Featured Products Module

SmithCart > Modules

SmithCart includes a module called Featured Products that provides the option of displaying selected, newly added, top selling or related products on any page of your site.

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Introduction

The Featured Product module provides the option of displaying products in the following ways:

  • Featured Products
  • New Releases
  • Top Selling Products
  • Related Products

The Featured Products module can be added multiple times and be placed on any page in your portal.

The following image is a screenshot of the Home Page of a DNN site with the Featured Products Module installed:


Configuring the Module Settings

To configure the Featured Products module settings hover your mouse over the “Manage” button at the top of the Product Details module container and choose settings.

Then select the Smith Featured Products Settings Tab.

 

The following sections will describe each setting and allow you to customize the Featured Products Module.

 

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General Setup

The following are the basic settings required to display Products in the Featured Product Module:

BuyNow Page Name – Select the page where you have added the BuyNow module. This tells the Featured Products Module which page to retrieve the Product information from and navigate to when the user clicks the Add to Cart button.

Product Detail Page – Select the page where you have added the product detail module. This tells the Featured Products module which page to navigate to when the user clicks on a Product Image or the Add Options button from the product listing.

Category – Select a category to limit the display of featured products to only a specific category. If you want to show all featured products in all categories then select "All Categories".

The following screenshot is an example using 2 instances of the Featured Products Module, each set for a different Category:

Button Type – Select the button style to apply to the mini cart. DNN button style uses the default button styles from your portal skin. Smith Cart buttons use the built in themes in Smith Cart.

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Featured Product Type

Show Featured Products – Select the radio button titled “Show Featured Products” to display a listing of all products that have been checked as “Featured” in the Product Setup screen.

Show New Releases – Select this option in order to populate your Featured Products module with the products you have added to your cart most recently.

Show Top Selling Products - Select the radio button titled “Show Top Selling Products” to display a listing of the top selling products in your store. Top selling products are sorted by best selling Products first.

Show Related Products - Select the radio button titled “Show Related Products” to display a listing of the products you have “related” to the current product listing.

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Show Fields

The following Show Fields settings are available to be configured:

Use Mini Cart – Check this box if you want to use the mini cart module.

Use MiniCart Checkbox not checked (Default)

When the use minicart checkbox is not checked and the user clicks the “add to cart” button from the product listing page, the product is added to the cart and the user is redirected to the main cart screen.

Use MiniCart Checkbox checked

When the use minicart checkbox is checked and the user clicks the “add to cart” button from the product listing page, the product is added to the mini cart and the user stays on the product listing page.

For more information about the MiniCart Module, please see the MiniCart Module KB article.

Show Product Sku – Check this box if you would like to display the “Product Sku” column on the cart screen during checkout. If the “Product Sku” checkbox is not checked then the product sku will be hidden.

Show Quantity on Hand - Check this box if you would like to display the “Quantity on Hand” column on the cart screen during checkout. If the “Quantity on Hand” checkbox is not checked then the quantity on hand will be hidden.

Show Product Rating – Check this box if you would like to display product ratings above the price on the Featured Products Module.

Show Sale Price – When sale price is populated Featured Products Module will show the regular price with a strikethrough and the sale price will be displayed in red so the customer can see they are getting the product on sale.

For more information about Sale Prices, please see the Sale Prices KB article.

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Hide Fields

The following Hide Fields settings are available to be configured:

Hide Price – Check this box if you would like to hide the “Price” field on the Featured Products Module.

Hide Quantity – Check this box if you would like to hide the “Quantity” textbox on the Featured Products Module.

Hide Add to Cart – Check this box if you would like to hide the “Add to Cart” button on the Featured Products Module.

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Rotating Featured Products

For more information on how to rotate your products in the featured products module, please see the How To: Rotate your "Featured Items" KB article.

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