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E-commerce features

The features

Departments

Manage your on-line store departments to organize the products and services that you offer to your customers.

Products

Manage the products and services that you offer in your on-line store.

Product options

Manage options that you added to the offered products and services. For example, you can offer the same product in multiple colors, configurations, etc.

Product variants

Manage variants of your main products. For example, you can offer T-shirts in different sizes and colors. Each combination of size and color, i.e. product variant, behaves in the system as a separate product.

Manufacturers

Manage manufacturers who make the products and provide the services that you offer in your on-line store.

Suppliers

Manage suppliers who supply the products and deliver the services that you offer in your on-line store.

Product image galleries

Create galleries of the offered products. For example, you can present your customers with featured images of given products.

Product categories

Sort the products and services that you offer to your customers based on topic-related groups.

Multilingual products

Present the products and services that you offer to your customers in multiple language versions.

Product workflow

Set up a reviewing and approval process to ensure quality of your website's content and design.

Multiple currencies and exchange rates

Allow your customers to make orders in currencies different from the on-line store main currency.

Configurable tax calculation based on country and state

Calculate taxes based on location.

Discounts

Flexibly combine and grant your on-line store customers the following types of discounts:

  • Catalog discounts - grant your eligible customers discounts on selected products.
  • Order discounts - grant your eligible customers discounts on their whole shopping.
  • Free shipping offers - grant your eligible customers the benefit of free shipping.
  • Volume discounts - offer your customers better prices if they purchase specified amounts of given products.
  • Bundles - offer and sell your customers multiple products of various kinds as single products for special prices.

Besides, you can motivate your customers to purchase more products by providing them with discount coupons. The customers can exchange these virtual vouchers for various types of discounts (order discounts, free shipping offers, discounts on selected products).

Customers

Manage your on-line store customers.

Orders

Manage orders that your customers placed while purchasing in your on-line store.

Site-specific and global data

Learn how you can use site-specific objects available only on the respective sites and global objects shared across all your sites.

Reports and statistics

View reports and statistics related to your on-line store.

Custom providers

Add your custom providers for alternative shipping and tax calculations.

Checkout process

Add checkout process steps and further customize the checkout process to best suit your and your customers' needs.

Payment gateways

Use payment gateways such as PayPal or Authorize.NET, and integrate your own payment gateways.

E-commerce documentation sections

Getting started with the E-commerce Solution

Learn the basics of the Kentico E-commerce Solution.

Configuring and managing your store

Learn how you can set up your on-line store and perform all necessary configuration and management tasks to start and develop your e-business.

Customizing and developing your store

Learn how you can adapt your on-line store to best suit your e-business needs.

Store reports

View interactive reports informing you about the progress of your e-business.

Store security

Learn how you can set up and manage the security features of your on-line store.