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Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App New & Upgraded Features

Yes , we are updating and introducing new features to our best featured Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app .Please keep following and tracking this section of ours to know about all the updates in the app.
Lets have a look at the newly introduced and updated features of Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app :

Display extra information about product on your store’s product description.

This is a newly introduced feature , in which pasting the below code in the product.liquid file will enable you to display extra information about product on your store’s product description.
To paste the below given , follow the below process :

<div class="wk_product_custom_detail clearfix" data-productid ="{{product.id}}" style="display:none; border-bottom:1px solid #ddd; border-top:1px solid #ddd; padding:5px;"></div>

Go To Themes.
Click on Customize Theme button.
Click on Edit HTML/CSS button.
Select product.liquid file from the Templates where you want to show the link.
Paste the code.
Click on save .

Pasting this code will enable you to display the custom field you have created for the product description page on the store front end .

Make collection mandatory

With this setting in the product section of the configuration , you can enable/disable the make collection mandatory button , in case enabled it will make sellers mandatorily choose the collection at the time of adding product .
Go to Configuration >>> Select Product Setting >>> Enable option of Make collection mandatory >>> Click on save .

Allow Seller To View Customer Details

Allow Seller To View Customer Details
With this setting admin can allow/disallow the seller to view customer details .

Allow Seller To View Customer Email
With this setting admin can allow/disallow the seller to view customer email id .

Allow Seller To View Customer Contact Number
With this setting admin can allow/disallow the seller to view customer contact number .

Display Total order amount & Total order commission

Visiting the restriction setting of the configuration ,the admin can enable or disable the display Total order amount & Total order commission on the dashboard .

 

Shipping

We have introduced Shipping in Multivendor Marketplace App which will enable the admin to configure shipping methods from his end for sellers and sellers can configure the shipping methods on the basis of price or Weight of the product.

Click here to view the details .

Import products from Shopify

By enabling the import product button from product section of configuration , and then visiting the import product from shopify from the main menu will enable the user to import the product either by selecting the period and entering to and from date or it can be imported by uploading a CSV .

Important Note : All of these imported products will be visible on the product section only after the products are assigned by admin to any seller .

Custom Field for Product

Earlier we had custom field option only for seller sign up page , now we have introduced the option of custom field for product description page on front end as well .
The admin will just to choose the field whether it is for seller or product from the down while creating a custom field ..and rest everything is same .

Go to Custom Field >>> Click on Add custom Field >>> select from dropdown – Seller or product >>> fill in rest of the form >>> click on save .

Informative Seller Dashboard

Much more informative dashboard showing Total Seller , Recent Orders and their fulfillment status and details of Total sales.

Reminder Feature

An extremely amazing feature of Multivendor marketplace is “Reminder Feature” to remind the vendor for order fullfilment.

Payfast payment gateway Introduced

Payfast payment gateway is newly introduced as a payment mode between admin and seller.

Admin can enable /disable the option of sending mails .

Now admin can enable /disable the option of sending mails and can also edit the content of the automated mails sent to the sellers and customers from the mail configuration section

Seller-Buyer Chat

The most awaited feature of shopify multivendor marketplace app – The Seller Buyer Chat is here. Now buyers can chat with sellers of the product directly .We are here to bridge the gap between buyer and seller by this app which will enable them to communicate through this app .
Click here to know the details of Seller-Buyer Chat .

  • Admin enables the Seller-buyer chat option .
  • Seller -buyer can chat with each other
  • Quick solution and on the spot clarity on issues
  • Live Chat App
  • Much more streamlined process of communication
  • Messages can be sent even if the receiver is offline.
  • User friendly
  • Easy to set up
  • Responsiveness

Convert your customers into sellers by enabling C2C

Take advantage of the new functionality of converting your customers into sellers with ease.

All you need to do is add the following code into customer/account.liquid theme page to display the “Seller Portal” button on customer’s account page.

