General Information

About this Guide

This documentation is a reference guide to the Miva Merchant admin interface. Although it is organized as a reference, it contains topic overviews and lots of examples and step-by-step procedures.

The table of contents has the same order as the Menu button in the admin interface.

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Create a Wish List

Version 9 has a lot of new features that make it much easier to use than previous versions. If you have used previous versions of Miva Merchant:

The good news for people who have used previous versions of Miva Merchant is that finding things is a lot easier now, thanks to Search, History, and Bookmarks.

Template Changes for Version 10

Template changes for all releases of Version 9 are posted online:

To Create a Customer Account

Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users. Note that [customers] can also create their own accounts while visiting your on-line store. In release 9.0004 an "Address is a Residence" checkbox was added to the Shipping/Billing Information tab. If you leave this box unchecked, Miva Merchant assumes the address is a business. Please note that marking an address as a residence can increase shipping rates.

  1. All of the features and functions that you know are still in the program. However
  2. The location of many features has changed.
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Customer Add Screen: Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users.

Assigning Attributes

Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users. Note that customers can also create their own accounts while visiting your on-line store. In release 9.0004 an "Address is a Residence" checkbox was added to the Shipping/Billing Information tab. If you leave this box unchecked, Miva Merchant assumes the address is a business. Please note that marking an address as a residence can increase shipping rates.

Note

Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users. Note that customers can also create their own accounts while visiting your on-line store.

Caution

Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users. Note that customers can also create their own accounts while visiting your on-line store.

Important

Use the Customers screen to create accounts for customers in your on-line store. If you want to create accounts in the admin interface for your employees, see Menu > Users. Note that customers can also create their own accounts while visiting your on-line store.

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Creating Image Types

There are several places where you can create Image Types. It does not matter which method you choose to reach the Image Types page.

  1. Click the Add Image(s) button in the top right corner.Alt text here
  2. In the Code box, enter a short code you want to identify the Image Type.
  3. In the Description box, enter a description of the Image Type.

    Note

    If you keep your classifications fairly generic you’ll be able to use them for a wide variety of products.

  4. Click the Save Changes button.

    Note

    Clicking Save Changes adds the Image Type you created, but keeps you on the same page so you can add additional image types as desired. When you are finished adding Image Types, simply navigate away from the page.


References

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