Prestashop Custom Field for Registration – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

The Prestashop store owners can now gather more information about their customers by adding the custom fields on the registration form of the website. If Prestashop store admin will get to know more information about the customer , then he/she can use the same to prepare the marketing and sales pitch of the products.

Prestashop Custom Registration Fields addon allows the store admin to add new custom fields and edit the old ones in the registration form. All the fields can be validated and the validation rules can be set from the admin interface. The Prestashop addon lets the admin to add any type of field and set the validation rules for the same.

The store owners can even create various sections on the registration form in order to place the custom field. The best part is that all this can be done without making any changes in the code of the Prestashop admin can add the custom field, text box, radio button or check boxes.

The Knowband’s Prestashop Custom Registration Field Module is compatible with GDPR.

1.1. Project Objectives

By Prestashop plugin allows the store owner to optimize the registration form of their website with minimal effort and in a matter of moment.

1. The Prestashop store admin can create new custom fields for the registration form of the website and can edit the exiting ones at a button click.

2. The module allows the admin to create the sections on the registration form. This makes the placement of the custom fields easier.

3. The various fields can be validated easily in a few simple steps.

4. The entire fields created can be effortlessly exported in an excel sheet.

5. It allows the admin to add new fields without making any changes in codes.

6. This Prestashop addon helps you to know your customer by gathering more information through the Custom Fields.

2.0 Installation

In order to install the addon follow the below mentioned steps.

1. Purchase the module from the us. You’ll be provided with the following files:

  1. customfield.zip
  2. User Manual

2. Unzip the customfield.zip file. It would contain a number of files and folders as shown below –

3. Copy all the files and folders from the unzipped folder and paste them into your store “Modules” directory on the path – Root Directory/modules/.

4. Now module is ready to be installed on your store and you can find that in Store Admin -> Modules and Services. It would shown as below –

In case, you are not able to find module in admin modules list, please try searching module with following details –

Keyword – Custom Field

Category – Front office

Filter By – Installed & Not Installed / Enabled & Disabled

5. Click on “Install” button to install the module. It would, then, ask for your conformation. Click on “Proceed with the installation” option.

6. This step will install the module and show notification – “Module(s) installed successfully”.

3.0 Admin Interface

This module is configurable and configuration settings can be updated via back end of the admin interface.

3.1 How can the module be configured?

Once the module is installed, you enter admin interface. In this Prestashop custom field registration, you will find three customization options.

  1. Module Configuration
  2. Custom Field Section
  3. Custom Fields

Module Configuration: In this, Prestashop store admin can enable the module and also can set the custom CSS.

Prestashop Custm Registration Field - Module Configuration

Enable/Disable Module: The admin gets to customize the look and feel of the same by entering the Custom CSS code. Without getting much into the complexity of the coding, the admin can enter the code in the section shown below.

Compatibility with Prestashop GDPR: The admin can enable or disable this feature. Enabling this feature will export and delete the user data on Prestashop GDPR module request.

Custom CSS: The admin gets to customize the look and feel of the same by entering the Custom CSS code. Without getting much into the complexity of the coding, the admin can enter the code in the section shown below.

3.2 How to create the custom field section?

The custom field section refers to the blocks in the registration form where the various created fields will be placed.

Add Custom Field Section: In order to create a new field section, go to the Custom Field Section Tab and click on the ‘+’ sign in the right side as shown below.

On clicking here, the admin will be redirected to the section creation page.

The store admin is required to fill the information and the section will be created.

Label: This refers to the name of the section. The label name can be entered in multiple languages as per the requirement of the website.

Placement: The admin can select the position where he wants to place that particular custom field section.

Active: The created section can be deactivated by just toggling the button.

View Custom Field Section: The entire list of the field sections created will can be seen in this tab as shown in the image below.

Edit Custom Field Section List: In case of any changes required to be done in the created section, the admin can go to edit section.

The section created will be shown in the front end of the website as shown in the below image.

