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 Adding Your License

To add your license key in eCommerce Suite, just click on Settings > View License.  You can then copy and paste your key to unlock your eCommerce installation. When adding license keys, there is no need to reinstall any file as it unlocks all...


 Folder Path Errors on Saving

If you get errors on saving the Settings page such as: Download File Path - Invalid Directory PathSupport Attachment Folder Path - Invalid Directory PathUpload Products Folder Path - Invalid Directory Path Make sure the following paths are valid...


 Global Settings

The Global Settings Page controls most of the global aspects of your eCommerce system.  From here, you can set the different settings for the admin area, store area, security and image settings, as well as backup and automation.   It is...


 Managing Currencies

eCommerce Suite supports currency conversion so that your customers can view currency equivalents when purchasing from your store.  You can set your default currency to use on your site by going to Localization > Currencies. Click on Set...


 Managing Shipping Options

The shipping modules allow you to charge different options for shipping and handling methods in your eCommerce system.  These options can first be enabled in Localization > Shipping. There are currently a number of shipping options available:...


 Managing Store Addresses

The store addresses section lists down any of your company’s addresses or locations. You can edit your default address under Settings > Store Addresses. In this section, it will list down your different site addresses, as well as the phone and...


 Managing System Updates

If you want to run a system update, or check the version that you are currently running, you can click on Settings > System Utilities > Manage System Updates. This section allows you to run updates by either uploading it via this page or...


 Measurements

Measurements is just a section that maps the conversion rates for each measurement value. By default, eCommerce Suite uses inches and pounds for length and weight parameters respectively and will convert to other measurements based on the...


 Securing Your eCommerce Installation

You can secure your eCommerce installation more by doing the following: Change Admin Login URL By default, eCommerce Suite already generates a random admin login URL for security.  It looks like the following:...


 Setting Your Default Currency

To set your default currency, follow these steps: Click on Localization > Currencies The Currencies page will list the current currencies in the system To set a currency, click on the Set Default button for the currency that you want.


 Viewing System Logs

The System Logs page will show you the different transactions that your eCommerce site has executed. This can vary from account logins, to sales generated to cron tasks run.  You can view your system logs by clicking on Settings > System...


 What is a Cron Job?

A CRON job, also known as a scheduled task, is a process that your web server/computer runs at preset intervals.  This operation usually does things such as process management tasks, update data, or do backup at the preset time that it is...


 What is Localization?

The Localization options for eCommerce Suite allow you to set various options for your regional requirements.  Things such as taxes, zones, language and shipping.  You can also set the currencies you want to use for your site.


 Managing Countries

You can enable and disable certain countries in your signup forms by clicking on Taxes and Zones > Countries. If you want to only signup and sell to specific countries, you can do that here. When you disable a country, it will not be show on...


 Site Settings

This tab will set the following options for your web site:General Settings Your web site name, email, and phone number Select the default site address Select the default language for your site Enter a short description for your website that...


 What is a Payment Gateway?

Payment Gateways allow you to accept specific types of payments on your online store.  These can include credit card payments, check payments, or Paypal. Your eCommerce store supports 3 types of payments: Onsite Payments These payments are...


 Managing Regional Zones

Regional Zones allow you to specify areas or “zones” where you can set specific tax rates.  Each zone can be set to have specific states or countries that you can use Managing Regional Zones To add and update regional zones, click on Localization...


 Store Settings

This tab sets the options for your eCommerce shopping cart and order management. Products Enable / Disable the eCommerce Store and Shopping Cart Set the Default Weight Type (pounds vs kilograms) Set the default discount group for...


 Updating Currency Symbols

To update currency symbols, you can click on Localization > Currencies and click on the Edit icon for the currency that you want to update. You can edit the following fields to reflect how you want your amounts to show: Currency Name Value...


 Managing Tax Rates

Tax Rates are the rates you want to charge for taxes.  You can set different tax rates specifically for sales tax, and if you want to charge a tax for shipping, you can as well.  Each tax rate is assigned to a zone, one in which you have specified...


 What Tasks Does the Cron Job Run?

The Cron Job runs the following tasks: Auto Approve Commissions Auto Close Support Tickets Backup Database Backup Files Cancel Expired Subscriptions Cancel Unpaid Invoices Generate Invoices Generate Payments Generate Rewards Optimize...


 Disabling Specific Cron Job Tasks

To disable specific cron tasks, you can do so by clicking on Settings > Automation Tab > Cron Tab.  Scroll to the bottom and click on each task to disable.


 Managing Tax Classes

Tax classes are assigned to each product that you want to sell.  For each tax class, you can assign different tax rates by zone, so when a customer purchases from your store, the tax calculated for that product can be set for the region the...


 Marketing Settings

This tab sets the configuration for your affiliate marketing, rewards, and network marketing options Affiliate Settings Enable / Disable the affiliate marketing system Set new account registrations as affiliates automatically Set...


 Media Settings

Images Set the photo types and size that are allowed as well as enable thumbnails on products as you need in your eCommerce software             Uploads Allow User Uploads – if you want users to upload their photos manually in the...


 Email Settings

Email Settings Default Email Contact – Set the email address to where emails are sent after a contact fills in the contact us form Set the mailer type and SMTP options for your site             Mass Mail Set the default...


 Security Settings

Security Settings Restrict Admin Area To Specific IP Addresses – If you want to restrict the admin area to a specific IP address, you can set this option.  * If you set this, you need to make sure the IP is correct as this can lock you...


 Support Settings

Help Desk Enable Support Tickets Support URL Redirect – If you want to use a different help desk, you can set the URL for it here Enable Support File Attachments – Allow members to upload support file attachments Set the support...


 System Settings

System Settings Enable Language Selector – if you have enabled multiple languages for your eCommerce site, you can enable this option so the user can select the language on your site Set Default Timezone and DST options Set CURL...


 Automation Settings

API Access If you want to use the API, you can click on the Generate API Keys button to generate new keys API Restrict to IP Addresses – Restrict API access to specific IP Addresses             CRON Job Cron Transaction Log...