BY ALEX TRAN
How to Set Up Your 1Shoppingcart Cart
1Shoppingcart is an all-in-one shopping cart system that allows you to manage your products, mailing lists, affiliate program and more. It comes with many features and different levels of service so you can easily choose what you want and upgrade/downgrade as your needs change.
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Once you‘ve made your purchase, you’ll need to set your cart up. Here’s how to do that…
Step 1: Order Setup
The first step is to set up your order information. This will include the email address where order notifications go, customer notifications, order completion information like where to redirect people after buying, etc.
Click Setup in the dashboard navigation and then select Orders.
Order Notice Email (Primary): Enter the email address where you want to receive order notifications. This could be your mail address or if you have a 3rd party fulfillment center mailing out your products, you would enter their address here.
Order Notice Email (Secondary): You can leave this blank or if you entered a fulfillment center address above, then you would enter your email address here.
Order Notice Email (From Address): This is the address where your notices will be sent from.
Recurring Transactions (Merchant): Do you want the merchant to be notified of recurring transactions
Recurring Transactions (Customer): Do you want the customer to be notified of recurring transactions
Number of rebill attempts: How many times do you want to attempt to collect a payment before the subscription is canceled?
Step 2: Payment Processors
Next you need to set up your payment processors so that you can receive payments. To do this, simply navigate to Setup and select Gateway Setup.
If you’ll be accepting PayPal, enter your paypal address & check the “Accept PayPal Express Checkout” option. The PayPal Data Transfer is optional but some say it helps with the way 1SC and PayPal interacts. If you wish to accept paypal echeck orders, make that selection. Then click Save Changes.
If you have an account with a 3rd party service to accept credit card payments, you’ll need to add those details to your account as well. Here’s how…
Click the Setup Other Payment Options tab. From the dropdown, choose which payment processor you use. Check Enable Payment Options. Choose the Sale Type. Highlight the type of cards you accept and click the arrow to move it to the right. Check the Enable Cheque processing if applicable (this is different than the PayPal echeck option above).
Step 3: Cart Options
The next step is to set how your cart will work. To do this navigate to Setup then Cart Options.
This is where you will chose the default fields you want for your shoppingcart. Simply using the dropdown to make your selections and choose Save when finished.
Step 4: Cart Customization
This is where you can customize the wording of your shopping cart. You can select as many or as few as you like. HTML is allowed. Images for this section are below the descriptions.
System Hosted Template Details.
Cart Contents Page Template Details
Checkout Page Template Details
Unsubscribe Page Template Details
Click Save Page after you are finished.
Step 5: Cart Design
You’ll want to customize the look and feel of your cart so it matches with your website. This will ensure your customers know they are still buying from you and it also makes you look more professional.
There are several options you can use to customize your cart. You can pick and choose which of these options you wish to use as shown below.
You Options Include:
- Background Color: The Background color of your cart checkout area
- Accent Color: The color of the row(s) in your cart area
- Font Color: The font color for the main part of your cart
- Font Family: The type of font for the main part of your cart
- Upload Company Logo: Upload a header graphic from your computer, if you wish.
- Logo Width & Height: The width/height you wish your logo to be. Leave blank if you want the system to self-adjust it for you. Recommended: no more than 750 pixels wide.
- Display Company Name: Selecting this will allow your company name to appear when the page cannot display your custom logo.
- Custom Background Color: If you have a custom image that you would like for the background instead of a solid color (from “A”), you can upload it here.
Once you have made your selections, hit Save.
Step 6: Order Buttons
You can override these settings when setting up each product; however you should also select a default type of order button you’d like to use. Just make your select and click Save.
Step 7: Digital Download
If you’ll be offering digital downloads, fill in the default settings. You’ll have more options when setting up individual products. Make your selections and click Save.