When selling on a WooCommerce website, sometimes the products we sell have many variants, such as size, color, etc. To add multiple Variant products in WooCommerce, there are several ways that need to be done and will be discussed in this article. For detailed steps you can see these steps down below:

I. Change product type from Simple Product to Variant Product

Step 1. Go to your WooCommerce wp-admin page, then click the Products menu

Change product type WooCommerce

Step 2. In WooCommerce, we have two options: create a new product or edit an existing one

If you want to add a new product for creating multiple Variants, you can click Add New.

Change product type WooCommerce (Add New)

or If you want to edit an existing Product, you also can click the Product Name to progress.

Change product type WooCommerce (Edit existing Product)

Step 3. Change the product type from Simple Product to Variant Product by clicking Product Data

Click on Product Data:

WooCommerce - Switch product data from Simple product to Variable Product

Switch product data to Variable Product:

Switch Simple product to Variable product

II. Create Global Attributes for Variant

Step 1. Click on the Attributes menu

On the products menu you can click the Attributes menu:

Create Global Attributes for Variant

By first creating the template, you can add new attributes, such as Variant Size, as shown below:

Create Global Attributes for Variant - Name Properties

You can configure terms for the new attribute after you've added it, for example, to add a Variant variable (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large).

Create Global Attributes for Variant - Configure terms

You can input the variant attribute, for example below is only 1 variant (Small), you need to do the same thing to add more than 1 variant.

If you have successfully added the variant, you can check it as shown below:

Create Global Attributes for Variant Completed

III. Add Variations on Product

Step 1. Go to the Attributes menu on the Product Details page.

You can return to the product details that you want to add a Variant to, then go to the Attributes menu and assign it to the Attributes you created in the previous step.

How to Add Variations on Product

You can pick previously created attributes on the attribute menu. For example, the Size attribute will be used for product variants.

How to Add Variations on Product - Setup Attributes

Step 2. Go to the Variants menu and set up the Variant Product.

You can add a variant in one of two ways, by using Add variation 1 by 1 or Create variations from all attributes. For example, we will use the Create variations from all attributes.

How to Add Variations on Product - Setup Variations

Click Go and OK.

How to Add Variations on Product - Create variations confirm box

You also need to fill in the information about the Variants.

How to Add Variations on Product - Variant Properties

Click Save Changes.

How to Add Variations on Product - Variant Properties

Variant added successfully.

How to Add Variations on Product - Completed

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