Turning your store to a product catalog

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You can turn your Ecwid store in a product catalog and hand it or email it to your customers to keep them updated of your inventory. Or you may want to make your online store act like a product catalog and show products without actual checkout.

In this article:

Now In Store: Automatic Catalog and Flyer Builder

Now In Store: Automatic Catalog and Flyer Builder automatically creates a professional customizable catalog or flyer of your Ecwid products.

How it works:

  • Import all of your Ecwid products into a catalog builder interface;
  • Choose а layout;
  • Upload your images and branding;
  • Organize the pages of your catalog;
  • Add a wholesale contract and order forms;
  • Download the catalog as a printable PDF or share it on social networks;
  • Your customers can click on each product and will be automatically directed to your store product page.


How to get started: 

The app is paid with free trial.

Turn your online store into a catalog

This approach allows to turn your online store into a product catalog, i.e. to show products without actual checkout, perform these steps:

  • Disable all payment and shipping methods.
  • Make sure you don't have the minicart widget installed. If you do, you need to remove it.
  • Disable [Buy Now] buttons: in your Ecwid Control Panel > Settings > General > Cart uncheck 'Show "Buy now" buttons on products list pages'
  • Hide the Add to Cart buttons and the "Qty" fields using this the CSS code below.

The code you need depends on the page version you have.

If you have a new version of the product details page it looks like this:

new_PD.png

In this case use this code:

.details-product-purchase__qty,
.details-product-purchase__controls {
display: none;
}

If you have an older version of the product details page, it looks like this:

old_PD.png

In this case you this code:

.ecwid-productBrowser-details-qtyPanel,
.ecwid .ecwid-btn--addToBag {
display: none;
}
If you wish to enable the new look of the product details page, you can do it in your Ecwid Control Panel → Settings → What's New. Find Activate New Details page and switch it to Enabled.

Then hide the "Sign in" link: How to remove the "Sign In" link

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