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Configurable Product: Step 5 - Manage Shopping Cart Images

Overview

Managing Images for a Configurable Product The thumbnail in the shopping cart can be set to display the image from the Configurable product record (Parent Product Thumbnail), or the image from the associated product (Product Thumbnail Itself).  This setting is especially useful when you want to show the specific color of the item selected.  The configuration setting applies to all Configurable products in the store, or current view.

Parent Product Thumbnail in Shopping Cart
Parent Product Thumbnail in Shopping Cart

To configure the thumbnail images:

  1. From the Admin panel, select System > Configuration.
  2. In the Configuration panel on the left, under Sales, select Checkout.
  3. In the Shopping Cart section, set Configurable Product Image to one of the following:
    • Product Thumbnail Itself
    • Parent Product Thumbnail
  4. Click the Save Config button to save the setting.
Shopping Cart Image Configuration
System > Configuration: Sales – Shopping Cart