For more details see the Shop by Brand extension page.
Let customers quickly find the brands they love with a user-friendly brands showcase. Increase your sales giving users better shopping experience with unique and fully custom brand pages.
Due to the Shop by Brand extension a store admin can easily add a handy block with brand names and logos to the sidebar as well as display brands in the top navigation menu.
Create custom pages for each particular brand and equip them with stunning logos, catchy texts and SEO-friendly URLs. Generate a brand listing page with a featured brands slide-show and a smart search box that auto suggests the the most relevant brands when customers start typing in.
To configure genaral 'Shop by Brand' extension settings please go to: System → Configuration → Shop by Brand
Brand Attribute Code - Select an attribute that will be used as a base for brand creation. Default: Manufacturer.
Choose CMS Page - Choose a CMS page where brand listing will be displayed. Default: 'All Brands' page.
Brand URL Key - Brand page URL will Look Like example.com/brands/my-brand.html or you may leave the field blank to get short URLs like example.com/my-brand.html.
Brand Filter in Layered Navigation - Set the option to 'yes' to display a Brand Filter in Layered Navigation.
Add Brands to Account Top Links - Enable this option to add brand listing to the Top Menu Bar.
Position in Top Links - Specify position number for Top Links display. Note: This value will be used by default in case no custom position is specified in the Top Menu Bar settings).
Header Title - Specify a header text for the 'All Brands Page'.
Brands List Display Type - Choose the brands display type for a brands listing page. There are 2 types available: Horizontal and Vertical.
Max Items per Line - Specify how many brands will be shown per line for Horizontal display type.
Show Brand Logo - Set the option to 'yes' to display a clickable brand logo on the brands listing page.
Brand Logo Size - Specify a brand image type - either a big image or an icon.
Image Max Width, px - In case you've chosen a big image type, you can set a custom width for all brand images to make your brand listing page look attractive and clear.
Group Brands by First Character - Enable this option to group brands in alphabetical order.
Enable Search - Activate the option to let customers use a quick search box on the 'All Brands' page.
Enable Filter by Character - Activate the option to enable customers filter brands by the first character.
Show Characters without Brands - If the option is set to 'yes' the whole alphabet for the 'First Character Filter' will be shown. In case the option is disabled, the module will display characters corresponding to available brands.
Show Products Quantity - Enable the option to display the number of available items together with brand logos.
Show Brands Without Products - If the option is set to 'yes' the module will display even those brands that have no available products at the moment.
Layout - Specify layout type for brand pages, select the one that matches your store design theme:
Sort Products By - Configure products display on a brand detailed page. Specify they way items will be sorted:
Enable Layered Navigation - Set the option to 'yes' to display a brands filter in Layered Navigation for the brand detailed page.
Show Brands Sidebar - Enable this setting to display brand options (filter, quick search window) in the sidebar.
Header Title - Specify a header text for a brand slider.
Visible Items quantity - Specify how many brands will be shown in a slider at a time.
Sort by - Choose the way brands will be sorted for slider display - either by name or by position.
Display Brand Labels - Set the option to 'yes' to show brand names together with logos in a slider.
Slider Max Width, px - Customize slider size.
Show Next/Prev Buttons - Enable this option to let customers scroll brands horizontally using Precious/Next Buttons.
Image Max Width, px - Specify maximal image size for a brand icon in a slider. After the size is specified, all uploaded slider images will be resized automatically.
Enable Pagination - Enable the option to show pagination bullets below the slider.
Enable Autoplay - If the option is set to yes, the brand slider will be scrolled automatically.
Add Brands Link to Menu Bar - Enable the option to display brands link in the Top Menu Bar.
Brands Link Position - Specify the brands link position in the top bar:
Sort by - Specify how brands will be sorted for Top Bar display - either by name or by position.
Number of Items - Set the number of items displayed in the Top Bar listing.
Display Brand Icon - Enable the option to show logos in the brand listing.
Icon Position - Specify icon position: left/right.
Icon Max Width, px - After the max width for icons is specified, all images uploaded for Top Bar Menu will be resized accordingly.
Icon Max Height, px - Set maximal icon height in pixels (optional).
Show brand search - Enable the option to display a quick search window in the sidebar.
Slider Header Background Color - Specify any custom background color for a slider header.
Slider Header Text Color - Set a custom color for a slider text.
Brands Header Background Color - Specify any custom background color for a Brand Listing.
Brands Header Text Color - Select a custom color for a Brand Listing header.
To create a new brand or edit already existing ones please go to Catalog → Shop by Brand → Manage Brands.
Specify general information for a Brand Detailed Page. Indicate a custom URL and upload a brand logo.
Specify Title, Description and Meta Data for a Brand Detailed Page.
To assign products to a specific brand please go to Catalog → Shop by Brand → Manage Brands and open the brand you need. Click on the Products Tab and select the items you want to add.
It's also possible to configure brand settings for different blocks separately. To fine tune settings for the Top Menu Bar go to Catalog → Shop by Brand → Top Menu Bar.
To import brands using a CSV file please go to Catalog → Shop by Brand → Import Brands.
Import Behavior - Select among 3 import types:
To export brands to a CSV file please go to Catalog → Shop by Brand → Export Brands.
Here is an example of the 'All Brands' listing page with a quick First Character Filter, custom Header and the number of available items displayed with brand logos.
Display a quick search box with the autosuggest option to let customers instantly find necessary brands.
See the example of a brand page with a custom logo and additional text.
Add a handy Brand Slider with featured products to any CMS page or a Block.
Add a Brand Filter to the Sidebar and Top Menu Bar to let customers filter products by their favorite brands.