ACSD-49706: Default value saved for visual swatch attribute when no value is selected

The ACSD-49706 patch fixes the issue where a default value is saved for a visual swatch attribute when no value is selected. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.29 is installed. The patch ID is ACSD-49706. Please note that the issue is scheduled to be fixed in Adobe Commerce 2.4.7.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.5-p1

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.7 - 2.4.6
The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


A default value is saved for a visual swatch attribute when no value is selected.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Go to Stores > Attributes > Product.

  2. Click Add New Attribute.

  3. Fill in the fields.

    • For example, choose input type Visual Swatch, and add multiple options (such as Red, Green). Make sure to choose one of these options as default.
    • Click Save Attribute.
  4. Go to Stores > Attributes > Attribute Set.

  5. Edit the Default attribute set.

  6. Move New Attribute from the column Unassigned Attributes to the Product Details folder in the middle column.

    • Click Save.
  7. Create a new product using the Default attribute set.

    • Leave the New Attribute empty and save it.
  8. Once saved, a value appears in New Attribute.

Expected results:

No value is assigned to New Attribute by default.

Actual results:

A default value is applied to the attribute upon saving a product.

Apply the patch

To apply individual patches, use the following links depending on your deployment method:

To learn more about Quality Patches Tool, refer to:

For info about other patches available in QPT, refer to Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches in the Quality Patches Tool guide.