The product module is the main module in the catalog section with a whole lot of options to manage the products in the marketplace catalog system. The catalog product contains mainly the generic item description and some set of rules to help merchants to add listings under the product. A single catalog product can have an unlimited number of listings by different vendors. If you deactivate the product here, all listings of the product will be offline from the storefront marketplace.
You can also allow vendors to add products into the marketplace catalog system if you want. You have to give the permissions from the
SETTINGS USER ROLES section on your admin dashboard. Products added by a vendor will be also avilable to other vendors to create listings. Check this article for detail.
Deletedby the vendor but can move to the
Trashonly if no listings exist under the product.
You can set if the product can be added with multiple variants, need to ship the physical item or not. You also set a price boundaries for an item so that merchant must have to set a price between this limits to list the item to their inventory. This’ll help to keep your marketplace from unrealistic listings or frauds.
You can upload multiple images and a featured image when creating a product. The featured image will be visible to vendors when they search for the product to create listings and also on the offer page of the storefront marketplace. Other images(if you upload more images) will be visible to the storefront marketplace only if the vendor listings have no images to display. No need to upload images with a product if don’t like this feature, just a featured image will be good, this will help vendors to find the item easily when they create listing for their store.