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Mobile Shop - Easy to sell online incl. PayPal and CSV catalog upload


Description:

The mobile store allows you to easily start selling goods online. Manage the available items with just a few clicks.

Customers and fans add the desired items to their own shopping cart within your app. The order reaches you via email in the shortest way possible.

Handling:

You can learn more about the care of the items we offer in a separate section below.

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Required information for orders - Among other things, each order includes further information such as name or e-mail address. In these fields, the name of the information can be stored. Before the order is executed, the input of the field is queried and transferred to the order confirmation.

As a restaurateur who wants to offer his guests the food and drinks via app, the number of the table can be entered here for the correct assignment of the order.

Selection of payment methods - Different payment and delivery variants can be activated or excluded via the listed fields.

PayPal merchant address for direct payment - Inasmuch as over the field your PayPal address is deposited, you activate within the app the direct payment option via PayPal. I.e. after the ordering process, you will receive a confirmation of the order and your customer will be taken directly to the payment dialog at PayPal. After successful payment you will receive a confirmation from PayPal. Here you should wait before shipping the complete receipt of payment.

E-mail receiving address (es) - For a summary of the orders placed in each case an e-mail is sent to your stored e-mail address. Here, a different address can be specified. It can be separated by spaces also several recipient addresses are deposited.

Information on revocation, terms and conditions and privacy policy - Deposit all legally relevant information about the ordering process. Within the app, the information can be displayed in the order form and in the shopping cart.

Shipping costs once per order - Indication of the shipping costs in the format x,xx. These are added to the total price and displayed.

Shopping cart total price and shipping costs show - When calling the shopping cart and to execute the order, the total amount of all items including shipping costs (if specified) is formed and clearly displayed.

Currency - The specification of the currency is attached within the store at all specified prices. This saves you the cumbersome input of the currency for each individual item.

Acceptance of the terms and conditions before ordering ask - Depending on the articles offered, it makes sense that buyers must explicitly confirm the deposited terms and conditions before the binding order. About the option you activate the separate query and consent before ordering. In the inactive state, the switch does not appear in the ordering area of the app.

Exclusion of the right of withdrawal before ordering ask - In the case of a sale of, for example, digital content, software or services, it may be necessary to exclude the local applicable right of withdrawal. By activation, the ordering user must give permission before completion.

Before order completion can add voluntary amount (fundraising) [EXPERT FUNCTION] - This allows by activating before order completion voluntarily add a self-determined amount. The user is informed about the possibility before pressing the order button. Among other things with the sentence that he can do something good with it. This function is ideal for fundraising campaigns.

Administration and maintenance of the articles or categories:

The configuration area of the module includes a convenient way to manage the catalog of your mobile store. The catalog is thereby composed of upper categories and the articles below them. Nesting is not possible in terms of ease of use.

Using the following toolbar, you manage the article categories. Depending on whether an entry is selected, the relevant buttons will activate.

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For example, if you uncheck an entry, you can create new categories. By marking a suitable category, which is displayed bold and underlined, the creation of associated articles is possible. Using the other buttons, a subsequent change such as the price, the description or even the image can be made.

Note! Any changes that are made will also appear directly in your app.

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When creating articles, the fields shown are queried. The "Item number" field is optional here and within your app it will not be shown. Base the price on the scheme x,xx (e.g. 3,99). The currency sign can be optionally placed behind it.

You can assign a suitable image to each article and also to each category for illustration in the catalog. However, the images in question must first be added to the media archive belonging to the app.

When displayed within the app and in the administration overview, the stored images are displayed in different sizes.

Procedure for use:

  1. Using the menu item in the main menu of the app, you can access the overview of all item categories. Customers can jump there directly to your shopping cart.
  2. After selecting the category, the associated articles are displayed. The display contains, among other things, the article image, the description and the price.
  3. After clicking on an article you get to the detailed representation which, among other things, a full description of the article represents. About this point articles can be added to the shopping cart.
  4. Within each page you get directly to your own "shopping cart" via the top right button of the same name.
  5. The order can be executed directly via the form shown. To do this, it is sufficient to fill out the required field (see above) and press the button "Execute order".
  6. Following this, you as a company will receive a corresponding message at the specified e-mail address or SMS mobile phone number. This contains the content of the specified field and the ordered items in the form of a list with the article number or description.

Upload articles via a file (CSV):

Articles must be delivered in semicolon-separated text file in CSV format. The first line must contain the column labels, so that the deposited data is correctly assigned. Below you can see the meaning of the fields.

The downloadable sample files each contain a CSV and Excel document with the data listed here. If you should start the maintenance of the articles with the Open and LibreOffice document, then you transfer for the import into the mobile store the document additionally in the CSV format.

Field Name mandatory field Meaning and usage Example
Number No A unique number of the item. 34DF24
Designation Yes Name of the item Sony Xperia
Single price Yes Single price including sales tax. The decimal places can be separated by ',' or '.'. Designations such as "price" or currency symbols are not necessary. 34.96
Description No A full description including formatting by HTML. Implement line breaks as <br>. A green bouquet of flowers.<br> Handmade within 3 days.
Picture No Includes a full link to a product image on your server. Common image formats are supported. Images are automatically downloaded and integrated into the app's media library when scanned. http://www.mein-shop.de/images/kleinehose_234.png
Category Yes Name of the category in which article will be listed. Currently only one category is supported at a time without nesting. Beverages
Select1
Select2
Select3
Select4
No

Name of the option offered. The appended number can be used to specify more than one option at a time.

Note! The maximum number of options when importing the CSV limited to 20 points.

Medium
XXL
Red
Select1 price
Select2 price
Select3 price
Select4 price
No Represents the total price (including VAT) of the item when the option is selected.

Note!When using suboptions, the field "unit price" is no longer treated as a mandatory field and is therefore omitted from the display within the store.
34.96
Base price unit No For certain products, easily comparable prices such as per kg or 1000ml must also be indicated in addition to the package sizes. By specifying the unit and the contained units, the base price is displayed within the item view. Kg, l or 100g
Contained units No Serves to automatically calculate the base price and represents the number of units per item 1, 5 or 4.6