Not always for the configurable products require visualization, sometimes it is enough just text or images to describe the resulting specification. Also, in the case of a decision support system that generates the necessary product or set of products from the catalog for the client based on personal data, the entire visualization consists of a table with product names and prices.
This type of visualization is suitable for products that do not require visual viewing - complex technical products, rolled metal, calculation of transport services, calculation of necessary equipment according to specified parameters
Diagram of how configurators work with basic visualization
Step - by-step-filling
Step - by-step-filling in the client's personal data is performed in steps (the number and composition of steps depends on the subject area), after completing the last step, the result is output
Simultaneous-filling in personal data is performed on a single page, the blocks are interconnected and change according to the selected parameters
It is possible to calculate both based on the internal data of the Configurator, and requests to external services, use a third-party API (for example, Google Maps), connect the result to the online store's shopping cart, save it as a CRM system item, and so on.
The Configurator can be embedded in the page body of Your site, or it can be located on a separate domain.