How to set up color and size filters on Shopify Print

Modified on: Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 4:34 PM

The app creates color and size filters automatically after installation.

If you have changed the default names of the Color and Size product options in Shopify, you need to specify their new names in the app. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Smart Search & Filter control panel > Preferences section > Products tab.
  2. Enter new names into the Color option names/Size option names fields. 
  3. Apply the changes.
  4. Go to the Smart Search & Filter control panel > Filters section > Settings tab.
  5. Enter new names into the Option names field. 
  6. Apply the changes.
  7. Click the link in the notice or the Force re-indexation button in the app's Dashboard section to start the indexation.

You can also change the appearance of filter values from default text to:

  • text in frames for size filters
  • color swatches for color filters

To show colors as color swatches, all colors have to be assigned to a Color Family.

To change the filter's appearance, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Smart Search & Filter control panel > Filters section > General tab.
  2. Click the Edit filters button in the top-right corner.
  3. Select color appearance for color filters and size appearance for size filters in the Appearance option. 
  4. Click the Save changes button.

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