To paste the below given , follow the below process :

<a class="btn btn--small wk_c2c_marketplace" target="_blank" href="https://shopify.webkul.com/multivendor/?p=c2c_marketplace_process&customer_id={{customer.id}}&shop={{shop.permanent_domain}}" style="display: none;float: right;">Seller Portal</a>
  • Go To Themes.
  • Click on Customize Theme button.
  • Click on Edit HTML/CSS button.
  • Select product.liquid file from the Templates where you want to show the link.
  • Paste the code.
  • Click on save .

Once it is done, you will have to enable C2C button from configuration >>> general section to activate this feature.

Invoice

We have now introduced the feature of generating invoice on our Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App. Now in the order section you can generate the invoice by clicking on view button of any particular order and then clicking on generate invoice button.
The invoice can be generated in two ways :

  • Admin to Seller
  • Seller to Customer

And both these types content can be edited by visiting the invoice configuration section.

INVOICE SETTINGS

From this section the details which will be default will get filled up by admin from this section, for example address, VAT number , VAT , FAX , Telephone Number and much more.

Note : From the Admin panel of  Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App invoice for Seller from Admin will get generated and from the Seller panel the invoice for Customer/buyer from Seller will get generated when clicked on generate invoice from the order section.

Seller Profile Page BANNER

Now Seller profile page on front end will have banner for his shop. The banner can be uploaded by seller or by admin as well .
Click here for a detailed blog on new seller profile page
The admin end of seller detail section from where admin can view and change the banner as well will look like this –

In case you require this newly changed version of seller profile page, do let us know as we are not updating it on every shop by default.

Ask A Question

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app now has the much awaited “ask a question” feature .
CLICK HERE to know the details . Now customers can ask questions related to the products directly from the vendors of the products. Both admin can vendors will be able to view and answer the questions asked. And admin can view the whole conversation history between buyers and sellers and much more.

Clockwork SMS Tool Integration

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app can now be integrated with Clockwork SMS tool for sending automated messages for newly placed orders to admin as well as to vendors . This integration will add up an additional $5 per month to your existing monthly plan of Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app.
Click here for the detailed USER MANUAL of Clockwork SMS tool.

Order Note

Now, Customers while placing the order can put the order note for sellers which will be visible to the sellers when they will click on the view button of any particular order.

global product

Introducing the Global Product feature in Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app which enables admin to create Global Product that can be sold by various sellers. Admin can enable this feature with an additional charge of USD 15 per month & this charge will be over and above the Monthly subscription charges of the Multivendor app for the plan selected by you.

Shopify Multivendor Sellers Social Network Tabs

Enable your sellers to connect their profile page with their own social platform by using Shopify Multivendor Sellers Social Network Tabs feature like Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest etc in one tab with this social network add-on.

Click here to know the detail

LABEL TRANSLATIONS

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace Label Translations feature is here. Now you can rename the labels as per your requirement for various sections of the app.


To know more click here.

Video on Seller Profile page

If you thought it was amazing to have banners on seller profile page, then our new upgrade will make you feel extremely good. Yes, now you and your sellers can add the video on the place of banner on the sellers profile page.

Lets know more about Shopify Multivendor Marketplace Seller Profile Video Feature.
Click here for details.

Multilingual – Weglot

Now the Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App is Multilingual with Weglot Integration in the app. The Multivendor App can now be translated to any language of your choice as per the Weglot Translation.

With Weglot Translation you can have the app in multiple languages. Till now you can only have one language selected from the app configuration, but now you can provide the option to your sellers/vendors to select the language of their choice. So, now do not worry if you have your vendors across the globe as they can now change the language in the app.


Click here for details.

Seller Membership

We are here with our newly launched seller membership feature which enables you to charge a membership fee from your sellers and much more on Multivendor Marketplace. You as admin can choose plan name, price and restrict number of products for the sellers and much more.


Click here for a detailed user manual on this.

USPS Shipping feature

Now you can use USPS Shipping within Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App. With this the sellers/vendors can ship the products with USPS and can also generate the ‘shipping label’ from their account on the app.

