If you don’t want to use the Social Deals Engine Plugin on your site anymore, you can check that box. This makes sure, that all the settings and tables are being deleted from the database when you deactivate the plugin.
Enable Test Mode
You can activate that option, if you would like to test a real Payment Gateway. For example Paypal. To do so, you need to have a Paypal Sandbox Account, which you can create here https://www.sandbox.paypal.com
If you want to create a sandbox account, please follow the instructions which Paypal does provide. If you have any questions about that, please send Paypal a message for it.
If you just want to test all the features from the plugin, you can select the Test Mode Payment Gateway within the Payment Gateways Tab on the Settings Page. With that set, you can fully test everything on your Deals site including the complete payment process. The Test Mode payment process won't make any live transactions, as the name says it by itself, it's just for testing.
If you using any caching plugin check this box. it will store data in cache.
Disable Twitter Bootstrap
If your theme does already use the Twitter Bootstrap Framework, then you have to check that box to deactivate it from the Social Deals Engine. This makes sure, that the Twitter Bootstrap Framework only gets loaded one time and doesn't create conflicts.
Home Page Size
Choose the size for the Deals home/overview page. This will then use different sizes for the fonts and spacing so that they fit in to your theme.
Choose how you want to display the top placed Deal on the Deals home/overview page. Random means, it will randomly display one Deal which is set to display on the home page. Latest means, it will only display the latest Deal.
Deals Page Size
Within this option you can set the size for the Deals page. The plugin will then use different sizes (based on your chosen option) for the fonts to ensure, that all the info fits into your theme.
Deals Archive Size
Choose the size for the Deals archive pages. This will then use different sizes for the fonts and spacing so that they fit in to your theme.
Choose a color scheme you want to use for the buttons.
Columns Deals Home
Choose the amount of columns you want to display for the more Deals on the Deals home page.
Columns Deals Archive
Choose the amount of columns you want to display on the Deals archive pages.
Disable More Deals
The "Deals Overview/Home Page" does not only show a random active Deal but also other Active, Ending Soon and Upcoming Deals. Activate this option, if you don't want to display these additional deals.
You have the ability to set the amount of days for which the Deals go into the Ending Soon Deals. If you enter 2 as example, then all deals which will end within 2 days will be displayed within the "Ending Soon" tab on the Deals Overview / Home Page.
You have the ability to set the amount of days for which the Deals go into the Upcoming Deals. If you enter 2 as example, then all deals which will start within 2 days will be displayed within the "Upcoming Deals" tab on the Deals Overview / Home Page.
Deals Per Page
This option lets you define the amount of deals shown on the Deals Overview / Home Page as well as on Deals archive pages.
Enable Deals Sorting
Check this box if you want to enable a sorting drop down on the Deals home page.
Enable Add to Cart Button
Check this box, if you want to display add to cart on bottom of each deals page.
Within this option you can hide or display breadcrumb.
Default Deals Sorting
Within this option you can select default sorting order on deals listing page.
Social Connect Buttons
Facebook, Google Plus & Twitter are the Social Networks the Deals plugin provides a sharing button for. You can activate each one, by checking its specific box.
Enter the username of the Twitter Account you want to use with your Social Deals Site. This username gets connected with the Twitter Button, if you have activated it. After an user shared your Deal on Twitter, Twitter will then display this username and recommend it to the user to make it easy to follow you on Twitter.
Enable Lightbox Image Gallery
Check this box, if you want to include Social Deals Engine lightbox, Deals gallery images will open in a lightbox.
Deals Overview / Home Page
This is the page, Which will provide you basic home page design for social deals, contain home page deals and Active, Ending soon and Upcoming deals. This page is being automatically created as soon as you activate the Social Deals Engine plugin and it contains the following shortcode:
You can redesign that page or also add more info if you like. Just make sure, that this shortcode remains on that page.
This is the page, which will act as your Checkout page, containing the Shopping cart overview and all the different fields for creating an account, logging in to the account and all the oder info for completing the purchase. This page is being automatically created as soon as you activate the Social Deals Engine plugin and it contains the following shortcode:
This shortcode is required in order for the checkout process to work. You can redesign that page or also add more info if you like. Just make sure, that this shortcode remains on that page.
My Account Page
This is the page, which will act as user Account page, The user needs to have an account to be able to see all his account information, My Account page contain information like user order history, billing address, shipping address. user can also change personal account details like first name, last name, email and password. This page is being automatically created as soon as you activate the Social Deals Plugin. It contains the following shortcode:
You can redesign that page or also add more info if you like. Just make sure, that this shortcode remains on that page and selected in "My Account Page" option section.
Deals Shop Page
This is the page, which displayed deals listing. you can view deals which are you created will be display here. The Deals Shop Page is being created automatically as soon as you activate the Social Deals Plugin.
This page dose not contain any shortcode just you need to select page as a "Deals Shop Page" from general settings, page settings section.
Here you can set the currency you wish to sell your Deals in. This will then be used for all Deal prices.
Important: not all of the included currencies are also supported by every payment gateway. Make sure, that the currency is accepted by all activated payment gateways. If you have activated several payment gateways and one doesn't support your chosen currency, then this will show an error to the user when he tries to use the specific payment gateway to pay for your Deals.
This option allows you to change the position of the currency symbol, since some currencies display the sign before the amount and some currencies display it after the amount.
Here you can set the symbol, which is being used to separate thousands from hundreds on the Deal prices.
This option allows you to define the symbol used for the decimal marker, which separates decimal amounts from whole unite amounts within all Deal prices.
Within this option you can define the amount of decimal places, which are being displayed after the decimal marker. If you don't want to display decimal amounts, enter a 0 (zero).
Endpoints are appended to your page URLs to handle specific action during the social deals process. They should be unique.
Deals Thank You Page
Endpoint for Thank You page, displayed when deals order made by user successfully.
Deals Cancel You Page
Endpoint for Cancel You page, displayed when deals order canceled by any reason.
Endpoint for Edit Account page, displayed when user edit own account, user can edit account from My Account page.
Endpoint for Edit Address page, displayed when user edit own address, user can edit address from My Account page.
Endpoint for Lost Password page, displayed when user lost password at login time and go for Lost Password link on My Account page
Endpoint for View All Orders page, displayed when user wants to see all order history, recent order with view order link displayed on my Account page.
Create an Account
Endpoint for Create New Account page, displayed when any user is not registered and wants to create new account.