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For more details see the Color Swatches Pro extension page.

Color Swatches Pro for Magento 2

Add more options to your Color Swatches functionality. Display prices of simple products together with corresponding swatches. Let customers copy and share URLs to specific product configurations. Automatically reload information of selected simple items to make the whole shopping process fast and clear.

  • Display prices of simple products with swatches
  • Let customers share URLs with selected product configurations
  • Use automatic page reload tool for better content perception
  • Enable out of stock subscription for simple options of a parent product

The module perfectly works with the Out of Stock Notification extension and lets customers subscribe to out-of-stock items to be timely informed when their favorite products come back to your store.

General Settings

To get the access to the Color Swatches Pro settings please go to: Stores → Configuration → Color Swatches Pro

Enable Module - Set this option to 'Yes' to activate the extension.

Enable Using Share Link - The option lets customers copy and share URLs with selected product configurations.

Display Price of Simple Products in Swatch Title - Enable this option to show prices of simple products below corresponding swatches right on a parent item page.

The way it may be presented on the front-end:

Display Price of Simple Products in Drop-downs - Enable this option to show prices of simple products in the drop-down, next to the product. Furthermore, the feature allows to hide the price, and to show the price difference.

Show Selected Option Swatch in Cart and Checkout - Enable the feature to display relevant product options' swatches.

The way it may be presented on the front-end:

Change Main Product Image on Mouse Hover - Enable the feature to allow your customers see changes right on the product image, when they hover over the product options' swatches.

Enable Subscription to Out of Stock Products - The option works only if you have the Out of Stock Notification extension installed. It lets customers subscribe to out of stock options of a configurable product to get notified once the product comes back to stock.

Show Out of Stock Configurable Attributes - The feature crosses out swatches of the simple products, which are out of stock.

Enable Zoom - Enable Zoom, Lightbox, and Carousel functionality all together. Select No to switch to the default settings.

Enable Product Image Flipper - Set to Yes to activate the flipper image effect on the catalog pages.

NOTE To activate a feature, you need to specify Flipper Image on each product individually.
  • Go to Admin Panel→Catalog→Products→
  • Select a product and navigate to Images and Videos section.
  • Select an image you want to make a flipper.
  • In a pop-up, mark Flipper Image, and Save.

Preselect for All Configurable Products - Choose either The First Options (the extension displays the first option of a configurable item) or The Cheapest One (the extension displays the cheapest option of a configurable product) to display after the customers navigate to a product page.

Reloadable Information Settings

Reload Product Information - Select page elements that should be automatically reloaded when a customer selects specific product configuration.

DOM-Selectors Settings - In case all page elements reload correctly, you don't need to chage these settings. If one of the blocks chosen in the ‘Reload Product Information’ option doesn’t reload properly, please specify your own data it.

Product Matrix

Display Last Attribute in Rows - Activate a configurable product matrix display on the product pages.

  • Yes for All Products - activates a matrix for all products.
  • For Specified Products - activates a matrix only for specified products.
In For Specified Products mode, to activate a matrix for a particular configurable product. Go to Admin Panel > Catalog > Select a needed configurable product and navigate to a Display Last Attribute in Rows setting. Set it to Yes.

Display Available Qty Column - Enable a column in a product matrix with a product quantity.

The out-of-stock items will be marked.

Display Subtotal Column - Enable a column in a product matrix with a subtotal sum.

A product matrix of a configurable item - a product page sample.


Zoom Type - Select the preferred type of zoom you want to use on your online store.

Outside Zoom

Zoom Window Position - Select the proper position for the window with zoomed fragment

Offset - Set a needed frame size in pixels

Zoom Window - Set a needed window size in pixels

Tint Color - You can additionaly overshadow the main picture to highlight the zoomed fragment. Set the tint color you prefer: red, black, green, etc.

Use tint color to highlight the fragment

Lens Zoom

Lens Zoom - Specify the lens size

Lens in action

Enable Lightbox - Select Yes to enable the lighbox effect when opening full-size images.

NOTE: The extension assumes a compatibility with the video image types. The videos are available in a lightbox.

Enable Thumbnail Lightbox - Set to Yes to activate the lightbox after click on the thumbnails.

Endless Lightbox - If set to Yes, the images will be looped and can be switched non-stop.

Enable Carousel - Set Yes to enable the carousel functionality and display product thumbnails in the slider

Main Image Change - Specify how the main product image can be changed: either with click, or hover.

Carousel Position - Specify where to display the carousel: either under the main image, or to the left of the main image.

On mobile, only position under the main image is available.

Qty of Visible Items - Choose how many items should be visible in the carousel at the same time. If the amount is below the specified, the carousel will not be displayed.

Manage Group Attributes

To create and edit Group Attributes go to Admin Panel → Stores → Color Swatches Pro → Manage Group Attributes.

To create a new group of attributes, click Add New Group button. To edit or delete existing groups, click Select button in the Action column. Choose Edit or Delete from the drop-down.

Attribute Options - After you title and enable a group, check necessary options in the boxes.

If you new to add more options to particular attribute, go to Admin Panel → Stores → Attributes → Products and select a needed attribute. Skip to Manage Swatches → Add Swatches.

The way it may be presented on the front-end:

Limit the number of swatches

To limit the number of visible product swatches on the category page, go to Admin Panel → Stores → Configuration → Catalog → Catalog → Storefront → Swatches per Product.

Uncheck the Use System Values box, to input the necessary number.

When the number of visible swatches is limited, customers see More or More Colors Available button.
To copy and share URLs with a specific product configuration customers need to select necessary options and click on the 'Share' button.

Product Prices in Swatch Labels Example

Out of Stock Subscription Example

The option works only together with the Out of Stock Notification extension.

Find out how to install the Color Swatches Pro extension for Magento 2 via Composer.

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magento_2/color_swatches_pro.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/08 11:23 by panamarenka