The Related Products tab allows you to link other products to the currently selected product. These products will then show up in a special section on the product detail page as well as on the shopping cart when the product is purchased. This is known as “cross-selling”, where you sell a customer more products based on what they have purchased. Adding related products is very simple. You will be provided with the same options for searching and browsing the categories as on the main Product Manager page. Use these to locate the products you wish to link to, check off the box in front of each one and click Add Products. Please note that adding a product here will make it show up as a related product for the product you are
editing ONLY. If you wish to relate the product you are currently editing to the selected products, you will need to go to their edit screens and add it there. For related products to show up, they must be in stock (if using inventory control), set to display, and with an accessible access key. If for some reason you want to override this, for instance to be able to hide products from the main site by turning display off, you can just modify the query used for the related products to remove this constraint. A list of the Currently Related Products will also be displayed. You can Remove, Edit or View the related products from this list.