An external product in WooCommerce is a perfect way to redirect the customers from your site to another one, where they will make a purchase. In case, you are an affiliate you can add the external product to your site and don’t care about taxes and shipping.
Creating external product
Step 1 — Go to the Administration Panel and navigate to Products > Add New.
Step 2 — Fill in all the necessary fields, set product categories and tags.
Step 3 — In the Product Data dropdown select an External/Affiliate product option.
Step 4 — New fields will appear immediately underneath. Enter the product URL in order to make redirection possible on button click.
Step 5 — Also, enter the Button text to make the redirect be clear to understand. The customers should be informed that a purchase will be made on another site.
Step 6 — Click the Publish button and view the external product you’ve just created.
This is cool, isn’t it? Now you are able to add external products by yourself!