Please note that this will be at a monthly charge of 10$ USD per month + current charges for the multivendor app.

Click here to know the details.

Paypal Masspay

Introducing Paypal Masspay where seller will be paid automatically for the orders once they will mark the order as delivered.
Which means if you will enable this option and only when once your seller marks the order as delivered; he will be paid via Paypal Masspay automatically.
Go to configuration >>> payment setting >>> Enable paypal masspay>>> SAVE.

 

Handling and transaction charges

We have introduced Handling charges and Transaction charges on the Sales Price. I.e now after enabling the sales price feature from the configuration the Handling and Transaction charges as well.
Go to Configuration >>> Product Setting >>> Enable Sales Price.

Handling Charges : This indicates the total handling charges to be added into product base price, it will be added while creating the product. To enable this, check the box and click on save.

 : This indicates the total transaction charges to be added into product base price.

1). Fixed – This indicates the total fixed amount to be added into product base price.

2). Percentage – This indicates the total % amount to be added into product base price.
The calculation for these happens like below:

((Base price + commission) + handling fee) + transaction fee = sales price

((100$+ 10% commission)+ 10$handling) + (10%+$10)= sales price

For example:
((100$+ 10% commission)+ 10$handling) + (10%+$10)
=((110$)+ 10$handling)+ (10%+$10)
=$120  (10%+$10)
=$132 +10$
=$142

Download Invoices in bulk

Now you can download the invoices in Bulk. Just go to orders >>> select the orders you want the invoices for >>> from bulk action choose ‘Bulk Invoice’ >>> Save.

Product Form Customization

With this section you can hide/unhide the components of product form.
Click on Product Form Customization from the main menu of the app and select the products you want to remove from the add product page.

zone wise shipping

In this feature Admin can create the zones and add countries in that zone, based on which the sellers will set prices.
Zone here can be any name given to a group by admin, in which admin adds up countries which will have same range and prices. This feature is for all those who never wanted to set the shipping country wise.

1)Please visit configuration >>> Shipping >>> And select Zone wise Shipping.

2)Then Shipping Zones Option will get added in your main menu.
Click on Shipping zones and then click Add zones to add the shipping zones.

Clickin on Add zone, you will be redirected to the page where you will name the zone and add countries to it.

On the seller end:
Go to shipping Configuration and
-add ranges
-Then click on the eye button to view the range and set the prices range wise.

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Auto disable product

Admin can now auto disable the product after certain duration. Yes you read it right. With the feature of Auto disable Admin can set to disable a product after X days. This X will be the number of days (value) added by admin.
And it will be on the basis of :
From Product added Date : which will be the Xnumber of days counted from the date when product was added.
OR
From Product published Date: which will be the X number of days counted from the date when product was Published.To enable this feature visit configuration >>> Product >>> enable “auto-disable product” >>>Enter value and save.

Shopify directory listing feature

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App Directory Listing Feature enables you as admin to convert your marketplace into the directory listing marketplace.
You just have to enable this feature of directory listing and then your sellers can redirect your buyers to their website.
To enable this feature you will have to visit the configuration >>> product tab >>>enable directory listing >>> enter the button label as per your wish and click on save.

*****To know the full details click here.

stock management

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace Stock Management App can be used with  Shopify Multivendor Marketplace

With Stock Management feature, the Admin can manage the product stock from the Seller/Vendor. Admin can track the incoming shipment while seller selects whether the product is fulfilled by the seller or the admin.

The feature app will cost you 10$ USD per month above the Multivendor App monthly charges

Admin needs to install the app from the “Feature Apps” menu in the Multivendor App :

Now approve the monthly charges for this feature app.

Once the charges are approved, the app is enabled and can be used.

To use the app, you need to add the following code to the liquid files :

Copy the following line of code into product.liquid (or product-template, if exist) template to display the fulfillment information on store product page.

