Catalog
This module allows you to manage the products and manufacturers aspect of your website.
The Catalog module is how you will manage your products for your site. This module comes with many useful and robust features for management and organization, such as Categorization for Products, Manufacturers for Products, etc. This module will also allow you to keep track of your current stock and any orders placed on your site.

Categories/Products

Categories Table

The Categories Members page will present a list of all categories for you website. The ordering of the categories is customizable and can be changed at any time. There are also actions for each row of a Category to allow you to perform such tasks as activating/deactivating the category, viewing products within the category, editing settings for the category and deleting the category.
The following columns are available on the Categories/Products page:
    Categories
    Count
    Subcategories
    Store

Categories Table Actions

Add New Category
This button will create a new Category. For more information, see Creating/Editing Categories.
Search
This button will allow you to search through your Categories. You can search by All, Featured Only or New Only.

Per Categories Actions

Active/Inactive
View Products
Edit Category Settings
Delete Category

Edit Categories Settings

Settings
Description
Images
URL's
SEO
Misc
Field
Description
Store
Choose store to be associated with this category (You can create Stores in Manage Catalog-> Stores)
Inherit Parent Store
Inherit associated store from parent category
Parent Category
Make this category a sub-category of another
Is Active
Set whether this category is available for use
Name
Name of Category
Title
Text that appears in the tab on your browser
Header
This is the text that will appear as the main heading of the page
Price Adjustment
Amount to adjust prices. You may set this as an Amount, in a Percentage
Inherit Product Images as Category Box Image
Sets whether product images are inherited from parent category
This is the area you will create or edit the description for this category
Select files button and navigating your file system to the image you want to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box area.
Here you can upload one or more images by either clicking the Select files button and navigating through your computer's file system and selecting the image you wish to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box.
Once and image is uploaded you can Deactivate, Display as Box Image, Display as Banner or Delete it.
Sets the URL for the category. This setting is usually configured by developers.
This section contains information seen by search engines such as Google or Bing.
Field
Description
Secondary Description
An alternate description for this category
Icon
Allows you to set a Font Awesome Icon for this Category
Is Inherited Store
TBD

Manufacturers/Products

Manufacturers Table

The following columns are available on the Manufacturers/Products page:
    Name
You can toggle sorting manufacturers by alphabet and reverse-alphabet order by clicking Name

Manufacturers Table Actions

Search
Clicking this button will allow you to search Manufacturers by name
Add New Manufacturer
Clicking this button will take you to the Add Manufacturer page, see Edit Manufacturer Settings

Per Manufacturers Actions

View Products
TBD
Edit Manufacturer
Clicking this button will take you to the Edit Manufacturer page, see Edit Manufacturer Settings
Delete Manufacturer
clicking this button will delete the associated Manufacturer

Edit Manufacturers Settings

Settings
Description
Images
Meta Tags
Misc
Field
Description
Name
This is the text that will appear in the site map and other links to this page.
Title
This is the text found in the browser's title bar.
Route
This is the URL for the Manufacturer.
This tab has a single text box where you can provide the description for the associated Manufacturer.
Select files button and navigating your file system to the image you want to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box area.
Here you can upload one or more images by either clicking the Select files button and navigating through your computer's file system and selecting the image you wish to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box.​
Once and image is uploaded you can Deactivate, Display as Box Image, Display as Banner or Delete it.
The settings in this tab are for Search Engine Optimization
Field
Description
Description
Manufacturer description for SEO
Keywords
Keywords for SEO
Field
Description
Normalized Name
TBD
Is Featured
Sets whether this Manufacturer is Featured or not

