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Adding a manufacturer record

You can add the details of product manufacturers to your store. You link items to their manufacturers. When customers browse your online catalog, a link to the manufacturer is available. Clicking the list shows the customer all items available from that same manufacturer.

To add a manufacturer

  1. From the Product Details menu, click Manufacturers. The Manufacturers form appears.
  2. On the Manufacturers form, click Add Manufacturer.
  3. Complete the fields listed below and then click the Add manufacturer button.

These fields are required *

Name * Type the name of the manufacturer. This is the name that will appear on the items details to customers browsing your online catalog.
Code Type a code that identifies the manufacturer if appropriate.
Image1 To add an image, such as the manufacturer's logo, click select image and browse to locate the image file on your local computer. Once located, click Upload a file to add the image to the manufacturer record. 
Image 2 You can add a second image using the same process described above.
Display? Set this option to display this manufacturer's details on item records in the online catalog. If the option is cleared, this manufacturer will not be visible. However, the manufacturer record will remain in the database.
Display on web site menu? Your web site might be configured to provide a list of manufacturers, for example from a menu. If so, set this option to display this manufacturer's details on web site menu. If the option is cleared, this manufacturer will not be visible on the menu. However, the manufacturer record will remain in the database.

Once you've added a manufacturing record, it's added to the list shown on the Manufacturers form. You can assign manufacturers to item records. The list shows who many items are linked to the manufacturer.

If there are many manufacturers in the list and you want to locate a specific one, you can enter part or all of the manufacturer's name in the search box provided and then click Search manufacturers. The system will list any matches found.

To delete one or more manufacturers

  1. Click the box alongside the record or records in the list.
  2. Click the Delete Selected button.

 

Find out more

Deleting a manufacturer record

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