Shopware Plugina

Left Sidebar for Shopware 6

Left Sidebar for Shopware 6

 
 

Context

The left sidebar of the shop pages of the standard-themes mainly contains only the menu. But as it is excellently positioned and falls into the focus field of the user perspective, it is designated for direct communication of important messages for branding or advertisement.

 

 
 

Purpose

In the left sidebar, communication means should be inserted, to present such messages and to enable direct interaction.

 

 
 

The Plugin

Title Left Sidebar

Technical Name NLXYLeftSidebar

Available in the Shopware-Community-Store goto Shop┬╗

 

 
 

Description

Up to 5 image boxes can be placed in the left sidebar area of the page, for example to reference some external partner, specific services or awards, to encourage trust or to advertise.

This plugin optimizes the appearance of the left sidebar, in the left area of the screen with :

  • Up to 5 boxes to be inserted into the sidebar for branding for other purposes.
  • Each box can be set up with image, text, link and a flag to set if the link should opened in a new window/tab.

The appearance of the left sidebar does take effect on following pages:

  • Account pages, as soon as the user is logged in
  • Category pages, where layout "Category page with sidebar" has been assigned
 

 
 

Setup
  • In the shopware backend, load the plugin from the plugin manager from the Shopware-Community-Store.
  • Activate the plugin.
  • Done.

 

 
 

Usage

This plugin enables you to set the following options:

Logo 1

Select a logo from the media-files or upload it.

Link target URL of Logo 1

Enter a valid URL (unified resource locator) for the link triggered by click on the logo 1.

Text of Logo 1

Enter a text string to be shown when the mouse hovers over the logo 1.

Open the URL 1 in a new Window/Tab

Set this flag, if URL 1 should be opened in a new window or tab.

Link-Security of Logo 1

Select property for Link security: "Noopener" oder "Noreferrer". For security reasons, both will create a new system process for the window the link is to be shown in. "Noreferrer" will prevent send a Referrer-header in the link request.

Link-Frame of Logo 1

Set "on", if a frame in the theme's default frame color with a with of 1px should be shown.

Logo 2

Select a logo from the media-files or upload it.

Link target URL of Logo 2

Enter a valid URL (unified resource locator) for the link triggered by click on the logo 2.

Text of Logo 2

Enter a text string to be shown when the mouse hovers over the logo 2.

Open the URL 2 in a new Window/Tab

Set this flag, if URL 2 should be opened in a new window or tab.

Link-Security of Logo 2

Select property for Link security: "Noopener" oder "Noreferrer". For security reasons, both will create a new system process for the window the link is to be shown in. "Noreferrer" will prevent send a Referrer-header in the link request.

Link-Frame of Logo 2

Set "on", if a frame in the theme's default frame color with a with of 1px should be shown.

Logo 3

Select a logo from the media-files or upload it.

Link target URL of Logo 3

Enter a valid URL (unified resource locator) for the link triggered by click on the logo 3.

Text of Logo 3

Enter a text string to be shown when the mouse hovers over the logo 3.

Open the URL 3 in a new Window/Tab

Set this flag, if URL 3 should be opened in a new window or tab.

Link-Security of Logo 3

Select property for Link security: "Noopener" oder "Noreferrer". For security reasons, both will create a new system process for the window the link is to be shown in. "Noreferrer" will prevent send a Referrer-header in the link request.

Link-Frame of Logo 3

Set "on", if a frame in the theme's default frame color with a with of 1px should be shown.

Logo 4

Select a logo from the media-files or upload it.

Link target URL of Logo 4

Enter a valid URL (unified resource locator) for the link triggered by click on the logo 4.

Text of Logo 4

Enter a text string to be shown when the mouse hovers over the logo 4.

Open the URL 4 in a new Window/Tab

Set this flag, if URL 4 should be opened in a new window or tab.

Link-Security of Logo 4

Select property for Link security: "Noopener" oder "Noreferrer". For security reasons, both will create a new system process for the window the link is to be shown in. "Noreferrer" will prevent send a Referrer-header in the link request.

Link-Frame of Logo 4

Set "on", if a frame in the theme's default frame color with a with of 1px should be shown.

Logo 5

Select a logo from the media-files or upload it.

Link target URL of Logo 5

Enter a valid URL (unified resource locator) for the link triggered by click on the logo 5.

Text of Logo 5

Enter a text string to be shown when the mouse hovers over the logo 5.

Open the URL 5 in a new Window/Tab

Set this flag, if URL 5 should be opened in a new window or tab.

Link-Security of Logo 5

Select property for Link security: "Noopener" oder "Noreferrer". For security reasons, both will create a new system process for the window the link is to be shown in. "Noreferrer" will prevent send a Referrer-header in the link request.

Link-Frame of Logo 5

Set "on", if a frame in the theme's default frame color with a with of 1px should be shown.

Media-Base-URL

Optional. Should only be set, if for example the shop is operated in a sub-directory or as multi-shop, and the Media-file of the main shop should be used in the subshops as well. The path should point from the host to the media directory of Shopware. If this one is directly below the main directory, you should only specify a "/" here. Otherwise if a subdirectory, the form "/subdirectoryname/" should be used. The trailing and ending "/"-Character are to be noted as mandatory.


 

 
 

Extension

Coming soon.

 

 
 

Example

 

 
 

Compare yourself: The demo-shop with the original settings and with activated Plugin "Left Sidebar"