Site Layout Print

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The site layout allows you to customize specific sections of your eCommerce site.

Global Layout
This tab sets some basic layout options for your site.

  • Site Name – The name of your eCommerce site
  • Default Meta Keywords – The default meta keywords for your Site
  • Default Meta Description – The default meta description for your site
  • Top Menu – The site menu to use for non-logged in users
  •  Logged in Top Menu – The site menu to use when users are logged into your site
  • Checkout Menu – The site menu to use on your checkout page during payment
  • Show Footer – Enable or Disable the footer content area
  • Show Search Form – Enable or disable the search form button on the top right of the site
  • Show Timed Modal Box – If you want to show a modal box on the home page with a custom message, enable this option
  • Delay Modal Box in Seconds – Delay the launch of the modal box on page load in seconds
  • Modal Cookie Expiration in Days – Once the modal box shows, don’t show it again until X number of days as set here
  • Message to Show in Modal – The message you want to show in your modal box



Home Page
This tab focuses on layout options for the home page

  • Home Page Layout – Select between different layout options for your home page. eCommerce Suite uses the following:
    • Default Template – The default template for the store
    • Store Grid – Show store items in grid format
    • Store List – Show store items in list format
    • Blog Grid – Show blog posts in grid format
    • Blog List – Show blog posts in list format
    • Site Builder – Use the WYSIWYG site building tool to build your home page
  • Auto Save Site Builder Pages – If the home page layout is set to Site Builder, you can enable this option when using it to save all your changes automatically.
  • Show Slideshows – Show slideshows on the home page
  • Number of Slideshows – Number of slideshows to show on the home page
  • Show Featured Products – Show featured products on the home page
  • Show Latest Products – Show the latest added products on the home page
  • Products Per Home Page – Products to show on the home page
  • Brands Per Home Page – Brand logos to show on the home page
  • Blog Posts Per Home Page – Blog posts to show on the home page


  • Products Per Store Page – Number of products to show on the store page
  • Store Item Layout – Show products in grid or list format
  • Store Sidebar – Show the sidebar on the left, right, or not at all
  • Enable Infinite Scroll – Enable infinite scroll for your site
  • Cross Sell Layout – If you cross sell items, show them either in list or grid format
  • Cart Layout – Select either a full or column style layout
  • Shopping Cart, Bag, or Basket – Use either cart, bag, or basket when showing the shopping cart text on your site
  • Enable Product Tag Cloud – Show the tag cloud for products
  • Enable Product Image Zoom – Allow users to zoom into your product photos for better detail


  • Blog Layout – On your blog page, use either grid or list style
  • Posts Per Page – The number of posts to show on your blog page
  • Enable Related Articles – Enable or disable related articles on each blog post
  • Sidebar
  • Enable Tag Cloud – Enable or disable the blog tag cloud on the sidebar
  • Enable Continue Reading Button – Enable the continue reading button on each blog post.  This initially shortens the post until the reader clicks on the Continue Reading button

Site Pages

  • Sidebar on Basic Pages – Show the sidebar on basic content pages


  • KB Articles Per Page – The number of knowledgebase articles to show in the KB
  • Knowledge Sidebar – Enable or disable the sidebar in the KB
  • Forum Posts Per Page – Forum posts to show on each forum page
  • Forum Sidebar – Enable or disable the sidebar on forum pages



  • Dashboard Template – Select the dashboard to show in the members area


  • Enable Social Logins – Enable social logins on your account login page
  • Enable Facebook Login – Enable the Facebook social login
    • Facebook ID
    • Facebook Secret
  • Enable Twitter Login – Enable the Twitter social login
    • Twitter ID
    • Twitter Secret
  • Enable Google Login – Enable the Google social login
    • Google ID
    • Google Secret

Contact Us

  • Show Phone Number – Show your site’s phone number on the contact page
  • Show Mailing Address – Show your default mailing address on the contact page
  • Show Social Icons – Show your social icons with links on the contact page
  • Show Map – Show a Google map with your location on the contact page
  • Show Locations – If you have multiple locations, you can enable this option to link back to the locations page that shows your different locations through Google maps.

Meta Data

  • Extra Header Data – Optional code to show in the header area
  • Extra Footer Data – Optional code to show in the footer area
  • Checkout Page Meta Data – Optional code to show in the checkout header area
  • Thank You Page Meta Data – Optional code to show in the thank you page

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