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Multi-Vendor Marketplace - General Configuration


General Configuration

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You can access the main configuration screen by clicking  System → Configuration, and on the left menu: MARKETPLACE → Configuration.


General Settings

Default fee {Number field} The default share (percentage) of the orders that the admin is due.
Default is 10%.
Fee type •Percentage
• Fixed
Admin can decide if the fee is flexible (as a percentage value of the order) or fixed (as a steady value, like $10).
Default is Percentage.
Notify when supplier changed his profile • Yes
• No
Admin can decide whether or not to be notified when suppliers have made changes to their profiles.
Default is No.
Enable supplier pages • Yes
• No
Admin can decide if customers have access to an individual supplier page displaying vendor information, including contact information.
Default is Yes.

Notify supplier when his profile was approved • Yes
• No
Admin can decide whether or not to notify the supplier when the profile has been approved.
Is discount effective • Yes
• No
Admin can decide whether or not to accept discounts in the store.
If it is set as 'No', the discount will be applicable only to the vendor, not to the store.
Restrict vendor portal unless profile is not fully filled up • Yes
• No
If the admin selects "Yes", suppliers need to complete profile information before using the vendor portal.
Show notice on cart page if customer have products from multiple vendors • Yes
• No
Allows showing notice on cart page if customers have products from multiple vendors.

Presentation

Add "Sold by" option on product page • Yes
• No
This makes it possible for the store admin to add customized 'Sold by' blocks to store templates so that certain products can be easily associated with vendors.
Default is Yes.
Enable supplier rating • Yes
• No
Admin can decide if customers can rate suppliers after ordering their products.
Default is Yes.
Allow to send emails to customers if supplier creates an invoice • Yes
• No
Admin can decide whether or not to send emails to customers when the supplier creates an invoice.
Default is Yes. 
Allow supplier to manage shipping costs • Yes
• No
Admin can decide if the supplier will be able to manage the shipping costs for their orders.
Default is Yes.
Order statuses supplier can see (List of order statuses) Admin can choose which orders are visible or hidden at the Supplier Panel depending on their status.
Allow to send emails to customers if supplier creates a shipment • Yes
• No
Admin can decide whether or not to send emails to customers when the supplier creates a shipment to their order. 
Default is Yes.  
Show Sold By in (List of areas)             Admin can choose where to show block “Sold By”.
Set default order status when vendor creates shipment (List of order statuses)             Admin can choose to set a default order status in case of shipment.
Change state of order when vendor creates shipment • Yes
• No
Admin can choose to automatically change the state of order in case of shipment.
Default is No.

Paypal Transfer

Enable money transfer to vendors - admin can enable or disable money transfer to vendors.


CSV Export

Show billing address •Yes
• No
In order CSV export admin can show or hide customer billing address.
Show payment information •Yes
• No
In order CSV export admin can show or hide payment information. Only payment method name will be shown.
Show gift message •Yes
• No
In order CSV export admin can show or hide gift message information.

Supplier Configuration

Admin can decide whether or not the supplier is allowed to customize his or her profile image.


Billing Reports

Calculate Vendor Amount Based on Prices - allows calculating vendor amount based on prices:

  • Including Tax
  • Excluding Tax


Order Management

Admin can decide whether or not the vendors can change status of the order in Order Management in Vendor Portal.

If the admin selects option Yes, the following settings are available:

Available statuses to change (List of Order Statuses)
Selects statuses that will be available for a vendor.
Show payment information • Yes
• No
Determines if vendor can see payment information on order detail page on the Dashboard.
Show shipping information • Yes
• No
Determines if vendor can see shipping information on order detail page on the Dashboard.


Supplier Frontend Product Uploader

Admin can assign attribute sets available per each supplier or vendor, while maintaining the admin’s exclusive ability to approve or dismiss uploaded products, as well as moderate supplier products which need further editing.
The Magento ® Supplier Product Inventory Management Extension by CreativeMinds  has the ability to benefit both admin and suppliers. Admin have the ability to manage suppliers and uploaded products, while store suppliers can upload products from a front-end dashboard without gaining access to store admin.

For more information on this section configuration and features, please read the  Supplier Frontend Product Uploader documentation.

Finally, remember to Save the Configuration!


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