New to Miva Merchant 9 is The Catalog, which is the place for managing all of your products and categories in your store.
This is an introductory walkthrough of the Miva Merchant 9 Admin. The store admin has been completely redesigned to be optimized whether your logging into your store from a smart phone, a tablet, or a computer.
Price Groups just got a whole lot more powerful with Miva Merchant 9. This video breaks down the concepts of this robust Marketing toolset.
Learn how to build themes with Miva Merchant’s new Ready Themes functionality.
Miva Merchant has some powerful custom fields functionality that can be utilized to add content to customer accounts, orders, products, and categories. The first step of harnessing this power is to activate the Custom Fields module in your Miva Merchant store admin. This video shows you how.
In this episode we talk about life in the new office space, how the Miva Merchant Version 9 launch went for us, Developer Seat and Reserved Seat licenses, Miva Empressa 5.22, as well as the launch of Apps.Miva, the Module Developer Training Series, ReadyThemes, and the upcoming MivaCon 2015.
Take a quick tour of the Order Processing Screens in Miva Merchant. Also, we talk about the Legacy Order Processing Screen, and how to find it, if you still need it.
This video serves as an overview on the different settings available for sorting the product order on your category pages in Miva Merchant. We discuss manually moving products around a specific category, as well as the default sorting behavior that governs all category pages in your store.
Mark Patterson and Ryan Harvey recount their amazing first year of getting Bare Bones Broth Company off the ground. Bare Bones Broth sells natural chicken and beef broth online. Get inspired and learn what worked and what didn't work as these entrepreneurs tell you their story of how they built their growing online business.
Many times we assume the only way to see success from "offers" is by discounting the price. That's not always the case. We'll walk through a number of successful strategies e-commerce sites have deployed to increase their revenue and conversion rates without lowering their price point.
For our first Meetup in our new location, Brennan Heyde will be giving a talk on "Getting Started Selling Online." This talk will cover 5 major areas to consider when starting a new eCommerce store: Finding the right products, business rules to live by, getting paid, choosing the right ecommerce platform, and how to fulfill an order.
Although you can create an unlimited number of users at no additional cost to you, the Miva Merchant software only comes with a single Concurrent User license This video explains what how concurrent seat licensing works, and what users will see when logging into a store with all available seats occupied.
You can review and manage your store's concurrent seat licenses via your Seat Billing Account, found in the Domain Settings area of your store admin. This video shows you how to add and remove additional seat licenses, update payment information, and access the billing history of your Seat Billing Account.
What’s a store without products? Watch this video to see how to add products to your Miva Merchant 9 store from inside The Catalog Screen.
Miva Merchant 9 optimizes the process of editing records in your store. Watch this video to learn how to speed up your workflow when managing multiple records.
Need to create a new user account in your store? Here’s how.
This video shows you how you can restrict Users from accessing specific parts of the store admin based on the User Group you assign them to.
If you want the added security of two-factor authentication, you can set that up in Miva Merchant 9 from your Domain Settings screen in your admin. Watch this video to see how you can configure two-factor authentication in your store.
Sometimes when you’re working on your store pages you need to keep customers from browsing your store until the dust is settled. For times like those you need to turn on Maintenance Mode. Here’s how.
The Image Picker makes adding images to your products a breeze. Quickly upload new images, or choose from image files already added to the server, using Image Picker.
Learn to create Attribute Templates that can be applied to multiple products.
In this video we walk through the steps of adding categories to your store as well as explore the concept of parent and child categories.
Once you get products in your store, you’ll want to assign them to categories. This video takes you step-by-step in doing just that.
Installing Google Analytics in your store is simple. Watch this brief video to learn how to get Miva Merchant working with your Google Analytics account.
The Miva Technical Support Team are just a few clicks away. If you ever need a helping hand, open a ticket right from inside the Miva Merchant admin.
Learn the optimal way of adding images to your products so that they display on both product and category pages.
Learn how to control the pagination of products on your store categories.
Need to add content that is unique to a specific category? You can do that by editing the Category Header. This video shows you two ways to do just that.
Need to help a customer add products to their basket? You can remotely share their basket session via the Shop As Customer feature.
Miva Merchant allows you to export your store data in a flat file format for editing via a spreadsheet editor. In this video we show you how to export product information.
Once you’ve edited your product data the way you want in your flat file you’ll want to import the data back into your store. We walk through the process to show you how.
In this video we walk through the steps to prep your store so that you can import product image information using a flat file.
Learn how to create coupons that customers can enter at checkout to get discounts on their purchases.
This video shows you how you can generate unique coupon codes in bulk. Great for Groupon or Amazon Local campaigns.
Learn how you can offer free shipping to your customers. In this example video we setup free shipping to become available to customers with purchases over $100.
Want to offer free shipping on just some of your products? You can do that by following these simple steps.
Volume Pricing allows you to offer scaling discounts based on the number of products a customer has in their basket. Learn how to use this powerful Price Group by watching this video.
We show you how you can offer discounts to your customers basket total.
Miva Merchant 9 allows you to sort the order in which Shipping Options appear to customers at check out. If you want to change how your shipping options are listed, watch this video.
Big changes are in store in Miva Merchant Version 9. We walk you through the new store admin to showcase the redesigned layout and added functionality so you’ll know exactly what to expect when Version 9 is released in just a few weeks.
Shipwire's E-Commerce Business Development Leader, Stephen Maeder, speaks about outsourcing order fulfillment and when it's the right choice for your business. He gives an overview of Shipwire's capabilities, and shares how using Shipwire can help you expand into new markets, scale effortlessly, and keep costs down.
Custom Fields are built in way to save additional data with products, customers, categories, shoppers and orders. There's no limit on the type of data you want to use. Custom Fields can include Text Fields, Text Areas, Select Inputs, Radio Buttons, Checkboxes, File Upload Dialog. You also have the ability to organize custom fields into Groups or Tabs.
The Legacy Custom Fields are the old way of creating custom fields, but they still exist and work along side the new Custom Fields. Legacy Custom Fields only supported product, category and customer fields. They had limited availability and were only used on Product Lists and the Category Tree.
You can now use Custom Fields on any page thanks to built in Template Level Functions to read/write custom fields. You no longer need to first assign a custom field to a page in order to use it. There are also now new custom fields for Custom Basket and Order Fields. These new functions work along side "legacy" way to call in custom fields to a page template.
There are 17 functions in total; 8 for reading, 8 for writing, and ad debug function for trouble shooting. Because all the functions follow a similar syntax, once you learn one or two, it's easy to deduce what the others function will be. This makes using them and remembering them very nice.
Custom Basket Fields allow you to save data associated with a shopper or basket. Think of a Custom Basket Field as a "cookie," similar to how you would use a cookie to save data associated with a particular customer on a session basis, Custom Basket Cases are the same concept.
A Custom Order Fields is typically used in conjunction with Custom Basket Fields. Basket Fields automatically get converted to Order Fields if they share the same field code. The Primary us is to collect additional data about an order. It's also used for admin Customer Relationship Management in Manage Orders.
One great feature about Miva Merchant Custom Fields, is that they are importable and exportable through the built in Miva Merchant Import/Export System. You can have it export a .csv file with your custom fields selected. Importing and exporting in the custom fields is extremely powerful and a great way to get your data into and out of Miva Merchant.
One nice feature about Miva Merchant Custom Fields is they provide a built in debug function. This function can be used anytime you have problems reading or writing a custom field. There may be a case where you have some custom field logic on a page and for some reason or another it's not working. The Debug function was created to specifically help identify these type of issues.