The CS-Cart shopping cart software has more than 500 eCommerce features. All the features are logically arranged and easy to use, but it still can take you time to get to know them all by yourself.

In this section, we’ve collected the most important video tutorials related to the CS-Cart software solution. With Alex, your personal teacher, it won’t take you much time to get familiar with the CS-Cart program!

Getting Started

How to Install New CS-Cart Add-ons

If you lack something with the CS-Cart ecommerce software solution, you can easily fix this by add-ons. Various features, user-friendly interfaces, and easy installation processes — this is what defines CS-Cart add-ons. Here’s a step by step guide for the CS-Cart add-on installation process. It takes only around 5 minutes to download and install an add-on from CS-Cart Marketplace and the process is easy and intuitive.

Backup and Restore in the CS-Cart Web Store Solution

The first rule of any computer user is “backup your data”. From this video you will learn how to backup data in the CS-Cart ecommerce site builder software, what’s the difference between files backup and database backup, and how to restore the data if anything went wrong.

Settings

CS-Cart General Settings — Part 1

Before launching the internet store it would be smart to tweak some of the ecommerce store settings according to your preferences. This is the second part of the CS-Cart General Settings Guide. In this video we dive into Catalog and Promotion settings.

CS-Cart General Settings — Part 2

The first rule of any computer user is “backup your data”. From this video you will learn how to backup data in the CS-Cart ecommerce site builder software, what’s the difference between files backup and database backup, and how to restore the data if anything went wrong.

CS-Cart General Settings — Part 3

Before launching the web shop it would be smart to tweak some of the e-commerce store settings according to your preferences. This is the third part of the CS-Cart General Settings Guide. In this video we finish our tour around general webstore creator settings and learn new things about Users/Cart settings, Proxy server setup, and Search options.

CS-Cart Appearance Settings — Part 1

This is the first part of the CS-Cart Appearance Settings Guide. Appearance is not just the way you web store looks like but how convenient it is. That’s why appearance settings in CS-Cart ecommerce shop software change not only the storefront but the Admin panel, too. In this video we speak about appearance settings of the admin panel.

CS-Cart Appearance Settings — Part 2

This is the second part of the CS-Cart Appearance Settings Guide. Appearance settings determine how user-friendly your ecommerce storefront can be. If the storefront is convenient and everything is at hand, then online customers would be more likely to buy something from your web shop. In this video we speak about appearance settings of the storefront.

CS-Cart Appearance Settings — Part 3

This is the third and final part of the CS-Cart Appearance Settings Guide. Appearance settings include a number of settings to organize product lists on an online storefront. Using them you can create a unique layout for products on the storefront. There is also a common settings section related to date and time format, notifications, and specifically Email templates mode that defines the look of emails and documents in the internet store.

CS-Cart Settings — Checkout

In the CS-Cart web store builder checkout process can be tweaked in any possible way. You can disable guest checkouts to make checkout process more rigorous and thorough, or lift all restrictions and accept orders even without shipping and payment methods to be selected. The choice is yours.

CS-Cart Software Settings — Emails

In this video we briefly speak about methods of sending emails in the CS-Cart ecommerce tool, preparations that should made before using emails in your online store, and how to setup SMTP server to send emails.

Design

CS-Cart Design — Overview

This is an overview of design features of the CS-Cart shopping cart application. All design features in CS-Cart software are found under the Design title of the Admin panel. Themes, Layouts, Templates, Email templates, Documents, Menus, Product tabs. All together they create a unique storefront, where Themes determine the outer look, Layouts — the inner structure, Templates — for precise look tweaking, Menus — to organize information into short consistent lists, Product tabs — to organize the information about a product on a product detailed page.

CS-Cart Design — Themes & Styles

Themes in the CS-Cart online shop system determine the general look of the storefront. It controls both layouts and styles. By changing theme you drastically change the whole look of your web store including its structure. Styles are less invasive, they only change the color, fonts, and other minor look features. Besides that the default Bright theme can adjust to any type of the screen, so customers can easily buy from your internet store on phones, and tablet PCs.

CS-Cart Design — Layouts. Part 1

In the CS-Cart shopping cart system layouts serve as a structure for online store pages. Using this tool you control what information and in what way will be presented on the storefront. This video is dedicated to main concepts of layouts: blocks and containers (also called grids). Blocks contain pieces of information like logos, product details, breadcrumbs, etc. While containers are used for a better page zoning. By juggling blocks and containers you can create design that would be the best for you.

CS-Cart Design — Layouts. Part 2

In the CS-Cart web store system layouts serve as a structure for ecommerce store pages. Using this tool you control what information and in what way will be presented on the storefront. This time we speak about another main concept of layouts — layout pages. A layout page represents either a certain type of storefront pages, or a specific storefront page like checkout or cart pages. They are completely customizable to create a truly unique look of your web shop.

CS-Cart Design — Menus. Part 1

Menus is a part of the Design section in the CS-Cart shopping cart application. They help to organize different types of content displayed on pages into short consistent lists. By using menus you can provide lots of useful information without occupying too much space on the storefront. This part of the two-part video is about general menu features and menu creation process.

CS-Cart Design — Menus. Part 2

Menus is a part of the Design section in the CS-Cart electronic commerce solution. They help to organize different types of content displayed on pages into short consistent lists. By using menus you can provide lots of useful information without occupying too much space on the storefront. In this part of the two-part video we show how to add a new menu to the storefront through blocks.