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Search Vendors

The Search vendors page displays the vendors that are currently present in the store.

By default, the vendors are displayed in order of DO (Display Order).  You can select a different method of sorting by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading of each column. The columns displayed in this search page can be customized by clicking Customizing Table Columns and selecting which columns will be displayed and which will not.

Search Vendor Columns

SID (System ID)
The SID (System ID) is a unique number that identifies the vendor to the system.  This number is set by the software and cannot be changed.

The display order is used to designate the order that vendors are displayed in the storefront.  Lower numbers are displayed first. 

The name of the vendor will be displayed in both the administration area and the storefront. Required.

The email address for this vendor.

Area Code + Phone Number
The vendor's phone number.

The vendor's address.

The vendor's city.

The vendor's state.

The vendor's zip code.

The vendor's country.

Royalties to Date
This will display the total royalties that have been generated for this vendor to date.

# of Products
This will display the number of products that are associated with this vendor. Click on the number to display a list of all those products.

The template is the HTML file within the design package that controls the category's store page.  By default, categories use the vendor template.  However, it is possible to assign an alternate template.

Link Target
Specifies how the vendor page will be displayed when the customer clicks a link to the category.

Custom Vendor Attributes
If there are any custom vendor attributes, they will be displayed here. Each attribute will have its own column.

Vendor Image
An image can be displayed on the vendor's store page, by using the {VENDOR-IMAGE-TAG} QuickCode tag.  Click the icon to view the image currently uploaded for this category.

Store Page
Click the icon to view this vendor's storefront page.

Click the icon to view the Vendor's website.

Contact Info
Click the icon to open a popup window containing the contact information for the vendor.

Notes are hidden and displayed to store administrators only.  Click on the number to view/edit the note or to add a new note.

This will display the active status of the vendor . The green dot signifies Active.  The red x signifies Inactive. Click this icon to toggle the active status. Active vendors will be viewable to customers in the storefront, whereas Inactive vendors will not be visible via the storefront pages.

This tool creates a new vendor based on an existing vendor; which is useful for quickly creating new vendors.

Edit this Vendor
Click on the SID number or    link, to go to the Vendor Editor page, where the vendor can be edited.

(Check icon)
The checkboxes in this column work with the dropdown box below the table, giving you the option of making changes to one or more vendors at once.

Bulk Editing


Make Active
Multiple vendors can be activated by selecting the checkboxes on the right, selecting Make Active from the dropdown menu and clicking Go.

Make Inactive
Multiple vendors can be deactivated by selecting the checkboxes on the first right, selecting Make Inactive from the dropdown menu, and clicking Go.

Multiple vendors can be cloned simultaneously.  To clone multiple vendors,  select the desired vendors on the far right, select clone in the dropdown below the table, and click Go.

If a vendor is no longer needed, it can be deleted.  To delete a vendor, select the desired vendor(s) on the far right, select delete in the dropdown below the table, and click Go.

— Last Edited - 12/27/2012 1:09pm PST
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