9 Ecwid Updates That Make Working an On-line Retailer a Breeze



The sky’s the restrict along with your Ecwid retailer! That’s why we’re all the time including new instruments and settings. To maintain you in the loop, right here’s a recent roundup of the most up-to-date Ecwid updates.

Try the newest instruments that simplify working your retailer. These updates will make it extra handy to handle your merchandise, orders, subscriptions, tax invoices, and extra. Take new settings for a spin and don’t hesitate to share your suggestions in the feedback.

Set Up Subscriptions on the Cellular App

With a subscription-based mannequin, a firm supplies merchandise or companies on a common foundation in change for constant fee, usually at a discounted value.

The recurring subscription instrument is already accessible for Ecwid retailers on the desktop app, however now you may arrange subscription merchandise on the go! All you want is the Ecwid cell app, which works for Android and iOS.

Simply open the app and you’ll be capable of:

  • Add merchandise with subscription pricing;
  • Replace subscription costs for current merchandise;
  • Arrange billing intervals.

Subscription merchandise and orders are simple to discover on the cell app as a result of they’re highlighted on the Merchandise and Orders pages:

Additionally, you received’t miss a new subscription order due to the push notifications in your app:

To use the recurring subscriptions instrument, you should be on the Enterprise or Limitless plans and arrange Stripe as a fee methodology in your retailer.

Try find out how to arrange subscription merchandise on cell or be taught extra in regards to the Ecwid Cellular App for iOS and Android. ​​The cell app is accessible on all paid Ecwid plans (on the Free plan, you may take a look at drive the cell app for 28 days.)

Replace Costs of Dozens of Merchandise in an Immediate

Now you may replace product costs in the blink of an eye! No matter if you have got 5 or 50 merchandise, it takes a few clicks to replace costs on the Merchandise web page. Simply choose merchandise and click on “Mass Replace → Change costs.” You possibly can select a fastened worth or a proportion to change costs.

Study extra about mass updating costs in the Assist Heart.

Add Merchandise to the Retailer Dwelling Web page in Bulk

You might need already used Bulk Product Editor to rapidly edit product particulars–title, SKU, photographs, value, inventory, delivery settings, and so on.–in a handy spreadsheet. Now that instrument has much more settings to make modifying merchandise as quick and handy as potential.

You should utilize Bulk Product Editor to characteristic a number of merchandise on the retailer dwelling web page at as soon as. Simply go to the Merchandise web page, choose the merchandise that you just need to spotlight on the retailer dwelling web page, open them in the Bulk Product Editor instrument, and mark the merchandise as Featured.

The chosen merchandise are instantly displayed on your retailer’s dwelling web page. You don’t must edit merchandise one-by-one, or replace the catalog through exporting and importing a CSV file!

Use this setting if you have got a giant catalog and need to show a new set of merchandise on the entrance web page of your on-line retailer.

Study extra about utilizing Bulk Product Editor in the Assist Heart.

Handle Scheduled for Pickup Orders on Cellular

If you provide a pickup choice, you don’t need to miss this replace! Particularly if you’re utilizing our cell apps for iOS and Android to handle your retailer.

To make managing pickup orders extra handy, we’ve added a new “Scheduled for Pickup” part in our cell apps. To discover the new part, go to the Orders web page in the cell app and select “Scheduled for Pickup”:

The “Scheduled for Pickup” part exhibits pickup orders sorted by date and time. You possibly can see what orders must be fulfilled first, so it’s simpler for you to put together orders.

A couple of helpful ideas for managing your pickup orders in the app:

  • Swipe the order to mark it as picked up.
  • Shortly discover the orders that haven’t been picked up in a separate checklist.

Study extra in regards to the Ecwid Cellular App for iOS and Android. ​​The cell app is accessible on all paid Ecwid plans (on the Free plan, you may take a look at drive the cell app for 28 days.)

Spotlight the Guidelines for Return of E-Items on Checkout

German on-line retailers, we made the following adjustments largely for you. In Germany, clients have a proper to return purchases inside 14 days for a full refund except they’ve began downloading or streaming digital items. A vendor can cancel the buyer’s request to return digital items, however solely after receiving specific consent from the clients.

