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This article outlines how to create, edit and delete Buy-Me Buttons.

Create a New Buy-Me Button

  1. Log into the Management Console here
  2. Select Buy-Me Buttons
    Shipping Price Trigger
  3. Click Modify My Existing Setup

You have the ability to either add each item individually or use a database upload to bring in multiple items at once.

Item Database Upload:

To add items using a database:

  1. In the Store Items section, click Database Upload
    Database Upload
  2. You must compile a text file that contains all of your products. It must be formatted exactly as listed on the Item Database Upload screen, and include the following fields:
    • ItemNumber: This refers to the unique number identifying the product
    • ItemName: The name of the item
    • Price: The price of the item
    • Weight: The weight of the item, for shipping purposes. This number is in pounds, and may include a decimal point.
    • Taxable: Whether the item is taxable or not. Enter 1 if the item is taxable and 0 if it is not.
    Database Upload File

    Above is a sample file created for a Database Upload.

  3. Use your word processor's Save As function to save the text file (.txt) in a Tab Delimited Format.
  4. In the Management Console next to Select a catalog file to upload, click Choose File and navigate to the product file you created. Click Open.
    Inventory Upload
  5. Next to Select a type of upload desired, use the dropdown box to select your desired upload type. Uploads types available are:
    • Update Catalog List: Updates any changed item information and adds new items
    • Overwrite Catalog List: Replaces the existing catalog file
  6. Click Next
  7. On the next screen, the results of your upload will appear. If successful, your products will have been imported. If there was an error, this screen will display the line number and details of any errors. If you have errors, correct your file and repeat steps 4-6 until successful.

Create Individual Item

To add items one by one:

  1. In the Store Items section, click Create New Buy-Me Button
    Create Item
  2. Enter the item number, item name, item price and item weight
  3. If the item has item options, select Yes in the dropdown box next to Item Options. Item Options are variations of an item, such as tshirt size or color.
  4. Select whether the item requires recurring billing
  5. Select whether the item is taxable
    Create Item Screen
  6. If the item is a downloadable file, click Choose File and browse your computer for your file in the Smartlink section.
  7. If the item's shipping should be calculated separately from other items, check the box next to Separate Shipping.
  8. If the item should have free shipping, check the box next to Free Shipping
  9. Click Next
  10. If Inventory is enabled on your store, you will be prompted to enter the quantity of the product on hand. Enter the number in the Quantity textbox, and click Next. Your item has been added.

  11. Enter Quantity of Items

Edit a Buy-Me Button

  1. Log into the Management Console here
  2. Select Buy-Me Buttons
  3. Click Modify My Existing Setup
  4. In the Store Items section, select Modify Existing Items
    Edit Buy-Me Button
  5. Search for the item you wish to edit. You can check the box next to 'Check here to display all items' if you'd like to view a list of all items to select from, or you may enter the item number in the textbox provided. The dropdown box allows you to change the search type to Contains, Begins With, Ends With, and Exact Match. These all correspond to the value of the Item Number box.
  6. Click Next
    Display All Buy-Me Buttons
  7. If you chose to display all items, there will be a pulldown menu containing a list of all Buy-Me Button products. Select the one you wish to edit and click Next.
  8. The next screen will display all of the item properties. Make the necessary changes and click Next.

Delete a Buy-Me Button

If you'd like to delete a Buy-Me Button, follow the steps below. Please note that this cannot be undone.

  1. Log into the Management Console here
  2. Select Buy-Me Buttons
  3. Click Modify My Existing Setup
  4. In the Store Items section, select Modify Existing Items
  5. Search for the item you wish to delete. You can check the box next to 'Check here to display all items' if you'd like to view a list of all items to select from, or you may enter the item number in the textbox provided. The dropdown box allows you to change the search type to Contains, Begins With, Ends With, and Exact Match. These all correspond to the value of the Item Number box.
    Display All Buy-Me Buttons
  6. Click Next
  7. If you chose to display all items, there will be a pulldown menu containing a list of all Buy-Me Button products. Select the one you wish to delete and click Next.
  8. At the bottom of the page, you will see a checkbox next to 'Delete this item - WARNING! This action cannot be undone'. Click the checkbox.
    Display All Buy-Me Buttons
  9. Click Next

Article written by Gera W.