Introducing Product Groups

19 Nov

We have introduced a powerful new feature to the Freewebstore Control Panel…Product Groups.

Product Groups allow you to perform a single action on all the items in a particular group saving you time when editing lots of products. For example you could create a group of products called “Specials” and apply a discount to all these products with a single click.

To get started you need to create your own groups of products.  There are a few ways to create a group.  One way is via the Manage > Manage Groups section of the Freewebstore Control Panel.  Another quick way is to set a filter on the Manage > Products section and add those filtered products to a group.

Once you have created your group you can do bulk editing on those products via the “Action” button.  Some of the actions you can perform include changing the category, editing the stock level or even changing the price.

One exciting feature of Product Groups is the ability to create Group Specific Coupon Codes. Once you have created a group you can then create a coupon code and on the “Groups” tab of the coupon entry form select your new group as the only group allowed to use it.   You could have a group with only one product in it making it a unique coupon code to that particular product.  How good is that ?!

Got a suggestion for an action to perform on a group? Use the comments section below and we will happily add it to our road map.

6 Responses to “Introducing Product Groups”

  1. Jeannette Nutter November 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm #

    Nice update. Another great feature. Keep them coming guys! x

  2. Luke November 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm #

    Yep – agree with Jeannette – great to have these updates !!
    Nice feature !!

  3. parth1978 November 20, 2013 at 4:32 am #

    Reblogged this on E-Commerce Ideas and Tips.

  4. propertyprotect November 20, 2013 at 8:10 pm #

    Hi,I agree this is a nice feature, you can have a group of products at discounted price when a customer uses a coupon code assigned to this group … I wonder if it is possible to have a product at discounted price for a limited (specified by the seller) time?Thanks

  5. Beverly Estrada November 22, 2013 at 9:45 am #

    Love it 🙂 im glad i chose webstore everythng i need is in here. And a product group is a very nice idea

  6. Hywel November 30, 2013 at 8:34 am #

    Excellent stuff; should save a lot of time.

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