BigCommerce - Configuring SKUs

Stock keeping units (SKU) are merchant defined codes used to uniquely identify products in a warehouse. It is critical that the SKUs defined in BigCommerce match exactly to the SKUs loaded into your warehouse management system.
 
Options include:
    
  • Adding a SKU
  • Modifying a SKU
  • Creating Product Options
  • Modifying a SKU with Product Options
     

Adding a SKU

To add a SKU to a new product:

  1. Login to your store's administration panel.

  2. Click Products > Add a Product from the main navigation menu.

  3. In the field Product Code/SKU input the products SKU.

  4. Enter the remaining details, and save the new product
 

Modifying a SKU


To modify a SKU for an existing product:
             

  1. Login to your store's administration panel.

  2. Click Products > View Products from the main navigation menu.

  3. Select the desired product from the View Products screen by clicking on the Product Name link.

  4. In the field Product Code/SKU input the products SKU.


     

  5. Save changes.


Creating Product Options

To create product options:
           

  1. Login to your store's administration panel.

  2. Click Products > View Products from the main navigation menu.

  3. Select the desired product from the View Products screen by clicking on the Product Name link.

  4. Click on Options

  5. Scroll down and select the previously established setup options set. eg. Colors

  6. Click on SKUs

  7. Click on Create a SKU, or Generate SKUs.

  8. If clicking on generate SKUs, you can select the product attribute that you would like to be used to generate the product SKUs. eg. Colors

  9. Click on Generate.  The product SKU(s) is generated for the options

 


Modifying a SKU with Product Options

If a product has multiple options that must be selected upon checkout, for example Color or Size, each option must have a unique SKU.