Product Variants FAQs
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Written by Sarah from Apimio
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With Apimio PIM, you can easily organize, edit, and update your product data, ensuring that it is accurate and up-to-date. In this guide, we will answer some frequently asked questions about managing product variants in Apimio PIM.

  1. What happens to product data after it is deleted?

In Apimio PIM, once the product data is deleted, it is permanently removed from the system. It is recommended to set up regular backups of your account to prevent data loss.

  1. How to manage product variants in Apimio PIM?

To manage product variants in Apimio PIM, you can create parent products and then add variant products as sub-products of the parent product. This allows you to easily organize and manage products with multiple variations.

  1. How to edit and update product variant information?

In Apimio PIM, you can edit and update product variant information by navigating to the product detail page and making the necessary changes. It is important to ensure that all product information is accurate and up-to-date.

  1. How to export product variant data?

In Apimio PIM, you can export product variant data by navigating to the export section and selecting the desired export options. This allows you to easily share your product data with other stakeholders or use it for other purposes.

  1. How do you create a product variant in Apimio PIM?

To create a product variant, navigate to the parent product and select the option to add a variant. Enter the required information for the variant, such as size, color, or material, and save the changes.

  1. How do you manage product variants in bulk?

Apimio PIM allows you to manage product variants in bulk by using the bulk edit feature. This feature enables you to make changes to multiple product variants at once, saving you

time and effort.

  1. What are the best practices for managing product variants in Apimio PIM?

Some best practices for managing product variants in Apimio PIM include:

Regularly updating product variant information to ensure accuracy.

Using the bulk edit feature to manage product variants efficiently.

Setting up regular backups of your account to prevent data loss.

  1. What's the best practice for setting up products with more than one type of variation?

There are two main options for setting up products with multiple variations:

Option 1: Create one parent product with a variant product for each combination of variations. This can result in a large number of SKUs.

Option 2: Create a parent product for one variation and then create variations for the other. This option is generally recommended for ease of organization and flexibility in syndication.

It is also recommended to create product SKUs based on the product's traits to easily differentiate between parent and variant products.

By following the best practices and utilizing the available tools, you can ensure that your product information is accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible to stakeholders.

If you have any further questions or need assistance, don't hesitate to contact Apimio PIM's support team.

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