Shop Setup

Before you can begin processing transactions through Zenbership, there are some initial steps that you will need to take to get your store front in working order.

Pre-Setup Requirements

Before you begin working with the program's features, you need to ensure that your server is set up to handle transactions safely and securely:

  • Confirm that you are PCI Compliant
  • Install a dedicated SSL Certificate. Contact your web hosting provider for information on the best way to accomplish this.

Establish Basic Settings

All of these settings can be established from "Shop > Options".

SettingDescription
Login RequirementControls whether a user needs to be a logged in member to access the shopping cart.
Never: Anyone can access and purchase from the shopping cart.
To View The Catalog: Users must always be logged in to view the shopping cart.
To View His/Her Cart: Users can browse the cart catalog but cannot view their cart contents without logging in.
To Checkout: Users can view the cart catalog and the contents of their cart, but cannot checkout without being logging in.
CurrencyThe currency in which you wish to process orders.
Order Number FormatThis controls how order numbers will be formatted. Click here for details on how ID formats work.
Price FormatControls the format of prices as displayed throughout the program.
Product ID FormatDefault ID format for products. These can be altered on a product-by-product basis when you are creating the product.
Popularity Points Per Sale
View Points Per Sale
Please see the discussion on popularity here for more information.
Taxable ItemsThis controls what type of products can be taxed. On top of this setting, you will need to consider tax class settings as well.

Begin Building Your Store Front

We recommend completing these in the order they are listed below:

  1. Activate your Payment Gateways
  2. Establish Tax Classes, if any
  3. Establish Shipping Options, if any
  4. Establish Cart Categories, if any
  5. Establish Your Products
  6. Establish Promotional Codes, if any

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Published on 2013/07/12.
Last updated on 2013/07/13.

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