A downloadable product is a virtual product that allows Marketplace Owners and Vendors to sell files, such as software, an article or a video.

  1. Log in to Omnyfy Marketplace Backend. On the Admin sidebar, go to Products > Inventory > Catalog

2. The Catalog will open a list of all the products available. To create a new one, click the arrow icon to the right of Add Product and choose the Downloadable Product option.

3. Choose the Attribute set for the new Downloadable Product. You can create a specific attribute set as "Downloadable Product" to set the needed attributes to this product type, or use the Default.

4. Enter the basic information.

  • Enable Product: Maintain the option Yes

  • Product Name: The name of the product

  • SKU: Accept the Default option entered or choose a new one

  • Price: Enter the price of the product

  • Tax Class: Choose between Taxable Goods or None

  • Stock Status: Choose In Stock

  • Quantity: Enter a positive number. The inventory of the product will not be managed by using this field, but in Inventory management later.

  • Weight: Always set weight to This item has no weight for downloadable products

  • Change all the other necessary attributes available. Attributes may change depending on the attributes set.

  • Click Save

5. Assign a category for the product. Please note, when assigning a subcategory, all the parents categories need to be marked as well.

6. Open the Content tab.

  • Insert Long Description and Short Description. These descriptions will appear in the product page.

7. Open the Images and Videos Tab.

  • Click "Browse to find" and select one image for the product. You can insert as many as needed.

  • Click Add Video to insert a video for the product. Enter the information needed (URL, Title, Description, Preview Image and assign the Role of the video). When complete, click Save to add the video.

8. Open the following tabs ONLY if you need to change a specific Default value:

  • Request for Quote: Enable to allow Request for Quote (RFQ)

  • Scheduled Re-purchase: Enable to allow re-purchase

  • Manage Enquiry: Enable to allow enquiries about the product

  • Search Engine Optimization: Insert URL Key, Meta Title, Meta Keywords, Meta Description if you want to change the default configuration

  • Related Products, Up-Sells, and Cross-Sells: Insert products related to the new product to appear in the marketplace

  • Customizable Options: Insert variations of the product

  • Design: Maintain the default

  • Schedule Design Update: Maintain the default

  • Gift Options: Enable to allow Gift Messages

  • PushAssist Notification: Maintain the default

  • RMA: Maintain the Default

9. Open the Downloadable Information Tab.

  • Check the option "Is this downloadable product?"

Links

  • Title: This is the title of the download for the customers. Change if need.

  • Links can be purchased separately: If the product consists of more than one file, this option determines whether the product is sold as one single download or customers can purchase each separately. To allow customers to purchase separately check the box.

Samples

  • Title: This is the title of the sample for the customers. Change if need.

NOTE: Links are the product itself, for example software or an article, and will be available only after the purchase. Vendors can add samples for customers to try the product.

NOTE: The files for downloadable products can link to a server or be uploaded to the Marketplace server.

10. Click Add Link in the Links section. Enter the information about the product.

  • Title: The name of the link

  • Price: Will only be available if you checked the option "Links can be purchased separately"

  • File: Choose between Upload File (and then Browse Files) or URL

  • Sample: To provide separate samples for each download add the Sample, alternatively, to provide one overall Sample add it in the next step

  • Shareable: Choose No to require customers to login to access the link, or Yes to allow customers to share the link

  • Max. Downloads: To limit the number of downloads for the customer, enter a number. Check Unlimited to allow unlimited downloads.

11. OPTIONAL - Click Add Link in the Samples section. Enter the information about the samples.

  • Title: The name of the link

  • File: Choose between Upload File (and then Browse Files) or URL

12. Open the Vendor Information Tab. Select the Vendor that will sell the product.


13.  When complete, click Save.

NOTE: The product must be added on Inventory (Manage Location) after saving. If the product is not added on Inventory, customers will not be able to buy it. To add products to the Inventory, follow the steps available on this guide: http://help.omnyfy.com/en/articles/3476521-manage-inventory

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