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    Create Product and Product Variant in Akeneo


    Product Information Mangement System helps the business to create the product, centralize the products, management, and filtration of the products.

    Nowadays Akeneo PIM is playing the crucial role to provide Product Information Management services. Akeneo PIM is an open-source product information management tool to manage the product catalog.

    With the help of Akeneo PIM, you can create the product and product variant. You can export the product to different channels like E-commerce, Mobile and Web Print.

    Create a Simple Product

    You can create the product in Akeneo directly or you can import the product from different channels like E-commerce, Marketplaces, ERP, and Files(CSV, XLSX).

    For creating the product in Akeneo you have to go to Akeneo dashboard and click on the products.

    After clicking on create product icon, you will get two option Product and Product model. For creating of simple product you have to click on Product.

    After choosing the product action you have to enter some data.

    • SKU(Stock Keeping Unit) – Stock Keeping unit is an identification of a product help to track the goods in inventory.
    • Family – A product family is a set of attributes that represent the products from the same family.

    After clicking on the save button the product window will open and here you have to fill the details of the product. You have to fill the details like name and description. We can make other attributes if you want to use them.

    You can add the other attributes like images, color, and size.

    After it, you have to assign a category to this product you can assign a single category or multiple categories to this product.

    After it, click on the save button and your product is added to the Akeneo product list.

    Create a Product Model

    For creating the variant product in Akeneo you have to choose a product model. It collects the variant products and helps to improve their common properties.

    Before creating the product model you can go through the link below for creating family variants.

    After selecting the product model we have to enter the details like code, family, and variant.

    Click on the save button. Here you can set the information for common and variant products.

    For creating the variant product you have to click on the down array symbol like color and size and click on the add new icon and a window will open.

    Here you have to enter the variant axis like if your variant is color then variant axis should be white or black. Now click on the confirm button.

    After clicking on the save button you have to enter the details of the variant product.

    Now you have to assign a category to this product.

    After entering the variant product details and assign a category you can click on the save button. Now you can see the variant product in Akeneo product list.


    If you have any query please create a support ticket at- If you are a retailer, facing issues in handling a large number of products, drop us a line in comments below.

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