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Any documentation in this ?, cannot find anything in file
there is a readme.txt included in the plugin folder walking you through the plugin’s options. Sorry if this was unclear for you.
looking for manual how to use it, not to install it, that is ok..
Sure thing – but the readme.txt also contains the chapters GENERAL USAGE and FURTHER OPTIONS so I am unsure why there seems to be something missing?
hello, just want to know if your plugin works in this conditions:
to resume my situation: I sell Wool
- All my product are variable product.
- Only one attribut: the color.
But not only few colors still the same for all product.
- Each product has his own panel of color. (custom attribut)
exemple: one product has 5 colors, another has 35 colors.
all this colors are setting with a thumbnail in each variable product data
in this condition, is your plugin could be works for me?
Thanks by advance.
thanks for interest in the plugin.
First of all you have to check whether your theme uses a custom variable.php-template because if it does then this plugin won’t function at all…
If that has been cleared then it sounds like the plugin would work fine. Color and / or custom attributes render image variations (like in the demo provided), it doesn’t matter how many you have essentially.
Maybe you can post a link to your site so I can see the variable products?
Hello, thanks for your reply, and sorry for mine so late (i had’nt see the reply mail notification)
the site: http://moutonrose.com/shop/
It’s not operational for this moment because i still not find the good way to display variable product, so i test lot of thing (that’s why some product are single and some are variable)
Actually i test Smart variation image pro but not exactly what i want.
Where can i see on my theme if there is “variable php template” ? i look on preference/edit but i don’t see that.
Something important: i upload about 5000 pic in variation product tab. (about 100 variable product with 50 variation). So is your product use variation pic to display thumbnail swatch pic on front end ? Or is it attribute pic needing to reupload all the pic? In this case, is it possible to have a check box to keeping the same picture upload in variation tab?
I don’t know if it’s clear with my school english.
If you want i can give you a temporary admin login in private message.
Thanks by advance your plugin seems perfect.
Hope there is a solution, because i wait for many month to lunch this site waiting the good plugin.
-> “Where can i see on my theme if there is “variable php template” ? i look on preference/edit but i don’t see that.”
You have to check the theme folder / files, this unfortunately is nothing you can make out by looking at the dashboard / backend. This is the file we are talking about: https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce/blob/master/templates/single-product/add-to-cart/variable.php
See the plugin FAQ:
You can do this by navigating to the theme-folder and opening/accessing the woocommerce subfolder. From there you have to go to single-product / add-to-cart and if there is a file called variable.php then WooCommerce Variations Images will not be able to work since we have to make use of our own template in order to render the image variations.
-> “Something important: i upload about 5000 pic in variation product tab. (about 100 variable product with 50 variation). So is your product use variation pic to display thumbnail swatch pic on front end ? Or is it attribute pic needing to reupload all the pic? In this case, is it possible to have a check box to keeping the same picture upload in variation tab?”
Yes, the plugin makes use of the images in the product’s variable tab. If you have uploaded / assigned an image to a variation there then it will be displayed on the frontend.
-> “Hope there is a solution, because i wait for many month to lunch this site waiting the good plugin.”
I understand. Having said this I feel like I cannot offer more insights here whether the plugin will fit your needs or not. In the end I guess you might have to take a risk and buy it to try it out.
OK, thanks for this complete reply (i just see it now). So in my theme folder i have only that:
So i don’t find add to card folder in this arborescence. (it seem ok for your plugin)
But i find variable.php in plugin folder here:
Is that mean that i can’t use your plugin ?
or is it normal that there is variable.php file in woocommerce folder of plugin folder?
you only have to check your theme-folder – the WooCommerce plugin-folder is not relevant, since this is the standard and it will be overwritten by our plugin.
So you would technically be able to make use of the plugin!
Hi there are you able to add an example to the demo site where it has multiple variations e.g:
Variation 1: Size “Small, Medium, Large”
Variation 2: Color “Black, Blue, Green”
are you able to set the default selection? e.g. set the default Variations to “Large, Black”
I am wanting to know as I need to show multiple variations for all my products.
I just tested the behaviour for multiple / combined attributes and although it basically works there are some flaws which make the plugin not useable for more then one attribute at this point…
My question would be how you’d expect or like to display multiple attributes at all – drop-downs for both attributes and then show the image of the variation underneath? Or select one attribute (f.ex. color) and then see the image variations? Maybe you can post the link to your shop?
The whole functionality seems to be quite complex in terms of what one wants to achieve and how things are handleed across different shop-environments which makes me very sceptical in terms of extending the plugin for such needs.
Setting a default variations is possible.
Thansk for your interest!
I just got the plugin and activated checkbox ” Display variation images
If this is checked, then the product variations will be displayed as images instead of using the default dropbox.”
But nothing is working
thanks for purchasing the plugin and I am sorry to hear that you are having issues using it.
As stated in the item details, this plugin only works in correspondance with your website/theme if the theme doesn’t make use of a customized “variable.php”-template.
Please check the FAQ for more information.
If this is cleared then I’d advise you to check if the variation you have activated the variations image display for has an image assigned – if the variation’s image is “empty” then the plugin naturally cannot work.
Im facing a problem with the Variation Images plugin. The “variations per row” setting does not affect how many variations to be displayed per row. Some of my products have about 30 variations. The variation images is stacked in a way that they will not be displayed, way too compact. In some Products the plugin stack up to 10 images in width, so the images dont have space to fit. For Products with 3 variations only, the plugin is working smooth and correctly.
I have already replied to your private message and will try to solve your problem asap. In any case I’d kindly ask you to provide some further info regarding the display issues, screenshots and direct links to the products in question are desirable.
Thanks + regards
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Looks Great! Best of luck with sales
I have a couple of types of variations: weight, pattern, size for each product but I would like to only use your plugin for the pattern variation… is there a way to disable it for the other variations so they just show the default dropdown? As it is, if a variation type doesn’t have images, it just doesn’t show.
In playing around with it, I figured a workaround would be to just create images for the weight and size options so that the person would click on an image for each variation type, but since it doesn’t show an outline or any visible confirmation for the image that was clicked on, this won’t really work since people won’t know for sure which option is selected… and I’d rather just use the dropdowns anyway.
Hope you can help Thanks!
this sounds like you are using multiple / combined variations for your products? If so then the plugin won’t work, see the item description:
“At the moment the plugin only works for single product attributes – multiple attributes (f.ex. size & color combined) are not supported”
If you are having single products with different variation types (but only one attribute used as variation) then the easiest way would be to enable the variations images on a per-product basis.
Please elaborate and/or send a link to your page, that way I can quickly take a look and see how it is set up. Additionally, a screenshot of the variations tab from the backend would prove helpful.
Oh darn, I figured there would be an option to select which variation type would use the plugin functionality… and the rest would just work as normal drop-downs. I guess if there’s not a way to do that, it won’t work for my needs
Sorry to hear that.
The despription & the screenshots of the admin-panel are trying to clearly state what is possible and what isn’t – pre-sales questions are always encouraged.
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