Magento Variation Configurable Module
Believe many of web developers may experience the problem with the default Magento Variations options. It's been quite confusing for some of first-time customer to understand the price-range.
1. Special Prices
2. Tier Prices
3. Custom Options
4. Catalog Price Rules
5. Dynamic update of product image/description/name to match the matching associated products
The Problem with Default Variation Product on configurable products
1. Price at the default option you set as first time. No Price from Label whatsoever, quite confusing for people who don't know the system well.
2. The option variation price is based on the default price then do (plus and minus) the extra amount. Well, may it's not a best practice.
For Helping you get around this problem, Here is a quite user open-source module that may helps you called: Simple Configurable Products module from Organicinternet. github: https://github.com/organicinternet/magento-configurable-simple
Install with github
If you have experience with github, you can simply git clone it.
Install with Magneto Connect
You can install it using magento package control manager : magento connect.
If you using latest Magento, be aware to use the Magento Connect Version 2.0 to generate the extension key.
Problem: Magento Connection Error try again later
"magento Connection Error try again later." if you getting this error in Magento Connect Version 2.0, you need to remove the http:// part from default extension code :
Then install it!
After the installation, you will be able to see the SCP in the configuration part.
Problem: 404 error Page Not found.
If you getting 404 Error when you are trying to open the SCP tab, you need to do the following things.
1. Go to Index Manager =>Select all options and then re-index.
2. Go to Cache Manager => flush the cache.
Then you should be sweet to go!