You can manage tax based on different states and countries.
To add a new Tax:
Go to shopping cart and click on “Manage Tax”
Click on “Add Tax”
Enter the “Title”. It could be anything
Enter the “Tax Description”. e.g. Tax for California
Select the Country to which you want to apply this tax, e.g. United States
Select the State, e.g. California
Set the “status” as active
Set the “Amount” as per your wish. This could be in Percentage or Amount. (Note: Amount means a flat tax will apply, e.g. $10, so this $10 will be charged to the customer, no matter how much amount of products he/she purchases)
Click on Submit
How to delete a tax ?
Go to shopping cart and click on “Manage Tax”
Simply click on “Delete” to delete that tax system
You can also set the status as “Inactive”, instead of deleting the tax system
Bulk upload is very useful if you want to add several products to your store. So instead of manually adding each product, just fill out the CSV and upload it.
Click on “Shopping cart” and then on “Bulk Upload”
Click on “sample CSV file” to download a sample CSV file.
Prepare the new CSV by looking at the sample CSV. Click on “Browse” and select the new CSV and click on “Submit”
To know about various fields used in the CSV, click on CSV file field description guide. You will get a detailed explanation of all the columns used in CSV file. Below is a detailed explanation of each fields which are used in CSV file.
Post Title: This is the title of the product. It’s a mandatory field and it should not be left as blank. It must be in first column only.
Post Content: This is the product description. This should be in second column and can also be left as blank.
Post Category: This is products category. It should always be in third column and if its left as blank, then all products will be inserted in “Uncategorized” category. Note: Column Position of above three fields should not be changed. And for below product fields, you can change the column position, but don’t change column’s name.
digital_product: If you want to insert a digital product, then you’ll need to first setup its path from wp-admin > Shopping cart > General settings > Product Settings > Digital Product Path. In this column, just enter the filename of the product. E.g. icons.zip
price: The price of this product
spPrdLstDate: This is the last date of special products price
specialprice: This is products special price. Its also known as sale price or discounted price.
model: Products model number
size_chart: This is products size chart. It can be image URL or basic HTML code.
is_free_shipping: If you have physical product and want to set shipping as free, then set it to “1” else “0”.
weight: This is products weight. Just enter the weight amount. You can set weight unit from wp-admin > Shopping cart > General settings > Shopping cart > Default Weight Unit. E.g. if products weight is 10 lbs, then just enter 10
Istaxable: If you want to apply tax for this product, then write “1”, else write “0”.
sizetitle, colortitle, att3title, att4title, att5title: These are product attribute titles. You can write any attribute here e.g. size, shape, brand, type, etc.
size, color, attribute3, attribute4, attribute5: These are product attribute values. Multiple values should be comma separated and price should be entered in brackets e.g. Red(-2), black(+2), Blue(+1).
size_stock, color_stock, attribute3_stock, attribute4_stock, attribute5_stock: You can manage stock for each and every attributes from here. E.g. for these product attributes: Red(-2), black(+2), Blue(+1), you can enter stock as10,15,50
is_check_outofstock: If you want to enable stock management for your product, then write “1” to enable stock management and “0” to disable.
Initstock: If you have enabled stock management, then you can write the initial stock (starting stock) value here. “0” means out of stock and if you leave it as blank, then it will consider it as unlimited stock.
minstock: If you want to set minimum stock alert, then set its limit here. E.g. 5. You’ll receive an Email, if the product stock reaches 5 or less than 5.
isshowstock: To show stock details in “Product detail” page.
productimage: Filename of the products image should be inserted in this field. E.g. tie_01.jpg. If you want to insert more than one product, then you have to insert the column with same title, which would be “productimage”, then just enter its filename e.g. tie_02.jpg. So only enter the name of the image file and not its full URL. Finally upload the CSV and then you’ll be presented URL where you’ll need to upload the images. Use an FTP client like FileZilla to upload the images at that path.
Enter the coupon code, e.g. getspecial, megadiscount, etc (You can create any coupon code as per your wish)
Check mark either Percentage or Amount. Select Percentage if you wish to give discount based on Percentage e.g. if the total amount of the transaction is 100 then discount will be 20 and buyer will pay 80 or you can directly set the amount e.g. 10, so now he will be given flat discount of 10.
