Series & Product Variants
Product series in XML price-lists
The group_id tag can be used to create product series:
Series are used as an options alternative in Opencart.
To group products in series, it is enough to fill in the column number containing the series attribute group_id in the supplier form "Series" field:
Optionally, you can add both the column containing the sort order and the column with the product icon:
The icon has to be uploaded to the image/catalog/ folder beforehand and in the price list column 9 there has to be a path to the image in the following form:
Icons are used only in the module "HYPER PRODUCT MODELS".
Series in tabular price lists - XML Spreadsheet 2003 & Excel files
As in the previous case, to group several products into series, you need a column containing a group id.
You can use the parent product SKU as the group id:
(parent products are underlined in the image with a red line).
Our example shows three product series. For "Parents", the SKU matches the Parent SKU