I am looking to update the short description when the user selects different items in the dropdown of a configurable product.
What I am struggling to wrap my head around is how I would get the short description.
So on the frontend I have the dropdown which has the attributes for example IDs 257-259, I then have products assigned to these attributes, which are then assigned to the configurable product.
From this ID and the Configurable product ID how would I go about getting the simple product short description and assign it in an array to the attribute ID?
I can get a list of the simple product IDs with the following:
$ids = Mage::getResourceSingleton('catalog/product_type_configurable')->getChildrenIds($_product->getId());
I am already extending
getJsonConfig in order to add some price variations to my page, I'd like to add the short description into the JS
spConfig - I can do the following to
'shortDescription' => $currentProduct->getShortDescription(),
But this is the parent product and not the simple one. I am looping through the options and I add the attribute ID and label to my array, but I don't know how to get X product with Y attribute that is from Z configurable.