2.72 min

The Catalog Overview

New to Miva Merchant 9 is The Catalog, which is the place for managing all of your products and categories in your store.

4.3 min

Miva Merchant 9 Admin

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.

3.6 min

Price Groups Overview

Price Groups just got a whole lot more powerful with Miva Merchant 9. This video breaks down the concepts of this robust Marketing toolset.

50.4 min

ReadyThemes Introduction Webinar

Learn how to build themes with Miva Merchant’s new Ready Themes functionality.

12.33 min

Miva Merchant Image Management Tool

This video explains how the Miva Merchant Image Management tool works and how to make the most of this powerful feature of Miva Merchant PR8.
.87 min

Activating The Custom Fields 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.


41.8 min

PayPal For Miva Merchants

Chip Vann from PayPal presents a webinar to show you how PayPal can help you sell more online, reduce your credit card processing costs, and how to make sure your website has a mobile-friendly check out experience. Chip gives a brief overview of PayPal Pro and Express Checkout products, and how Miva merchants can use them to generate more revenue and add more to your bottom line.


3.37 min

Customer Credit

Miva Merchant makes it possible for customers to have credit balances on their customer account in your store. Customer Credit will appear as a payment option at checkout, allowing customers to apply their credit balance toward a purchase. Watch this video to understand what Customer Credit is all about, and how to set it up in your store.


12.85 min

Gift Certificates

This video explores the Gift Certificate functionality in Miva Merchant. Gift Certificates can be purchased by customers which generates a Gift Certificate Code, which can be redeemed at your Miva Merchant store for Customer Credit.


4.43 min

Creating and Managing Gift Certificate Codes

In this video we'll show you how you can create a single Gift Certificate Code, create Gift Certificate Codes in bulk, and how to Manage existing Gift Certificates in your Miva Merchant store.


5.47 min

Advanced Sorting Of Products In Categories

In this video we show you how you can sort the order of products as they appear in categories in your store. We go over the Sort Products button which allows you to sort products in alphabetical order, and the Display Order Menu which gives you a more hands on capability in organizing your products.



56.65 min

Interview with Scott Jordan of ScotteVest.com

Scott has an wealth of knowledge on how to build a multi-million dollar eCommerce business as well as an amazing story to tell on how he got there. Listen Scott tell his story and learn from a serial entrepreneur trying to change the world one pocket at a time.


26.93 min

Episode #3 (2/27/15) - “Coffee & Tea Collective”

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.



2.73 min

Order Processing Overview

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.


7.42 min

Different Settings For Sorting Products On Category Screen

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.


66.18 min

Taking Your First Steps In Ecomerce

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.

280 min

Leveraging Non-Discount Offers for Success

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.

26.07 min

Getting Started Selling Online

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.

5.27 min

Concurrent Seat Licensing

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.

3.83 min

Managing Your Concurrent Seat Licenses

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.

2.05 min

Adding A Product

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.

2.93 min

Editing Multiple Records

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.

1.67 min

Creating A New User

Need to create a new user account in your store? Here’s how.

3.53 min

User Groups

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.

3.6 min

Setting Up Two-Factor Authentication

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.

3.85 min

Maintenance Mode

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.

1.68 min

The Image Picker

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. 

4.3 min

Attribute Templates

Learn to create Attribute Templates that can be applied to multiple products.

3.38 min

Adding Parent And Child Categories

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.

4.7 min

Assigning Products To 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.

1.8 min

Installing Google Analytics

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.

1.27 min

Getting Technical Support

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.

3.83 min

Adding Images To Products

Learn the optimal way of adding images to your products so that they display on both product and category pages.

1.47 min

Pagination On Category Pages

Learn how to control the pagination of products on your store categories.

3.8 min

Customizing A Category Header

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.

3.3 min

Shop As Customer

Need to help a customer add products to their basket? You can remotely share their basket session via the Shop As Customer feature.

2.85 min

Exporting Product Data

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.

4.88 min

Importing Product Data

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.

6.32 min

Importing Product Images Via Flat File

In this video we walk through the steps to prep your store so that you can import product image information using a flat file.

7.07 min


Learn how to create coupons that customers can enter at checkout to get discounts on their purchases.

5.27 min

Generating Coupons In Bulk

This video shows you how you can generate unique coupon codes in bulk. Great for Groupon or Amazon Local campaigns.

7.48 min

Free Shipping

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.

7.42 min

Free Shipping On Select Products

Want to offer free shipping on just some of your products? You can do that by following these simple steps.

5.75 min

Volume Pricing

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.

2.57 min

Basket Discount

We show you how you can offer discounts to your customers basket total.

2.47 min

Sort Order Of Shipping Options

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.

3.6 min

Miva Ecosystem

3.72 min

Creating a Developer Store

8.33 min

Installing the Compiler

5.83 min

Understanding The Limited Source Kit

12.72 min

MivaScript Tags, Functions & Hello World

8.95 min

Miva Merchat Module API – Working With Features

6.43 min

MvFunction – Creating MivaScript Functions

5.32 min

Working With The Database – Part I

6.07 min

Working With The Database – Part II

3.75 min

MvOPENVIEW – Working with Database Views

6.5 min

Ready Theme Overview

8.82 min

Ready Theme Settings

3.38 min

Ready Theme Product Listing

6.18 min

Ready Theme Navigation Sets

5.9 min

Ready Theme Base Framework

36.18 min

Getting To Know Miva Merchant 9

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.

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5.17 min

History of Miva Merchant

47.95 min

When is outsourcing order fulfillment the best choice for your business?

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.

18.95 min

PSD to Miva Part I

21.03 min

PSD to Miva Part II

13.45 min

PSD to Miva Part III

3.75 min

Introduction To Frameworks

4.4 min

Installing a Framework

3.03 min

Saving a Framework

6.38 min

Installing a Module

5.2 min

Deleting a Module

6.78 min

Working with Post and Get Parameters

9.08 min

Working with Cookies

4.4 min

Understanding merchant.mvc

7.88 min

Default Miva Parameters

5.85 min

Miva Actions

8.28 min

File Structure

4.38 min


7.07 min

Staging Changes Before Going Live

7.17 min

Maintenance Mode

9.92 min

Custom Fields Overview

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.

8.55 min

Legacy Custom Fields

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.

1.12 min

New Custom Fields

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.

15.2 min

Custom Field Functions

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.

9.22 min

Custom Basket Fields

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.

8.42 min

Custom Order Fields

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.

2.4 min

Exporting Custom Fields

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.

5.93 min

Debugging Custom Fields

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.

9.98 min


4.35 min

Global and Local Items

7.75 min

Pages Part I

5.82 min

Pages Part II

5.53 min

Pseudo Pages

3.87 min

Product List Layout

3.53 min

Error Messages

7.93 min

Built In Functions

8.67 min

Reading a CSV file

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