Use Case: Create Assembled Products

Product Bundles allows you to create assembled products consisting of multiple parts that need to be stock-managed individually.

This guide shows you how to create the Complete Skateboard bundle – a complex product built by assembling:

  • A Deck
  • A pair of Trucks
  • A kit of 4 Wheels
  • A kit of Bearings
  • A Hardware kit

The skateboard is built to order using inventory from the items on this list. If one of these parts is out of stock, the Complete Skateboard cannot be purchased.

The Complete Skateboard bundle.

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To configure the Complete Skateboard bundle:

  1. Create a Bundle

    • Go to WooCommerce > Products and click Add Product.
    • Enter a Title, Description and Short Description.
    • Locate the Product Data panel and select the Product bundle type.

  2. Add Bundled Products

    • Go to the Bundled Products tab in the menu on the left.
    • Assuming that you have already added a few skateboard Decks, Trucks, Wheels, Bearings and Hardware products to your shop catalog, use the search field to find a Deck.
    • Click on the Deck to add it to the bundle and repeat the process for the remaining skateboard parts.

  3. Configure Pricing Options

    To assign a static price to the Complete Skateboard bundle:

    • Go to the General tab in the menu on the left.
    • Enter a Regular Price and (optionally) a Sale Price.
    • Go to the Bundled Products tab in the left menu.
    • Open/expand all bundled products and ensure that Priced Individually is disabled.

  4. Configure Shipping Options

    The assembled skateboard is assembled and shipped as one physical item:

    • Ensure that the Virtual option is disabled.
    • Go to the Shipping tab in the left menu.
    • Enter a Weight and Dimensions, and/or assign a Shipping Class to the bundle.
    • Go to the Bundled Products tab in the left menu.
    • Open/expand all bundled products and ensure that Shipped Individually is disabled.

  5. Configure Bundled Product Options

    To simplify the appearance of the bundle in all templates, go to the Advanced Settings tab of every bundled item, locate the Visibility options group and untick all boxes.

    Turning off the Visibility of a bundled product only hides it in WooCommerce shop pages and WooCommerce e-mails. The bundled product will still be displayed in payment gateway receipts and notifications.
    Bundled Products tab: Basic Settings.
    Bundled Products tab: Advanced Settings.

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The Complete Skateboard bundle.
The Complete Skateboard – in the cart.

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