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Can Magento Handle Multiple Items With The Same SKU? 
 
malek
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Joined:  2008-11-04
 

We are working on a site that sells ATV electric winches, each winch has mount plate to attach the winch to the ATV. These plates fit various makes/models and for the sake of the customers, we are trying to title each plate with the make and model that the mounting plate will work with. Is there any way to set up our plate product pages so that when a given plate works for ATV make x, y, and z, we have 3 instances of that product each titled differently, and with different descriptions.
IE

first product page :
Title: Mount Plate for Make x,
SKU: 12345
Desc: Mount Plate for Make x

second product page :
Title: Mount Plate for Make y,
SKU: 12345
Desc: Mount Plate for Make y

third product page :
Title: Mount Plate for Make z,
SKU: 12345
Desc: Mount Plate for Make z

 
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joyously
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Joined:  2008-08-21
 

The SKU in the database needs to be unique since that’s how you identify a product.
But you can add other attributes that are called similarly, such as displaySKU, and they can have whatever you want in them.

 
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