This will add a row of recommended products that you have chosen
from your inventory to display on the cart page once any item has
been added to cart. The number of recommended products you choose
to show is completely up to as each one you check in the products
admin page will appear here.
To configure a recommended product, in your Ecommerce Template
control panel click on products admin and then click "Modify" for
the product you want to show as recommended. At the bottom of the
page there is a checkbox like this:
Check the box if you want it to appear as a recommended product
when any other product is added to the cart.
Related products are ones that you configure through the product
admin page. They will typically be products that customers who
have added a similar / complimentary item to cart would be interested
in. That may be something like batteries for an electronic device,
a superior model to the one already in the cart or simply an extra
item that you think would be of interest to somebody who is planning
on purchasing. Each related product will be displayed in rows below
In your Ecommerce Template control panel click on products admin
and then for the product you want to create relations for click
on the "related" button. If this is the first time you
are setting up a relation then you will see a message there are
no related product so then click on "List Products" and
you should see a screen like this where you can select the product
which can be related to the item you have selected.
Check the boxes which you want to relate to the original product
and then click on "Update Relations". Now click on "Back
to Listing" and the "Related" button should now
show with red text to indicate that it has related products configured.
Now when somebody adds the product to cart (the Professional scanner
in the example above), products you have configured as related
will be shown on the cart page.
also bought products
This handy feature will show products that were bought by previous
customers in conjunction with the item(s) already added to the
There is no configuration necessary for this feature as any products
previously purchased by customers who also bought the item added
to the cart will be shown on the cart page.
best selling products
These are simply the best selling items in your inventory.
There is no configuration necessary for this feature as the best
selling products are dynamically pulled from the database and will
be shown on the cart page.