13.12 Shopping Cart Functionality
Functionality within our Online Business Edition and our Online Business Edition
Multi-Language Deluxe Edition includes all the capabilities you would expect
from a world class Ecommerce module Including:
The ability to browse and add products while shopping on
your website without having to register first. (Registration is done at the time
The ability to compare similar Products offered on your
A section for Featured Items
The ability to process the necessary Accounting and related
Inventory processes on the back office end of your website automatically without
you having to use another software application to push/pull data into Tradepoint.
Our web modules process these actions
An Integrated Shipping Module providing real time shipping
information with over a dozen shipping services.
Credit Card merchant clearing.
Credit Card merchant clearing for multiple currencies with
the Deluxe Multi-National Edition.
Password login-specific features and information delivery
for each of your customers. Their profile will also allow them to manage their
account, view purchase history and make additional purchases later just by
Once your web
module has been assembled for you. Managing the specifics for each of your
Products and the related shopping cart functionality is done through the
Products section within Tradepoint.
and Inventory management functionality within the shopping cart is managed
through the Accounting functionality tools within Products. Below is a screen
view of the Products tool bar highlighting the relevant icons.
A screen view
of the Setup screen illustrates how you manage the parameters of the
functionality of your shopping cart.
number and any Category and sub-category will be associated with your product as
it is visible on the website. Similar products will be associated through the
Categories and sub categories. An example would be a pair of shoes that is
available in multiple sizes and colors. Each of those Products would have a
listing within Products and be associated with the same type of Product.
website this simply allows a customer to scroll through the different sizes and
colors of one kind of shoe.
Purchasing- The functionality here allows for easy
management internally and for what is visible on your website. For example, when
you check the box for 'Add to Customer's Products Owned Upon Sale' that Product
will be viewable internally within the CRM side of Tradepoint and will also be
viewable to the Customer that purchased it through the customer Portal on the
Having a Product availability will allow that Product to be
available internally and through your website. We recommend leaving the
Discontinued date open unless you know for sure when a Product will no longer be
Once the date passes for
a Product to be unavailable it will no longer be listed on your website. A
product history will be kept within Tradepoint for any discontinued
Assigned Accounting and
Taxation Rules- When each of the relevant Accounting rules
is applied to a Product the Accounting happens automatically every time this
Product is purchased through your website. Any taxes specific by location of the
purchase will automatically be included in the purchase through your website and
will be visible to your customers at the time of purchase.
made on this page will automatically be saved.
Since each of
our web modules are assembled and integrated with your current website at the
time of purchase we can take into account the finer details of your web
functionality such as appearance, icons, interactive tools, newsletters, forms