Author Topic: Custom Fields for custom shirt sales  (Read 690 times)

rudeaz

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Custom Fields for custom shirt sales
« on: January 12, 2016, 02:37:31 am »
I have been looking for a answer for about 2 days (sorry am new to virtuemart). I make custom t-shirts, I have many designs that are available in about 10 different styles (ie: Mens tshirts, mens tanks, womens tshirt, womens spaghetti strap, childrens shirts and so on) there is about 4 to 10 different colors and who knows how many different sizes for each style. Just wanted to know if there is a easier way to set this up, cause from what I am looking at is I need to make a child product for each style, each color and each size individually, than create a customs field for everyone of each. If I try to do this it will take me months of adding children to all my designs. So the question is, is there a way to just set it up to make a sku# by just picking a style and it add a letter or number, pick a color it adds another letter or number and so on to the sku? Thanks for helping and reading this post

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Re: Custom Fields for custom shirt sales
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2016, 09:03:25 am »
If you need to track stock then you need children for each physically different style of T-shirt

Mens T-shirt, size XL, blue design is a child of "Mens T-Shirts Blue Design"  ...  S is another .. if u need stocking

If not then you can experiment with the custom fields ...  have a look at the demo or download and install VM with the sample data..
There are examples of all the possibilities.. patterns etc
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Re: Custom Fields for custom shirt sales
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2016, 10:09:29 am »
If you need stock tracking then try that plugin
https://breakdesigns.net/extensions/stockable-custom-fields

Otherwise you can use simple custom fields. Strings or whatever

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Re: Custom Fields for custom shirt sales
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2016, 13:54:57 pm »
Hi,
You can easy do, what you want with a custom made plugin , but this is not included by default.

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Patrick