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How to change multi WooCommerce simple products to variable products faster?

Convert simple product to variable in WooCoomerce maybe need sometimes when you want to add a new attribute to your product. To change multi simple products to variable products in Woocommerce bulk product editing plugin very fast and easy you have two ways:

  • Bulk edit.
  • Bind edit.

This methods help you to speed up WooCommerce variations changes.

Before using β€œBulk Edit” or β€œBind Edit”, you need to filter simple products by doing below actions:

  • Go to WordPress Dashboard > Pro bulk bundle > Woo products
  • Click on β€œFilter Form” 
  • Go to β€œType” tab 
  • Open the list of β€œProduct Type” by clicking on the combo box in front of it 
  • Choose β€œSimple Product” from the list 
  • Click on β€œGet products”
display Simple Product in Woocommerce product bulk editing plugin

Bulk convert simple products to variable products Using bulk edit form

Now, all WooCommerce simple products are filtered and we can bulk edit their type by clicking on β€œBulk Edit” button and continue as following:

  • Go to β€œType” tab
  • Open the combo box in front of β€œProduct Type” 
  • Select β€œVariable Product” from the list
  • Click on β€œDo Bulk Edit” 
simple products to variable products bulk edit

Done! You have changed multi WooCommerce simple products to variable products in a few seconds.

Change By bind edit 

To use bind edit, you need to add product type column to the product table as below:

  • Click on β€œColumn Profile” 
  • Mark β€œProduct Type” 
  • Click on β€œApply To Table” 
support all product type in woocommerce bulk product editing

Now, you just need to:

  • Select all products in this page by marking checkbox next to ID
  • Mark β€œBind Edit”
  • Open the combo box of β€œProduct Type” in front of one of the products 
  • Choose β€œVariable Product” from the list 
change simple to Variable Product

All of selected product will be changed to variable products and it’s possible to add some variations for them.

And see the result as below:

simple products to variable products in woocommerce bulk product editing

Read also:

How to create new products in WooCommerce very fast and easy?” for WooCommerce bulk add products.

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