Understanding option types
Here are the definitions of certain terms that you will find in the app:
Checkbox is an input type that allows a client to select one or more options. It shows up as a square box that is supposed to be ticked/checked to be activated. It’s possible to specify the min/max selection limit for that type of option.
Radio button is an input type that allows for selecting only one option value at a time. It renders as small circles that are filled or highlighted when selected. Please note that it’s impossible to unselect a radio button, it’s only possible to switch between the values.
Dropdown is an expanding menu that allows a client to select one value from a predefined list.
Swatch is an input type that allows you to add samples of options you offer as a palette of colors or images. When a customer selects the swatch, it is outlined as the current selection.
Multi-select swatch is a palette of colors or images that allows for selecting several option values at the same time. It’s possible to specify a min/max selection limit for that option.
Button is a graphic/text box, i.e it’s an outlined area with the option value title inside. A customer should click it to select an option value. This input type allows selecting only one value at a time.
Multi-select buttons are graphic/text boxes (see Button) that allow for selecting several option values at a time. It’s possible to specify a min/max selection limit for that option.
Text box shows up as a section on a page that allows a user to enter a text. This input type is used for one-line text only.
Multi-line text box is a section on a page that allows a user to enter multi-line text.
Number field is a section that allows a client to enter numbers only.
Date picker adds a calendar interface to a product page and allows a client to select a particular day. With that input type, you may limit the available date ranges.
File upload is an input type that allows a client to upload images, text, or audio files.