This page describes how to manage manufacturers in your GrandNode store. You can add unlimited manufacturers. From this page you can backup your manufacturers to Excel with Export feature and import them.
How to add Manufacturers
1. Click Add new button in the top of screen.
2. Fill following fields:
Name - Name of your manufacturer
Description - Full description of your manufacturer
Picture - you can add here image of your manufacturer
Price ranges - You can enable price filtering to your customers. Enter here price ranges, for example 0-100;101-500;501-; (where 501 - ; means more than 501)
Show on home page - Check when you want to show this manufacturer on home page of your store
Include in top menu - Check when you want to include this manufacturer in top menu of your GrandNode store
Allow customers to select page size - Check if your customers are allowed to select page size of manufacturer page
Page Size options - Enter how many products should be visible on manufacturer page
Published - Check if you want to publish this manufacturer
Display order - Display order of your manufacturer
Meta keywords, description, title - You can enter here specified keywords, description and title for only that manufacturer page, site keywords, description and title will be replaced.
Search engine friendly page name - enter URL which will be used by search engines. If you leave it empty it will be named as another manufacturer. If you enter my-manufacturer-page your URL to that product will be http://yourstore.com/my-manufacturer-page
Choose products which will be assigned to your new manufacturer. You can choose unlimited products.
Discounts tab is place when you can assign specified discounts to your new manufacturer.
Access Control List, Stores
Access Control List (ACL) - You can specify here which customer role will see this manufacturer.
Stores - You can specify here to which store this manufacturer will be limited.
To track activity log you need to activate this type of activity in Customer -> Activity Log -> Activity Log Types and check actions connected with managing manufacturers.
Usefull tool to look which action customers make when they are viewing, interacting with manufacturers.