Jump to content


Welcome to the forum:

Welcome to the iThemes, PluginBuddy and WebDesign.com forum. We've created several tutorial video's to help you get you started with using the forum, please check them out!

Also take note of the forum guidelines.


Support hours:

Our moderators actively respond to forum support requests during normal business hours which are Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm Central Standard Time, typically within one business day. Although some moderators choose to work during the weekends, we can not guarantee immediate attention to your requests. Thanks for understanding.

What is included with support:

Premium support includes theme/plugin issues such as: bugs encountered under normal operation, how to use basic features, basic WordPress help, and basic help with customization (meaning we point you to resources and will help in more depth as time allows). More information.

Where To Learn Basics Of Setting Up Exchange?

exchange initial setup

1 reply to this topic

#1 algisk

algisk

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • Others: BackupBuddy, BackupBuddy, Sync
  • PipPipPip
  • 34 posts

Posted 23 September 2013 - 03:02 PM

Do you plan on having further documentation and/or videos on how to use Exchange? I'm new to shopping carts.

The installation and initial setup were easy, but it took  a while to notice that "Settings" also had to be completed. In the "Pages" section, what is the difference between an Exchange page, a Wordpress page and a disabled page?

Were the "getting started" webinars recorded? Are they available somewhere on-site?

Thanks!

#2 Elise Alley

Elise Alley

    iThemes Support

  • Administrators
  • Others: All Plugins, All Themes, Members, Moderators, Toolkit, Webdesign
  • 5,699 posts
  • LocationOklahoma City, OK

Posted 23 September 2013 - 03:29 PM

Hi algisk,

All of the settings are covered in the Exchange Codex, including Pages.  You do not have change these settings if you don't need/want to.

The Exchange page type is the default page type which is created by Exchange, you don't need to do anything to these pages.  If you want to make changes to the pages, however, it would require changes in Exchange itself.

The WordPress page type allows you to select a page that you've created in WordPress.  Selecting this page type gives you a shortcode that you can add to that page that will generate the same information you see on the Exchange page type.  But this means you can add content before or after that shortcode.

The Disabled page type means that Exchange won't create that page.  So, for example, if there is a page you don't want to use, you'd disable it.  So, maybe your selling only one product and you don't need a "Store" page.  Then you'd select Disabled for that page type.  

You can check out the Getting Started with iThemes Exchange video on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtdYDUvMhPo

Let us know if you have any additional questions.

Thanks,

Elise



Reply to this Topic


ATTENTION
If this topic is marked RESOLVED or INFORMATION, or if you are NOT experiencing EXACTLY the same issue, please start a new topic to provide the details of your problem. If the solution provided doesn't work for you, you should start a new topic. If you feel this thread contains relevant information, you may include a link to it in your new topic. To ensure that we can process your support request efficiently, ALWAYS include a link to your site, and/or the page your request is related to. When posting your question or request on the forum, please be as concise and specific as possible. The shorter and more to the point you can make your request, the better.

For BackupBuddy related issues, be sure to include the status log from your most recent backup.

CLICK HERE to start a new topic in the Exchange ecommerce plugin forum.


  



Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: exchange, initial setup

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users