In this documentation you will learn
how to set general settings after installation
After installing cart21, some settings should be taken into consideration before publishing website. view questions below.
in default Cart21, English is setted as default language for both admin side and front side. (view admin panel > left menu > SETTINGS > Website Settings )
However if you want to publish in a new language you have to configure settings for that language, visit link below it is explained in detail.
Setting default currency
in default Cart21, Dollar ($) comes as default currency. if you want to change default currency for the website, visit following for more information about currency.
Uploading new logo
Go To admin panel > Left Menu > SETTINGS > Website Settings
As shown screenshot below, you can choose the logo file image and upload. Also you can set the Logo height on the Website Settings.
Configuring smtp settings
In Cart21 default after installation Use Smtp is turned OFF by default. Without using smtp result in email to junk/spam folder while system send an email. Configuring smtp settings is explained in detail in folowing link.
Disabling or closing default plugin that is not being used for the website
Make sure all default plugin is useful for the website you are publishing in a case of not useful you can close that plugin(s). To clarify, if you don't want to use Newsletter plugin module you can disable or close that plugin from Plugin list.
to view all Plugins, Admin panel > left menu > PLUGINS > Plugin List
Deleting default contents
In default Cart21, some content, products and categories etc. registered for demo. After Installation and before adding new products and contents we strongly recomend you to delete existing data. Below a list of dynamic data to delete sequentially before starting to add new data.
After deleting from admin, all concepts related to the product also will be deleted such as metas,images, data relations, assignment.
Updating contact information
In default Cart21, example contact information is registered for demo view, in order to change default, view following.
Go To admin panel > Left Menu > SETTINGS > Website Settings > press Contact tab, you will see as image below (Company Name, Telephone, Address).
Another contact information is website email that get email notification from system (while order, contact mesage, product ask a question...). To change it view following
Go To admin panel > Left Menu > SETTINGS > Website Settings, under the General (*) tab > E-Mail
Turning on/off Search Engine Status
what is Search Engine Status ? It is status of allowing search engines to index or not. If it is ON search engins will be allowed to index the website.
After all steps above you have finished and check all page meta links under admin panel > Left Menu > PAGE META > All Links , we suggest you to open Search Engine StatusON