PrintNow Admin Tools

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Overview of PrintNow's Admin Tools to help you get started.

Dashboard

The Overview Dashboard displays key sales, orders, and online store visitor data. You can see in an instance how your stores are operating for any date range with compare data.

All Orders

Knowing how Orders work in PrintNow is an essential element of running your business. After a customer places an order, it appears in the Orders area of PrintNow. Files can be downloaded in PrintNow or via FTP. PrintNow supports various methods for order integration (XML, Zapier, API).

Stores

Visit Site
Use this link to open your front-end Print Store based on your domain settings in a new browser tab.
Users
The Users section provides tools to user related data in your Print Store like Site Users, Admin Users, User Groups, User Projects, & User Roles.
Products
The Products page is where both your specific product templates and add-to-cart items reside attached to category pages in your Print Store.
Categories
You can group your products into Categories to make it easier for customers to find them
Attribute Sets
In PrintNow, an attribute is a distinguishing property of a product. Attribute Sets help you create many attributes for end users to filter by Attributes like: Color, Style, Size, etc.
Tags
For every unique Tag (key word or key phase) in your system there is a unique page in your system.  Users can enter into a tagged page from a Google search, searching within your site bar itself or clicking a link on your site .
Pages
If you have a PrintNow online store, then you can add content to Pages in your PrintNow admin. Pages can contain information that rarely changes or that customers will reference often, like pages that are directly tied to products you sell.
SEO
SEO is the first step to generate more traffic to your print store by optimizing your content so that a search engine identifies it as relevant to queries related to your products.
Email Notifications
Your Print Store comes with an Email Notification system that allows you to make customized text or HTML templates. You can choose to have email notifications sent to you, your staff, or your customers, depending on the settings.
Site Themes
The Site Themes Editor is where you store, preview, publish, clone, and edit all your Print Store themes within the PrintNow Admin Tools. It has a built in file manager for downloading, uploading and editing files and folders.

Pricing

Base Pricing
All pricing in the Print Store is managed in the Base Pricing settings. In general for every unique product category you will have a matching Base Price table with all your available quantities, colors, sizes, order options, etc.
Promotion Codes
Using Promotion Codes you can offer your customers a fixed value, percentage, or shipping discount on product categories in your Print Store. You can specify usage limits, minimum subtotals, valid end date, or min and max quantity that applies.
Tax/Vat Settings
As a merchant, you might need to charge Taxes on your sales, and then report and remit those taxes to your government. You can set up the Print Store to collect tax by State or Zip codes. Users and User Groups can be set up for tax exempt.

Settings

API Keys
API Keys are used to provide access to PrintNow's API as well as other 3rd party integrations like Zapier, Wordpress (Woo-Commerce), Magento. You can generate up to 3 unique Tokens and Keys used for integrations.
Email Account
The System Email Account is used to process all Email Notifications set-up on your Print Store. Any email provider can be used that allows SMTP access.
General Settings
The General Settings are used to set Print Store defaults, payment options, checkout defaults, & product browser default settings.
Inventory
Use the Inventory page to track inventory items by product or by pricing and set inventory counts, reorder warnings, and location (Warehouse, Building, Departments, Room, Row, Column, Shelf, Bin).
Merchant Accounts
Access the Merchant Accounts page to set your account credentials if your accepting credit cards on your Print Store.
Order Status
PrintNow allows you to set custom Order Status entries for internal tracking with or without Email Notifications.
Shipping Methods
Set up Shipping Methods for live shipping rates calculations and fix shipping rates that both show on your Print Store during checkout.
Domain Tools
The domain tools section is used to manage your Site Bindings, FTP Accounts, & Clean Up Manager.
Checkout Settings
The checkout settings is used to manage Checkout Fields to track additional data inputs, Country List, & Translations to change labels in your Print Store.
Trade Vendors
Access Trade Vendors to assign certain products to vendors you use for outsourcing.

Reports

Access Reports to gather data on the screen and for export. Reports: Sales Report, Tax Report, Order Report, Order Details Report, Order Item Details Report, Product Sales Report, Promotion Code Report, Customer List Report, Customer Sales Report, Shipping Report, Sales Rep. Report, Saved Projects Report, User Session, Conversion Rate.

Editor

Templates
The Templates page is where both your specific product templates and add-to-cart items reside attached to category pages in your Print Store.
Layouts
Layouts allow you as the admin to offer other designs under each unique template without creating it as a separate product. You can configure it in a way to autofill the user’s text and images with the new layout without losing any data entry. Layouts can be configured to allow backgrounds to be swapped out as well.
Themes
Background Themes are simply a photo placeholder tagged as “background-image”. This allows you, the admin, to assign background groups to your products so your customers have more design options within the HTML5 editor to interact with.
Elements
Clip Art Elements can be uploaded to Storefront specific albums or assigned to specific templates created in PrintNow. Clip Art can be an image but most common uses are vector artwork or the SVG format that allow colors within the SVG to be changed on the fly.
Color Pallets
The Color Palettes controls built into PrintNow are completely configurable by you. Design one color palette to fit all your products or assign custom color palettes for each unique product design or at the item level.
Font Files
PrintNow makes it easy to support any font by allowing you to upload as many TrueType fonts as you need and assign them to your products.
Images
Access all company and users uploaded image libraries used in both the Print Store and Print Editor.
Autofill Profiles
Use Autofill Profiles along with simple mode to fill text and images based on profiles created for public, user group, or private use.
3D Models
Upload 3D Models for use on dimensional products used in print packaging and displays. 3D viewer component that connects PrintNow’s HTML5 Print Editor to products developed in 3D modeling software.
Photo Merge
Photo Merge enables designers to upload PSD templates to PrintNow to be used for photo realistic previews. Using Photoshop Smart Objects designers can insert a placeholder object that will replaced on the fly in PrintNow with template data when end users review before they buy.
Offline Templates
Access Offline Templates if you want to provide your customers the ability to download templates for offline design. Users can upload print-ready files and place orders using these templates.
Rules Engine
The Rules Engine goes beyond simple toggle rules and adds logic to your template rules. Add a set of conditions targeting your tag text and image items and when met the Actions you also set will fire and your template rules will apply.
Settings
The Print Editor Settings page is used to change Editor default settings.

Partner Integrations

Accelship
Use the Accelship page in PrintNow to integrate your Acceship account credentials..
AccuZIP
Use the AccuZIP page in PrintNow to integrate your AccuZIP account credentials.
Adobe Fotolia
Use the Adobe Fotolia page in PrintNow to integrate your Adobe Fotolia account credentials.
Arden Software
Use the Arden Software page in PrintNow to integrate your Arden Software account credentials.
Filestack
Use the Filestack page in PrintNow to integrate your Filestack account credentials.
Google Analytics
Use the Google Analytics page in PrintNow to integrate your Google Analytics account credentials.
HP Site Flow
Use the HP Site Flow page in PrintNow to integrate your HP Site Flow account credentials.
Pixabay
Use the Pixabay page in PrintNow to integrate your Pixabay account credentials.
PressWise
Use the PressWise page in PrintNow to integrate your PressWise account credentials.
Zapier
Use the Zapier page in PrintNow to integrate your Zapier account credentials.

PrintNow Support

Changelog
Access the Changelog in PrintNow to review what has changed over time.
Knowledge Base
Use the Knowledge Base to get started with user guides, questions, and advice and troubleshooting.
Support Tickets
If you can't find what your looking Email PrintNow Support to let us help you.
Uptime Report
The Uptime Report was created to show PrintNow services uptime and downtime over time.
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