Product Options Overview: Options

Options are where our app gets it namesake. Options are drop-downs, checkboxes, file uploads, swatches and more, all created within the Product Options app.

This section will focus on the options created within Product Options, as this is the main feature of the app. Using options and option sets, you can provide your customers additional choices when purchasing a product on your store.

 Walkthrough

 


 

Functionality

When creating options, an option set must created first. Options are then created within the option set, which gets applied to your Shopify product(s).

Once an option set is applied to your Shopify product(s) and you have the necessary Liquid code installed onto your theme, the options will appear on your storefront.

Please visit Product Options Installation for more information on the Liquid code installation.

By default, your options will display underneath a Shopify product's title (name). The display of the options in relation to your product photos, as well as how they appear, will vary from theme to theme.

Colour Swatch Example

Colour swatches in a vertical line are shown

 

Dropdown Menu Example

A dropdown menu of jacket sizes is shown

 


 

Features

You can apply option sets to your Shopify product(s) both manually and in bulk (via collection, product type, and vendor).

You can make your options required, which prevents customers from adding the Shopify product to their cart without making a selection first.

You can also re-order and change the placement of your options while editing the option set.

Using our Premium plan, you can also charge an additional cost for an option.

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