For those who are looking for magento style, color filter.. here is a opencart version.
This opencart Extension / opencart plugin enables users to add a visual color selection in the form of color boxes or color swatches, enabling visitors to filter products by color.
for Opencart version 1.5.6 and should work on v1.5+
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If you are looking for the same extension for opencart v2.x and above, please check the color filter module for opencart v2 here
Below is the documentation for its usage.
Table of Contents
- About the Module
- Package Contents
- Installation & Configuration
- How to Remove
A) About the Module – top
This module helps you create a graphical way to select the colors for filtering products by their color. Based on jquery this module is easy to use and configure.
Give your website a new look by adding the color filter.
This module is Tested and works fine on Opencart version 1.5.6.x and should work fine on v 18.104.22.168+
Future releases will be tested and made compatible to meet other versions.
**vqmod is used and no core files are changed.**
B) Package Contents – top
/* === ColorFilter v1.0 for oc 1.5 === */
== upload == // contains files to upload to root of your website.
== Documentation == // Installation and configuration notes.
== colors.xlxs == // List of color names.
== Read Me.txt == // Text File containing documentation.
C) Installation & Configuration – top
Please install vqmod (if not already installed)
(please refer Vqmod Install )
Before doing any installation, Please take backup of your website.
To install the module, upload the contents inside the folder upload to your root of website.
( eg /home/public_html/ or /home2/public_html/myshoppingsite/ )
Change the name of admin folder to meet your admin folder name.
After the files are uploaded. follow the below steps.
Step 1. Goto Adminstration. Extensions–>Modules
find the module Filter : Products filter by Color and install.
Step 2. Now click on the Edit module and in Layout click Add Module, select the values and save.
Step 3. ***IMPORTANT***
Goto Adminstration. Catalog–>Filters
Create a Filter Group with name COLOR
Step 4. Add the colors as u need. (Ex: Red blue brown etc )
For using multi color add the value multi or multi-color
In Adminstration System–>Settings–>Store Edit–>Option
Category Product Count — Select No.
In Catalog–>Product select the product–> Edit –> Links
In Filters- Select the color for the product. (common way to add filters)
D) How to Remove – top
To Remove the module, you may delete all the files uploaded individually. (as listed in the folder named upload)
If you wish to simply disable the module. Goto Administration–> Modules–> Filter : Products filter by Color and click uninstall.
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I’d be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this module. If you need any further assistance with installation or configuration please feel free to leave me a message.
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