Custom Options are an easy way to add product variations.
It’s not a convenient way to add variations if you need to track their inventory and need to add attributes for the variations. In this case, it’s better to use Configurable, Grouped or Bundle Products.
But if you simply want to add an option and don’t want to track its inventory, it’s the right way to do it.
Let’s take a look. You sell thermoses. And want to add a possibility to add bags and other options for your thermos. Such bags don’t cost much and usually don’t need to be tracked inventory.
Let’s start by creating a simple product. (more…)