It's time to setup your shop. 


This guide provides the main steps that you need to complete to start selling online. 

Tick off the below steps to make sure that you don't forget any key tasks. 



Step 1: Configuring your administrative settings


Step 2: Add your categories and products


Step 3: Delivery


Step 4: Enable your payment gateway


Step 5: Customise the look of your shop (optional)


 




Step 1:  Configure your settings 


To get started there are some general configuration details we need from you. 

 

Complete this form so that your shop includes your business details, email address, and other shop settings. 



Tip 


Read all the questions in the form before completing to ensure you have all the details needed to complete it.







Step 2: Add your categories and products


Before you can populate your shop with products, you need to add categories for the products to appear in. If you do not have access to your website's Editor, please contact your local consultant. 

 

Once you have done this you can then add your products



Tip 


Make sure you have an image for each category and product so customers can easily browse through your store.  



Help Videos


How to add and manage categories

How to add and manage products







Step 3:  Delivery 


Before you take your first order, you need to decide what delivery methods you want to use, and then set them up in your shop's delivery rates so that your customers can choose a delivery method at checkout.


Tip


Take a look on the web at the different courier services to calculate your delivery. 

Click here to get a price from Royal Mail and Parcelforce WorldWide.  



Help Video

 

How to set up delivery rates







Step 4:  Enable your payment gateway 


To make sure your customers can pay you, you need to enable a payment gateway. A payment gateway provider lets you accept payments securely. it'seeze supports the following payment providers:

  • Stripe
  • Authipay
  • Cardstream (including CardPayGo, First Payment Merchant Services, Handepay, Pay Global, Paytriot, Retail Merchant Services, and Universal Transaction Processing)
  • ePDQ (Barclaycard)
  • Global Payments
  • PayPal
  • PayVector (including Paymentsense and Payzone)
  • Sage Pay
  • Viva Wallet
  • WorldPay
  • Offline payment (used if you take payment by cheque or over the telephone, or invoice the customer separately from taking their order.)


Complete this form so that we can assist you in connecting your website to your chosen payment gateway. 


Tip


We recommend checking the costs, features and support included in the payment providers' plans.

 






Step 5:  Customise the look of your shop (optional) 


Finally, you may wish to customise the look of the category pages and product pages.  You can choose which product details to show, in what order, the size of images, whether to add links to other related products, and more.