Working with attribute sets

Magento has a flexible system to work with products. When you sell, for example, a board game and a computer, the specifications of each product are different. Suppose I want to configure an age for the board game and a screen resolution for the computer. In such cases, these things are covered with attributes and attribute sets.

When you create a product, you have to first select an attribute set (with specific attributes) before entering other data.

Getting ready

Go to the backend and navigate to Catalog | Attributes | Manage Attributes and Catalog | Attributes | Manage Attribute Sets.

We will create some extra attributes and an attribute set on these pages.

How to do it...

In the next steps, we will create extra product ...

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