How to find the parent variant of a product

Objective

To identify which variant is the parent to prevent making the entire product inactive when managing variants.

Setup

  • Vend for Mac or PC 

Steps

Table on the Product Page

The first variant of the product is the parent variant.  This can be identified from the table of the product page.

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If the variants in the table have been reordered see below.

Note: Reordering the first variant will not reassign the parent variant.

CSV Export

  1. Search the variant product in Products - using one of the variant's SKU will isolate that variant product
  2. After confirming only the variant product is in the results, Export CSV
  3. The first variant from the export is the parent variant of the product

 

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