Author Topic: Compound Products? (i.e. A single product to affect stock of many)  (Read 1037 times)


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We are looking to create compound products: products which affect the stock of other sub-products that are involved.

We have this scenario:
The customer visits a product page X, and orders the product.

The product X, is a collection of sub-products, behind the scenes, not separately visible to the customer.
Therefore, when the user orders product X, the stock is affected for all related sub-products.

I checked on breakdesigns Product Bundles but it's not exactly what we want. Because it requires all products to be visible and orderable from the user as standalone products. And each product "bundle" needs to be set up as a separate entry in the Custom Fields page, which is very inconvenient.

Ideally, compound products, are managed in the Products page, like all other normal products.

Any ideas?



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Re: Compound Products? (i.e. A single product to affect stock of many)
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2021, 02:49:27 am »
if I remember correctly, the last time we used the Product Bundles plugin was 30% redesigned to do what the customer needs.

We do the same with most applications from 3d party developers - their ideas do not match those of end customers - see your experience with the Product Bundles plugin.

Yes, the subsequent production of the e-shop is a tailor-made development (therefore the usual advice of local discussants - why you don't have an updated VM is always very fun for me and just confirms their high expertise) and takes a lot of time

It is possible that custom development will be the right way for you.

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