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Step 4: Creating first boutique

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Video Tutorial: How To Create First Boutique

Watch this video to see a detailed step-by-step tutorial. 
For additional explanation see the screenshots below




Home Page with no Store

A home page with no store looks like this:


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To create a Store of products follow these guidelines


Managing Categories

First, open the Stores and Sections Management Page as shown below


Information Sign sm.png Step-by-Step action:
  1. Click on the “СATALOG” tab in main menu
  2. Select “MANAGE CATEGORIES”


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Adding a Boutique

Now, select the newly created subcategory and then press the button “ADD SUBCATEGORY”


Information Sign sm.png Step-by-Step action:

1. Click on the “SUBCATEGORY”, that was created in the previous step.

(In our case it is the section "week 03/14-03/21")

2. Press the “ADD SUBCATEGORY” button.


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General Information Tab

Fill all the required fields, following the guidelines of the previous step


Information Sign sm.png Step-by-Step action:
  1. Choose "GENERAL" tab
  2. Field "Name": Enter Boutique Name
  3. Field "Is Active": Choose “YES”
  4. Field "Url key": Enter Boutique name without spaces using all lower-case letters
  5. Field "Thumbnail Image": Choose Boutique logo.
  6. Field "Description": Enter Boutique bio
  7. Field "Image": The image of boutique on website main page
  8. Field "Include in Navigation Menu": Choose “YES”


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Attention green.png Important Information:

The images used in our script vary in sizes, depending on the website design (template). Still, to avoid possible problems we suggest choosing a definite image format for every website.
For instance, in our Demo Store we used the following parameters:

  • Recommended Boutique Logo size: 250х100px.
  • Recommended Home Page Boutique Banner size: 910х275px.

Custom Design Tab


Information Sign sm.png Step-by-Step action:
  1. Move to tab “CUSTOM DESIGN”
  2. Field "Use Parent Category Settings": Choose “YES”
  3. Press the “SAVE CATEGORY” button


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A New boutique added to admin panel

Now You will see new boutique in the left list


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View the New boutique on the front page

Now You will see new boutique on the website front page


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Next Step > Step 5: Adding products to boutique


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