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Create a product on WooCommerce

In order to create a successful e-Commerce store, it is vital to master product management. Adding a product on WooCommerce is the basic action and the first step you need to know before you start selling to customers.


We will walk you through a step-by-step guide below to show you how to do it in detail.



Add a new product

Go to WooCommerce – All Products, then click on Add New.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Add New - Woo DSers

Or directly click on Add New in the left-hand side under the Products menu.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Add New Product - Woo DSers

In the new product window, you can add the product name and description.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Add Product Name and Description - Woo DSers

You can use the name you want and add the description you like.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Name and describe your new product - Woo DSers

On this page, you can also Edit the product permalink.

Permanent links (permalinks) are permanent URL structures used to help organize the content of your website (pages, posts, products, etc.) so it can be efficiently navigated, shared, and referenced by users.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Permalink - Woo DSers

You can personalize it as you wish.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Edit Permalink - Woo DSers


Product data

Scroll down to access the Product data part.

You can access the drop-down list to select your product type.

If you choose Simple product, it means your product has no variations.

Variations refer to choices or options that are available to the customers. For instance, a customer can purchase a black or white T-shirt. The black and white options are variations.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Type - Woo DSers

If you want to create a product with multiple variations, make sure to select Variable product.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Select Variable Product- Woo DSers

Now let’s see how to set everything for the product you are creating.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Data - Woo DSers

In Inventory, you need to first create an SKU name for the product.

Stock keeping unit (SKU) is a unique code that is used by retailers to identify characteristics about each product and track its inventory.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Inventory - Woo DSers

Choose if you want to track stock by enabling stock management at product level.

Then, you can set a quantity of product available and prevent out of stock orders by not allowing backorders.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - More settings in Inventory - Woo DSers

In Shipping, you need to enter the weight and dimensions of the product.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Shipping - Woo DSers

In Linked Products, you can set up Upsells and Cross-sells.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Linked Products - Woo DSers

The product you select for Upsells will appear on the product page as “You may also like”.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Upsells - Woo DSers

Here is an example of how Upsells would appear on your product page.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Upsells Example - Woo DSers

The product you select for Cross-sells will appear on the cart page as “You may be interested in”.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Cross-sells - Woo DSers

Here is an example of how Cross-sells would appear on your cart page.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Crosee-sells Example - Woo DSers

In Attributes, you can add attributes to your product such as Size, Color, etc.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Attributes - Woo DSers

In Variations, you can add variations for the attributes and set the price, stock status, weights, etc. for each variation.

Note: you need to at least set the Regular price for each variation before proceeding to any step.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Variations - Woo DSers

Don’t forget to save when you are done setting all your variations!

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Save Variations - Woo DSers

In Advanced, you can create a special Purchase note and activate the reviews for this product.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Advanced - Woo DSers


Product short description

You can write a Product short description and add pictures or other content below the Product data part.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Short Description - Woo DSers

The short description should be an excerpt of your product. It will appear next to the product imagery on the product page.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Short Description Example - Woo DSers


Product categories

On the top right side, you can assign this product to a product category previously created.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Categories - Woo DSers


Product tags

On the right side, just below the product categories, you can add tags to the product for better management.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Tags - Woo DSers


Product image

In Product image, you can select the picture to use for your product by clicking Set product image.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Image - Woo DSers

A new window will pop up. Select or drop the picture you want to use.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Upload Image - Woo DSers

Once the picture is uploaded, click Set product image from the right bottom.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Set Product Image - Woo DSers

The picture will now appear on the right side of the product details page.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Image Example - Woo DSers

Here is an example of how this picture will appear in your store.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Image Display - Woo DSers

After you finished setting everything you want, you can scroll up to the top and click Publish on the right.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Publish New Product - Woo DSers

A notification will let you know once the product is published successfully.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Product Published - Woo DSers


On DSers

You can now go to DSers – Products – My Products.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - DSers My Products Page - Woo DSers

Click on Import WooCommerce Products.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Import WooCommerce Products - Woo DSers

Your newly created product will appear in the list. You can import it to DSers by clicking on the right side.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - Import Newly Created Product - Woo DSers

The product will be in DSers – Products – My Products. You will then connect it to AliExpress suppliers so that DSers can place the order of this product for you.

Create a product on WooCommerce with Woo DSers - New Porduct on Import List - Woo DSers

Click here if you need help with importing products from your WooCommerce store and click here to learn more about connecting products to AliExpress suppliers.


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



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