Ecommerce Plugins Toolkit
Once you've created your products and services in your Online Adminstration Console Product & Inventory Manager you then copy and paste the ecommerce plugins in to your webpages where you want ShopIntegrator to dynamically insert your online store features.
Any changes you make in your online ShopIntegrator administration console automatically update the online store on your website.
- Interactive Product Price Tags
- Interactive Product Tables
- Shopping Basket/Cart & Checkout Services
- Multi Currency Pricing
- Shopper Information
- Display & Show Tags
Customise the look and feel of your online shop's ecommerce plugins so they match the style of your website, the ecommerce plugins are multi-currency so will shown your prices in your chosen currencies.
All your modifications take effect without you altering any ecommerce plugin tags that you've already placed on your web pages, so it is easy to get started and make changes as you go along.
Interactive Product Price Tags
Insert fully featured interactive price tags into your website for each of your products. The content of the price tag is fully managed from within the ShopIntegrator administration console.
Interactive Product Price Tags
- The Interactive Product Price Tag allows your shoppers to choose the quantity of the product they wish to buy, select any options for that product, and then add this item to their shopping basket.
- The ecommerce plugins will dynamically change if you assign any Buyer Choice Options lists to the product to allow the customer to make choices relating to the product details.
- If you are using multi-currency pricing the price and currency which the plugin displays will change to the currency the shopper chooses.
Add to Basket or Add to Cart Buttons
If you just need a simple stand alone Add to Basket/Add to Cart button, where the product doesn't have any Buyer Choice Options.
Your customer may use this this ecommerce plugin to add a specific item to their shopping basket.
Buy Now PluginsThere is a 'Buy Now' equivalent for every 'Add to Basket' plugin. 'Buy Now' plugins effectively combine the 'Add To Basket' and 'Checkout' buttons in to one click. When your shopper clicks on the 'Buy Now' button they will add the item to their basket/cart then immediately launch the checkout process window.
Interactive Product Tables
You are able to place a fully interactive dynamic list of products in to your web page in one go!
You group products into categories and the Interactive Product Table plugin allows you to sell an entire list of products in a category. The product table dynamically updates the list of items as they are added to and removed from a category, withu you making any changes to your website.
The shopper is able to choose the quantity of the product they wish to buy, select any options for that product and then add this item to their shopping basket.
You have ultimate control over how this ecommerce plugin appears on your website. You may choose different:
- Header font style, colours and size
- Row font style, colours and size
- Switch column headings off or on
- Switch borders off or on, choose border colours
- Table width
- Choose from 46 different colour themed sets of built-in buttons or upload your own custom button images
Shopping Basket/Cart & Checkout Services
Each of the shopping basket and checkout services allow your customers to manage their online shopping experience. It would be most likely that you would want to have these controls globally across your website so that a customer may use them at any time whilst shopping.
View Basket or View Cart Plugins
The View Basket/View Cart plugin allows your shoppers to launch their shopping basket within your website to review the contents of their basket, change quantities of the items in their order or remove products all together.
If the shopper decides they have more to buy from you and want to continue shopping they close their basket and are right at the point where they left off on your website so are less likely to loose interest in your site and navigate away.
Often, other online shops will take your shopper away from the page they were shopping on to show them their basket meaning they are less likely to continue shopping for other products in your shop and more likely to just pay for what they have in their basket so far.
There is also an option to have this ecommerce plugin appear as a pure text link which you can style yourself, giving you ultimate flexibility on how to add this ecommerce plugin in to your website.
The Checkout plugin allows your shopper to get straight in to the checkout process right at the final stage to review their shopping basket contents before moving to the payment stage.
If the shopper decides to checkout and you have created shipping plans, you customers will move straight to the shipping and delivery options page. Here you are able to limit which countries are made available as delivery locations to your customer so that you only sell to countries that you are prepared to deliver your goods to. If you have setup any shipping plans or defined any country specific tax charges, these charges will be calculated and added to your customer's order. They are then presented with their shopping basket contents with any delivery charges so they may see the total order cost before inititating the secure payment process through your payment gateway.
There is also an option to have this plugin appear as a pure text link which you can style yourself, giving you ultimate flexibility on how to add this ecommerce plugin in to your website.
The shopping basket/cart is designed to open in a size suitable to the viewers screen. Customers can checkout and pay you for their order, choosing any shipping plans you've activated, entering any customer discount codes you've created.
Checkout Process Detects iPhone/iTouch
The content of the checkout process is optimised so that it compacts together nicely to fit as much on the iPhone/iTouch screen without compromising clarity or layout style.
Multi Currency Pricing: Change Currency Plugin
Shoppers like to know how much they are spending on your site. If they aren't sure how much they may have run up shopping on your site they are likely to go to the checkout early. However, if they know exactly how much they are planning to spend with you as they shop across your site, they will feel more in control and are likely to continue browsing your website.
To improve the shoppers experience there are a range of ecommerce plugins that allow you to place summary information about the shoppers basket/cart in to your website.
Show Mini Basket/Cart ListThis ecommerce plugin gives your shopper a rich interactive website experience. As they shop across your website, your in-page mini basket/cart will automatically update to show the short description, quantity, sub-total for each item and the total cost for the shopper so far. The image shown on the left is just one example of how this ecommerce plugin could be styled, but there are limitless possibilities to make this ecommerce plugin look exactly as you want.
Ecommerce plugins appearance and your shop's overall look and feel are styled using the ShopIntegrator admin console Appearance Manager. However, some plugins, like this one, are marked with the CSS symbol and allow direct style sheet styling in your own page. This means that you are able to style the look and feel of this plugin exactly as you need to.
Show Total Quantity of Items in Basket/CartThis ecommerce plugin does exactly what it says, it will show the total quantity of items that the shopper has added to their basket/cart during this shopping trip.
Show Total Cost of Items in Basket/CartThis ecommerce plugin does exactly what it says, it will show the total costs of items that the shopper has added to their basket/cart during this shopping trip, in their chosen currency.
Display & Show Tags
You are also able to use non-interactve display tags to extract details about your products to show on your web pages.
This means all your product details, such as price, are consistently managed in one place, using the ecommerceExpress administration console. The details are consistent across your website regardless of the number of locations on your website you may want to display a product and the different ecommerce plugins you choose.
These plugins are ideally for a situation where you might have a product summary web page of many different products. You can display just the ecommerceExpress managed price for each of your items on the summary page, then when the shopper clicks through to look at an individual product page in detail, you use the Interactive Product Price Tag to allow the shopper to purchase the item. This way, if you change the price of the item through the administraion console, both the price on your product summary page and the price on the product detail page are updated to show the new price.
Display Item Price and OfferThe Display Item Price and Offer plugin allows you to show just the price of an item in a formatted smaller size.
If you place the product on special offer, the plugin will automatically include the original pre-offer price and the special offer price so that your shopper is able to see how much they are saving!
Show Product DetailsYou are able to use different Show Product Details ecommerce plugins to display the following details about a product:
- Item Price
- Item Weight
- Item Short Description