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This article describes the Products page where you can manage your PIM products. Then, you will learn how to create a PIM product.
On the Products page, you can see all your PIM products.
ID is the identifier of a product in Customer's Canvas. When your products have the same name, you can differ your products by this ID.
Name is the product name in Customer's Canvas, and it won't be available on your storefront.
Variants is the quantity of product variants. They are unique combinations of options and option values.
Modified is the date of the last modification of this product.
To search a product, input a product name in the Search by name field.
You can sort your products by a latest modified date or by a product name. For this, hover the pointer over the Modified or Name. When an arrow appears, click the title to sort your products.
To delete a product, click the ellipsis in a product row and select Delete.
Now let's consider what are products in the PIM module and create one.
Creating a new product
Let's learn how to create a product in Customer's Canvas that will represent one or more products in the storefront.
A product contains:
A name, a description, a personalization workflow, and a processing pipeline.
Options and option values. They configure the product.
Product variants. They are the combination of all the options and all the values.
Connected designs and mockups. They are represent product variants.
Product link. This is the link connected a product in BackOffice to a storefront product.
A stock keeping unit (SKU) is a unique identifier related to a product variant. A product variant is a combination of all options and all option values in a product.
To create a product, go to your PIM products and click Create new.
When a new page opens, you can see the tabs to define a product. Let's observe the General tab.
Name. Input a name for the product in this input field. You can find this product on the Product page using this name. This name is available only in BackOffice, it isn't available on your storefront.
Description. Here you can add a description of this product that is available only in BackOffice. You may use it to add some notes about the product.
Personalization workflow. A personalization workflow defines how a personalization process will be displayed for a customer. To learn more about workflows, read the Workflows section.
Processing pipeline. A processing pipeline defines a process of generating a print-ready file and possible further steps. In this drop-down list, select a pipeline for your product.
To save a product, click Save. After saving, you can see your product on the Products page.
In the next article Editing options, you will learn how to create and edit options.