TIPS & KNOWLEDGE BASE

E-COMMERCE SPECIALISTS SINCE 1996

Video: Automatic Drop Down Menus For Advanced Variants

This video tutorial will walk you through how to get your Miva advanced variants to automatically populate.


Giving your shopper lots of options is a great way to appeal to the widest audience. You can cater to all sorts of tastes and preferences with Miva’s advanced variants. But having a ton of options does start to get confusing on your site. With so many options, it may seem simplest to add them all as separate products. And while that may be simplest for you, it’s bound to confuse your shopper. 

It can be hard to keep items separate when the differences come down to sizing, colors, or other small details. This is especially true if the product photos are all similar or the same. Having too many choices can become overwhelming for your shopper. And it can become costly to keep your shoppers happy when they accidentally select the wrong options from your advanced variant menus. 

We do have a solution to help keep your shoppers happy, and your categories neat and tidy. While advanced variants may take a little more time and attention to set up initially, there is less maintenance, and less clutter. You also only need to add a fraction of the products, as several can be collated into one intuitive product!

After watching this video, go ahead and explore Miva’s powerful advanced variant abilities. You’ll find that you can start to really customize the presentation of your store, and please your shoppers. For help with your variants, or if you simply don’t feel like doing it yourself, contact us and we can help.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *