1.OVERVIEW

Variation Master is an Extension by makewebbetter for WooCommerce. It allows admin to add multiple gallery images for each variation and when a visitor selects the variation those gallery images will be shown as gallery images instead of main product gallery, images, can add color and image swatches, also can allow buyers to change the selected variation on cart page,Variation Master is very easy to use admin can simply Export/Import the variation gallery images and color or image swatches for all variations, along with the easy global setting features admin has full control to modify the setting for each variation, admin can disable the color and image swatches for particular variation, can hide/show the attribute name, can change the color/swatch images for a particular variable product.

⇒ Admin can add multiple gallery images for each variation.

⇒ Admin can add color and image swatches for attributes.

⇒ Admin can add color and image swatches for each variation custom attributes.

⇒ Admin can use both “select” and “color and image swatch” combination.

⇒ Easy export/import for variation gallery images.

⇒ Easy export/import for attributes color and image swatches.

⇒ Variation wise color and image swatches customization.

⇒ Allow buyers to change selected variation on cart page.

⇒ Module wise control of each feature from a single page.

⇒ Product Gallery Slider in the variable product.

⇒ Easy to change the variation image size.

⇒ Gallery image slider on variable products.

⇒ Variation Swatches in Variable Product Update Cart Popup.

⇒ Product Gallery Slider in Variable Product Update Cart Popup.

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2.INSTALLATION

1) Automatic Installation:

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser.

The Steps are as follows:

1. To do an automatic install log into your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

2. Click on the “Upload Plugin” button.

3. Click on the “Browse” button and navigate to the downloaded “variation-master.zip” file and click ok.

4. Most importantly, of course, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

 

2) Manual Installation:

Manual installation of Extension is another option to install the extension to your WordPress-environment. The manual installation method involves downloading our WordPress Extension and uploading it to your web server via your favorite FTP application.

The Steps are as follows:

1. Extract the downloaded “variation-master.zip” file.

2. Upload the variation-master folder to the /wp-content/Plugins/ directory.

3. Activate the Extension through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

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3.ADMIN SETTING

1. Swatches

For replacing default variation select with attribute term swatches you’ve two options –

  • Manually:  You can assign the attribute term image/color from the attribute edit page under product > Attributes > edit attribute and select the image/color you want to show instead of the default options in the dropdown.
  • Using Import / Export: You can import the color/images for all/selected attribute terms using our export/import feature, for this you need to open the Variation Master > Import/Export tab and press the “export attribute” button you will get a CSV file with all of your attribute terms, after editing the CSV file just browse the file location and import it via pressing the “Import Attribute” button.

After that please go to the Variation Master and turn on the “Use Attribute Terms Thumbnails”.

 

You can add gallery images for each variation in one of those two different ways –

  • Manually:  For manually assign the gallery image for each variation all you need to open the edit product page of particular variable product and open the “Variations” tab, from there expand the particular variation, selection by simply click on the selection row, there you’ll see a link “Add variation gallery image” and when you click on this link a WordPress gallery media will be opened and you can select the previously uploaded image or can upload a fresh one and press save changes/update button.
  • Using Import / Export: You can import the gallery images for each variation from URL or previously uploaded images, for this you need to export the formatted variation CSV file via clicking on “Export variation” from variation master > export – import page of our extension, all you need to edit the CSV file via providing the image URLs (you can use the previously uploaded images URL from Media Library page of WordPress, after selecting the image copy the image url and add it into the URL column of csv),
    After editing the CSV file browse and import the edited CSV file.

3. Variation Update On Cart

By default, this feature is on but you can turn this on/off anytime from the variation master settings page.

After those settings, please check the settings are on from the variation master settings page. For more detail please read the ADMIN SETTINGS section of this document.

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4.WORK FLOW

1.Variation Master Settings:

Enable Swatches: Using this admin can enable/disable the image and color swatches for the variable product instead of default select options.

Enable Variation Wise Gallery: Using this admin can enable/disable the variation wise gallery feature shows on a variable detail page when selecting a variation combination.

Enable Variation Update On Cart Page: Using this admin can allow their buyers to change the selected variation on cart page.

Use Attributes Terms Thumbnails: Using this admin can allow usage of default attribute color and image swatches on the product detail page.

Use Attribute Term Label: Using this admin can hide the attribute name label on top of color and image swatches on the product detail page.

Use Attribute Term Label over swatches: Enable this setting when you want to attribute text over swatches.

Attribute Term Thumbnail Display Type: Using this admin can select the color and image swatch display size and display type on the product detail page when swatches setting is enabled.

Use Global Size Everywhere: After enabling this setting admin uses the global size for all swatches and labels.

Use Variation Feature Image: Enable this if you want to use variation’s featured image as swatch image to select.

Enable Slider on Variation Featured Image: Enable this if you want to use the slider on variation’s featured image.

 

2) Import/Export:

 

From here admin can download the .csv file for all existed attributes, terms and after editing the .csv file by providing the display type (0 if you don’t want to use term for now, 1 for images and 2 for color swatches), image url and color code all you need to browse the edited file and press the import button.

 

Demo CSV file:

 

After importing you can check the changes applied on attribute edit page of each attribute under the products tab of WooCommerce.

 

From this page you can download a CSV file for all available variations and after editing the file by providing the gallery image URLs separated by “|” press the “Browse” button and navigate to the modified file location and press “Import” button, the gallery images for each variation will be uploaded, make sure you enable the “Variation Wise Gallery” from general settings of variation master.

3) Variable Product Wise Setting:

Variation Swatches:

 

From Variation edit page you found the “Variation Swatches” tab after “Advanced” tab, from here admin can –

⇒ Disable the swatches for this variable product.

⇒ Can change the label name for each attribute.

⇒ Can decide the display type/display type.

⇒ Can hide the term display name.

⇒ Can change the image/color for each term.

⇒ Can allow to using attribute term (global) for each term.

 

From the edit variation option you can add/delete the variation gallery, image these gallery images will replace the default variable product gallery images on the product detail page when the buyer select the variation combination.

FRONT END

Variation Detail Page:

 

In variation section, click on the add variation gallery images and add the images of your variable product.

Click on the Save Changes Button.

 

In Variation Swatches section you can change the label name, type, size and confirm to display their name.

After this click on the update button.

 

After changing the settings, the front-end will be shown as below :

 

Here we can select the size for variation swatches.

 

After changing the settings, the front-end will be shown as below :

 

 

Now you can see the update button on the cart page and click on that button for the popup.

 

Here you can see the Popup and in this popup, you can see the Gallery Slider and Variation Swatches. Here you can update your variations and product quantity.

 

In this version we add a Tooltip and Border on selected swatches feature.

Tooltip: When you want to show attribute text above swatches you just turn off the Attribute Term Label feature.

Display border on selected swatch: If you want to hide border on selected swatches you can turn off this setting.

 

Here you can see the Border on Selected Swatches.

 

Here you can see the attribute text above swatches.

 

This is all about the WooCommerce Variation Master.

 

 

 

 

For any Query please contact us on:

Mail: support@makewebbetter.com

Skype id: makewebbetter

 

 

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