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Multi-Vendor Marketplace Extension for Magento 1 3 New Features

Multi-Vendor Marketplace Extension for Magento 1 3 New Features


hi there I’m Sam from creative minds in
this video we’re going to take a look at for new and useful features available
with marketplace version 1.3 the first new feature allow suppliers
upload multiple products at a time if the csv import this second feature
allows customers to assign star ratings vendors based on their satisfaction with an order the third feature in a new building report for store administrators which tracks and simplifies the process
paying surprise your vendors The last feature is custom profile fields for
suppliers which the store adminstrator your country
and defined so now we’re going to take an in-depth
look at what these new features like me and how you can use them to
improve performance your Magento store so the first feature are going to
discuss is the CSV product import to enable this feature you’ll
need to go to System and then configuration then under market
place to go to configuration and you’ll see the CSV import option
then you need to enable the CSV import see you can set this to yes you can then set how many products can
be imported at one time if you put 0 this allows vendors to
upload unlimited amounts of products at a time now let’s check the supplier side
if the supplier does to you import and then products here’s the new
upload products page on this page the supplier can upload a CSV
file containing multiple products they can
also upload Associated images of those
products for example lets choose a product image and then
let’s go ahead and choose our CSV file has our sample product in there so as you can see the product
key my includes name description short description what price the image file associate you with the
crowd at et cetera so let’s go ahead and choose this scheme
ok and now lets import now that we have
both the picture and the CSV file and here we go ok now the page tells us that we have
successfully uploaded one product and you can click to get a full report and this full
report will tell you the product ID product name and it’s asking your
number now let’s head over into the admin side
of things if we go to catalog and manage products
you can see the admin to see that this new product has been
uploaded directly with all the associated fields including
type of product quality price it has been uploaded directly into the
product directory the next feature going to discuss the
new billing system in the admin panel if you go to
suppliers and then billing report in this report we have a list of all our
reports that were created by vendors the report shows the vendor id: meet
order ID the date of that order the order status whether it was
completed or not subtotal the net income the pay amount is
how much the vendor has been paid for this particular order
and what date the vendor was paid owning is how much you have left to pay
a vendor under action if we go to edit here
you can change the amount that was paid to a vendor we’re gonna change it is seven dollars
for example and then you can save that edit action and when we return to the
billing report you can see that this is reflected in that order record the third feature we’re going to
discuss is the suppliers profile fields under suppliers if you were to
manage profile fields so here the admin can create those custom
profile fields which will be added to the supplier’s
panel which they can then fill out or will be automatically completed from
the supplier site on their panel if they go to Settings
and then my profile page in the profile info the name and
description these two fields are created automatically
their default field but as you can see below the bank
account and also terms these are custom profile fields
that the admin can create using this new feature that the bank account and address fields
these are new fields that the The admin can create using this new feature
so I’m just gonna fill out and imaginary bank account number and imaginary address just so you can see
how these profile fields will be reflected in the vendor profile that the customer has
access to and also on the admin side and then if we head over to the supplier page the name and that address appear on the
supplier page it is the bank account information is
hidden now let’s check out the front end say your customer is scrolling
through and you click on a product on the product page when you could on
the name the vendor will bring you to that supplier’s profile page
where you can get access to those custom profile fields that the admin
allows to be visible to the pub and when we return to the
admin side as you can see in the custom profile fields the two
records we have here our bank account and these are the two fields that are
better than reflected in that supplier profile so now check out what it looks
like you at in new custom field you can give the field a name a label
and a description keep in mind that this system does not
accept spaces or any special characters so you need to
put in underscores if you want to have multiple words for example bank underscore account and
then for the label you can freely right whatever you want
with spaces special characters etc and then in the second section
we have a options for this particular profile field you can decide whether or not this
profile field is required to be filled out by the supplier or not
in systems that you control whether or not this information appears on the
suppliers page: for example if you wanna hide the bank
account information from suppliers page: you can select no for in system and if we go to the supplier page as you
can see it has the name description and terms but the bank account is hitting next to
the type of field so can either be text or text area you can decide
whether or not you want to use what you see is what you get or not and finally you can decide
whether or not this profile field needs to be approved by the
administrator or not so now our last feature is Supplier
ratings customers can only break a supplier
after an order has been completed and
shipped on the rate vendor page the customer has a listing all the suppliers that they had completed orders found and
here they can get each supplier billing based on their satisfaction with the
order if the customer has already rated a supplier if they go to my rates they can see a list of all of the suppliers and the ratings that they gave you
should be suppliers previously so now let’s check out the supply readings
from the front end say your customers going through this site and you click on a Product on that
product page you’ll be able to see the vendors name and also its star rating based on
customers previous readings on the satisfaction of their orders from
that vendor so on the admin site if you go to suppliers and then
manage suppliers the admin has access to the star ratings
from all of the customers for each of its own
suppliers so if they click on an individual suppliers
name the admin can then go to customer rates and here they have a list all the
customers who have rated this particular vendor the customer’s name customer ID the
rating that the vendor received and on what
date they voted

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