Basic Settings

Category: Phoca Cart Component

After successful installation of Phoca Cart click on link to go to Phoca Cart administration. When you open Phoca Cart administration for the first time, a popup with Getting Started Wizard will be displayed. It is recommended to start the wizard to set up all necessary settings:

  1. Create at least one category
  2. Create tax in case taxable products will be sold in your shop
  3. Create at least one product
  4. Create at least one shipping method (this step can be skipped if you don't use shipping methods and if this is set in the options)
  5. Create at least one payment method (this step can be skipped if you don't use payment methods and if this is set in the options)
  6. Add or import new countries. To import countries, click on Import Countries button in administration - in Country List View (country doesn't have to be set if the country field in checkout user address form is not displayed and not required - displaying of hiding country field in checkout address form can be set in Form Fields in administration)
  7. Add or import new regions. To import regions, click on Import Regions button in administration - in Region List View (region doesn't have to be set if the region field in checkout user address form is not displayed and not required - displaying of hiding region field in checkout address form can be set in Form Fields in administration) Create a menu link to Phoca Cart (as default Phoca Cart - Categories View should be set as menu link)
  8. Add or edit Phoca Cart modules.

You can download modules and plugins on Phoca Cart extensions page:

In Joomla! 3 it is recommended to use Bootstrap 3 (or newer) template. In Joomla! 4 it is recommended to use Bootstrap 4 template.

Install Phoca Cart demo data to test Phoca Cart on your test website:

For more detailed information on how to manage and administrate Phoca Cart, see next chapters in this documentation.

 

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