Click on “Shopping cart” and then on “Manage Shipping”
Select the shipping option which you wish to apply to all the products and click on “Submit”
In this example, we have selected as “Free shipping”. This is a global setting and will apply to all the products.
How to insert shipping system based on country or state?
You can set various types of shipping options from Shopping cart > Manage Shipping. Select the shipping method from here. Below is a detailed explanation:
Flat rate shipping: This shipping method will apply a flat rate on your products. You can even set different shipping prices for different locations/states/countries. To configure flat rate shipping, click on “Settings” and then click on “Add New”. Now enter the amount, range, country and state and finally click on Submit button. Range means the product price range to which you want to apply the shipping. E.g. 10 > 20. Now any products which comes in between this price range will be applied flat rate shipping.
Free shipping: As the name suggests, this shipping method will apply free shipping on all products.
Price based shipping: This shipping option also works like Flat rate shipping only. You can set different shipping prices for different locations/states/countries. To configure, click on “Settings” and then click on “Add New”. Now enter the amount, range, country and state and finally click on Submit button.
Weight based shipping: If you want to apply shipping based on weight of the product, then select this shipping option. But ensure that you enter weight of all the products while adding them. There is a field for “Weight”, while adding products. Don’t forget to enter weight of the product there, or else shipping will not be applied.
New to Ecommerce framework or WordPress ? Don’t worry, here’s a complete getting started guide.
To get started, you need:
A self hosted WordPress installation
Web host that supports WordPress Ecommerce framework’s needs
A copy of framework and child theme (Download them from Member’s area)
WordPress 3.0 or higher
MySQL 5 or higher
PHP 5 or higher
cURL library support with SSL (compiled into to PHP)
GD 2 library support
Session and memcache support
Please ensure that your webhost meets these requirements.
How to install a theme:
There are two methods to install. By using a FTP client or by using the upload feature in the WordPress dashboard. In order to use this framework, you will also need the child theme (typically the theme you’ve chosen or purchased).
You will need to install Ecommerce framework and Child theme, both
Installing Through the WordPress Dashboard:
Download Ecommerce Framework and the purchased child theme.
Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes > Install themes
Click on Upload and select the framework zip file from your computer
Click on Install Now button
Go back to the themes install page, click on Upload and select the child theme zip file from your computer
Click on Install Now Button
After a successful installation, click on “Activate” to activate your child theme.
Note: You do not need to activate the Framework.
Installing Through an FTP client:
Download the Ecommerce Framework and the purchased child theme
Unzip your Framework and child theme to your local drive (Hard drive). To unzip you can use a freeware utility like 7-Zip.
Log on to your server through an FTP client like FileZilla
Now navigate to wp-content/themes and upload both Framework and Child Theme folders. They should not be zip files but unzipped folders.
Log in to your WordPress dashboard, and go to Appearance > Themes and activate the child theme only. You do not need to activate the framework.
Child theme is now activated and you’ll be able to see the “Shopping Cart” menu added to the left hand side. There are various options in this menu. Click on the small arrow to expand this menu.
Now you are ready to start adding your products.
Please note that these options and feature is not for the market theme users as market theme is having a new framework. Managing users option is given in the WP-admin-> Users-> Add/Edit a user section.
Login to WordPress Admin and go to Shopping Cart > Manage Users. From here, you can view all details related to users.
User ID: Displays the user ID
Email: Displays the Email address of the user
Registration: The date on which the user signed up
Orders: Displays the total orders from a particular user
View Details: Displays the user information and shipping address
In WordPress administration, on the left side, go to Shopping Cart > Manage Orders
Searching through Order Number: Click on “order number” to enter a order number and search for its details
Searching through Payment type: If you want to search through a particular payment type, then select it and click on search
Searching through Order status: Select the order status which you want to search and click on Search
Listing all orders: Click on “List All Orders” to list all the orders
Knowing the order details: Click on the order number to know about the order details like when is the product ordered, user information, shipping address, payment information, product name, image, quantity, price, tax, etc.
How to change the order status:
Click Shopping Cart > Manage Orders
Now click on the Order Number
Scroll down and select the order status and click on Update. You can also add comments in the comments field.