How to use the product description editor?

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Options in the Product description editor

Using links in the Product description

Keyboard shortcuts for editing purposes


Options in the Product description editor

Note: It is not currently possible to enter custom HTML in the product description.

The editor allows you to add these elements to your product description:

  • Bold and italic text formatting
  • Bulleted or numbered lists
  • Horizontal separator line
  • Clickable links and hyperlinked text
  • Images
  • Emojis (on Mac computers, by clicking ctrl+command+space, on Windows 10 or newer, by clicking on Windows key + period)

Here's an example of what you can do with the product description editor:

To preview the changes you're making to your product, click on the eye icon below the Save product button. This will take you to the product page and allow you to see how the product will appear for your customers.


In your product description, you can also add links to external sites or your other Sellfy product pages.

There are two ways to add links in the product description:

  • By copy-pasting the URL in the description - the URL will automatically become hyperlinked, as shown below.

  • By hyperlinking some text:
  1. Select the text you want to hyperlink
  2. Click on the link icon in the product description editor
  3. In the Insert link pop-up, enter the full URL of the site

And here's the result:



Keyboard shortcuts for editing purposes

To make things a little easier while you're in editing mode, here's a list of the available keyboard shortcuts while editing or creating your product:

Ctrl + B or Cmd ⌘ + B Apply Bold to selected text
Ctrl + I or Cmd ⌘ + I Apply Italic to selected text
Tab Used for lists, increases sub-level nest.
Shift + Tab Used for lists, decreases sub-level nest.
Ctrl + S or Cmd ⌘ + S Save/create a product


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