Custom Option Swatch Extension is an addition for Magento that allows the usage of Swatch thumbnail images as an alternative of the standard version of custom options in the form of a checkbox, drop down box and multi select box. This addition to Magento can work with every version on Magento and has made your online shop look more attractive and user-friendly.
Some of the best features of Custom Option Swatch are:
1. It is very much easy to install
2. Provide easy integration
3. Widens Magento’s default Custom Options
4. Supports almost all the Magento’s Product Types
5. Maintains custom ordering of options on a product
6. Provide price modification
7. Can be publicized in shop cart
8. Provide boundless number of options
9. Works well with Color Swatch extension
10. Can be place to “is required” selection
There are many more features of Custom Option Swatch which makes this extension more user-friendly that will not only make things easier for you, but also make your work faster and hassle free.
The best thing of this extension is that it can work well with all the Magento’s product types which include Simple Product, Configurable Product, Bundle Product, Grouped Product, Downloadable Product and Virtual Product. It is also compatible with all the versions of Magento like Magento 1.3, Magento 1.4, Magento 1.5, Magento 1.6 and Magento 1.7.
The Custom Option Swatch Extension will prove to be remarkably useful in working with Magento and you can create your store even more customer friendly. This great extension while maintaining all the custom option function allows you to illustrate custom options as swatch image thumbnails in place of standard html elements.
The structural Requirements for this Custom Option Swatch Extension are:
1. Well-suited with Magento 1.4x – 1.7x, also Professional and Enterprise.
2. Configuration essential by the Color Swatch extension is the similar to standard configuration of configurable products in Magento.
3. This software requires installation of ionCube loader.
Now, you can show your custom options as custom thumbnails that are created by you with the help of Custom Option Swatch, an additional custom option type on your Magento website