Bulk Orders Center For Magento

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About Bulk Orders Center For Magento

Bulk Orders Center For Magento is an extension allowing you to define pages along with the products displayed on them.

On those pages your customers will be able to quickly and easily make orders containing multiple products as well as modify them on the fly.

  • Customer Panel Features:
✔ Browse Multiple Custom Product Pages To Order Products Quickly
✔ View Categorized Product Images, Attributes And Prices
✔ Choose Desired Quantity Of Multiple Items When Ordering
✔ Configure Product Without Leaving Product Page
✔ Add Several Products To Cart With One Click
✔ Modify/Remove Products Added To Cart Without Leaving Product Page
✔ View Summary Price Of Products Added To Cart
  • Admin Panel Features:
✔ Create Custom Pages Containing Products From Selected Categories Or SKU Range
✔ Define Page Name, Description, Shown Attributes And Products Sorting
✔ Define Whether To Hide Out Of Stock Products Or Not
✔ Attach Page To Category
✔ Set Pages Sort Order
✔ Set Up Custom Page URL
✔ Edit Pages Descriptions As Raw HTML Code Or Using Editor
✔ Configure Dropdown Name Containing List Of Product Pages At Front-End
✔ Enable/Disable Custom jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery CSS On The Pages
✔ Display Page Preview
✔ Enable/Disable Page
  • General Info:
✔ Fully Compatible With Simple Configurable Products By Organic Internet & Mobile
✔ Open Support Ticket Directly From The Extension
✔ Integrated With ModulesGarden Base For Magento (read more)
✔ Multi-Store Support
✔ Multi-Language Support
✔ Supports Magento 1.7.0.2 Up To 1.9.3.4

Installation

This tutorial will show you how to successfully install Bulk Orders Center For Magento.

We will guide you step by step through the whole installation and configuration process.

Installation

1. Log in to your client area and download Bulk Orders Center For Magento.
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2. Upload and extract the extension into the main Magento directory.

Files in your Magento directory should look like this.

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3. When you install Bulk Orders Center For Magento for the first time you have to rename 'license_RENAME.php' file.

File is located in '/app/code/community/Modulesgarden/BulkOrdersCenter/license_RENAME.php'.
Rename it from 'license_RENAME.php' to 'license.php' .

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4. In order to configure your license key, you have to edit a previously renamed 'license.php' file.

Enter your license key between quotation marks as presented on the following screen.
You can find your license key in your client area → 'My Products' .

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Configuration

5. Now, log in to Magento and go to 'System' 'Cache Management' .

Press 'Flush Magento Cache' , otherwise Bulk Orders Center won't even appear in your system.

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6. Re-log into Magento admin panel and proceed to 'Sales' 'Bulk Orders Center' 'Configuration' .
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7. Click on 'General' section.

Here you can enable and define Bulk Orders Center name in the customer account dashboard, enable/disable the images of products and enable/disable custom jQuery libraries.
Press 'Save Changes' to proceed.
Note: We recommend enabling jQuery libraries if you are using custom jQuery.

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8. You have just successfully installed Bulk Orders Center For Magento!

Configuration and Management

Bulk Orders Center For Magento allows your customers to order multiple products, quickly and easily, from a single page in your Magento front-end.

Admin Back-End

Let's proceed to 'Sales' 'Bulk Orders Center' 'Pages' where you can configure each of the pages separately.

In the beginning there is not even a single page configured as you can see on the following screen.

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Add Page

In order to create a new page press 'Add Page' button.
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Fill in a page name and its description.

Additionally, you can define whether to display price, tier price and image or not.
You can also disable selected page and define how to sort products on the page.
Press 'Attributes' to continue configuration of the page.
Note: By clicking on 'Show/Hide Editor' button you can switch between editor and raw HTML code.

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Now, select attribute set and select which attributes should be visible on the page by marking checkboxes next to them.

Enabled attributes are shown in 'Enabled' column. You can change the order in which they are displayed through the usage of up and down arrows marked on the following screen.
Press 'Filters' to proceed to the last step.

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In the last step you can define products displayed on the page by selecting their product categories and SKU range.

Additionally, you can hide out of stock items by unmarking 'Show Out of Stock Products' checkbox.
Press 'Save' to create the page.

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Pages Order

In this section we will show you the management of previously created pages.

Let's start by defining the order in which pages will be displayed in the front-end.
Simply fill in values into 'Sort Order' column and press 'Update Sort Orders' .
If you are updating the sort order of only one page, press 'Update' next to it.
Note: The first page will be the one with the lowest value in the 'Sort Order' column.

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Custom URL

Another useful feature is the ability to define a custom patch to the page.

Press 'Edit' next to the page to continue.

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Afterwards, click on 'Create Url Rewrite' .
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Finish by filling in desired rewrite patch and press 'Save' .
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Page Preview

In order to preview a page, edit it and press 'Preview' .
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This way you can view even a disabled page.
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Customer Front-End

Now, proceed to the front-end. As you can see on the following screen, a new position appeared.

Its name depends on the value provided in the module configuration.

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As soon as you click on it, the list of existing bulk order pages will be shown in a dropdown menu.

You can define the order in which they are displayed in the back-end.

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On this page your customers can view attributes enabled for a specified page as well as easily make orders for multiple products.

They can increase/decrease the quantity of ordered products using +/- buttons in 'Qty' column, or simply fill in the desired amount of products.
Price for the chosen amount is immediately displayed.

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If any of the products has configurable options, 'Configure' button will appear next to it.

Pressing it results in opening a popup menu containing all options available for the product.

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In order to add all chosen products to the cart, press 'Add All To Cart' or use 'Add' next to each of desired products.

Both methods will add the specified amount of products to the cart.

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Additionally, upon pressing any of the buttons mentioned above, the summary of added products will be displayed as a popup menu.
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Your customers are able to view the products added to the card, without leaving the page, by pressing 'Toggle Cart Preview' .
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Additionally, they are able to modify products in the cart by increasing/decreasing ordered amount or removing a product completely.
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After completing the order, customers can quickly move to the cart by pressing 'View Cart' button.
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Tips

1. Module supports Simple, Virtual, Downloadable and Configurable products.
2. You can easily open a ticket and ask us about your extension.

Simply, go to your extension → 'Open Support Ticket' page, fill in form and press Open Support Ticket' button.

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Common Problems

1. When you have problems with connection, check whether your SELinux or firewall does not block ports.
2. In case of any problems with the extension, that were not mentioned in this article, proceed to Common Problems With Magento Extensions article.
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