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Using the Preferences Manager

In Quick Shopping Cart®, use the Preferences Manager to make changes to your storefront elements. Changes take effect after you publish your store. Changes to your Store Preferences are optional.

To Change Your Store Preferences

  1. Log in to your GoWebsite account.
  2. Click Quick Shopping Cart.
  3. In the Quick Shopping Cart list, click Manage next to the Quick Shopping Cart account you want to modify.
  4. From the Set Up menu, in the Business Information section, click Store Preferences.
  5. Select each tab that you would like to modify.

To Update General Preferences

  1. In the Display section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Show Powered-By-Quick-Shopping-Cart Badge — Displays the Powered-By-Quick-Shopping-Cart Badge as dark for a light background or light for a dark background.
    • Display Category RSS Feeds — Displays a feed of products from the categories you create.
    • Breadcrumb start label — Displays the name of the first location in your breadcrumb links.
  2. In the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) section, update any of the following items:
    • Generate SEO-friendly URLs — Creates SEO-Friendly URLs that use product and category labels.
    • Optimize for SEO - require cookies — Eliminates the possibility of duplicate pages by requiring your visitors to enable cookies.
  3. In the Category Navigation section, update the following item:
    • Show category menu bar — Shows or hides the top-level category menu bar that displays at the top of your store.
  4. In the Media Gallery section, update the following item:
    • Default Image Scaling — Sets the default image scaling properties for classic category page styles. Scale to Fit limits the size to 60x60 pixels or less.
  5. In the Shopping Cart section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Labels — Specify the names for cart labels.
      • Shopping Cart — The default Your Shopping Cart text that displays in the cart.
      • Continue Shopping — The name of the button customers click to continue shopping.
    • Override Continue Shopping Destination — Sets the destination to a new URL when you click Continue Shopping.
    • Set minimum dollar amount for customer order — Sets a minimum dollar amount for customers' orders. The default setting is zero. Make sure you enter a number that is not negative and has a maximum of two decimal places.
    • Set minimum item quantity for customer order — Sets a minimum item quantity for customers' orders. The default setting is zero. Make sure you enter a number that is not negative.
    • View cart style — Specify whether to display your cart in the Modern or Classic style.
  6. In the Order section, specify when you want to remove items from the inventory list:
    • Invoiced — Reduces the inventory count when you change the order's status to Invoiced (after the payment is processed).
    • Created — Reduces the inventory count as soon as customers successfully complete orders (before the payment has been processed).
    • Next Invoice Number — Sets the invoice number for the next order.
  7. In the Social Media section, update the following item:
    • Enable Sharing — Lets your customers share your online store on social networks.
  8. In the Preview Options section, update the following item:
    • Display empty categories during store preview — Makes categories visible during store preview if it contains zero products.
  9. To save your changes, click OK.

To Update Product Display Preferences

  1. In the Search section, update any of the following items:

    NOTE: Items only show if the template selected supports Quick Search in the header.

