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Add a variation to a product

You may find yourself in a situation where you need to add a variation to one of your products.


In the following guide, we will show you how to add a variation in two cases:

1. Adding a new variation from the same supplier you are currently using

2. Adding a new variation from another supplier



Adding variation to your product

Go to DSers – Products – My Products.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Access My Products - Woo DSers

Click Open in WooCommerce on the product card.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Open in WooCommerce - Woo DSers

The Edit product page will open on WooCommerce.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Edit Product on WooCommerce - Woo DSers

Scroll down to Product data and click Attributes.

Select an attribute where you want to add a variation.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Select an attribute - Woo DSers

In the Value(s) box, you can enter the name of the new variation you want to add.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Input new variation - Woo DSers

Type in the new variation name you want to add.

Don’t forget to Save attributes.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Save attributes - Woo DSers

When you are finished editing the product, scroll up and click on Update on the top right corner.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Click Update - Woo DSers


Mapping from the same supplier

Go back to DSers – Products – My Products and access the Mapping Page on the product card.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Mapping Page - Woo DSers

You can see the newly added variation appears in the product but is empty.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Newly added variation empty - Woo DSers

You can map the newly added variation with your current supplier if he or she sells it.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Map newly added variation - Woo DSers

Don’t forget to Save when you are done!

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Save Mapping - Woo DSers


Mapping from another supplier

In case your current supplier doesn’t sell the newly added variation, you can import another supplier that sells it.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Import New AliExpress Supplier - Woo DSers

Go to AliExpress and copy the URL of a product with the variation you newly added.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Copy new AliExpress URL - Woo DSers

Paste the URL in the Import box and click on Import.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Paste the URL to Import - Woo DSers

The new supplier will appear in the Alternate Products column, click on Set.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Click Set - Woo DSers

Select Second option and click OK to confirm.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Confirm second option - Woo DSers

The new supplier product’s variations will appear next to your current supplier, but are empty.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Substitute Ali Product - Woo DSers

You need to map the Attribute and the newly added variation.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Map new AliExpress supplier - Woo DSers

Make sure you map all the other attributes’ variations too.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Map all attributes and variations - Woo DSers

With this mapping, the second supplier will only be used to sell the black color variation you just added.

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Second supplier sell black only - Woo DSers

Don’t forget to Save!

Add a variation to a product with Woo DSers - Save Mapping - Woo DSers

Now you understand how to add a new variation for your current products.

Utilize it to offer more variety of products to your customers.


Click here to learn more about how to create a WooCommerce product.


Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!



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