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Shopping Cart Software Online Manual

Welcome to the Modular Merchant ecommerce knowledge base!
Consider this knowledge base to be an online manual full of tutorials, walk-throughs, and helpful tips for using Modular Merchant's shopping cart software.
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Shopping Cart Software Components
Shopping Cart Software Components
A look at what each section of the shopping cart software's Administration Area and...
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Getting Started
What you need to know before starting your Modular Merchant account.
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Administration Area
All pages within the software's administration area.
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Your store's dashboard and tools to get up and running.
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Managing both your Modular Merchant account and those with access to the administration...
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System Settings
System Settings control the behavior of the store's admin area and store...
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Search, edit and maintain the customers in your online store.
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Control the look of your storefront. Edit text, images and webpage templates.
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Host your website along with your shopping cart under your domain name.
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1-Click Upsell
After a customer places an order, allow them to add more products to their order with a single...
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Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate Marketing, or revenue sharing, is a referral-based marketing strategy in which Merchants...
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Digital Delivery
Securely sell any type of files using the store's automated download system.    
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Event Engine
Create incentive-based promotions in your storefront that are automatically applied to the...
1 8
Modular Mailer
Send newsletters and auto-responders to customers triggered by specified events.    
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Product Reviews
Turn your customers into evangelists for your brand when they write product reviews.
1 7
Related Products
Add a list of "recommended products" to various storefront pages, based on the products...
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Reward Points
Reward customers with credits they can spend towards merchandise in your store.  
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Subscription Products
Welcome to the Subscription Products module! The Subscription Products module provides tools to...
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Memberships & Remote Member Validation (RMV) System
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Wish Lists
Help your customers spread the word about the products that they covet.      
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3rd Party Service Integration
Tools that allow your store to communicate with various third-party applications.
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Manage the transactions that have been placed in your store.
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Configure your store's products, categories and vendors.
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Find out what's happening, when it happened and who made it happen.
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Set the fulfillment rules for how orders are processed and shipped.
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Many resources are available to answer any questions you may encounter.
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All pages within the public storefront - where your customers shop.
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Developer's Guide
A list of publicly-accessible APIs used by the shopping cart software to perform a variety of...
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Code Samples
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Database Structure
An outline of the Modular Merchant database structure, and a definition of each database field.
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Document Structure
Structural guidelines for the development of the Modular Merchant codebase.
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Variables Structure
A description of the major PHP variables used by the shopping cart software.
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Definitions for common terms used in the shopping cart and its documentation.
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What's new in MMv4
In Modular Merchant version 4 (MMv4), many components of the shopping cart software were revamped,...
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White-hot important announcements from Modular Merchant that will make your spine tingle and toes...
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Release Notes
See what's new in the world of Modular Merchant's shopping cart software.
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Press Releases
Newsworthy things that happen to have happened to Modular Merchant.
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Merchant Messages
Archives of the Merchant Messages email newsletter.  
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Tips, Tricks and Astounding Revelations
Suggestions that may improve your e-commerce experience.
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