How to Configure Magento 2 Swatches?

Magento 2 is known for its Swatches feature (including the color, pattern, and texture) that enhances it and makes it more appealing. Swatches are an excellent mode of adding more competitive benefits to configurable products. The color, pattern, and texture have strongly proved to be the efficacious tools that make the product offering eye-catching and at the same time, informative.

Image Swatch
This functionality lets you increase the visual elements of the product offerings. Additionally, it gives access to users to watch product variations in multiple colors/textures.

Text Swatch
The text swatch functionality enables showcasing of the sizes and other types of text-based options. It’s a sort of button with a text label.

Color Swatch
The Magento 2 swatches functionality is quite extensive as it allows you to showcase the available texture/color options. Whenever an item is showcased in different colors. It makes it easier for buyers to pick the right product variation.

Color Swatch
The Magento 2 swatches functionality is quite extensive as it allows you to showcase the available texture/color options. Whenever an item is showcased in different colors. It makes it easier for buyers to pick the right product variation.

Configure Magento 2 Swatches

In Admin panel go to Stores > Attributes > Product. Then edit Color attribute. 

From this section, you will be able to configure all the available color swatch settings:

  • Catalog Input Type for Store Owner: It enables you to select from the Dropdown Menu, Text Swatch, and Visual Swatch.
  • Update Product Preview Image: It lets you update the product image on the catalog.
  • Use Product Image for Swatch if Possible: It enables you to replace the swatch image with a base image or a product swatch.

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