Learn how to create, edit and manage items from the online Square Dashboard. You can also use Square to track your inventory

Create Items Online

  1. Visit Items from your Square Dashboard and click Create Item at the top-right corner.
  2. Fill in the item details. If your item has a barcode, add the SKU or UPC in the SKU field.
  3. If you’re adding an item image, we recommend the following image specs:

    • High resolution
    • PNG or JPG file format
    • Dimensions that are square
    • A size of 720x720 pixels
  4. Enable inventory management to view item stock counts and stock alerts. 
  5. Click Save.

Note: If you are creating multiple items, you are able to upload your items in bulk using Square’s Import Tool.

Create Item Categories Online

Categories simplify your item library and sales reports.

  1. Log in to Categories in your online Square Dashboard.
  2. Click Create Category.
  3. Name your category (i.e. Drinks, Food, Jewellery).
  4. Click Assign Items and tick the box next to each item you wish to include.

Edit and Delete Items Online

  1. Log in to Items from your Square Dashboard.
  2. Click on the item you wish to edit.
  3. Make your changes and click Save.
  4. To delete the item, click Delete > Delete Item to confirm the change.

You can also create and manage items directly from the Square Point of Sale app on an iOS or Android device.