Add New Product

Basic Information
Description
Images
Availability
Price
Field
Description
Name
This is the text that will appear in the site map and other links to this page.
Title
This is the text found in the browser's title bar.
Header
This is the text that will appear as the main heading of the page.
Style/Product Number
Set the Style/Product number here.
Is Featured
Sets whether this product is Featured or not.
Is New
Sets whether this product is listed as New or not.
Manufacturer
Choose from existing manufacturers to associate this product with.
Field
Description
Primary Description
Description field with rich text editing.
Secondary Description
Alternate description without rich text editing.
The settings in this tab are available when editing after the product is created.
Select files button and navigating your file system to the image you want to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box area.
Here you can upload one or more images by either clicking the Select files button and navigating through your computer's file system and selecting the image you wish to upload, or by dragging and dropping the image on the gray box.​​
Once and image is uploaded you can Deactivate, Display as Box Image, Display as Banner or Delete it.
Field
Description
Is Available
Sets whether this product is available or not.
Available Date
Sets when this product will become available.
Expiration Date
Sets when this product expires and becomes unavailable.
TBD
Attributes
Categories
Related Products
URL's
SEO
    Product Attributes
This box contains the attributes applied to this product. Attributes can have many values, for instance you may have a Size Attribute that may have many values such as Small, Medium, Large etc.
    Available Attributes
This box contains attributes that are not currently applied to this product. Usually these attributes are specific to this product, although you can create Global Attributes that are available to all products.
    Add/Edit Custom Attribute
Clicking this button will allow you to create/edit a custom attribute for this product
    Name
Name of attribute - Size, or Color for instance.
    Delete All
Delete all values for this attribute
    Value
An aspect of this attribute - For instance if the Attribute is titled Color you may have many separate values for each Color you provide of this product.
    Alias
Optionally, you may add and Alias to a value. This assists in search results, where you may have many Values for and attribute that are similar. For instance, if you have many Values that are shades of a color (Navy, Light Blue, Ocean Blue) you might set "Blue" as an Alias for all those Values - As a result, when you search for "Blue" all the colors you have given the Alias "Blue" will show.
    Price Offset
This offsets the base price of the product. For instance, if this Attribute Value makes your product more expensive than the base product, you may want to offset the cost to accommodate.
    Weight
This offsets the base weight of the product. For instance, if this Attribute Value makes your product heavier or lighter than the base product, you may want to offset the weight to accommodate for shipping.
    Active
Sets whether this Attribute Value is active or inactive
    >> And <<
Clicking these buttons will move the selected attribute to and from the Product Attributes and Available Attributes areas.
    Show Individual Skus
Individual Skus are not shown by default. Clicking this button presents all Skus for this product. You can then filter what Skus are shown by Attribute Values.
Once presented you will see table of information generated from the applied Attribute(s): Attribute(s), Inventory count, Sku, Availability Toggle, Weight and Price offset.
(If more than one Attribute is applied to a product, there will be a Sku generated for each combination of all possible Attributes and their Values, e.g. You have an Attribute for Colors, and a separate Attribute for Size - Each Value in Colors will have a Sku generated for every Value in the Size Attribute)
On this tab you can assign a one or more category to this product. (To select more than one category, hold Ctrl and click the selected categories)
If you have many categories, you can search for a specific category via the search bar.
In this tab you can search your library of products and
them to the Related Products List.
In this section, you can set URL routes for the product which will affect how the product appears in the address bar. For example, to get to your product, you could type 'mydomain.com/my-product' to reach the product if you set the Route to be /my-product.
Setting the Primary URL will force that Route to be the most relevant in searches.
Prepending Parent Category Routes will add the product category name to the route. For example, the route would then become 'mydomain.com/my-category/my-product'.
This tab will allow you to set the Search Engine Optimization for your product.
The description will contain the basic information about your product, while the keywords will affect Search Results for Search Engines (such as Google or Bing).
Tags
Shipping
Taxes
Misc
Remove Tabs
Adding keyword tags to your product will make it easier to be found with internal searches on your site. This does not affect your SEO for the product.
This section allows you to set additional shipping information for the product.
Field
Description
Additional Shipping Cost
Adds to the total shipping cost for this item
Weight
Lists the weight for the product (lbs)
Free Shipping
Determines whether this product is eligible for free shipping
TBD
Field
Description
Notes
Notes for you regarding the product
Gender Specific
Determines whether the product is gender specific
Is Limited Stock
Determines whether there is a limited supply of the product
Total Sold Offset
TBD
Total Products Ordered Offset
TBD
Clicking this tab will hide the other tabs from the top of the screen. Clicking
at the top right of the screen, will cause the tabs to appear again.

Manage Orders

Manage Orders Table

    Order Number
    Store
    Company
    Customer Last Name
    Customer First Name
    Status
    Date
    Units
    Amount

Manage Orders Table Actions

    Search

Per Manage Orders Actions

TODO

Edit Manage Orders Settings

TODO

Manage Catalog

TODO

Customize Order Status

On this page you can create and edit the sequence of status' an order goes through. Individual status can be edited with custom icons and titles (i.e. a Truck icon with the Shipping title suggests a state where the order is in transit to be delivered) You can drag and drop status' to rearrange their sequence.
Sub Status Items are states that are not in the normal life-cycle of an order. i.e. If an order is cancelled, that is not a normal part of the order life-cycle of Processing->Shipped->Delivered that is more consistent.
Charge Step
You may select one order status as the Charge Step. This step is where the customer will be charged for their order.
Void Step
You can set one Sub-Status Item as the Void Step. The Void Step is where the order will be voided.

Order E-Mail Templates

You can create e-mail templates to be sent out at various stages of the order process. In this section, you can name and customize the look/feel of the template.

Price Groups

Promo Codes

Tax Groups

Attributes

Manufacturers

Stores

CSV Import

SA2 Import

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