See the way Marketplace Platinum for Magento 2 extension works.
Сreate your own multi-vendor e-commerce store using Magento Marketplace extension. Offer products and services from different sellers on your site and increase revenue.
This extension provides Magento Store Admin with complete control over the Marketplace UI, vendor accounts, their catalog, and the marketplace commission fee model. All Marketplace features are accessible from the left navigation menu on the Admin Panel.
Go to CED Marketplace > Vendor Configuration to configure the extension.
The following screen will open.
Now in this section of landing pages, we will guide you to the Vendor landing pages configuration,
Add custom Headings and Subtitles on the vendor registration page. Now in this section of registration pages, we will guide you on the registration page configuration and information, refer to the below images.
Admin can set the commission fee for vendors and define how it will be calculated whether percentage-wise/fixed.
Vendor Shop Pages
SEO Information (Cs marketplace page)
This will help the website in increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results.
Go to CED Marketplace > Manage Vendors to manage vendor accounts.
Vendor Details: Information available under the left menu tabs: General Information, Company Information Support Information, SEO Information, and Address Information corresponds to the profile information provided by the vendor. Payment Details corresponds to the Transaction Settings information provided by the vendor. Admin uses these details for processing vendor payouts. Admin can access vendor-specific products, orders, and transactions from the Vendor Products, Vendor Orders, and Vendor Transaction tabs respectively.
Initiate the process to create a new vendor account. Select an existing customer account or create a new customer for the vendor account. Enter the required vendor information to create the vendor account associated with the selected customer.
Go to CED Marketplace > All Products to manage vendor products.
Go to CED Marketplace > Vendor Orders to view vendor orders. Vendor Order Details: Each row in this table corresponds to vendor-specific order information for a given order. One order can have products from multiple vendors and in that case, multiple rows will be displayed for a single order, each having the vendor wise order breakdown information.
Grand Total: Column G.T. shows the total order amount of products from a specific vendor in a given order. This amount does not include any shipping amount as shipment of products and its charges are managed by Admin.
Commission Fee: This is the amount that the vendor will be charged as a fee by the admin for a given order. This fee is calculated based on the commission fee configured in vendor configuration. For Fixed Fee type total quantities of all the products from a vendor in a given order will be considered and the Commission Fee will amount to Total Quantity times Fixed Fee amount. For Percentage Fee, type G.T. amount in the corresponding row will be used to calculate the commission fee.
Vendor Payment: This is the due amount to the vendor by admin for that given order. It is equal to the Commission Fee subtracted from G.T. amount.
Order Payment Status: This shows the status of payment by the customer to the store admin for vendor-specific items in an order. If the order is not Invoiced then its status will be Pending. For partially invoiced and completely invoiced vendor items in an order, the status will be Partially Paid and Paid respectively. And for canceled or refunded orders the status is Canceled. If the vendor is paid out for an order an admin generates a Credit memo then this status will remain Paid.
Vendor Payment Status: This shows the status of payment made to the vendor by admin for a given order. The initial status is Pending and a PayNow button is displayed when the order is Invoiced. If the order is canceled or refunded the status is Canceled. Status changes to Paid when the vendor is paid out for the order. Feature to make reverse payment to a vendor is not available in this extension that means once the vendor is paid out that payment can’t be reversed even if the admin has created the credit memo for that order. If a Credit memo is generated for the order after vendor payout the status will remain Paid.
Order View: On clicking the View option under column Action it opens the order view page of Magento.
Go to CED Marketplace > Vendor Orders to payout vendors. Vendor Payouts: Once the admin has transferred the due payment to the vendor by offline means an entry can be made regarding that payment into the system that is visible to vendors as well on their vendor panel. This is done by clicking the PayNow button against the order for which the admin has to make the payment. Admin can add more orders for payout by clicking the button Add/Remove Amounts for Payment and selecting the orders for which this vendor is now eligible for the payout. Click Continue to proceed.
