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Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition by Jonathan Bownds, Bret Williams

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Creating products

Now that we've discussed the various Magento product types, let's go over the process of creating a new product in the Magento 2 backend. While there are some differences based on product type, the overall process and options are very similar.

The new product screen

After you go to Products | Catalog in the backend, you will see a list of the products in your catalog. In the upper right-hand corner is an orange button, titled Add Product. If you click on Add Product, you can create a simple, configurable, virtual, or downloadable product. For all types — including the bundled and grouped product types — you can also click the button menu (the down arrow on the right side of the button) and choose a specific product type.

The configurable, ...

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