HOW TO: Store Configuration

Configuring your e-commerce store might be daunting but this guide will teach you how to easily navigate in Vendor Central and start adding your information!

First, take a look at what your store will look like when buyers go to your dedicated store:

You’ll be able to direct your clients to your online store by giving them your URL, in this case, it is “https://www.memorablecreationsinc.ca/vendor/memcreationsyyc/” 

In this guide, we will show you how to change or add business information to your store in Vendor Central.

Currently, you will have a default MCI logo for your storefront, just like the photo below:

In order for you to change your logo, you will need to do the following:

  1. Login to Vendor Central
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Click on Store
  4. Upload your Store Logo

If you would like to change your store banner as well, you’ll be able to do this in here too. At the ‘Store Banner Type’ you can change to either Static Image, Slider or Video.

For mobile-friendly banner, you can change this setting if you would like for buyers to see an optimized look to your store.

As for ‘Store List Banner Type’ this setting is for when we feature your store in our Vendor List page.

You’ll have an option to change your ‘Store Name’ and ‘Store Slug’ but we advise not to modify this as it may cause duplicates. 

As for ‘Shop Description’, you will be able to describe what your business is all about! Please take advantage of it.

We’ll quickly go over the Storefront business information:

To change/add your business information, you will need to do the following:

  1. Login to Vendor Central
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Click on Store
  4. Scroll down to ‘Store Address’ section
  5. Change/add the necessary information

Few options on changing the Store Visibility:

  • Store Name Position – At Header or On Banner
  • Products Per Page – # of Products
  • Hide Email From Store – Enable or Disable
  • Hide Phone From Store – Enable or Disable
  • Hide Address From Store – Enable or Disable
We will now go over the Payment Option:

You can choose Paypal to accept payment from MCI for your payout:

Or you can configure your bank transfer:

Now let’s move on to configuring your Global Shipping settings!

You’ll have an option to either enable/disable shipping for your store:

The ‘Processing Time’ option will help your buyers know how long it takes for them to receive the products they purchased. As for the ‘Shipping Type’, you’ll have an option via Country, Zone, and Weight.

On the SEO section, you’ll be able to add SEO Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Facebook and Twitter SEO:

Customer Support is key to answer any of your buyer’s questions. We encourage you to fill out pertinent information:

You’ll have the capability to indicate your hours of operation:

Updating your store policies are essential as buyers will know what to expect, please create your store policies for shipping, refunds, exchanges and etc.

We added an option for you to set your store in Vacation Mode. This will allow temporarily for your store to be unavailable or notify buyers that you are on vacation. 

Feel free to share any suggestion you have in mind!

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