Adding a Product
Catalog > Manage Products > Add New
Then you will be in page "New Product (Default)",
SKU is a string to trace a series of products, like "_nike.women.top.size.32_".
Status should be "enabled".
URL key is mandatory, dash separated English words, like "nike-women-top".
Visibility, it is suggested to use the default "Catalog & Search" value.
The "Tax Class" is mandatory.
Copy the product's short description to "Meta Description", which will be shown in the Google result. The keywords are comma-separated.
The "Qty" (quantity) should be non-zero.
The "Stock Availability" should be "In stock". Notice that the default value should be changed.
Then choose the websites where the product will be seen. Notice that, by default, non website is selected.
Then choose the categories where the product will be seen. Notice that, by default, non category is selected.
The related products will be displayed when the users taking a look at the current product which you are trying to setup, as well as in the cart, when they are going to checkout.
Configuration while Installation
1. use server rewrite;
2. include store view in url;
3. remove "__from_store" from url: http://blog.itnmg.net/remove-magento-from-store/
edit: _app/design/frontend/default/<theme>/template/pages/witch/languages.phtml_ (copy from _app/design/frontend/base/default/..._ if not existing): <?php echo $_lang->getCurrentUrl(false) ?>
Install Official Translation
See multi-lang-1 (backend, general) Magento 店铺多语言设置_白杨清雨_新浪博客 (2013-08-11 8-26-00 PM).htm
Quick Tip: http://connect20.magentocommerce.com/community/Mage_Locale_zh_CN
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