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Settings & layout - Cart/checkout

The Cart/checkout settings area contains functionality and messages customization for My Cart and Checkout area in FRONTEND.
These customizations will control the functionality of the website based on your circumstances.
The customization should have permanent effect (they are set once and let them in place). Only changes in the way you doing business may require fine tuning of these settings (example: allowing or not backorders).

To setup or change a setting, click the Edit button in line with that setting. A pop-up window will open to allow you to input your data.
The window has as title Edit setting to let you know you are in edit zone. Also this window always points out the Area and the Name of the setting you are going to change. The main point of this window is to allow you to write your details in regards with current setting. This is the only editable field. Add or make here the changes you need.
The editable fields in this area are: text fields and radio buttons.
Click the Update button to make the change or click the Cancel button to abandon changes. The Update button and Cancel button will close the setting window and update the list accordingly.
The Close button (top right corner) has same result as Cancel has.


Cart - allow shipping estimation for not logged in users

This setting refers to showing or not the shipping cost if the user is not login yet. It is about personal choice of business owner. You may want to "stimulate" the user to login before having all information available for him.
Shipping estimation is about estimating the cost for shipping before user is completing the delivery address. The estimation is made based on country and postal code only.
This shipping estimation happen after user add at least an item to cart and click on cart to check the cart content.

The editable field is based on radio buttons control.
If checked Yes button means that you allow users to see the shipping estimation without "forcing" them to login to see exact cost of goods.
If checked No button means that you do not allow users to see the shipping estimation without being login. If applicable (see below Cart - allow shipping estimation for logged in users), the shipping estimation will be shown only to login users.

The edit window will close automatically after you choose your answer. In case you did a mistake, edit again and choose the correct answer. The setting will be updated automatically.


Cart - allow shipping estimation for logged in users

A step further with shipping estimation, you can choose to show it or not for logged in users.
Shipping estimation is about estimating the cost for shipping before user is completing the delivery address. The estimation is made based on country and postal code only.
This shipping estimation happen after user add at least an item to cart and click on cart to check the cart content.

The editable field is based on radio buttons control.
If checked Yes button means that you allow logging users to see the shipping estimation without "forcing" them to complete the delivery address.
If checked No button means that you do not allow logging users to see the shipping estimation. The shipping cost is shown only based on delivery address.

This setting do not affect the not logged in users. They are regulated by Cart - allow shipping estimation for not logged in users (see above)

The edit window will close automatically after you choose your answer. In case you did a mistake, edit again and choose the correct answer. The setting will be updated automatically.


Cart - show total packages: weight & sizes

This setting is about showing or not the weight & sizes based on which the shipping computation is made. It is about personal choice of business owner.
The weight & sizes appears under the order list and FREE SHIPPING items are not included. If applicable, it appears any time the order is displayed.

The editable field is based on radio buttons control.
If checked Yes button means that the weight & sizes is shown.
If checked No button means that the weight & sizes is not shown.

The edit window will close automatically after you choose your answer. In case you did a mistake, edit again and choose the correct answer. The setting will be updated automatically.


Cart & checkout - out of stock products deleted - no backorder

This setting is for businesses which do not allow backorders. They sell just items on stock.
This setting is about showing a custom message to customers which have added in their shopping card items that are sold out at the moment they are checking the order. It is a message intended to let buyer know that its order because some automated changes were done to this order based on stock availability. The principle for online shopping is fist checking out is the first served.
The message will appears on orders affected by changes in stock availability. It appears written at the top of the order.
The quantities on current order will be updated based on stock availability. The values will change accordingly.

The editable field is a text field.
Click the Update button to make the change or click the Cancel button to abandon changes. The Update button and Cancel button will close the setting window and update the list accordingly.


Cart & checkout - out of stock products - backorder available

This setting is for businesses which allow backorders.
This setting is about showing a custom message to customers which have added in their shopping card a quantity bigger then the stock at the moment they are checking out. Though this message you let them know that not all items ordered can be deliver at once. The order it will be paid in full and delivery will be made as soon as the stock become available.
This message appear at the item level for items which are not currently in stock.

The editable field is a text field.
Click the Update button to make the change or click the Cancel button to abandon changes. The Update button and Cancel button will close the setting window and update the list accordingly.


Cart & checkout - out of stock products - NO backorder

This setting is for businesses which do not allow backorders. They sell just items on stock.
This setting is about showing a custom message to customers which have added in their shopping card a number bigger then the stock at the moment they are checking the order. The principle for online shopping is fist checking out is the first served.
The message will appear anytime an item on order has a bigger quantity that the current stock available for that item. This message appears written at the item level to show buyer which quantities were affected.
The quantities on current order will be updated based on stock availability. The values will change accordingly.

The editable field is a text field.
Click the Update button to make the change or click the Cancel button to abandon changes. The Update button and Cancel button will close the setting window and update the list accordingly.


Cart & checkout - in stock items message (leave empty do not show)

This message is about custom message which appears for each item to let buyer know the available stock. The actual stock number will be displayed automatically by the system. You need to add just the text you want to be displayed before the stock number. (example of such messages: Quantity in stock or just Stock or Stock available.) It is a personal choice.

If this field is empty, the stock will not be displayed into the website.

The editable field is a text field.
Click the Update button to make the change or click the Cancel button to abandon changes. The Update button and Cancel button will close the setting window and update the list accordingly.
If you do not want to display the stock into the website, make sure the Cart & checkout - in stock items message (leave empty do not show) field in empty. Delete anything is in and click Update button.

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Cart/checkout area

Settings & layout: Cart/checkout area

Under Shop configuration -> Settings & layout choose Cart/checkout area from dropdown menu

My Cart - Shipping estimation

FRONTEND: My Cart - Shipping estimation

Sample of Shipping estimation

Checkout

FRONTEND: Checkout

Sample of Checkout. The weight and size of shipped item is displayed under products.

Text editor

Settings & layout: edit - Text editor

Sample of text editor

Radio buttons

Settings & layout: edit - Radio buttons

Sample of radio buttons controls

Headings