Create Banner Manager in AbanteCart
By Jithin on December 13th, 2016
eCommerce is a market in which you have to regularly promote new products and other deals. So, an eCommerce application should have an option to manage banners on site. With applications like WordPress, you can easily install plugins that allow you to create and manage banners on the store. In this tutorial, I am going to show you How to Create and manage banners in AbanteCart.
AbanteCart is a feature-rich eCommerce software that allows you to manage banners directly from the admin panel without the need for external plugins. The functionality is very handy and powerful as it allows you to set the schedule for banners and much more. To make this tutorial easy to follow visually, I have attached screenshots with each and every step. So, Let’s get started with the step-by-step tutorial.
Manage Banners in AbanteCart
Log in to the admin panel of your AbanteCart store. Once you are in, Find a Design option from the left sidebar of the admin panel. Once found, click on it. It will show you a few more precise options related to design.
From the drop-down menu, click on the Banner Manager option. It will take you to a page on which you can manage all the banners in your store.
On this page, you can enable and disable banners as per your choice. You can also view some of it’s information in tabular format. To create a new banner, click on the “+” button given at the top-left corner of the table. For reference, see the following screenshot.
On this page, you will find a form just like the following one. You have to upload the banner image and enter required information like Banner group name, Sort order, URL, Starting and Ending date and much more.
Enter all the required information as per your choice and finally click on the Save button given at the bottom of the form. It will save the new banner and it will start appearing as per the settings.
To Edit or delete a specific banner, Navigate to the Banner Manager. To edit a banner, click on the edit icon corresponding to the banner you want to edit. Similarly, click on the trash can icon to delete a specific banner. The icons are highlighted in the following screenshot for clarity.
So, this is how we can manage banners using a Banner manager in AbanteCart. Managing banners is one of the most important works you have to do to manage an eCommerce store. In AbanteCart, it is even easier. Finally, If you have any questions regarding the banner manager, please let us know in the comment section given below.