Here is an overview of the Shop by Brand add-on settings:

  • Which global attribute field is the product brand? This setting is for you to specify the global attribute field that should be used for brands. If you have any global attribute fields configured in your store, their names will be provided in the drop-down box as a list so you can select one of them. If you do not have any global attribute fields, you will need to create at least one to become available for selection here.

  • Order brands on the Brands page by: This settings determines the order in which brand names need to be listed on the Brands page. The available options are “Brand names” (alphabetically), “Admin-defined order,” and “Number of products.”

  • Enable pagination on the Brands page: This should be enabled only if the store has many brands.

  • Default number of brands per page: The number of brands to be displayed per page by default when a user views the store’s brands on the Brands page. (The user may choose to reset this number).

  • Hide brands without products: This settings determines whether brands that do not have any products assigned to them should be shown on the storefront, or not.

    Note: It is also possible to control whether brands should hidden if all their products are out of stock. See the section Brands with Out-of-Stock Products.

Brands block (side menu)

  • Show Brands block on category pages: If enabled, the Brands block is displayed on the store’s category pages. Not if disabled.

  • Show Brands block on Front page: If enabled, the Brands block is displayed on the store’s Home page. Not if disabled.

  • Order brands in the Brands block by: This settings determines the order in which brand names are listed in the Brands block. The available options are “Brand names” (alphabetically), “Admin-defined order,” and “Number of products.”

  • Number of items in the Brands block: Set the maximum number of brands that can be displayed in the Brands block on the storefront. Brands over this number will be visible on the Brands page, to which a link will be provided at the bottom of the block.

Brands section (central part of the page)

  • Show brands section on category pages: If enabled, the Brands section is displayed on the store’s category pages. Not if disabled.

  • Show brands section on Front page: If enabled, the Brands section is displayed on the store’s Home page. Not if disabled.

  • Number of items in the Brands section (central part of the page): Set the maximum number of brands that can be displayed in the Brands section on the storefront. Brands over this number will be visible on the Brands page, to which a link will be provided at the bottom of the section.

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