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Mandatory physical product info

Mandatory physical product info

Last updated: 29-Feb-2024
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To configure your tangible products, make sure you have the mandatory information on hand, including name, recurring billing plan, pricing.

Mandatory physical product details 

Attribute Description


Use unique names to identify your products. Localize product names names to increase conversion in different markets.

Product code

Map product identifiers in your system with products in 2Checkout. If you do not supply a product code, 2Checkout generates a random string instead.

Product type

Regular - standalone product.

Bundle - the item is part of a bundle you sell as a standalone product. You need to create at least 2 products before setting up your first bundle.

Default currency

2Checkout defaults to this currency during the purchase process. Note that localized payment methods generally only support a limited number of currencies.

Price type

Possible values:

  • Dynamic pricing (with base price - you do not check 'This product does not have a base price') - Dynamic pricing (with base price) is a basic charge configuration. 2Checkout supports both one-time and recurring dynamic pricing, and offers the possibility to control various cost components through product options pricing. 

  • Static pricing (without base price) This product does not have a base price' - Static pricing (without base price) configurations enable you to control product costs for each possible combination of options available to shoppers in the cart.


Product price per billing cycle. Available only when you don't check the 'This product does not have a base price' option. 

Billing cycle

The interval of time (in days or months) at the end of which either 2Checkout renews the subscription automatically through a recurring charge, or the subscriber purchases a renewal manually.  

Currency conversion

Possible values:

  •  Let 2Checkout auto convert to other currencies during ordering process.
  • Or set price manually per currency.

In case 2Checkout handles your shopper tax management, you are also required to select the Price type, with two possible values:

  • Net - 2Checkout adds VAT or sales tax on top of the product prices during the ordering process. 
  • Gross - 2Checkout deducts VAT or sales tax from the total costs of orders. 

Optional physical product details


Attribute Description
Weight Our system allows multiple weight measurement units (ex: pounds, ounces or kilograms).

While you can use your preferred weight unit, we strongly recommend using the same measurement unit globally on your account (for creating shipping methods and in the setup of physical products).

Handling fee

Amount added on top of the product and shipping fees, for each product ordered (ex: if the same product is ordered 3 times, the handling fee is applied 3 times).

The fee can be defined with whole numbers or by using two place decimals (4.95).

Product group

Assign a specific cart design to a product group and all the products it includes will use the template during the purchase process.

Unit limitation

You can limit the number of units sold to only one, preventing shoppers from purchasing more.

Short description

Visible to customers on the Product page, during Up-selling campaigns and to affiliates in their Control Panel.

Long description

Visible to customers on the Product page(web version), during Up-selling campaigns and to affiliates in their affiliate XML feed.

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