You manage product types on the Product types page.
NOTE: If you are working in multilingual mode, before creating a product type, you must first choose the language in which you want to create the type. Select the language from Languages dropdown box in the right of the page.
For more information about different languages, see Administration: Language settings.
NOTE: When you create a product type that is not shippable, but downloadable, the products of this type will not have the weight field, but will have a field for attaching the files that will be downloaded, when the product is purchased.
For more information about custom fields, see Create custom fields » Step 3 to Step 14.
NOTE: You can relate product types to any other types such as news, media. Using the Related data, you can relate products to other products.
For more information, see Add a Related data custom field.
The fields that you created will appear when creating a product of this type.
When you are working in multilingual mode and you want to translate the custom fields, you have just created, perform the following:
For more information, see Edit an existing custom field » Step 3 to Step 5.
NOTE: You cannot delete the General product type and you cannot delete a product type, if you have already created products of this type.
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