Shop By Brand - Magento 2 Extension

introduction

Installation

Installation Process

Note: Please take a backup of your all Magento files and database before installing or updating any extension.

Download the extension file:
  1. Download the Shop By Brand extension .ZIP file from solwininfotech.com using your Solwin Infotech website account.
  2. Extract the .ZIP file which contains another .ZIP files.
  3. If you have purchased the extension for the Community Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.0.x, Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x and Magento 2.3.x version.
    If you have purchased the extension for the Enterprise Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.1.x and Magento 2.2.x version.
Extension Installation:

For Magento 2 Community Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.0.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-2.0.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-2.2.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-2.3.x.zip file.

For Magento 2 Enterprise Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-EE-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-ourbrand-m2-EE-2.2.x.zip file.

Following 2 to 6 steps are the same for Community and Enterprise edition.

  1. Copy the app folder and paste it into your magento ROOT directory.

    FTP
  2. Run upgrade command as specified: php bin/magento setup:upgrade
  3. Run deploy command as specified : php bin/Magento setup:static-content:deploy -f
  4. Clear the cache either from the admin panel or command line php bin/magento cache:clean
  5. Now, you can see the Solwin menu in admin panel. Please go to Solwin -> Shop By Brand -> Configuration and select Enable to Yes.
  6. Change/Set all other options as per your requirements and save settings.

NOTE : Make sure the installation is done from under the FTP administrator account. Otherwise make sure to set 775 permissions to the store root directory after the extension is deployed.

Getting Started

A setup guide and general information to help you

This document covers the installation, set up, and use of this extension and provide answers and solutions to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties.

Information

Shop By Brand Magento 2 extension allows customers to shop by brand in your store. This extension creates a custom brand page that displays a list of brands. By clicking on any brand will display a list of products under that brand. The customer can also search for a particular brand by brand name.

The Shop by Brand extension is really helpful in earning customer loyalty of buyers who make purchasing decisions on brand value. It makes easier for your customers to browse and shop by specific brands like manufacturers, artists, authors etc.

This extension allows admin to display shop by brands in sidebar block and also set sidebar limits from admin. Admin can also allow adding Shop by the brand slider in home page with the custom header title and brands limit. Display selected brands on products view page. This extension creates ‘our_brand’ attribute for products. While adding any products, select your brand from Product Brand dropdown and this product will be associated with selected brands.

Features

You can find these features below:

  • Store owner can add unlimited products under each brand
  • Use WYSIWYG for brand description on brand edit page
  • Ease of Uploading Brand Image/Logo
  • Provide facility to search brands by brand name and also provide filtration on brand list page
  • Display selected brands on products view page
  • This extension provide settings for brand page slider
  • This extension also provide, select product at a time of brand creation or Updation
  • Store owner create a widget for featured brand slider
  • This extension will enable top link for shop by brand
  • This extension will enable footer link for shop by brand
  • Set a brands limit for sidebar & home page
  • Set Shop by brand header text
  • This extension will enable shop by brand slider in home page

How To Use

In frontside, on home page customer can see the shop by brands slider like,

shop-by-brand-homepage


Shop by Brands list page. The customer can easily search by brand name and sort by filter

shop-by-brand-listpage


List of products under particular brands. From this page, customers can view the brand's detail and its products.

shop-by-brand-product-listpage


Display brand on particular product view page like,

shop-by-brand-product-view-page

How To Configure

After installing Shop By Brand Magento 2 Extension, It will automatically create attribute 'our_brand' and assign to default attribute set like,

add-attribute


To add brands, Go to Solwin -> Manage Brands.

manage-brands


Click on Add New button from top-right corner will to add new brand.

Brand Information

add-edit-brand

  • Banner Title: Brand title
  • URL Key: Set brand url key
  • Store View: Select store view for particular brand
  • Brand Image: Upload brand image
  • Banner Image: Upload brand branner image
  • Brand Founded Year: Enter founder of brand
  • Website: Enter website of brand
  • Headquarters: Enter headquarters of brand
  • Is Featured: Yes | No
  • Status: Enabled | Disabled

Content

add-edit-brand-content

  • Short Description: Enter short description that will displayed on brand list page
  • Description: Enter description that will displayed on brand view page

Meta Data

add-edit-brand-metadata

  • Meta Keyword: Enter meta keywords
  • Meta Description: Enter meta description

Select Products

select-product

  • Select product item to add in created brand

To associate product with particular brand, Add/Edit any product and select brand from Product Brand from Product name tab.

add-edit-brand

Settings

In the Backend from Solwin -> Configuration menu, our extension allows you to enable or disable the module in your store and provide you more configuration options for brands.

There are some configuration options in General tab. Let's discuss all in more details.

brand-settings

General Settings

  • Enable: Yes | No
  • Brand List Url: Set route for brand list page
  • Brand Url Prefix: Set url prefix for brand view page
  • Brand Url Suffix: Set url suffix for brand view page
  • Add Toplink: Display 'Ourbrand' link in toplinks on frontend
  • Add Footerlink: Display 'Ourbrand' link in footer section on frontend
  • Top And Footer Brand Link Title: Set title for top and footer link
  • Brand List Page Title: Set title for Brand list page title
  • Product View Limit: Set limit for Brand products on brand page
  • Enable Search On List Page: Yes | No
  • Filter Inactive Alphabets Effect: Hide | Disable
  • Length Of Truncate Short Description For List Page: Enter length of truncate short description for list page
  • Display Brand Widget In List Page?: Yes | No
  • Widget Block Code: Set widget block code

brand-settings

Sidebar Settings

  • Display In Sidebar?: Yes | No
  • Sidebar Brand Title: Title for sidebar.
  • Sidebar Brands Limit: Set brand display limit for sidebar.
  • Sort By In Sidebar: Sort brand name list by title or publish date.
  • Sort Order In Sidebar: Sort brand namelist by Ascending and Descending order.

Support

If you have any questions or requests, please contact us at support@solwininfotech.com. We are very happy to assist you!

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