fmEditProduct - Edit Product Form.
Edit Product Form
To edit product you can double click on it or use edit product button. It calls edit product form for selected product.
The availability of some of the "Edit Product" dialogue pages depends on on the fact whether you have an appropriate contribution installed or not. For example, Products X-Sell page won't be available if you don't have an appropriate contribution installed.
Generally Store Manager has the following Edit Product pages:1. General (English)
Main Page contains general information on the product. If you are creating a new Product, pay attention to the fields marked with *. Those fields are required and others may be left blank or with default meanings.
to browse contents of your local folders and select an image. When you press OK button on edit form it will be uploaded to "Images directory" on FTP. When local image is selected, this field would display local image path like in the following example C:\My Images\some_image.jpg. Pay attention, that local image path will be replaced with image name some_image.jpg right after upload.
to select some image stored remotely. It's done by browsing contents of FTP folder specified as "Images directory".
to open Image Resize Rules window. You can add or delete rules if you need.
Click Ok to upload file.
You can uncheck "Same as database host" and type your store URL if it is not the same as your Database host.
2. Language Tab
Language page(s) appear if you're using some language(s) other than your store's Language. That's way you are able to input all text that is going to appear on the page using Edit product window. This page's options are actually an extract from general page's options, such as Product name, URL to product page, Product Description and Edit HTML option.
Please note that General page settings will appear in your store language which you set in Tools -> Store language (in our example its English).
3. Attributes Tab
You can edit the same Attributes in two ways. First is Attributes tab in the Edit product window. The other is in the Product Attributes Section on the Main Categories & Products Page.
Learn more about Product Attributes below.
4. Featured Products Tab
Please note that this page will be available, if you have Featured Products contribution Installed. This osCommerce contribution can be found here
On this page you can configure appearance of current product in the list of featured items.
If you want to add a product to the list of featured items simply check Add to FEATURED option. It doesn't automatically feature product at the store, but makes it available in Featured List. It gives you an opportunity to edit product's Featured status in Featured section, along with other featured products. There you can set time, when you've checked this box.
The following options in osCommerce are set automatically:
Remember: Product will be displayed at your store as Featured only when Featured Status checkbox is checked.
5. Special Products Tab
On this page you can configure appearance of current product in the list of special items. It is similar to Featured Page, except that it has several additional New Price lines.
Add to SPECIALS option doesn't automatically make product Special at the store, but makes it available in Specials List. It gives you an opportunity to edit product's Special status in Specials section, along with other special products. There you can set time, when the product has active Specials status (is Special), which is equal to the time when you've checked Specials status checkbox in this window. You can specify:
Product will be displayed at your store as Special only when Specials Status check-box is checked.
6. Additional Fields
This page depends on additional contributions installed on your store. If there's a contribution that has any connection to product-related database fields, it will be shown on this page.
You can find product ID and the product viewed number on this page. Product ID is a unique product identification that cannot be edited.
8. Products X-Sell
You can add or delete X-Sell (Cross-sell) products for current product as well as substitute one X-Sell product with another (double click on it). You can find the same options to edit X-Sell products at the Edit product window and on the Main Cross-sell (X-Sell) Products Page. For more options look here.