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< div id="wk_ff_service" style="margin:15px 0;clear:both;"><input id="productid" type="hidden" value="{{ product.id }}">

Once the code is added, customer can see the information if the product is fulfilled by the admin or the seller.

For more details, click here on Stock Management

product form customization

Now you can choose to remove the fields of add product form which you think you do not need and do not want your sellers to fill in.
As there may happen to be cases where few fields in add product form could be irrelevant to you on the basis of nature of your marketplace.
So this is how you can do it.
you can visit the “product form customization” section from the admin panel and uncheck the fields you do not want to display.

Seller product sync feature

With the new “Create an App for your Seller” feature app, you will be able to add the Sellers Product from their Shopify Store at run time. That is if your Sellers too have their Shopify Stores and wanted the products from their respective stores to be added to the Admins Shopify Store then this can be achieved through this feature app.

The Feature App is at a monthly pricing of 40$ USD per month. This charge is beyond the monthly charge of the multivendor app.

You need to enable the feature app from the app configuration menu. Once you have enabled the app, please do approve the changes in the payment. 

For more details about this feature CLICK HERE.

ECOMM EXPRESS Shipping

Shopify Multivendor Marketplace Ecomm Express Shipping.
Yes, we now have integrated Ecomm Express for the fulfillment service with which admin and sellers would be able to manage fulfillment in more efficient way. Which means that once the order is placed then seller from the backend will fulfill via ecomm.
The charges for Shipping can be configured by other ways but on the backend fulfillment will happen via Ecomm Express.

You will have to visit feature app section of the app and then enable this feature with the name Ecomm Express.
Enabling this will add up $10 per month in your current Multivendor Makrketplace plan.


CLICK HERE to know the details.

Multivendor API

Here we are with Shopify Multivendor Marketplace app API. API stands for Application programming interface which are set of tools and protocols that will help you building a sync and much more.
This feature will be available in the app’s featured app section. You have to enable this API feature from the featured app section so that you can access the API. This feature will have additional charges of USD15 per month over and above your current multivendor plan.

Lets understand this in detail.

ENABLE API FEATURE

To enable the API feature you will have to visit features app section of the app. This feature will be available in the app’s featured app section. You have to enable this API feature from the featured app section so that you can access the API. This will will have additional charges of USD15 per month over and above your current multivendor plan.

For more details CLICK HERE.

canada post integrated

Presenting Shopify Multivendor Marketplace | Canada Post where you can enable and have Canada post Shipping rates within Shopify Multivendor Marketplace App. With this the sellers/vendors can ship the products with Canada Post and can also generate the ‘shipping label’ from their account on the app.

This feature will have additional charges of USD10 per month over and above your current multivendor plan.
Also it is mandatory to have a Shopify Plan in which Carrier calculated shipping feature is enabled to make this canada post work.

To understand this feature in detail CLICK HERE.

make an offer

With the Make An Offer App, you can have the customer request quote for the product/service as per the requirement and through this you can also check the customers offer request. You will have the customer details and you can use them to contact the customer and can convert the purchase.

Avoid loosing sales. As now you can have the customer information so you can personally pursue them for the purchase.

This a featured app within the Multivendor App at an additional cost of 10$ per month apart from the monthly costing of Multivendor App.

To enable Make An Offer feature, go to “feature apps” menu in the Multivendor App. It will cost you 10$ USD per month in addition to the multivendor app plan.

 

 For more details CLICK HERE.

Order prepare and fulfillment status

Step 1:
To enable the functionality refer the below screen-shot

Go to Configuration >> Orders Configuration

Step 2:
Once an order is placed, the shipping status will set to “collect” at the seller side and “busy ” at the admin side.

Step 3:
Now the seller will click the “collect” button for a corresponding order to notify admin to collect the product. Here admin will receive an email regarding the same. Now at the admin side the shipping status of that order is in “Collect” state and at seller side it’s “Pending”.

Step 4:
Once admin clicks the “collect” button for an order, the status changes to “collecting” at both sides.

