When to use Options and Variants?* - Examples

In order to set up your products, you need to understand the difference between options and variants.

Options are mutually additive. Customers can select serveral options at once. Variants however, are mutually exclusive alternatives. Customers can choose only one variant.


Pizzas - Options: "Extra Cheese, Extra Sausage, Oregano, Pepper , etc."

Pizzas - Variants:

Variant 1 Title: "Type"  - Values: "Stone, Pan Pizza, etc."
Variant 2 Title: "Size "  - Values: "Individual, Medium, Family, etc."

Sandwich - Options: "Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup, Onion, Lettuce, Tomato, etc."

Sandwich - Variants:

Variant 1  Title: "Type of bread" - Values: "French, Ciabatta, Croissant, Crostini, etc."
Variant 2 --- 

Pasta - Options: "Cheese, Pepper, etc."

Pasta - Variants:

Variant 1 Title: "Type of Pasta" - Values: "Spaghetti, Ravioli, Fusilli , etc."
Variant 2 Title: "Salsa"  - Values: "Alfredo, Arrabiata, Blanca, Bolognese, Pesto, etc."

*It doesn't exist just one way to present options and variants.  Use the structure's more alike to the way is presented in your restaurant . The system is really flexible so you can show and sell your products the way you like the most.

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