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Simple, Configurable and Grouped? 
 
Dan Orsborne
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Can someone briefly explain the differences and uses of the three different product types? Simple, Configurable and Grouped.  I’ve been playing with them and can see differences but it would be good to know an official answer if there is one.

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YoavKutner
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These products are covered in detail on the wiki.

Please let me know if you need any more answers.

Configurable:
http://www.magentocommerce.com/knowledge-base/entry/tutorial-creating-a-configurable-product

Grouped:
http://www.magentocommerce.com/knowledge-base/entry/tutorial-creating-a-grouped-product

Simple:
http://www.magentocommerce.com/knowledge-base/entry/knowledge-base/entry/tutorial-creating-products
thanks

yoav

 
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Dan Orsborne
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Thanks, very good!
I’ve read some other posts and know that ‘Group Price’ is on it’s way! Can’t wait!!

 
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zoooj
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The wiki articles on these are good though I’m struggling to find much information on virtual products and bundled products. Would a virtual product be one that you’d download, eg an mp3 or an e-book? Would a bundled product be a number of simple products that you’re selling as one saleable item as opposed to a grouped product where you’re asking the customer to slect one of the products?

[edit] I’ve just noticed the year of this thread (2007). i thought it was 2008! Perhaps a new thread might be a better idea. That way it’ll be easier to search for. smile

 
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