Basic components
Product Highlights

The Product Highlights app provides blocks to display highlight badges on products according to the collection or promotion they are linked to.

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In the image above, the product has a Top Seller highlight.


Step 1 - Adding the Product Highlights app to your theme's dependencies

In your theme's manifest.json file, add the Product Highlights app as a dependency:

"dependencies": { + "vtex.product-highlights": "2.x" }

Now, you can use all the blocks exported by the product-highlights app. Check out the full list below:

Block nameDescription
product-highlightsParent block responsible for defining, according to its children blocks (product-highlight-text and product-highlight-wrapper) and props, how the Product Highlights component will be displayed.
product-highlight-textRenders a span HTML tag with the hightlight name. It also provides data attributes and CSS handles for style customizations.
product-highlight-wrapperIf you need to render other blocks along side with the highlight name, you may use this block. It renders a div HTML tag and its children blocks (if any).

Step 2 - Adding the Product Highlights' blocks to your theme's templates

According to your desire, copy one of the examples stated below and paste it in your theme's desired template, making the necessary changes. Remember to add the product-highlights block to the template's block list if needed.

  • Simple example:
{ "vtex.product-highlights@2.x:product-highlights": { "children": ["product-highlight-text"] }, "product-highlight-text": { "props": { "message": "{highlightName}" } } }
  • Example using the link prop:
{ "vtex.product-highlights@2.x:product-highlights": { "children": ["product-highlight-text"] }, "product-highlight-text": { "props": { "message": "{highlightName}", "link": "/collection/{highlightId}" } } }
  • Example using product-highlight-wrapper:
{ "vtex.product-highlights@2.x:product-highlights": { "children": ["product-highlight-wrapper"] }, "product-highlight-wrapper": { "children": [ "icon-star", // You can add anything inside a product-highlight-wrapper "product-highlight-text" ] }, "product-highlight-text": { "props": { "message": "{highlightName}" } } }
  • Example using the prop filter and the prop type:
{ "vtex.product-highlights@2.x:product-highlights": { "props": { "type": "teaser", "filter": { "type": "show", "highlightNames": ["10% Boleto"] } }, "children": ["product-highlight-text"] }, "product-highlight-text": { "props": { "message": "{highlightName}", "blockClass": "boleto" } } }

Notice that the Product Highlights' blocks need a Product context in order to work properly since they handle product data. Therefore, when declaring them, be sure that they are in a theme template or block in which this context is available, such as the store.product and product-summary.shelf.

product-highlights props

Prop nameTypeDescriptionDefault value
typeenumDesired type of product highlight to be displayed. Possible values are: collection, promotion, and teaser. collection highlights the product's collection therefore it must be be used in conjuction with the Collection Highlight feature. promotion and teaser should be used when the product is configured with a promotion with highlights, but notice the following: teaser must only be used when the promotion presents restrictions. promotion, in turn, when it does not. ⚠️Be aware that nominal promotions will only be displayed in the cart, not on the shelf or product page.collection
filterobjectDefines the highlights that should and should not be displayed by the block.undefined

Technically, collection maps to the property clusterHighlights; promotion to discountHighlights; and teaser to teasers.

  • filter object:
Prop nameTypeDescriptionDefault value
highlightNames[string]Array of highlight names to be hidden or shown (according to what is defined in the type property) by the product-highlights block.undefined
typeenumWhether the highlights names passed to the highlightNames prop should be displayed or hidden on the UI. Possible values are: hide (hides highlights declared in the highlightNames prop) or show (only shows the highlights declared in the highlightNames prop).undefined

product-highlight-text props

Prop nameTypeDescriptionDefault value
blockClassstringBlock ID of your choosing to be used in CSS customization.undefined
messagestringDefines the block's default text message to be rendered on the UI. You can also define which text message a block will render on the UI using the admin's Site Editor and the markers prop.undefined
markers[string]IDs of your choosing to identify the block's rendered text message and customize it using the admin's Site Editor. Learn how to use them accessing the documentation on Using the Markers prop to customize a block's message. Notice the following: a block's message can also be customized in the Store Theme source code using the message prop.[]
linkstringIf set, creates a link to the string passed. You can interpolate the variables: highlightText and highlightId. Example: /collection/{highlightId}.undefined

product-highlight-wrapper props

Prop nameTypeDescriptionDefault value
blockClassstringBlock ID of your choosing to be used in CSS customization.undefined

Step 3 - Editing the product-highlight-text's messages

The product-highlight-text uses the ICU Message Format, making it possible to fully edit the block's rendered text messages.

When using the message prop, you won't need to perform any advanced configurations: declare the prop directly in your Store Theme app, passing to it the desired text value to be rendered with the block.

The markers prop, in turn, requires you to perform an extra configuration in the admin's Site Editor to properly work. When using this prop, do not forget to check out the block's message variables (shown in the table below) and the Using the Markers prop to customize a block's message documentation.

Message variableTypeDescription
highlightNamestringHighlight name.


To apply CSS customization in this and other blocks, follow the instructions given in the recipe on Using CSS Handles for store customization.

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