• he product groups are the collection of products that may use similar or same production processes, may have similar physical characteristics; and may share customer segments, distribution channels, pricing methods, promotional campaigns, and other elements of the marketing mix.

  • The product groups enable you to categorize products based on a business model.

  • The products of a product group are usually priced and discounted as a package. Product grouping is very much useful while running different promotions.

How do I create a product group page?

There are two methods for creating product group Pages.


Method 1 - Through the 'Dashboard & Setup' » 'Design Home Page' :

Prerequisite:


1) Before creating a new 'product group' page, you need to create that 'product group' and associate the products to it.
Pl refer: Creating a new 'product group' and add Products to it

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Product Group Page

  • You will be navigated to the 'Dashboard' page.


 Product Group Page

  • Click the  Product Group Page icon. The Dashboard & Setup section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Product Group Page

  • Click Design Home Page. You will be navigated to the Drag & Drop Controls page.


 Product Group Page

  • To add a product group page, click Add Page. You will be displayed a Creating Page dialog box.


 Product Group Page

  • Select the Product Group Page option from the Choose Page Type drop-down. The Select Your Option section will be displayed.
  • All the 'Product Groups' of your site will be displayed under the Select Your Option section.
  • To create a product group page, select the checkbox of that 'Product Group' and click Submit.
  • The product group page will be created and the title of just created 'Product Group' page will be displayed in the Design Your Site drop-down of the Drag & Drop Controls page as shown in the figure.


 Product Group Page

  • The 'Category Menu' control displaying the relevant categories (i.e. as per latest modifications that are done on the 'Category Menu' control) will be auto-configured in the left pane of the newly created product group page.
  • The 'Product Showcase' with relevant products of the respective 'product group' will be auto-configured in the right pane of the newly created product group page.
  • You can edit the 'Category Menu' control and 'Product Showcase' as per your requirement through the Edit button of the respective controls.
    • Note: Please refer: Category MenuProduct Showcase
    • The 'Category Menu' is a 'Global Category menu', which means that it is common for all the pages. i.e. if you edit the 'Category Menu' at any page, the same changes will be applied to all the category menus that are configured at different other pages.
  • To preview the product group page, click Preview.
  • To upload the product group page to your Web store, click Publish.
  • Now, the product group page is created and ready to use.
  • To view the exact look of your product group page, click View Live Store.


Method 2 - Through 'Design & Content' » 'Design Home Page' :

Prerequisite:


1) Before creating a new 'Product Group' page, you need to create that 'Product Group' and associate the products to it.
Pl refer: Creating a new 'Product Group' and add Products to it

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Product Group Page

  • You will be navigated to the 'Dashboard' page.


 Product Group Page

  • Click the  Product Group Page icon. The Design & Content section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Product Group Page

  • Click Design Home Page. You will be navigated to the Drag & Drop Controls page.


 Product Group Page

  • To add a product group page, click Add Page. You will be displayed a Creating Page dialog box.


 Product Group Page

  • Select the Product Group Page option from the Choose Page Type drop-down. The Select Your Option section will be displayed.
  • All the 'Product Groups' of your site will be displayed under the Select Your Option section.
  • To create a product group page, select the checkbox of that 'Product Group' and click Submit.
  • The product group page will be created and the title of just created product group page will be displayed in the Design Your Site drop-down of the Drag & Drop Controls page as shown in the figure.


 Product Group Page

  • The 'Category Menu' control displaying the relevant categories (i.e. as per latest modifications that are done on the 'Category Menu' control) will be auto-configured in the left pane of the newly created product group page.
  • The 'Product Showcase' with relevant products of the respective 'product group' will be auto-configured in the right pane of the newly created product group page.
  • You can edit the 'Category Menu' control and 'Product Showcase' as per your requirement through the Edit button of the respective controls.
    • Note: Please refer: Category MenuProduct Showcase
    • The 'Category Menu' is a 'Global Category menu', which means that it is common for all the pages. i.e. if you edit the 'Category Menu' at any page, the same changes will be applied to all the category menus that are configured at different other pages.
  • To preview the product group page, click Preview.
  • To upload the product group page to your Web store, click Publish.
  • Now, the product group page is created and ready to use.
  • To view the exact look of your product group page, click View Live Store.