How to Effortlessly Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit Products Plugin?

This article explains how to create Bulk variations for Global & Custom Attributes and also to set regular as well as sales price to those variations using our ELEX WooCommerce Bulk Edit Products plugin.

How to create bulk variations?

Through our ELEX Bulk Edit Products plugin, we can generate all possible combinations of variations from Global as well as Custom attributes, which ideally work in a similar manner asCreate variations from all attributes’ defined in the WooCommerce default settings.

In this article, we have only focused on how to create variations through our Bulk Edit Products plugin, but you can also delete and update variations using this plugin.

For more clarity, let us consider a few business cases of a customer.

Case 1: I want to create variations in bulk with the Global Attributes only for the Clothing category in my shop.

Step 1

 Assume we have 2 products, such as:

  1. Woo Logo
  2. Ship Your Idea

Woo Logo has no variations at all, and Ship Your Idea has some variations.

Our first variable product Woo Logo has Global attributes of Color and Size, but it doesn’t have any variations. 

And, in our example, we will create variations for this product using the plugin.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Global attributes of Woo Logo

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Woo Logo without any variations

The second product Ship Your Idea has the same set of Global attributes Size (Small, Medium, Large) and Color (Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow). But, it has 2 variations with these combinations.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Ship Your Idea Variations

Now, let us create variations through our Bulk Edit Products plugin. 

Step 2

Filter the products under the Clothing category and preview the products.

To know more about the configuration and tabs of the plugin, refer to its product documentation.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Filter products based on category

After filtering the category, check the preview of the filtered products list.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Preview of products with Global attributes

After checking the preview list, move on to the next step.

Step 3

Create variations and set Regular & Sale prices in bulk.

On the Edit page, navigate to the Create Variations section.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | create variations

Enable the Create variations from all attributes option and enter a regular price and sale price for all variations if required.

Click Continue and execute the bulk edit.

Now, you can check the results.

When you check Woo Logo, you can see that variations have been created with the combinations of all global attributes of those products.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Variations of Woo Logo

Check the generated variations of Ship Your Idea.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | All variations of Ship Your Idea

The bulk update of regular price and sale price won’t reflect on the existing variations.

Case 2: I want to create variations in bulk with the Custom Attributes only for the Clothing category in my shop.

Step 1

Assume we have a product, Happy Ninja.

Happy Ninja has 2 custom attributes as Design and Pattern.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Custom-attributes-of-Happy-Ninja

There are no variations of this product currently.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit |

Now, let us create variations with the custom attributes using the Bulk Edit Products plugin. 

Step 2

Filter the products under the Clothing category and preview the products.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Filter products based on category

After filtering the category, check the preview of the filtered products list.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Preview of products with custom attributes

After checking the preview list, move on to the next step.

Step 3

Create variations and set Regular & Sale price in bulk

On the Edit page, navigate to the Create Variations section.

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit |

Enable the Create variations from all attributes option and enter a regular price and sale price for all variations if required.

Click Continue and execute the bulk edit.

Check the result:

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Variations of custom attributes

As you can see, all possible variations have been generated with the custom attributes with the configured regular and sale price.

Case 3: I want to create variations in bulk with Global & Custom Attributes only for the Clothing category in my shop.

For creating all possible product variations in bulk with global and custom attributes, you can follow the steps mentioned above.

Check an example of products which has both global and custom attributes:

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | Product with custom and global attributes

After creating the variations using the steps mentioned above with the ELEX bulk edit plugin, variations of all combinations of attributes will be available for the product:

Create Bulk Variations using the ELEX WoCommerce Bulk Edit | All variations with custom and global attributes

This is how you can easily create variations for already existing attributes and also to set regular as well as sales price to those variations using our ELEX WooCommerce Bulk Edit Products plugin.

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