The Multi-vendor Marketplace app is dedicated to convert your Shopify store into a fully-functional marketplace. It is a feature-rich eCommerce solution for every merchant to grow-up their online stores. You as an admin can register sellers on your marketplace who can showcase their brands worldwide. Sellers can add items & sell them to your store. You, on the other hand, appreciate commission.
As soon as the sellers get registered to your marketplace, they will have separate seller panels from where they can manage their products. You can also add products from your admin panel and assign products to any of your registered sellers.
How to add Products?
In order to add items, you need to visit the Products section of the app.
Go to the Product Listing & get the option to Add Products. All the added products will be listed in the same section.
Clicking the Add Product button, product form appears. Now, enter the details in the given fields of the product form.
Choose products that you want to sell i.e. Normal (Physical) or Digital product.
Enter seller email ID i.e. the seller to whom you want to assign the product.
Write an appropriate title of the product.
Enter product type, description, product tags, policies.
Shipping Details:- Enter product weight, choose “requires shipping” in case of normal products & choose a shipping method for the product.
Pricing Details:- Enter product price & compare at price, if required. Choose to charge tax for the product.
Inventory Details:- Enter barcode & product SKU to identify & track product inventory or stock.
Moreover, add a good quality image of your product, select a collection. Most Importantly, mention the Meta Fields for your product i.e. Meta Title & Meta Description.
The same way sellers can add items from their respective seller panels.
How to Add Variants?
Represent one version of your product with multiple options.
In the app, you can add variants to the products from the product form. Firstly, add options & then, add variants to the available options.
Note:- You can add a maximum of 3 options & 100 variants to a product.
Do follow the procedure to add variants:-
While Adding a Product
Firstly, click the “Add Variant” button in the product form.
Clicking the Add Variant button, get the options to add options & related variants for the product.
Click the Save button.
How to Edit Products?
You can also edit or update products once added. For that, you can visit the Product Listing menu & edit the product details in the app.
Go to the Multi-vendor admin panel>>Products>>Product Listing>>Edit (Action)>>Edit the details on the Edit Product page>>Save Changes.
Note:- You can’t edit product type (normal or digital) and seller email of any product.
Bulk Edit Products
You can also edit the products in bulk in the app.
STEP 1: Visit the Product Listing page & click Bulk Edit button from the drop-down menu in More Action.
STEP 2: Export CSV
Clicking the Bulk Edit button, you need to select the start & end date of product creation & click the Export button to export the product CSV file.
STEP 3: Import the products via CSV, once edited.
Export the CSV file & make the changes in the product SKU, Quantity, Price wherever required. Once the changes are made in the product CSV, import the same in the app.
Firstly, click the “Edit Option” button to add options for the product.
You can add a maximum of 3 options for a product. Here, you can add one default variant for each option.
Now, proceed further to add more variants to the added options. For that, you need to click the “Add Variant” button.
Clicking the Add Variant button, you will be redirected to a new page from where you can add variants to multiple options. Additionally, you can add different imagesto the different variants & set up the variant pricing, inventory & shipping details.
This way, you can add variants to products in the app.
Added variants on the product page:-
This way, you can edit the products
Video Guide to Add Products within the App
Add Products in Bulk via CSV
In the multi-vendor marketplace app, both you and your sellers can add items in bulk via CSV file upload.
Firstly, you need to enable the option from the Product Configuration menu (under the Configuration menu) of the app.
Once enabled, you will get the option to add items via CSV in the Product Listing menu.
For more details, do follow this guide to understand to upload Products via CSV by avoiding certain mistakes:-