Hotcakes Top Weekly Sellers Module

Overview

The top weekly sellers module is a very quick and easy way to instantly upsell customers when they arrive on a page where this module is placed.  Like anyone else, your customers don't want to think they're the first person to buy something.  You don't want to be the guinea pig.  This module helps to tell your customers that the products showcased are already well-vetted by other customers in the store.

Requirements

The following prerequisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:

Getting Started

The information provided here is based upon the default configuration of Hotcakes and the default viewset. Your views may have more or less functionality, depending on how it was implemented by your technical team.

Top Weekly Sellers Module

The top weekly sellers module is not placed for you anywhere on your site. If you wish to use it, you should add it to one or more pages, as desired. When you add this module to a page, it will begin working immediately without any configuration required.

The default view may or may not be how you want to display your weekly top seller list.  If you want to highlight your top products in a more engaging way, your design team can easily update the view to mirror your expectations.

The listing of top products for the week is based upon the products that have sold the most since Sunday.

Module Settings

This module has settings that are unique to how it works on your site for you and your customer.  If you're not already familiar with how module settings work, you should see the module settings documentation to learn more.

Setting Description
View This read-only setting will simply show you the view that was selected before viewing the current settings.
Select a View If you wish to change the view that's being used to display the featured products, select the alternative view.  By default, you'll only see "Index" as an option, unless your design team has created and added alternatives for you.

Viewset View Location

You'll find the views for this module in the following location in your viewset:

~\Views\TopWeeklySellers

 

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