How to use Attributes in OpenCart 1.5x

Posted by Flo on 31 Aug 2011

There are many feature that the new OpenCart 1.5x has. However, some of the most important ones are those who have remained from the previous versions. Attributes are one of the greatest things for e-commerce in general and especially for OpenCart. This way you can add features for the products you sell and in the same time, you can help your customers to compare products based on their feature. Even more, they will be able to search for the things that they want based on the features that they need for a certain product. This is a nice thing and your visitors will definitely love this possibility. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do this simple operation, which will bring you more sales and a more accurate online store in minutes.
If you are familiar with the interface, you have to enter in the Catalog Menu and you have to select the Attributes submenu. From there you will have two choices, Attributes and Attributes Group. First, select on the second one, Attributes Group. There you will need to create a new group of attributes. This way you will be able to keep them more organized and you will not create a total mess on your website. Click on Insert and then choose the order. As soon as you have a group, you can go back to the Attributes and create a new attribute. You enter the name and after that make sure that you choose the proper group for it. Choose the desired order for your attributes and you have finished your job. Is not hard, but it is very important to have the attributes as accurate as possible. These ways clients will find everything they need in an easy way, and the user experience will be a great one.