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    CS-Cart Banner Booking

    Updated 9 October 2023

    CS-Cart Banner Booking:- Now allow anyone to advertise on your CS-Cart or Multi-Vendor store with this splendid add-on CS-Cart Banner Booking. Whoever wishes to display an advertising banner on your store can pay for a specific time period and add the desire banners on the website.

    Admin can create two different types of banners i.e., Text Banner and Graphics Banner accordingly set the price. Also, the admin can add numerous banners for booking & make them available for the visitors. The functionality to add redirecting URLs to the banners makes the advertisement more effective.

    Check a brief overview of the plugin –


    CS-Cart Banner Booking Features

      • Well integrated with CS-Cart/CS-Cart Multivendor.
      • Customers can book multiple banners at once.
      • Moreover, Advanced back-end option for the admin to create a banner for any desired time period with a suitable price.
      • Advance back-end option for admin to check transaction for the booked banner.
      • Also, the admin has complete control of the system for setting banners anywhere on the storefront.
      • Functionality to add text banners and graphic banners.
      • Option to set auto-approval for buying and updating the banner at the admin end.
      • Furthermore, it works well with the new email template. Email Notifications to admin/buyer for every add, edit, update, expiry, reminder, and delete of the banners.
      • Also, Functionality to enable multi-language text and URL for the banner.
      • The option of add to cart button will display at the storefront for the available banners.
      • Moreover easy to use and maintain at the admin end.

    How To Upload And Install

    After downloading the “CS-Cart Banner Booking” add-on,  you get one zip file and the install.txt file.

    Read it carefully and follow it. Firstly click on the plus icon to upload the zip file.

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    Click on “Local” to browse the zip file and then click on “Upload & Install” as shown below in the snapshot.

    CS-Cart Banner Booking

    Add-on Configuration

    After the add-on installation, configure the settings.

    banner booking

    Make the necessary settings as per the below snapshot.

    • If the auto-renewal option is checked then the banner will renew automatically.
    • If the auto-approval option is checked then the buyer doesn’t require admin approval to buy and update the booking banners.
    • The next option is to allow the buyer to add images (or text) and URLs in multiple languages in the case of a multilingual site.
    • Reminder days are the number of days set to notify the buyer about the banner before expiration.
    • The next option is the cron key which will be used to secure cron URL.



    Go to Marketing >> Banner Booking. 


    Here the admin can create graphics and text banners that can then be made available for site visitors to book.All the banners will be listed here along with the booking status which can further be edited or deleted.  A separate option is provided to view only the active banners which are booked and verified.

    Click on + to add the new advertisement.

    add banner

    Enter the details as per the below snapshot which includes –

    • Name & small description for the banners which can be helpful for the visitor before booking.
    • The position of the advertisement.
    • Type of banner ie; Graphic or text.
      1. If it is a graphic banner, then an option to upload the banner image along with its redirecting URL will be available.
      2. If it is a text banner, then there will be an option to add text in the description box.


    • Booking price for the banner as per the booking terms.
      1. There are some predefined time slots for booking which includes 15 Days, 1 Month, 3 Months, 6 Months and 1 Year.
      2. An option to add a significant number of days for booking is also available in the manual booking term option.

    graphic banner details

    After you create a banner, you should use the Layout editor to add it to the storefront.

    Go to Design → Layouts → Manage blocks.


    Switch to the location where you want the banners to appear, and add a new block for Banner Booking.

    banner ads layout

    Enter the name of the block and select the carousel template.

    create block

    Go to the Content tab, pick the Manual filling , and click on the Add banner button.

    add banner ad

    Finally you see the list of all the available ads in your store. Pick the one(s) you need and click on the Add banner ads and close button.

    add banners

    Finally, click on the Create button to save your changes.

    Email Notifications-

    There are Email notifications for admin and customer on various events. For setting email notification template, go to Administration -> Notifications.


    The buyer and Admin see relevant notifications. Under Customer notifications tab, there is an option to edit and set email templates for the notification of various events which include Buy, delete, expiration, reminder, update) as shown below.

    customer notification

    The admin get mail notifications for the purchase, update, and expiration of  the banners. Under Administrator notifications tab, there is an option to edit and set email templates for the same as shown below.

    admin notification

    How Can A Visitor Purchase Banner Location?

    The visitor will be able to view an option “Banner Booking” where he will be able to view all the banners available for booking.

    front 1

    Here’s the list of available banners. The buyer can add the desired banner to the cart and proceed towards the checkout.

    Available banners for booking

    After a successful purchase, the customer will be able to view his purchased banner under My Banners.

    signed in

    Here’s the list of booked banners. If auto-approval for the purchased banner is enabled in the addon settings then the status of the booking will book approved automatically.

    The customer can edit and upload the desired banner and set the redirecting URL for the banner. Rest other fields will be un-editable as shown in the below snapshots.

    my ads
    my banners-view

    If the booked banner is of Text Type, then the buyer can add the desired text. For Graphic type banner, he can add the image and the target URL.

    update ads

    Notice will appear after updating as shown below.

    notice after updation

    Purchased Banner

    The purchased banners  appear at the frontend according to the layout settings done at the admin end and also the option for add to cart button are displayed along with the banner which is available for the booking on the storefront as shown below-

    Seller banner
    Seller banner

    If the auto-approval is not enabled then the purchased banner verified by the admin and then, will get approved. Till then it will remain pending and will not be editable at customer end.

    Let’s see how an admin can approve the purchased banner if auto-approval is not enabled:

    • Admin will get notified if the banner is purchased. He then needs to edit the status of the purchased banners via admin panel. Admin can approve, deny or cancel the booking along with an option to add the reason for the changed status as shown below –

    For this go to banner booking history under the Banner Booking History Tab provided as shown below –

    booking history 2
    booking history 2

    Also, admin can check transactions for the booked banners for this, go to Banner Booking History click on transaction tab as shown below –

    booking history transaction
    booking history transaction

    That’s all for the add-on, still, have any issue, feel free to write here on Http://Webkul.Uvdesk.Com  and let us know your views to make the module better.

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    Current Product Version - 2.0

    Supported Framework Version - CS-Cart & CS-Cart Multi Vendor 4.9.x, 4.10.x, 4.11.x

    Blog Version - CS-Cart & CS-Cart Multi Vendor 4.9.x, 4.10.x, 4.11.x
    • Version CS-Cart & CS-Cart Multi Vendor 4.9.x, 4.8.x, 4.7.x
    • Version CS-Cart & CS-Cart Multi Vendor 4.9.x, 4.10.x, 4.11.x
    • Version CS-Cart & CS-Cart Multi Vendor 4.7.x, 4.8.x, 4.9.x
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