Step 5:
Now the admin collects the product, to notify seller he clicks the collecting button. Here the status changes to “collected” at both sides.

Seller Rating Star Color

Multivendor app is now updated with a new feature in “Seller Profile Page Settings” menu through which you can select the color of the rating star given to your sellers. Once the rating is given by the customers to your seller, seller can view it on his profile page.

You as an admin can select the color of the rating star and view it on Seller profile page.

Follow the procedure to set the rating star color:

Admin panel>>Sellers>>Sellers Profile Page Settings (from the drop down menu)>>Visit “Seller Rating Star Color” section>>Select the “Start color” and “End color” of the star>>Click on “Save” button.

Once the setup is done, view the Seller rating star color on the seller profile page.

 Default “Sort By” for Seller Profiles

This upgraded feature of the Multivendor app will help the admin to select the by default “Sort By” for the seller profile pages.

Once you set this from the “Seller Profile Page Settings” submenu, you can view it on profile pages of your sellers.

Default Banner for your Seller

Now, admin can select the default banner for all his sellers to make it visible on the seller profile page. You as an admin can select this seller banner both in the form of image as well as in the form of video also.

Follow the procedure to upload by default banner for your seller’s profile page.

Visit admin panel of the multivendor app>> Go to “Sellers” menu>> Go to “Sellers profile page Settings submenu (from drop down)>>Find “Select Default Seller Banner” section>> click on “Upload Banner” button>>Choose the banner type whether in the form of “Image” or “Video”>>Click on “Save” button.

Mail Template Header & Footer Background Color

Now, the multivendor app is upgraded with a new mail template feature within the app. Through this, admin can now change the color of the header’s and footer’s background of the mail template.

Note:- This feature is applicable for all mail templates within the app.

Admin can test this change in header’s and footer’s background color through a “Test Mail” also.

Follow the procedure to change the header’s and footer’s background color of the mail template:

Admin panel of the app>>visit “Mail Configuration” menu>>click it and vist the Mail Template Header and Footer Background Color” section>> select the header and footer background color>>click on save button.

 

ADD PRODUCT TAG BY CSV

In Multivendor Marketplace app, Admin can now add the product tags in bulk by uploading the CSV file.

For this admin first need to enable “Restrict Product tags” button from “restriction configuration” menu of the app

Admin panel of multivendor app>> Configuration >> Restriction Configuration >> Enable “Restrict product tags”>> Save changes

Now visit Product tags section of multivendor app and from here add the product tags in bulk by uploading CSV

Admin end of multivendor app>> Products>> Product Tags>> More actions >> Add product tag by CSV

ADD PRODUCT TYPE BY CSV

In Multivendor Marketplace app, Admin can now add product types in bulk by uploading CSV.

For this admin first need to Enable “Restrict Product Type” button from “Restriction Configuration” section of the app

Now visit Product types section of multivendor app and here add the product types in bulk by uploading CSV

 

Demo

Use below link and credentials to use the demo of Shopify multivendor marketplace App:-

Admin Demo Link:- https://multivendor-marketplace-4.myshopify.com/admin

Username: johndoe@webkul.com

Password: demowebkul

Seller Demo Link: https://multivendor-marketplace-4.myshopify.com/

Username: test1@webkul.com

Password: webkul123

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Comments (4)

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  • Dawn Brown
    Is there a way for the app to pick up on shopify discounts? Right now it is awarding too much money to the vendor because it doesn’t recognize the applied discount…
    • Nitika Srivastava
      Hi,

      By default this feature is not there in our app , but in case you require it – the same can be customized.

      And the customization will be chargeable .

      Let us know .

      Also you can raise a ticket at : https://webkul.uvdesk.com/en/customer/create-ticket/ for any further query .

      Best Regards,

      Nitika

      WEBKUL

  • Dawn Brown
    How come there is no menu link for custom field or product in my version of marketplace? That would be very helpful?
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