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Persistent Cart Configuration

During the setup of a persistent shopping cart, you can specify the lifetime of the cookies, and which options you want to make available for various customer activities. If the session cookie expires while the customer is logged in, the persistent cookie remains active. To set up a persistent shopping cart: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. …

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Persistent Cart Workflow

When Persistent Shopping Cart is enabled, the workflow depends on the values of the “Enable Remember Me” and “Clear Persistence on Log Out” settings, the customer’s decision to select or clear the “Remember Me” checkbox, and when the persistent cookie is cleared. When a persistent cookie is applied, a Not %Jane Smith%? link appears in the page header, to give …

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Persistent Shopping Cart

A persistent shopping cart keeps track of unpurchased items which are left in the cart, and saves the information for the customer’s next visit. Customers who are “remembered” can have the contents of their shopping carts restored the next time they visit your store. Using a persistent shopping cart can help reduce the number of abandoned shopping carts and increase …

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Mini Cart

The mini cart is a widget that appears in the upper-right corner of the page. The mini cart allows customers to examine an item in detail, edit the quantity, delete items, view the full-size cart, or go to checkout. The number indicates how many items are currently in the cart. To learn more, see: Mini Shopping Cart Widget. To display …

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My Cart Link

The My Cart Link setting determines if the number in parentheses represents the number of line items in the cart, or the total quantity of items in the cart. To configure the My Cart link: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left under Sales, choose Checkout. 2. Click to expand the …

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Shopping Cart Thumbnails

The thumbnail images in the shopping cart give customers a quick overview of the items they are about to purchase. However, for products with multiple options, the standard product image may not match the actual item being purchased. If the customer purchased a pair of red shoes, ideally, the thumbnail in the shopping cart should show the product in the …

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Minimum Order

Order subtotals can be required to meet a minimum amount, after any discounts have been applied. Orders shipped to multiple address can be required to meet the minimum order amount per address. The Proceed to Checkout button becomes available only when the minimum order amount is reached. To configure the minimum order amount: 1. On the Admin menu, select System …

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Quote Lifetime

You can determine how long a price is valid by setting the shopping cart quote lifetime. For example, if a shopper leaves a cart unattended for several days, the price of some items might change. By default, the quote lifetime is set to thirty days. To configure the quote lifetime: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in …

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Cart Configuration

The shopping cart configuration determines when the customer is directed to the cart page, and which images are used for product thumbnails. You can require an order to reach a minimum amount before the checkout process begins, specify the number of days a quoted prices remain valid, and control the order of items in the Totals section. Redirect to Cart …

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Shopping Cart

The shopping cart is positioned at the end of the path to purchase, at the intersection of “Buy” and “Abandon” It is perhaps, the most important page in the store. The cart is where the order total is calculated, along with discount coupons and estimated shipping and tax. It’s a great place to show your trust badges and seals, and …