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Carousel 102. Predefined Carousels


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Predefined Carousels

The web store comes with the following predefined carousels:

  1. Special Offers Carousel
  2. Promotions Carousel
  3. New Products Carousel
  4. Items Related by Theme Carousel
  5. Recently Viewed Items Carousel

Special Offers Carousel

When you sync your products to your web store, the contents of PAM field PAM_SpecialOffer are automatically fed to the store at the same time. Setting products to true in this PAM field will cause those products to appear in this carousel.

You might have to fiddle with the attribute visibility in PAM to get this field to display.

This carousel can be added to any listing page on the store.

Promotions Carousel

Like the special offers carousel, this carousel is populated by products that are flagged in the PAM field PAM_Promotion. To get a product to appear in this carousel simply set this field to true in PAM.

This carousel can be added to any listing page on the store.

New Products Carousel

Like the two carousels above this carousel is populated by products that are flagged true on the PAM field PAM_NewProduct. To get a product to appear in this carousel simply set this field to true in PAM. With clever fiddling of the field mappings in NscSync you can get products to appear in this field by examining fields on your POS that determine when an item was created and automate this process.

This carousel can be added to any listing page on the store.

Items related by Theme

This carousel is a bit cleverer than its siblings. It should only be added to a product page. On a product page it will display a list of products that are associated with the current product because those products share the same theme.

This carousel should only be added to product pages. The default template will not display anything on other pages as it won’t be able to determine which theme to match.

Recently Viewed Items

This carousel will display the most recently viewed items the shopper has seen. As a shopper browses through your store, the products they have viewed are added to a list. This list of items is displayed in the carousel.

This carousel can be added anywhere. The first time the shopper lands on the store it will not display anything. A carousel with nothing in it will not display any code at all, you won’t get an empty carousel. When the shopper views their next item the carousel will appear with a single item in it.

You cannot create a recently viewed panel, you can only reuse the provided panel.

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