Product variant swatches
Broadcast will display swatches for color variants in collection filtering and the product form on product pages.
Product form, default product template
Product admin - Variant label name
To customize the trigger words which activate swatches, use the Language Editor (Edit languages) and add or modify the values:
Change trigger words by using the Language Editor
You can add more trigger words that will help use swatches for other options.
The result is the same and you can use different custom swatches as well.
Product Page View
Broadcast can easily detect simple color names and convert them to swatches. There are a total of 140 color names Broadcast can detect, all other more complex names will be represented by a default grey color swatch. You can upload your own custom color names and graphics as described below. Here is a full list of color names that will automatically be converted to swatches: Color names list
swatches.jsonfile located in the Assets folder to add your own custom names and HEX color values:
With Broadcast, you can upload your own custom swatch images and display them on product and collection pages:
Collection filter panel
Product page form
Reference from the video:
For the JSON file, your multiword variant can look like this:
"Light Navy": "light_navy.png"
The variant name can have spaces. However, we recommend for the filename of the image, use an underscore or dash instead of a space.
In this short video, we'll look at filenames and an example of creating a custom image for a swatch:
More tips on adding custom images
Swatches can be toggled on and off in the Theme settings under Product Grid:
Theme settings -> Product Grid