    • Show Quick Search — Displays the Quick Search box.
    • Allow Search by Manufacturer — Allows customers to search products by manufacturer.
    • Show Add to Cart on search results page — Displays the Add to Cart option on your search results page.
    • Results sorted by — Select the way you want search results displayed to customers.
  2. In the Product Display section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Labels — Specify the names for product pricing labels.
      • Price — The name for an item's regular price.
      • Sale Price — The name for an item's sale price.
      • Adjusted Price — The name for an item's adjusted price.
    • When sale price is displayed, show original price with strikethrough — Changes if original price is displayed with strikethrough when adding a sale price.
    • Availability Labels — Specify the names for describing product availability.
      • In Stock — The name describing an item in stock.
      • Out of Stock — The name describing an item out of stock.
      • Back Ordered — The name describing a back ordered item.
      • Not Available — The name describing an item that is not available.
    • Show — Select the additional information you want to display on a product's page.
      • Manufacturer — Displays the product's manufacturer.
      • Manufacturer's Product Number — Displays the number that identifies the product to the manufacturer.
      • Item number (SKU) — Displays the product's item (SKU) number.
      • Condition — Displays condition of product such as new, used, or refurbished.
      • Quantity In Stock — Displays the quantity available for an item.
    • Product Image Enlargement — Select an option for handling image enlargement.
      • Nothing — Does not display Click to Enlarge Text link.
      • 'Click to Enlarge' Text — Displays Click to Enlarge Text link for customers to view a larger image.
    • Product Option Style — Select a behavior for Product Option Drop Down.
  3. In the Product Up-Sells and Cross-Sells section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Labels — Specify the names for Related Items and Best Values Items labels.
      • Related Items — The name that describes product cross-sells.
      • Best Values Items — The name that describes product up-sells.
    • Show product images — Displays the associated product images.
  4. In the Our Products Display section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Labels — Specify the names for buttons displayed on Our Products (Category) page.
      • Add To Cart button — The name of the button that customers click to add an item to the cart.
      • Options button — The name of the button that customers click to select product options.
    • Show — Select the additional info you want to display on Our Products (Category) page.
      • Product price on Our Products (Category) page — Displays the product price on Our Products (Category) page.
      • Add To Cart on Our Products (Category) page — Displays the Add to Cart button on Our Products (Category) page, unless options are set for a product, which displays Options.
      • Product count with category label — Displays the number of products listed within a category on Our Products (Category) page.
    • Number of products to display at once — Allows users to change the pagination for number of products displaying on each category page.
  5. To save your changes, click OK.

To Update Checkout - Shipping Rules

  1. In the Checkout - Address Information Page section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Labels — Specify the names for Billing and Shipping labels.
      • Billing Information — The name describing the billing information section of checkout.
      • Shipping Information — The name describing the shipping information section of checkout.
    • Show "Company Name" field — Displays a field for customers to enter their company name during checkout.
    • Show "Phone Number" field — Displays a field for customers to enter their phone number during checkout.
    • Pre-check 'Shipping Information same as Billing Information' — Defaults shipping information to be same as billing information.
  2. In the Checkout - Shipping Options Page section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Display custom shipping message to customer on "Shipping Options" page — Displays custom message for shipping instructions on Shipping Options page.
    • Show — Select additional information to display on Shipping Options page.
      • Link to "Shipping and Delivery Terms and Conditions" on "Shipping Options" page — Displays hyperlink on Shipping Options page to go to Shipping and Delivery Terms and Conditions.
      • Link to "International Terms and Conditions" on "Shipping Options" page — Displays hyperlink on Shipping Options page to go to International Terms and Conditions.
      • "Free Shipping" banner — Displays Free Shipping banner on Shipping Options page.
    • Shipping Method Display — Creates a default shipping method upon checkout and changes the shipping method order.
      • If you want to change your shipping method order, use the Up/Down arrows to arrange your shipping methods in the order you want.
  3. In the International Shipping section, select countries outside of the U.S. that you ship to.
  4. To save your changes, click OK.

To Update Checkout - Payment Rules

  1. In the Checkout - Payment Page section, enter or change any of the following:
    • Checkout Summary on final page — Select to display a long version (includes option choices) or a short version of order summary upon checkout.
    • Credit Card Expiration Date field — Select the format for entering credit card expiration dates either as drop-down menu or text input.
    • Labels — Specify names for Place Order section title and Place Order button.
      • Place Order section — The name describing the Place Order section title.
      • Place Order button — The name of the button that customers click to place an order.
    • Display "Special Instructions" field — Displays text to customers for special instructions on payment page.
    • Invoice coupon limit — Limits the number of coupons that can be used for a single invoice.
    • Purchase Terms and Conditions Display — Determines how your terms and conditions display and offers you the option to add a custom message.
    • Place Order section content — Text displayed within Place Order section.
  2. In the Payment Processing section, update the following item:
    • Automatically capture non-POS credit card orders — Allows store to automatically Capture Funds for any order that is processed via a Credit Card Gateway. (Requires an SSL certificate and Credit Card Gateway)
  3. In the Currency section, update the following item:
    • Store Currency — Specify the currency your store uses for all transactions.
  4. To save your changes, click OK.

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