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How to add a new product using WooCommerce

From this tutorial, you will learn how to add a new product using WooCommerce plugin.

The process of adding a new product to an online shop has become easier thanks to WooCommerce. You don’t need to have any coding skills or to hire a developer to code for you. Let’s walk through the process of creating a new product in WooCommerce.

Adding a new product

Step 1 — Firstly, log in to the WordPress Dashboard and proceed to the Products > Add New tab.

Step 2 — Then, type the product’s title into the Product name field and add the description to the field below.

Step 3 — After that, proceed to the Product data block. Here select the type of your future product from the Product data dropdown.

Step 4 — Afterward, set the Regular (the normal price) and Sale (the discounted price that can then be scheduled for certain date ranges) prices for a product.

Step 5 — Later, switch to the Inventory tab where you can manage the stock for the product individually, allowing customers to add only the certain number of products to the cart, etc.

adding new product with woocommerce

Step 6 — You can also define how your new product will be related to others in the Linked Products tab.

Step 7 — Fill in the Slug field to create a unique URL-address of this particular product.

Step 8 — Scroll the page down to the Product short description section. Add a short excerpt which will appear next to the product on the listing page or on hover.

Step 9 — You can add a category and a tag in the Product Categories and Product tags sections.

Step 10 — The last step is to scroll up to the Publish section and click the Publish button.

Here is your product! Go to your website, reload a page to view the newly added product. You can come back later and change any information about the product if necessary.