Introduction to Hikashop

Introduction to Hikashop!

The online shopping cart that we use to help you sell your products is called Hikashop (Business Edition). Hikashop adds yet another powerful extension to your website. It has a user-friendly dashboard allowing you to manage your products. You can view your sales, take credit card payments, generate coupon codes and discounts and there are many more powerful marketing tools built-in to your dashboard. It will even allow you customers to log-in, update their address and view their purchases.

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Creating Products

In Hikashop, products are created within an assigned category. This means that if you have many products on sale, you can break them up into their own categories, making the process of updating and managing your online shop a lot easier to handle.

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Creating Product Variants

A product variant is a product with related characteristics. For example, a medium-sized, green shirt with a stock-keeping unit (SKU) of 14678 is one product variant of the Shirt product; together size, color, and SKU form one variant.

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Display Product Listing

In Hikashop, just like in Joomla, products are displayed via the menu setting. This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a menu that will display products in a particular category.

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Setup Hikashop to Calculate GST

According to the Australian Taxation Office, if your business turns over $75,000 or more per annum, you need to calculate the goods and services tax (GST). The seller must add 10% to the cost of their goods or services. This step-by-step procedure shows you how to set the default tax rate so that 10% is calculated for each item sold.

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