Frequently Asked Questions
An important part of store management is product availability control. How to make a person return to the store after seeing that product is out of stock? This article will help you learn how showing out-of-stock swatches in Magento 2 can help you to drive more sales and force the visitor to make a purchase decision.
This extension allows you to customize out-of-stock swatches right in the extension settings and simplifies your user experience.
Color Swatches extension provides the ability to select a big amount of different possibilities, such as:
The client forms his opinion about the product based on its visual assessment. Therefore, this extension can be a key factor in the success of your store, providing a wide range of functions and settings that allow to make the store more user-friendly.
1) To get the access to the Color Swatches Pro settings please go to: Stores → Configuration → Color Swatches Pro.
2) Find the Show Out of Stock Configurable Attributes setting.
3) a) set 'No' and Magento hides a simple option when all combinations of this option are out of stock, e.g. 'Red' option when all 'Size' combinations for 'Red' are out of stock.
4) Do not forget to clear the cache and check the display of the plugins on the frontend.
What is more, this module is compatible with the One Step Checkout extension. These two modules are synergistic with each other. The buyer will have the opportunity to view and check the selected parameters on the cart and checkout page.
Мagento 2 show out of stock swatches feature is used to mark an out-of-stock item as a crossed-out swatch. It is more convenient for users to make purchases as they are aware of needed product details and it makes your store user-friendly as users can subscribe to a notification letter to get info on when the product will be available.