Color Swatches

Compatible With: Community 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
23 January, 2019
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Product Content
License Type:
Open Software License 3.0 (OSL-3.0)


Color Swatches module for Magento provides an easy and flexible way to create the professional looking color swatches.

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This extension requires the following FREE special service extension be installed in order to function properly: TM CorePlease be sure to install TM Core BEFORE installing the main package of this extension. Please read the TM Core documentation. 

Are you selling the products in different colors or designs? Colors Swatches extension will help your customers to understand how your products will look in various styles. Via our Color Swatches module for Magento 1,  you can assign any image from a product gallery to an attribute value and get the image switcher on your store's product pages.

Easy Color Swatches will help you:

  • Show the product in different colors or shapes.
  • Use images as color thumbnails.
  • Use text swatches.
  • Place swatches on the category page.
  • Use color thumbnails or the default attributes dropdown fields.
  • Create user friendly color swatches.
  • Encourage new customers through the high usability of a website.
  • Boost sales with a variety of available products.

Main features

Easy customization of the color swatches

The module configuration enables the display of product attributes both in thumbnails or in drop down. You can set up the image output only or the image with a text. You are also allowed to show the swatches both on product and category pages and even in quick view window. 

Attribute swatches feature

The feature makes the managing Magento swatches much easier. It helps you to organize the display of different attributes. Our module allows you to set swatches just once. Then the swatch with attribute value will be applied for every product with this attribute. You can use an image, color icon or plain text to display a swatches list. You can choose a color via the color palette and the display type of swatches on frontend via the drop down. 

Full features list:

  • Based on default Magento admin interface.
  • The reload of the main image after changing a swatch via ajax.
  • Ability to change the width of the main image depending on list or grid modes.
  • Simplifies the applying of the attribute value for every product with this attribute.
  • Multi-store and multi-language support.

Installation instructions

User guide

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Fixed empty swatch images on product page.


  • Compatible with CE: 1.6 1.6.1 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    - Magic Zoom Plus integration added
    - Magento image validator added
    - Code cleanup


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