'm guessing at your statement: "I setup variations for one of my products however I do not know how to get to the product to use it?". Hopefully, I'm on the right track with what I put together below:

I loaded up WP Ecommerce and started playing with Variations. You do need to create a variation, then go to the product to edit it and assign. I can understand the confusion here, because I'm playing with it and it's a bit obtuse.

1)You can create Variation Sets. When you go to Variations, you Create the set name first. For example, SIZE was the set name I created at first.

2)Next you add variations under SIZE. You have to select size. You'll see the variant list on right and it will show a dash beside the variant that you create. I did this 3x for the different sizes - Small, Medium, and Large.

3)After my variants were setup, I had to go the PRODUCT tab, and then for each product, I could assign a variant group. You have to add pricing, stock levels etc. Once that information is set, you need to click on the button labeled GENERATE VARIANTS. You then click on SAVE VARIATIONS and it will be assigned to your product.

Hopefully, this points you in the right direction. When I saved my variations, it created a drop down menu on my site that enables the customer to select them.

We also do provide some documentation on using variations (which I will list below). In order to affect your products, you will have needed to load your products through WP Ecommerce first.

Have you reviewed our documentation for Setting Up Product Variations in WP e-Commerce? Here's the link for it:

Setting Up Product Variations in WP E-Commerce for Wordpress

If you need more information, the actual documentation from the makers of that plugin is here:

WP E-Commerce Plugin Documentation

I hope this helps!

If you need further assistance, please let us know at stage you are within the process of using WP E-commerce. If you can provide a URL, or screenshots, it would also help us to help you.


Arnel C.

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