Merchant

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  • Merchant’s user group: Joomla! user group that merchant are assigned to. Only users in the selected group can submit new deal and edit merchant’s profile. You need to select the group that you create in the above step.
  • Add merchant to group: Options for adding merchant to merchant’s Joomla! user group after registration.
    • Add automatically after registration: After user registers for a merchant account, user is added to the merchant group automatically.
    • Add manually by administrators: After user registers for a merchant account, user is not added to the merchant group. Administrator needs to review user’s registration and add user to the group manually.
  • Block merchant: After user registers for a merchant account, user’s Joomla! account is blocked and user can not login, administrator needs to unblock the account after reviewing the registration.
  • New merchant notification: Send email to administrators when there is a new merchant registration.
  • Display user’s stats: Display coupon owner’s statistics in merchant’s coupon list. This info lets merchant know if coupon owner is a serious customer.
  • Display user’s visits: Display coupon owner’s visits to merchant’s. This info lets merchant know if coupon owner is a returned customer.
  • Membership component integration: To enable membership integration, select a membership Joomla! component to integrate with. Membership Plans menu item will be available in the component’s menu for you to create and configure your membership plans.
  • Membership upgrade form: The menu item for upgrading membership. The link to this menu item is displayed in merchant’s deal management page when merchant reaches his/her limit of created deal quantity. This option is only used if membership integration is enabled.
  • New coupon notification: Send email to merchant when there is new coupon captured.
  • Merchant detail page: Enable merchant detail page where merchant info and merchant’s deal list are displayed.
Profile
  • Get merchant profile from other source: If you get merchant profile from membership component, subscriber’s profile from the membership component will be copied to CM Live Deal’s merchant profile when a subscription is made. If you get merchant profile from Easy Profile, CMLiveDeal will use Easy Profile profile as merchant profile everything the profile is shown.
The below options are only used when you get merchant profile from another component, you can configure this in “Get merchant profile from other source” option.
  • Field for business name: The alias of the field for business name.
  • Field for website: The alias of the field for website.
  • Field for Facebook: The alias of the field for Facebook.
  • Field for Twitter: The alias of the field for Twitter
  • Field for Pinterest: The alias of the field for Pinterest.
  • Field for about: The alias of the field for about.
  • Field for address: The alias of the field for address.
  • Field for phone: The alias of the field for phone.
  • Field for location (Easy Profile only): The alias of the field for location.
  • Field for meta description: The alias of the field for meta description.
  • Field for meta keywords: The alias of the field for meta keywords.