Big Day Release: Prestashop Background Switcher

Jan 15, 201354Alex Simonchik
Big Day Release: Prestashop Background Switcher

Treat your customers with a possibility to change store design within a second. Prestashop Background Switcher module allows visitors to choose a background image and set it with a simple click. It makes your store style visually appealing for every single customer. Optimized and enhanced browsing experience will be appreciated and sales will increase.

Key features:

  • Tab with alternative backgrounds
  • Easy to upload background images in the back-office
  • Instant background installation
  • Adding the unlimited number of images
  • Setting backgrounds for catalog and product pages

What else?

No doubt your Prestashop store design is great. However, tastes differ and it’s hardly possible to satisfy everyone. Background Switcher module solves the problem: visitors will customize your store style themselves as easy as one click! In addition, admin can set own backgrounds for catalog and product pages.

After the module installation, a cute label appears on the left side of the store pages. The user clicks it to open the patterns tab with background thumbnails, chooses the one and it is set instantly. Site design is now all new and lovely for this customer.

In the demo back-office, navigate to Modules –> Front Office Features –> Background Switcher -> Configure.

Module configuration

Select the tick to enable the switcher. In the Available patterns area, view the uploaded patterns thumbnails. To delete patterns, select the respective checkboxes.

In the New pattern area, upload the pattern.

To set the background image for the product page, go to

Catalog -> Products -> Edit (edited_product_name).

Product page background

In the left column, proceed to the BelVG Background pages tab. In the tab you can view the current pattern for this product page. To upload a new pattern, click Select and choose the respective image. Save the selection.

To set the background image for the catalog page, go to

Catalog -> Categories -> Edit (edited_catedory_name).

Catalog page background

In the Image area, upload the pattern. Save the page.

There is no Background Switcher label on the pages with the patterns, pre-selected in the back-office. Users cannot use the switcher on these pages.

Background Switcher label appears on the front end.

Background Switcher label

The user clicks it to open the tab:

Patterns tab

The user selects the thumbnail to set the respective background:

The user clicks the pattern and it is installed instantly

The user customizes the site style


Visit the demo page or read the user guide to see how the Background Switcher works.

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