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Add New Store

The user can add as many new stores as necessary. In order to add a new store using VirtoCommerce platform, the user should go through the following steps:

  1. The user opens the ‘Stores’ Module and clicks the ‘Add’ button;
  2. The system will display the ‘New Store/create new store’ blade:
    1. ‘Code’ - required field. This code is used as store primary key and on storefront as a part of the URL for store selection;
    2. ‘Name' - required field. The Store name is displayed for representing the Store in Manager;
    3. ‘Catalog’ drop down – required. Physical or virtual catalog associated with this store;
    4. ‘Default Language’ drop down - required. Primary language for the store;
    5. ‘Default currency’ drop down – required. Primary currency for this store;
    6. ‘State’ drop down - required. Describes the current store state;
    7. ‘Create’ button is disabled by default.
  3. The user fills out the form and clicks the ‘Create’ button;
  4. The system will create the new store and display it on the ‘Stores’ blade.

Fig. Add Store

Add State

The system displays three states in the drop down that the user can select: Restricted Access, Open, Closed. These are default values provided out-of-the-box. If the user wants to add a new state, he should go through the following steps:

  1. Select ‘State’ and click on the ‘Edit’ icon;
  2. The ‘Manage dictionary values’ screen will be displayed:

    1. ‘Please enter value’ field - required;
    2. ‘Add’ button is disabled until the value is added;
    3. List of current values.
    4. The user enters the value name and clicks the ‘Add’ button;
    5. The new value will be added to the current values list;
    6. The user clicks ‘Save’ to save the changes;
    7. The new value will be saved and displayed in the drop down.

Fig. Edit State

Fig. State Added

Add Language

  1. Select ‘Default language’ and click on the ‘Edit’ icon;
  2. The ‘Manage dictionary values’ screen will be displayed:

    1. ‘Please enter value’ field - required;
    2. ‘Add’ button is disabled until the value is added;
    3. List of current values;
    4. The user enters the value name and clicks the ‘Add’ button;
    5. The new value will be added to the current values list.
    6. The user clicks ‘Save’ to save the changes;
    7. The new language will be saved and displayed in the drop down.

Fig. Add new language

Fig. New language added

Fig. New language displayed

Add Default Currency

In order to add a default currency to the list, the user should do the following:

  1. Select the currency and click on the ‘Edit’ button;
  2. The system will display the ‘Manage currencies’ blade with possibility to add a new currency or delete the existing ones;
  3. The user clicks the ‘Add’ button to add one more currency;
  4. The system will open the ‘New currency’ blade:

    1. ‘Code’ field - required. The user should enter the currency code;
    2. ‘Name’ field - required. The user should enter the currency name;
    3. ‘Is primary’ button;
    4. ‘Exchange rate’ field;
    5. ‘Symbol’ field;
    6. ‘Currency custom formatting’ field;
    7. ‘Create’ button is disabled by default.
    8. The user fills out the form and clicks the ‘Create’ button;
    9. The system will create the new currency and display it on the list;
    10. The new currency will be displayed in the drop down under ‘Default currency’.
    11. In order to select a default currency that will be displayed on the store, the user should switch on the ‘Is primary’ button on ‘Edit currency details screen.

[Fig. Edit currency

Fig. New Currency

Fig. Currency added

Fig. Currency displayed


Last update: March 2, 2021