Product Swatches Light


Capture your customers by displaying your product variations beautifully. Performant output of properties in the archive view, no matter how many products and variations you have.


  • show swatches on product archives with respect the ordering
  • default activated caching of swatches to optimize the loading-time of your shop
  • choose color as attribute-type for your attributes and set one of 12 colors for your attributes
  • mouseover-event to change product-images and sales-badge on archive-listing to the touched color
  • update the swatches-cache manual on product or every hour automatically if something on a product has been changed
  • automatically updates the swatches-cache of single products if their stock changes
  • product-thumbs could be change on hover
  • provides some WP CLI commands to delete or update swatch-caches
  • migration of color-swatches from plugin “Variation Swatches for WooCommerce” from RadiusTheme

The development repository is on GitHub.


  • installed and activated WooCommerce-plugin


With Product Swatches for WooCommerce Pro you will get unlimited colors, more swatch types, swatches on the product detail and much more.

the Pro license includes:

  • more swatch types like button, two-color, image, multicolor (max. 4 different colors)
  • extends support for color-type for optional one or two colors on the same attribute
  • support for transparent colors on every color-type
  • swatches can optional displayed in frontend on: product detail, cart, checkout
  • decide which attribute-type should be visible as swatches on archive or detail
  • also decide to use product-thumbs on hover or click or not
  • and also in backend if you edit your products
  • decide if sales-badge should be visible or not on archive listing
  • change the update interval of your swatches
  • define which stock status should be considered for the output of swatches


  • Possible list view in frontend.
  • Settings on single color-attribute.
  • Listing of color-attributes in backend.
  • Settings for single color-attribute in backend.
  • General settings with Pro-version.
  • Detail-view of product with Pro-Version.


  1. Upload “product-swatches-light” to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.
  3. Configure your product attributes under Products > Attributes. Check the Quickstart.


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Contributors & Developers

“Product Swatches Light” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release


  • Add filter for HTML-codes used in backend
  • Updated styling for TwentyTwentyThree theme
  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.3


  • Fixed SVN issue


  • Changed text domain to match WordPress requirements
  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.4
  • Fixed uninstaller