Beforehand, the discover for the restricted proper to return digital merchandise was in the Phrases & Circumstances checkbox throughout checkout. To make that discover extra apparent, we have added a separate checkbox for return situations of digital items on the checkout display screen:

The checkbox is obligatory if enabled: clients received’t be capable of proceed to the subsequent checkout steps with out checking it. By the approach, the checkbox is accessible for all EU-based shops!

You possibly can allow the checkbox on the Authorized web page in your Management Panel–right here’s the instruction.

Study extra about establishing your retailer to adjust to German legal guidelines in the Assist Heart.

Show the Orders as You Like

Relying on your preferable workflow, you may increase or shrink your order checklist in your Management Panel. The brand new Compact view shows the foremost details about orders and exhibits extra orders on the web page–useful if you have got plenty of orders and don’t need to scroll.

You possibly can nonetheless use the Expanded view if you need, which exhibits detailed details about orders. It is handy for processing orders with out going to the order particulars web page; it can be useful if you’re simply beginning out and don’t have too many orders.

To swap between the order views, go to the Orders web page and click on the Expanded View hyperlink on the prime proper and then choose Compact View. Or vice versa—handle your orders in no matter approach is most handy for you.

Replace Order Statuses through New Motion Buttons

Order statuses (equivalent to Paid, Shipped, and so on.) aid you resolve what actions have to be taken to course of every order.

Altering statuses helps you observe your achievement course of and retains your clients knowledgeable. For instance, if you change the order standing to “Shipped”, your buyer will mechanically obtain an e-mail notification.

Now you have got three new motion buttons on the order particulars web page to aid you course of your orders rapidly:

  • “Mark as Paid”: if an order has “Awaiting Cost” standing
  • “Mark as Prepared For Pickup”: if pickup is chosen as a supply methodology
  • “Mark as Out For Supply”: if native supply is chosen as a supply methodology.

Whenever you open the order particulars web page, you instantly see if you should take any motion with that order:

It’s also possible to replace the order statuses by selecting certainly one of the statuses from acquainted dropdown lists on order particulars pages and on the orders checklist.

Study extra about managing orders in the Assist Heart.

See Modifications Made in the Tax Bill Editor

Tax invoices are essential for on-line promoting; you should utilize these monetary paperwork in your inside accounting, current them to the native tax workplace, or ship them to your clients.

Generally you should customise your tax invoices, like altering enterprise particulars or swapping an previous brand for a new one. To make the course of extra streamlined, we improved the tax bill editor.

Now the adjustments you make are highlighted in yellow. This manner, you may see the place precisely the change occurs in the template preview. After you save adjustments, they’re utilized to new tax invoices.

Customizing the contents of tax invoices is accessible on all plans. Study extra about it in the Assist Heart.

If you’re an superior consumer and favor to edit tax invoices through the HTML editor, you are able to do this on Enterprise and Limitless plans.

Use a Preferable Separator for Value and Weight

Take a look at the weights beneath. Do you recognize which format is utilized in the USA and which one in Europe?

27.00 / 27,00

The factor is that completely different nations use completely different separators in costs and weights. Europe usually makes use of a comma, and the USA a dot.

Beforehand, Ecwid shops used a dot as a separator in all value and weight inputs. Now, you should utilize a dot and a comma wherever you want: product web page, delivery settings, dealing with price, ideas, or reductions. Your on-line retailer will convert the show of the entered separator to the one that’s configured in the retailer settings. You possibly can select the default show format if you set the default weight and measurement items in your Ecwid retailer.

Keep Tuned

Don’t need to miss massive updates and new useful instruments? Right here’s find out how to keep up to date on what’s new in your Ecwid retailer:

Now, it’s up to you! Have you ever tried any new instruments but? Or perhaps you have got an concept for a new instrument to enhance your on-line vendor routine? Don’t hesitate to share your suggestions and solutions in the feedback! It is our aim to make Ecwid the absolute best ecommerce platform for everybody.



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