How to Create Configurable Products in Magento 2

Mar 27, 2019490
How to Create Configurable Products in Magento 2

A configurable product is one of the product types in Magento 2. It consists of a number of simple products, each with a single unique option like color, material, size, and so on, that a customer selects from a drop-down list at the product page. Moreover, each option configuration has its unique stock keeping unit (SKU), which makes such products easily tracked in the inventory.

In this article, we will explore how to, step-by-step, create a configurable product in Magento 2.

Table of contents:

Step 1: Create simple products
Step 2: Create a configurable product
Step 3: Connect simple products with the configurable one
Step 4: Add pictures to a product

Before we commence to going over each step, it is important to mention that you should already have an attribute with options created as well as the category that we will place our new configurable product into.

Step 1: Create simple products

Begin with creating the needed number of simple products that the future configurable product will consist of.

Step 2: Create a configurable product

As simple products are created, proceed with creating a configurable product itself.

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Step 3: Connect simple products with the configurable product

First, connect the attribute to a configurable product.

Second, make simple products associated with the configurable product.

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Step 4: Add pictures to a product

Adding pictures to a product is not an obligatory, yet it would be very helpful to your customers. This piece of code allows to add pictures to products of any type.

Wrapping it up

This is how to create a configurable product in Magento 2 in three simple steps. To learn how to manage all types of product pages from the admin panel, read our article Magento 2 for Store’s Admin: Create and Customize Products Pages.


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