Advanced global ecommerce settings

To modify the advanced ecommerce settings, navigate to Administration » Settings » Advanced » Ecommerce.

The following settings are available:

Setting Description
DefaultCurrency As set in Administration: General ecommerce settings » Currencies.
DefaultMassUnit
As set in Adinistration: General ecommerce settings » Measurement units.
DefaultLengthUnit
TaxDisplayMode 
As set in Administration: General ecommerce settings » Tax.
TaxToDisplayInPrice 
SaveCreditCardNumberInDatabase 
As set in Administration: General ecommerce settings » General » Step 11.
BypassPaymentProcessing
EmailNotificationPending
EmailNotificationPendingFrequency 
EmailNotificationStartDayOfWeek
EmailNotificationStartHourOfDay
DefaultProductTypesInstalled

These checkboxes indicate whether you want to install the default product types, together with their fields. The setting will take effect when you create a new site that ses the Ecommerce module.

For more information, see Product types.

DefaultProductTypeFieldsInstalled
SkuDelimiter

The separator that is used to deliminate the SKUs in the shopping cart details.

DefaultBoxLength

These are the default dimensions of the product shipping box. These values are used by the shipping provider to calculate the rate. You enter the dimensions in the measurement units that you have defined.

DefaultBoxWidth
DefaultBoxHeight
ShippingFromCountry
The merchant's address as defined in Administration: General ecommerce settings » General » Step 4 to Step 8.
ShippingFromStateProvince 
ShippingFromCity 
ShippingFromZip
ShippingFromAddress
MerchantName

The name of the contact person as defined in Administration: General ecommerce settings » General » Step 10.

StoreName 
The name of the store as defined in Administration: General ecommerce settings » General » Step 3.
MerchantEmail 
As defined in Administration: General ecommerce settings » General » Step 9.
DoNotSyncInventoryAfterInitialSync
If selected, the inventory details are not synced after the product has been synced at least once.
KeepShoppingCartPerUser
If selected, the shopping cart refers to the current user only. 
DefaultProductImageUrl
This is the file path to the default product image that is displayed when you have not selected an image when creating the product.
ShareShoppingCartInDomainSites
The shopping cart can be used not only in the current site, but also in sites from the same domain as the current. For example, subdomains of the site.

Supported currencies

In the Advanced settings, expand Ecommerce and select SupportedCurrencies.
These are the currency settings as defined in the Administration: General ecommerce settings » Currencies.

Exchange rate settings

In the Advanced settings, expand Ecommerce and click MultiCurrency.
These are the exchange rate settings that you have configured in Administration: General ecommerce settings » Currencies.

In the Advanced settings you can set the frequency of the exchange rates update in field SyncWhen.
Enter one of the following and save your changes:

  • AutomaticallyDailly
    Update every day.
  • AutomaticallyHourly
    Update every hour.

In LastSyncDate and LastSyncCrrency, you can check when was the last update of the rates.

NOTE: To configure a new exchange rate provider, expand Ecommerce » MultiCurrency and click ExchangeRatesServiceProviders » Create new.
For more information, see For developers: Create a custom exchange rate provider.

Supported mass units

To define the supported units for measuring products weight, click Ecommerce »  SupportedMassUnits.
A list of all supported units of measurement appears.

  1. To add a new supported unit, click Create new.
  2. In Abbreviation input field, enter the abbreviation of the unit.
    For example, enter kg.
  3. In Title input field, enter the name of the unit.
    For example, enter kilograms.
  4. Click Save changes.
    The new unit is added to the list of supported units and is also added to the Mass unit dropdown box in Measurement units.
  5. To delete a unit of measurement, click  (Remove) of the respective unit.
    A dialog box appears where you must confirm the deletion.

Supported length units

To define the supported units for measuring dimensions, click Ecommerce »  SupportedLengthUnits.
A list of all supported units of measurement appears.

  1. To add a new supported unit, click Create new.
  2. In Abbreviation input field, enter the abbreviation of the unit.
    For example, enter m.
  3. In Title input field, enter the name of the unit.
    For example, enter meter.
  4. Click Save changes.
    The new unit is added to the list of supported units and is also added to the Length unit dropdown box in Measurement units.
  5. To delete a unit of measurement, click  (Remove) of the respective unit.
    A dialog box appears where you must confirm the deletion.

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