Ever thought of creating a powerful Pro Website (online shop website) that also looks good?
What if we say it can be real?
Ucraft offers an all-in-one advanced eCommerce platform to start selling online right away! 70+ payment and shipping methods, stunning design and endless opportunities.
This means you can feature your products and impress your customers with your professional online store.
But one step at a time!
Let’s explore your future store together and get to know more on how everything works!
All you need to do to launch your Ecommerce website is to navigate to Ucraft Homepage and hit the 'Get Started' button. Now choose Pro Website (online shop website) and pick the template that best suits your needs.
In case you're already on the Basic Website Plan and want to sell online as well, you can easily switch your current plan from your Dashboard.
All you need to do is hit Upgrade here and choose the desired plan.
Take your time to check out the templates available clicking Preview and hit Select once you’ve made up your mind.
Be sure to make the best long-term decision in case you encounter in changing the Template- the step backward won't be possible.
You are just steps away from starting your website! Add your free Ucraft subdomain name and you’re all set to begin.
Fill in some details about your business and cut the red tape!
Here you are at your new Online Store.
It basically has all the same website features with a powerful bonus on top: an eCommerce app and eCommerce elements.
Ucraft currently offers 3 different Pro Website plans (online shop plans): Pro Website, Pro Shop and Unlimited.
You can subscribe for a Monthly or a Yearly plan, your choice!
Make use of the Monthly/Yearly switcher to alternate between the packages.
Hit 'More Plans' to see the full list of the offers available and pick the pricing model that is more suitable for you.
You’re initially on the Pro Website plan by default, but can always Upgrade to one of the plans available.
Now, go to the eCommerce app on your Dashboard to check out the account that has been automatically created for you.
Here and now, you’ll find loads of options to customize your storefront completely to create the perfect online shop for your business.
Let's check the list of to-dos and mark as done them as we go:
- Add products
- Verify geo settings
- Configure shipping
- Get paid
Get started by adding product names, prices and pictures.
Go for 'More powerful options' to add other product attributes (categories, weight, description, color) or in case you would like to upload your product catalog to your store.
You can even set SEO tags, set the product Availability and manage the Stock Control.
Hit + Add more to add new products.
Guess what? There is an option to Duplicate the product as well.
The next step is verifying the Geo settings. Here you can review country, currency and weight settings for your store.
Press the 'Edit' button to change these settings. To edit the details, go to Formats & Units settings.
Once you’re done here, set your company info that will be used in customer invoices, email notifications and for calculating shipping rates.
Don’t forget to hit ‘Save’ when you’re all set.
What about moving forward exploring the eCommerce Left Panel?
Here's 'My Sales' section, where you can track all your orders, abandoned carts,
follow your customers, etc.
As you can see, it's empty now but it will get filled soon once you've made your first sales.
The 'Catalog' section is all about your Products and Categories.
That's where you can manage them in one place. Browsing your product catalog is more eye-catching for your customers when they find unified descriptions on every product page. That makes it easier to compare products and visually improves the overall look of the page.
Just click on a single product to edit and customize the already existing product the way you want.
You can manage categories, add subcategories or delete them the same effortless way.
Choose a category on the left, change the name, storefront image and add more products from 'Category Products'.
Are you looking for the best marketing strategy that can get you lots of customers into your eCommerce store? Here’s where ‘Discount’ section comes in handy. It allows you to create Discount Coupons and Discounts based on Subtotal, Customer Groups or Customer Groups and Subtotals.
How to attract more buyers without spending a ton?
Export your product listings to popular marketplaces like Amazon, eBay with the help of our eCommerce App— reach more customers for your online store. If you want to upload your eCommerce products to Amazon/eBay, you can do this via eBay & Amazon listings in our app market.
Once you’ve made sure that you are ready to create a listing, follow these steps:
1.Select your marketplace
2. You’ll need to log in to Amazon and connect your Amazon account to Codisto LINQ. If you don’t have an Amazon Seller Account, sign up.
3. Start editing your listing. You’ll see your products with their prices, images, and product data synced in the Codisto interface.
That’s it! Now your products are listed on Amazon!
The same steps go for eBay. Just connect your Pro Website (online shop website) with eBay and gain access to millions of buyers worldwide.
List your products on multiple marketplaces to increase sales
‘All Sales Channels’ includes advanced options like listing your products on some of the most popular shopping websites, exporting your products to eBay or managing your store from your mobile device. Reach millions of customers by unlocking additional sales channels. Maximize your sales and drive more traffic to your store by listing your products on the most popular shopping sites on the Internet such as eBay Commerce Network, PriceGrabber, Nextag, Shopzilla,Yandex.Market.
Please note, that you'll need to Upgrade your current plan to enable these features.
And finally, time to set up your preferred payment option.
Ucraft is integrated with loads of payment providers like PayPal, Authorize.Net or First Data to make online purchase in your store fast and easy. If you are new to selling online, the quickest way to accept payments is to attach your PayPal account to your store.
Go for Choose Payment Processor for more progressive settings. Here you can find the list of all payment gateways available for your country as well as other payment gateways which are available worldwide. For instance, PayPal Standard and Express Checkout, Paypal Advanced and PayPal Payflow Link, PayPal Payments Pro Hosted, PayPal Bill Me Later among the available payment options.
*Please note, that the system generates the Payment channels according to the Country you've chosen when setting up your online store, et. in case you've registered your eCommerce website mentioning UK as your country, you'll get the methods available in UK. Scroll down to see all the methods.
Make use of your email attached to your account to receive the payments or change it instantly.
Your sale will be incomplete without shipping. Before you start selling, you need to decide what shipping methods you want to use, and then set up shipping on your store.
For that purpose ‘Shipping & Pickup’ section can be advantageous. Just so you know, there are 8 Shipping methods available in our eCommerce App atm.
- Royal Mail
- Australia Post
- EMS Russian Post
- Canada Post
- Brasil Correios
And finally, but not list important, your store 'Settings', where you have pretty much everything within a hand's reach to set your powerful and functional eCommerce website.
This includes closing your storefront for maintenance, managing the General settings, Currency, Weight & Size, Storefront Languages, Date & Time and much more.
Check out the 'Cart' tab for Catalog Settings, enabling 'Compare to' price or Order Comments and loads of other handy stuff you'll definitely need when maintaining the Checkout process.
Make sure to add Legal pages for your shop to make it look credible as well as connect Google Analytics to track how your website performs.
And once again, don't forget to hit 'Save' when everything's set the way you wish.
Buttoned up, now you can move to your Edit Mode to add eCommerce Elements to your storefront!
Isn't this fantastic?
But wait, as you're reading this, our enthusiastic team is already working on enhancing your experience as a shop owner!
So don't waste your time and make the most out of this app to create a powerful, yet beautiful online store.
Always know we're just a step away so hit the Chat box in the lower right corner if you have any questions!
List of Payment Gateways available on your online store:
American Express Payment Gateway
Beanstream (Hosted Payment Form)
eWAY (Hosted Payment Page)
First Data Global Gateway e4
iDeal (via Mollie)
Moneris SELECTplus (Hosted Paypage)
MultiSafepay ( iDEAL, credit cards, Giropay, DIRECTebanking, etc)
Paytrail (former Suomen Verkkomaksut Oy)
PayU Biz: India
Realex Payments / Global Iis
Robokassa ( Webmoney, Yandex. Money, etc)
Sage Exchange US
Sage Pay UK