How do I create a product group?

You can add a product group to a category, subcategory or page. Go to the location where you would like to add the product group. Click on Edit on the admin bar then scroll down to select the relevant location, for example, ‘Edit this catalogue’ or  ‘Edit this page’.

Featured
Promote handpicked products from your catalogue. Any numbers of products are shown at any one time with the title ‘Featured Products’.

  1. Go the to the column within the category, subcategory or page that you would like to add the product group to. To show the column click on the drop down menu below the column title and choose the option “Show this column’. This opens the text box.
  2. Click on the BOX PLUS symbol. This will open the ‘Add Product Group Widget’ page.
  3. Click on the circle to the left of the product group ‘Featured’. This product group will be shown as ‘Featured Products’.
  4. To the right of that you will see the title of the product group, which in this case is Featured Products. Underneath that you will see ‘Show’.  Enter the number of products you would like to be viewed at any one time within the ‘Featured products’ on the page.
  5. Click the ‘Update’ button to save the information you have entered. This will take you to the page you have added the Featured product group to.
  6. From here you can choose which products will be viewed in that product group. From the admin bar at the top of the page, click on ‘My Shop’ and then click on ‘Featured products’. This will open the ‘Organise featured products’ page.
  7. On the right hand side of the page you will see the ‘Products not selected’ box. This contains all the products in the catalogue. On the left hand side of the page you will see the ‘Selected products’ box. Any products you would like to appear in the Featured Products group must be placed in this box. You can do this by using the drag and drop feature.
  8. To drag the product, place your mouse over the product name. Click on the product name and keep your finger on the mouse. Keeping your finger on the mouse, place the product into the ‘Selected products’ box.  To release the product take your finger off the mouse.
  9. Repeat this for each product you would like to place in the ‘Selected products’ box.
  10. If you place more products into the ‘Selected products’ box (for example 4 products) than you allocated earlier in the ‘Show’ box (for example 3 products) the site will show 3 products in ‘Featured Products’ randomly from the 4 products. The products that appear will change each time the page is refreshed.

On Offer
Promote discounted products. The system will display any number of discounted products of your choice from the catalogue at any one time.

  1. Go the to the column you would like to add the product group to. To show the column click on the drop down menu below the column title and choose the option “Show this column’. This opens the text box.
  2. Click on the BOX PLUS symbol. This will open the ‘Add Product Group Widget’ page.
  3. Click on the circle to the left of the product group ‘On Offer’. This product group will be shown as ‘Special Offers’.
  4. To the right of that you will see the title of the product group, which in this case is Special Offers. Underneath that you will see ‘Show’.  Enter the number of products you would like to be viewed at any one time within the ‘Special Offers’ on the page.
  5. Click the ‘Update’ button to save the information you have entered. This will take you to the page you have added the Featured product group to.
  6. From here you can choose which products will be viewed in that product group. From the admin bar at the top of the page, click on ‘My Shop’ and then click on ‘On offer products’. This will open the ‘On offer products’ page.
  7. On the right hand side of the page you will see the ‘Products not selected’ box. This contains all the products in the catalogue. On the left hand side of the page you will see the ‘Selected products’ box. Any products you would like to appear in the Featured Products group must be placed in this box. You can do this by using the drag and drop feature.
  8. To drag the product, place your mouse over the product name. Click on the product name and keep your finger on the mouse. Keeping your finger on the mouse, place the product into the ‘Selected products’ box.  To release the product take your finger off the mouse.
  9. Repeat this for each product you would like to place in the ‘Selected products’ box.
  10. If you place more products into the ‘Selected products’ box (for example 4 products) than you allocated earlier in the ‘Show’ box (for example 3 products) the site will show 3 products in ‘Special Offers’ randomly from the 4 products. The products that appear will change each time the page is refreshed.

Just In
Promote new products. The system will randomly choose and display the most recently added products. Choose the number of products that are viewed at any one time. You can also choose the number of recently added products from which the Just In products are chosen.

  1. Go the to the column you would like to add the product group to. To show the column click on the drop down menu below the column title and choose the option “Show this column’. This opens the text box.
  2. Click on the BOX PLUS symbol. This will open the ‘Add Product Group Widget’ page.
  3. Click on the circle to the left of the product group ‘Just In. This product group will be shown as ‘Just In’.
  4. To the right of that you will see the title of the product group, which in this case is Just In. Underneath that you will see ‘Show (quantity) from the last (quantity) products’. Enter the number of products you would like to be viewed at any one time within ‘Show’. Then add the number of recently added products you would like this number to be chosen from into the box before ‘products’.
  5. Click the ‘Update’ button to save the information you have entered. This will take you to the page you have added the Just In product group to.

Custom selection
Promote handpicked products from your catalogue. The system will allow you to show as many of these at any one time. This feature will not be titled.

  1. Go the to the column you would like to add the product group to. To show the column click on the drop down menu below the column title and choose the option “Show this column’. This opens the text box.
  2. Click on the BOX PLUS symbol. This will open the ‘Add Product Group Widget’ page.
  3. Click on the circle to the left of the product group ‘Custom selection’. This product group will be shown without a title.
  4. To the right you will see a box titled ‘Available’. This box lists all the products within the catalogue. Click on a product name and scroll up and down until you find the product you would like to include in the custom selection. You can highlight multiple products
  5. Once you selected products you now need to move them to the ‘Selected’ box on the right. To do this click on the single arrow that points to the right hand side. You will now see your chosen products in the ‘Selected’ box.
  6. You can move all of the products from your catalogue at one time by clicking on the double arrow that points to the right hand side.
  7. If you move a product in error into the ‘Selected’ box you can move the product back by highlighting it then clicking the single arrow that points to the left hand side. You will now the product in the ‘Available’ box.
  8. Once you are happy with your selection click on the ‘OK’ button at the bottom left hand side of the ‘Add product group widget’ window.
  9. Click the ‘Update’ button to save the information you have entered. This will take you to the page you have added the Custom Selection product group to.