Ecwid for Drupal 8

You can create a website with the help of Drupal CMS and easily add online store to it using the Ecwid E-Commerce Shopping Cart module, then manage both from a single backend.

Installation of Ecwid module

To add Ecwid store to your Drupal 8 site, install the Ecwid module:

  1. Download the latest Ecwid Ecommerce Shopping Cart module (v8.x-3.2) for Drupal.
  2. Log into your Drupal backend and click Extend.
  3. Click +Install New Module and follow next steps to install the Ecwid Ecommerce Shopping Cart module:

install module

  1. Enable the newly installed module.
  2. Click Ecwid in the top menu:

Ecwid in top menu

  1. If you have an existing Ecwid store, click Connect. Otherwise, click the link Don't have an Ecwid account? Create one now to register an Ecwid account (it’s free):

Connect Ecwid store

  1. Click Agree to give the requested permissions.
  2. That’s it. You can now manage your Ecwid store right from your Drupal back end:

Store Dashboard

Once installed, the Ecwid module adds the Store tab to your Drupal site navigation where your site visitors can access the store:

Store tab on site

FAQ

I’m not ready to sell as of yet. Can I hide the store while I’m setting it up?

Yes, you can hide the Store tab in your site’s menu:

  1. Log into your Drupal back end.
  2. Proceed to Manage → Structure → Menus.
  3. Click Edit Menu next to Main navigation.
  4. Uncheck the Enabled box next to the Store menu item and save the changes:

To check your storefront while you are setting the store, click Ecwid in the top menu, then click Visit storefront:

Alternatively, you can keep the Store tab on your site and simply close your store for maintenance.

How to add the store’s search and shopping cart icon to my Drupal site?

To add the store extensions such as search box, additional shopping bag or category menu:

  1. Copy the code for a desired widget in your Ecwid control panelAll Sales ChannelsOther platforms and sitebuilders.
  2. Add this code as a custom block (full HTML) in Drupal back endManageStructureBlock:

Is there a way to connect another Ecwid store to my Drupal site?

Yes, to connect another Ecwid store to your Drupal site:

  1. Log into your Drupal back end.
  2. Click on Ecwid in the top menu.
  3. Click on Reconnect to another store:

  1. Sign in (or sign up) to another Ecwid store of yours.

Related articles

Adding Ecwid store to a Drupal 7 site
Guide to selling on Instant Site

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