Although we’ve already described Product Custom Options Templates for Magento 2 and 1, it’s time to shed light on a more complex tool by Mageworx – Advanced Product Options Suite. The all-in-one Magento 2 product options extension is designed to essentially improve your daily routine related to product custom options management. The module offers a complete set of custom option tools necessary for creating custom-tailored product offers. Below, we describe all of them exploring the extension’s backend.
First of all, let’s have a look at the module’s top features. The tool includes the functionality of the already mentioned extension, and it means that there are full-featured product custom option templates available with the suite. Advanced option stock management is another outstanding feature of the tool. The same is about custom options inventory functionality and accurate stock reports. Note that there are 4 features planned for further updates:
- Dependent and independent product custom options;
- Support for images & color swatches;
- Custom options product pricing;
- Import/ export functionality.
All these features are designed to simplify manual product configuration making it smoother and stress-free. Instead of long set of actions, just click a few buttons, specify necessary details, and everything is done. There are dozens of templates for creating product custom options, and you can easily create more using product SKU/ID. Templates can be assigned to any product or group of products. The Mageworx Advanced Product Options Suite extension supports custom input types, such as checkbox, drop-down, radio buttons, etc. You can instantly delete templates or edit them. It is also possible to rapidly enable/disable custom options on the front-end.
Make your inventory system running like a clockwork with Mageworx Advanced Product Options Suite. After installing the extension, you will forget about keeping track of inventory by hand. There will be no need to spend precious resources on inaccurate inventory counting: the module does everything automatically. It displays the custom options Qty field on the front-end, hides out-of-stock options, notifies about out-of-stock products with a message, show the quantity of custom options, etc.
As for general settings, the Mageworx Advanced Product Options Suite extensions provides user-friendly management environment for all custom options under Options Inventory Report. As a Magento admin, you can easily get a detailed data about available custom options; edit custom options in just one click; rapidly find out-of-stock options; etc.
Check the following reviews before we proceed to the backend exploration:
All option templates are available under Stores -> MageWorx Option Templates -> Manage Option Templates. They are gathered in a grid that consists of 6 columns:
- Checkbox (select items to apply mass actions);
- ID (each template gets an ID number);
- Title (a title you gave to the template);
- Products (number of products the template is applied to);
- Shown in the Frontend (Yes/No);
- Action (Edit/Delete).
As for available mass actions, they are: Delete, Hide in the Frontend, Show in the Frontend, and Edit. You can hide all columns except the first one. Besides, it is possible to apply filters.
You edit each template under 3 tabs: Options Template Settings, Products, and Options. On the first tab, you choose how to assign products ti the template. The extension lets you utilize a product grid, product IDs, or SKUs. Depending on the option you choose, the second tab contains absolutely different sections. Besides, you add a title and show/hide the custom option on frontend.
If products are assigned by Product Grid, the Products tab contains a grid with the following columns:
- Attribute Set;
As for the Options tab, it has the following look:
Note that the appearance of this tab depends on the input type. Different input types require unique data to be specified.
As for the extension configuration, it is divided between two tabs: Option Inventory and Option Templates. The first one lets you enable/disable option inventory display on frontend; activate out-of-stock message; and disable/hide out-of-stock options.
As for the Option Templates tab, it lets you hide all product template options.
In case of each individual product, custom options are available in Advanced Settings. Below all options, there is a section with your custom templates. Choose one or several to apply to the product.\
On the frontend, the extension has the following appearance:
Mageworx Advanced Product Options Suite for Magento 2 and 1 is a robust tool that essentially simplifies your daily routine related to custom options. The extension has a very intuitive interface, so you will master it without any third-party specialists. As for the price of the module, it is $149 for the Magento 2 version and $249 for the Magento 1 tool.