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Hello and welcome to this video guide about Magento Gift Certificate Module
Developed by indies services
This module renders the customers to send a gift certificate to their
friends and families.
The receiver of the certificate can buy any product from your store,
Against the value of this gift certificate.
Your client will adore a gift certificate feature on your store,
as they no longer spend the hours choosing presents for their beloved ones
and now they can get rid of the anxiety that and now their present might not be
Gift certificate module is compatible with magento 1.3.*
to 1.7.* community versions.
So let's start with the main extension settings in the admin panel.
Click on system
We need the indies services tab click on gift certificate
Click on defaults tab
Here some general settings are to be done
So here you will enter the serial key Provided by indies services
on purchase of this extension
Next is the option
whether you want to autogenerate certificate number or not?
Next you have to enter the certificate no. pattern
Here is the option to choose whether to use pin numbers or not?
Further is the option
asking whether you want to generate pin or not?
Next enter the pattern for pin numbers.
PIN should be in the form of alphanumeric text.
Below are some of pattern example shown
Here is an option to choose
the default status of an order placed. whwther pending.
active or inactive
Next is the option
whether you want to Change the status to active on payment completion or not?
Further set the gift amount values.
You can either set the range as i have set over here
or a drop down by typing the values seprated by a comma,
or a static value
and if you want to set up multi-currency here is the example
lastly set the gift certification expiration duration
in terms of no. of days.
we are done with general settings moving to the next tab
here you have an option for whether you want to enable or disable custom message
to be sent
along with each gift certificate.
Next set maximum length for the custom message.
here is an option for whether to enable or disable custom message
Lastly you have an option
to enable or disable the totals in detail for cart page.
Click on email delivery options tab
Here is the option to hide or show recipient's email address.
Next is the option for selecting the duration of sending confirmation
for gift certificate.
Possibly can be never
or on order completion or on
here is an option to set email address templates of the sender
By default there are 5 templates available.
next is an option for selecting the gift certificate email template.
Further is the option for selecting GC email template for
lastly you will have to set the PIN format for email confomations
for example here shown percentage S will be replaced with
Now click on physical delivery options so here shows the option for enabling
disabling the display of recipient's address information
in front end
Next is the option for whether you want to always handle GC as virtual products
Moving to the last tab administrative configurations tab
here shows the option for whether you want to allow customers to subscribe
to the latest updates of this extension or no?
As we are done with the Configuration settings lets save the configuration
the configuration is saved
Now in order to provide gift certification facility to customers,
a store admin will need to create gift certificate products.
Click on catalog
To create a new gift certificates click on add products
This option lets you select the attribute set
for the GC products.
Next is the option to type of product, where you have to select
Fill the necessary information for the new GC product
the wait of the product
the status that is enable tax will with default
new start date with product
the end date
Now click on prices tab
here you can add your desired amount configuration
leave this area empty if you want default configuration to be consider
click on gift options
from here you can set
whether you want to allow sending gift messages
along with gift certificates or not, for this particular products
if you don't want to allow sending the messages particular products
Use the defaults configuration settings
click on save and your gift certificate product is successfully created
The product has been saved now let's move to the front end and see
How this module works?
click on gift certificate category
here shows your all gift certificates products
select your product
here you will have to enter the amount for gift certificate
let's save it and enter
send this gift certificate directly to the someone else
you will have enter the recipient's name,
and a unique message which is optional
so click on "Add to cart"
so here shows the complete description about the recipient name
and your GC product
on placing an order the GC code will be sent to the recipient.
Now let's have a quick look on how you can buy a product from this store
using the GCC
select a new product
click on Add to cart
so here you enter the GCC
so here you can see the GC amount is deducted from your
This way The GC can be used for your personal purchasing of any product.
moving back to the admin panel
Admin can also view all the GC orders maintained properly
click on customers
here shows the list of all gift certificates purchased by customers
with automatically generated GC codes
This codes are actually sent to the customers to be used for purchase using
The administrative will have to active this gift certificates in
order to enable this codes
to be used by a customer.
click on any of the GC you wish to get activated
here shows the option for the status
where you have to activate the GCC
and click on save GC
the GC was successfully saved so now customer will be able to
buy the product using this certificate code
GC module enable a must have functionality on your site
it not only draws your customers to buy products from your store
but also lets them have a satisfactory selling of buying a gift for
their beloved ones,
which in turn will boost up your sells too.
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