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How to create a choice-based Product Option?

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Creating a Choice-based type of Product Option means creating the option to be a choice of multiple selections, from which the user can choose a value. To see more information on Value-based Product Options, please see this article.

  1. Navigate to your Billia Management Panel > Catalog > Options.
  2. The list with all existing Product Options will be displayed. Click on the plus icon on the bottom right corner.

    how to create a new product option

  3. The settings to create a new Product Option are displayed. In order to set it up to be a Choice-based Product Option, select on the top right corner the button for "Choice-based".

    create a new choice-based product option

  4. Continue completing the rest of the settings, as follows:

    4.1. Information - Add general and descriptive information for the Product Option. Please see more details on the fields here.

    information section while creating a new choice-based product option

    4.2. Settings - Decide provider, visibility and additional settings.

    • 4.2.1. Provider - Set Who provides the information for the Option. Please see more details on the choices here.

    • 4.2.2. Visibility - Set the platforms/software/location of where the option would be displayed. Check the boxes of the preferred for this Product Options locations.

      choose visibility options for a choice-based product option

      Note: Visibility locations for Product Options are pre-set in a different section of the Billia Management Panel. To see how to create such Visibility locations, please click here.

    • 4.2.3. More settings - Set the visualization style, the Option strategy actions, the Validator of the Option, and the Post Configuration settings. Please see more details on the value choices here, on Option strategies here, on the Validator choices here, and on the Post Configuration details here.

      set up more settings for creating a choice-base product option

      Note: These settings and values for Product Options are pre-set in a different section of the Billia Management Panel. To see how to create such Option Type values, please click here.

  5. Once the previous settings have been set, the controls to actually add the choices become available. Choose how you would like to set the choices for the Product Option.

    set choices for choice-based product options

    5.1. Add Choice - This button adds choices one by one, for more details on this button, please see here.

    5.2. Generate Choices - This button assists in adding a range of choices, multiple at once, for more details on this button, please see here.

    5.3. Import Choices - This button allows for choices to be imported from a local file, for more details on this button, please see here.

    After all preferred choices have been set, they appear in a preview list.

  6. After all previous settings have been set, click on the Save button on the bottom right corner of the screen. This will conclude the creation of a Choice-based Product Option.

    save changes to a newly created choice-based product option

Note: When the Option is attached to a Product, that Product's name will appear in the bottom section here, called "Option products".