After selecting the orders, the admin provides basic information about the payment mode and any deductions that apply to this transaction by entering that amount in the Adjustment Amount field. The Payment Method options in this form come from the payment details provided by the vendor from the Transaction Settings on his vendor Panel. Notes can also be added if required. Finally, click on the Pay Offline button to register the payment into the system. Vendors will also receive an email for this transaction.
Admin will be able to view all such transactions from CED Marketplace > Vendor Transactions and view individual transactions by clicking the View option under column Action.
Users can create a vendor account from the Sell link in the storefront header. This link will take users to a vendor landing page or a simple login page depending on the configurations in CED Marketplace > Vendor Configuration > Landing Page > Design. If Design is set to Advance a landing page is displayed otherwise a simple vendor login page is displayed. Click on the SignUp link in the header to proceed with vendor registration. Vendors have to provide the basic information for Vendor account creation like Name, email ID, and password. Two important fields that are required for the creation of any vendor account are Public Name and Shop URL. Public Name is any name that the vendor wants to appear on the storefront and in order details. Shop URL is the URL key that will be used to create a unique URL for the vendor’s shop page.
Vendor Dashboard provides an overview of vendor sales, earnings, due payment, latest activities on the store, catalog status, and the top-performing products.
A vendor from the vendor dashboard can manage his account by creating products, view orders placed for his products, view the transactions done by the admin, his shop settings, dashboard, etc.
Vendors can view their profile details from the View Profile left menu option. Vendors can edit or update the profile by clicking the Edit option. Vendors can update this form to provide general information about their business and shop page.
Vendors can upload Profile Picture and Company Banner for the vendor shop page. Company Logo image appears on the Marketplace Page where all vendors are listed. Vendors can set their username/handle in Facebook ID and Twitter ID field to enable clickable links to their social media page on their shop pages. To optimize the shop pages for search engines vendors can set the Meta Keywords and Meta Description for their shop page.
Vendors can add new products to their inventory from the New Product option in the left menu, select the product type, and click Continue. Vendors have to provide this basic product information to successfully add a new product to their inventory. Here only the most important and required fields are available so vendors can easily create new products of type Simple, Virtual & Downloadable.
Vendors can view their catalog from the Manage Products option in the left menu. New products have the status Pending or Approved depending on whether the Admin approval setting for new vendor products is enabled or disabled respectively. Only Approved products will be displayed on the storefront. Products can be updated by clicking the Edit option under the Action column or deleted in bulk the via mass action option Delete.
Vendors can access the orders for their products from the Orders option in the left menu. Details of individual orders can be viewed by clicking the View option under the Action column.
Vendors can access their payout details from the Transactions option in the left menu. Individual payout details can be viewed by clicking the View option under the Action column.
Vendors can generate the sales report of orders and products by the Reports > Order Reports and Reports > Product Reports option from the left menu respectively. Order Report can be filtered by selecting Start date – End date, Vendor Payment Status, the period for each row which can be Day, Month or Year wise and clicking the Show Report button that displays period wise sales report of vendor products. Reports can be exported to CSV by clicking the Export button. Product Report can be filtered by selecting Start date – End date and clicking the Show Report button that displays product wise sales report. This report can be exported to CSV by clicking the Export button.
Provides a Settings panel for transaction-related. Vendors can enter different payment details as per their choice. This payment detail is used by an admin to transfer the vendor amount to him for his related product sold.
Vendors can set three payment methods settings from here. Check/Money Order This is an offline payment method option and is available with the CedCommerce Multi-Vendor Marketplace Solution extension. In this setting, a vendor will get the field
Active: The vendor can enable/disable the payment method. Cheque Payee Name: The name of the personal account to whom the payment will be made.
This payment method has been included but it is not for the online transfer purpose. The vendor can just fill in the details of his PayPal account and save the settings.
Active: The vendor can enable/disable the payment method. Email Associated with the PayPal account the email associated with PayPal can be entered here. Bank Transfer
Browse Vendors on Marketplace View Vendor Shop Page Vendor Details in Orders
Find out how to install the Marketplace Platinum extension for Magento 2 via Composer.