Sign In & Registration

SmithCart > Configuration

The Sign In and Registration Page Setup section allows you to configure how the cart handles user sign up, account creation, and registration.  If the user enters a valid login id and password then their shipping and billing information will be automatically populated during checkout.  SmithCart also supports guest checkout that does not require a user to login or create and account to purchase from your store.

To configure sign in and registration settings, navigate to the BuyNow module and select "Setup" from the admin menu:
 
 
Scroll down to the "Sign In and Registration" section and expand the panel.
 

Hide Sign In Page – Select this option if you want to hide the cart sign in page and not prompt the user to login during checkout.

Show Sign In Page – Select this option if you would like to prompt the user to login as the first step in the checkout. When “Show Login Screen” is selected, the sign in screen is displayed when the user clicks “Checkout” from the cart screen

Show custom Login and Registration Page – When selected the following two textboxes and where you will be able enter a custom URL to redirect the user to.

Custom Login Page – The URL to your custom login page that the user will be redirected to after the cart page if they are not logged in yet. This is useful if you would like to use a custom login module.

Custom Registration Page – The URL to your custom registration page that the user will be redirected to after the cart page if they are already logged in. This is useful if you would like to use a custom registration module.

 


 

Require Login

The cart login page has two options for the user to choose from; new user and existing user. If the user already has an account and logs in they are directed to the step 1 of the checkout. If the user is a new user they are directed to the cart registration page.

Require Login – Check this box if you would want to require the user to create a DNN login or create an account during checkout. If “Require Login” is unchecked the user is able to checkout anonymously.

Add to Cart Requires Login – Check this box if you would like to require the user to login before adding items to the cart. If this box is checked and the user clicks the add to cart button on the product listing page they will be directed to the login page if they are not already logged in.

 


 

Registration User Experience

The configuration of the Sign In & Registration settings will determine the show the user registers and/os signs in to your store.

The following configurations are avaiable to allow the user to sign in and/or register:

Show Sign In Page (Only)

When “Show Login Screen” is selected, the following sign in screen is displayed when the user clicks “Checkout” from the cart screen:

If the user enters a valid login id and password then their shipping and billing information will be automatically populated on step 1 and step 2 of the checkout.

If the user is a new user and clicks the “Continue” button they will checkout as a guest and no user account will be created.

Show Sign In Page + Require Login

When Show Login Screen is selected with the "Require Login" setting enabled, the following sign in screen is displayed when the user clicks “Checkout” from the cart screen:

If the user enters a valid login id and password then their shipping and billing information will be automatically populated on step 1 and step 2 of the checkout.

If the user is a new user and creates an account by entering a Username, Password and Confirm Passord before clicking “Continue” button, a new user account will be created and the checkout information entered on Step 1 will populate thier DNN User Profile.