How To Use The Parent Product’s Image Gallery For Variations

When a customer selects product attributes on the product page (with WooThumbs installed), the image gallery changes to show the individual variation’s images only.

WooThumbs default variation gallery
Selected variation using WooThumbs default gallery

If you want to keep the parent product image gallery for variations instead, you can do so with WooThumbs for WooCommerce.

parent product image gallery
Selected variation using the parent product image gallery

To use the parent product image gallery for variations, take the following steps:

From your WordPress dashboard, go to WooCommerce > WooThumbs > Variations.

Choose one of the options listed under Use Gallery Images?

  • Yes
    Always use the parent product’s image gallery. This will be added after any images you add for the variation.
  • No
    WooThumbs will only display images assigned to the variation.
  • Only if variation has no gallery images
    WooThumbs will only add the parent product’s gallery images to the variation if the variation has none of its own images assigned.

Once you’re happy with your selection, click the blue Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.

WooThumbs for WooCommerce

Enable zoom, sliders, video, fullscreen, multiple images per variation, and customisable layout options for your product imagery.

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