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    Magento 2 Product Grid Editor

    Managing and organizing products have always played an important role in the growth of any online e-commerce site.

    For small scale e-commerce businesses where it is easy to manage products. At the same time, it is a tough chore to manage product for large scale e-commerce business.

    Magento 2 Product Grid Editor is one such extension which allows easy modifications of the product information such as Name, SKU, Quantity, etc, which can be done directly in the product grid itself.

    There is no need to navigate to any page in order to change any of the product data. Also, the changes which are done in the product list reflect in the Edit Page and the Frontend as well.

    This extension also facilitates the creation of duplicate products. The Create Duplicate option is present under the Actions tab, which eases the creation of the duplicate products in just one click.

    The idea behind optimizing the product grid is that at times when there is an immediate need for product information alteration, it can be done in the grid itself without having to visit the product’s Edit page so as to set the configurations.

    Features

    • The admin can edit default product attributes and custom product attributes on the grid itself.
    • Reduces the task of navigating from one page to another.
    • A grid can be sort by default product attribute column as well as by custom product attribute column.
    • It is easy to drag default product attribute columns and custom attribute columns on the product grid.
    • This extension also facilitates the creation of duplicate products in just one click.

    Installation

    Customers will get a zip folder and they have to extract the contents of this zip folder on their system. The extracted folder has an src folder, inside the src folder you have the app folder.

    You need to transfer this app folder into the Magento2 root directory on the server as shown below.

    After the successful installation, you have to run these commands in the Magento2 root directory.

    First command – php bin/magento setup:upgrade

    Second command –  php bin/magento setup:di:compile

    Third Command – php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

    After running the commands, you have to flush the cache from the Magento admin panel by navigating through->System->Cache management as shown below.

    Language Translation

    For translating the module language, navigate through src/app/code/Webkul/ProductGridEditor/i18n and edit the en_US.csv file.

    Thereafter, rename the CSV as “en_SA.csv” and translate all right side content after the comma in the Arabic language. After editing the CSV, save it.

    Then upload it to the path src/app/code/Webkul/ProductGridEditor/i18n where the Magento2 is installed on the server. The module gets translated into the Arabic Language. It supports both RTL and LTR languages.

    Configurations: Admin Permissions

    On successfully installing the module, the admin can set the configurations for the Magento 2 Product Grid Editor by navigating through Stores > Configuration > Product Grid Editor. 

    Under the Product Grid Editor tab, a General option is present. The admin can set the Enabled field as ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ so as to enable or disable the extension as shown in the image below.

    Product Grid Editor: Managing Products on Grid

    Once the admin enables the Magento 2 Product Grid Editor extension, the admin needs to navigate through Catalog > Products, so as to view the products in the Product List grid as shown in the image below.

    In the Products list page, the admin can view the list of products and can edit the fields for any product directly from the product grid itself.

    The admin can select any product(s) from the list so as to edit the field.

    For instance, if the admin wishes to alter the name of the Duffle Bag, the admin will select or click on the product in the list.

    The fields for which the admin can alter the data is visible as shown in the image below. The admin can alter the name of the bag and click on the Save button to save the data or the new name (in this case).

    The new name which the admin adds for the product displays in the product grid as shown in the image below.

    Note: The data of any field, which the admin alters reflects in the Edit Page for the same product and these changes shall reflect in the Frontend as well, i.e. the name of the product alters in the frontend as well.

    The admin clicks on the Edit action for the respective product to view the new name of the product which the admin assigns to the product.

    The Edit Page displays the altered name of the product as shown in the image below. 

    In the frontend, the name of the product (Duffle Bag) changes as given by the admin in the product list as shown.

    Creating Duplicate Products

    The admin can create duplicate products of any product, by simply clicking on the Create Duplicate option. This option is present in the dropdown list under the Actions tab as shown in the image below.

    The admin needs to select the product so as to create a duplicate product.  A confirmation message to create a duplicate product shall pop up as shown in the image below.

    As the admin clicks on the OK button, a success message- “A total of 1 duplicate product(s)” created will display as shown in the image below.

    On entering a keyword in the search tab, the admin can search for the duplicate product. The duplicate product for the respective product shall display as shown in the image below.

    If need be, the admin can alter the product information of the duplicate product directly from the product grid itself.

    That’s all for the Magento2 Special Promotions Module. Still, have an issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better webkul.uvdesk.com

    Current Product Version - 2.1.0

    Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x, 2.1.x,2.2.x,2.3.x

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