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Rental Product

Customer Success Team

Last updated on Apr 03, 2024

Rental Products refer to items available for a temporary period of use. This enables the customers to rent the products for a specified duration, instead of purchasing them. For instance, you can offer fashion products, electronics, home goods, sports equipment, and cars to your customers. Rental products provide customers with flexibility, affordability, and access to a wide range of items without the commitment of purchasing.

Creating a Rental Product

To create a Rental Product:

  1. Go to Products > Products on the Dashboard.

  2. Click + New Product.

  3. Select the Rental Product type.

  4. Provide the requested information in the Details section, specifically:

  • Indicate the product name to be displayed to customers.

  • A unique alphanumeric code (Stock Keeping Unit) is automatically generated according to the product name. Each variant of the product has its own unique SKU. This enables you to differentiate between products and effectively manage inventory. You can edit the SKU code according to your preferences.

  • Enter the available quantity of the rental item.

  • Enter a detailed product description to be displayed to customers.

  • Select the product category from the list (see Product Categories) or create a new category, if necessary. \ To do so, enter the category name in the Category field and click New Category displayed below the field.

Note: To make the category default, tick the star icon next to the corresponding category. The default category name is generated in the product URL. If no category is set as default, the first one is applied as a default category.

  • Select the product brand (see Product Fields) or create a new brand, if necessary. To do so, enter the brand name in the Brand field and click Create new attribute option displayed below the field.

  • Indicate the product price.

  • Indicate the product compared price. The compared price refers to the regular price of the product used as a reference to highlight the price reduction.

  • Indicate the total amount at which you produced, purchased, or obtained the product before any additional expenses or profit margins were added.

  • Activate/deactivate Product Visibility to display/hide the corresponding product.

Note: The hidden product is not visible on the category or product list. But it is visible when accessed through the URL generated in the SEO section.

5. Add product images to the Media section.\ To do so, click + and select the corresponding image, or upload the media content from the computer, free stock (powered by Unsplash), or insert the URL.

Note: To make the product image default, tick the star icon on the image. The default image is displayed first on your product page. If no image is set as default, the first uploaded image is displayed instead.

6. Provide the requested information in the Booking Info section, specifically:

  • Enter the address of the renting service.

  • Activate Available Every Week if the rental product is available every day of the week.

  • Indicate the start and end date/time of rental product availability, if the rental product availability is restricted.

  • Select from the respective drop-down list whether the product is available for rent on a daily/hourly basis or both.

  • Indicate the daily price of the rental product.

  • Indicate the hourly price of the rental product.

  • Activate Available Working Hours to offer the same rental time slot across all days of the week. This provides a consistent option for customers to rent the product at the same time on any day they choose.

  • Indicate the start and end time the product is available for rent.

  • Click Add Working Hours + to add a new time slot.

  • If Available Working Hours is deactivated, select the corresponding day of the week and indicate the start and end time during which the product is available for rent.

7. Provide the requested information in the Linked Products section, specifically:

  • Select the corresponding items from the drop-down list related to the rental product. These products are displayed as a suggestion to the customer during the purchase. They are related to the main purchase and can be beneficial for the customer.

  • Select the corresponding items from the drop-down list that are more expensive or are higher versions of the current item. These items are displayed as a suggestion to a customer during the purchase.

  • Select the corresponding items from the drop-down list that are related to the rental product and might interest the customer.

  • Tick Show selected products as related if you want the newly created rental product to be displayed as a suggestion to the selected as cross-selling, upselling, and related products.

8. Provide the information requested in the SEO section, specifically:

  • Indicate the page title and meta description.

  • Modify the auto-generated URL alias, if necessary.

  • Activate the Include in Sitemap toggle if you want the product page to be added to your sitemap.

  • Select Robots Tag from the respective drop-down list to control how search engines index the product page by search engines and follow the links on them.

  • Add a social media image of your rental product that will be displayed when you share a link to your rental product page on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others. \ To do so, click Upload and select the corresponding image, or upload the media content from the computer, free stock (powered by Unsplash), or insert the URL. \ Note: If no image is uploaded, the product or category main images are applied by default.

9. Click Save.

If your website is available in more than one language, select the corresponding language from the language drop-down list (see Settings > Languages) and enter product-related information in the selected language.

To set the status of the product, select the corresponding status from the right-side drop-down list.

The following options are available:

  • Draft - the product is not visible to the customers.

  • Active - the product is visible to the customers.

Note: You can indicate whether the customer can purchase the product as a guest or registered user (see Settings > Checkouts).

Once you have created a rental product, you need to add and configure the corresponding widgets in the Visual Editor to display the table product on your website (see General Widgets, Product Common Widgets, and Rental Product Widgets).

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