3.3 How to create the custom field for the registration forms?

Once the Prestashop Custom Registration Fields module is enabled, the admin gets an option to create  ‘N’ numbers of fields. All the admin needs to do is to click on the ‘+’ sign in the right side of the admin panel as shown in the image below.

This will redirect the Prestashop store admin to the field creation page. The admin will be required to select the type of the field that he is looking to create. The various type of fields are provided in the dropdown list. The admin can select any one of them.

The various options offered in this section is mentioned below.

  • Text
  • Select
  • Radio
  • Checkbox
  • Text Area
  • File Date

Different field type required different information to be filled. Let us discuss them one by one.

3.3.1 Text Field

The text fields allows the customers to enter their personal information in a textbox. This field may be used for Name, Last Name, Address and other such information.

The Prestashop store admin can be asked to fill up the form as shown in the image below.

Label: Label includes the name of the field that will be displayed on the front-end of the website.

Short Description: The short description will specify exactly what the customers are supposed to mention in that field.

Placeholder: The admin can enter the Placeholder in this section. All these inputs can be entered in multiple languages.

Section: Section allows the admin to select the block where he wants to place that particular field.

Field Name, HTML ID, HTML Class: This section will provide a unique identity to the fields. It will be same for all the three sections.

Validation: The admin can select the validation type for the various fields without making any query changes. The various validation options offered are mentioned below:

  • isName
  • isGenericName
  • isAddress
  • isCityName
  • isMessage
  • isPhoenNumber
  • isDniLite
  • isEmail
  • isPassword

In case the validation rules are not followed while entering the information, an error message will be shown to the customers.

The Prestashop store admin can select the validation type as per their requirement.

Error Message: The error message in case the customer enters a wrong information can be customized as well. This can be done is multiple languages.

Maximum and Minimum Length: The word limit for the fields can be fixed by entering the limit in these sections. In case, no value is entered, then, the text box will be able to intake as many characters and words.

Required Field Validator: This can be enabled in the mandatory fields. In case the visitors leaves it empty, the extension will throw an exception.

Editable by the Customer: Enable this feature will make the field by the customers.

Show in Invoice: The information entered by the customers will be shown on the invoice if this field is enabled.

3.3.2 Select Field

This field allows the customers to choose an option from the multiple choices available. For instance, the ‘Gender’ field offers the option of ‘Male’ and ‘Female’.

The Label Name, Short Description, Section selection remains the same in this field type as the other ones. Here are the customization options offered to the Prestashop store admin.

Multiple Select: The store visitors can be offered an option to select more than one choices by enabling this button.

Options: The varied options can be entered here. The multi-lingual support allows you to enter the choices in multiple languages.

Default Value: This is an optional field. The store admin can set the default value for the Radio, Select or Checkbox options.

3.3.3 Radio Field

Radio buttons function like the channel presets on radios. While Select field allows the customers to even choose more than one option, the radio buttons allows the visitors to choose only one option at a time.

The customization option of this field is same as the ‘Select’ field only the ‘Multiple Select’ option is missing here.

3.3.4 Check Box Field

The functionality of the check boxes are same as the radio buttons and select field. The only difference is that the customers selects the options by checking the boxes.

3.3.5 Text Area Field

Text field offers only line to the store visitors to enter their information. Hence, it can be used for entering Name, Surname and others. However, in the case when the multiple lines are required to enter the information, the Text Field type can be used. Even in this, the maximum and minimum length of the characters can be fixed by the store admin.

3.3.6 File

This field allows the store visitors to upload a file such as image, documents and others on the website. The e-merchant can enter the required file extensions. In case, the customer uploads a file with different extension, an exception or error message will be shown.

3.3.7 Date

This field allows the customers to enter the date in the format set at the backend of the admin panel. In case of wrong format or if any other information is entered, an error message will be flashed on the front end.

The entire custom fields created by the Prestashop store admin will be shown in the admin panel.

The fields that has been already created can be edited if required by clicking on the Edit buttons.

3.3 How can the custom field be exported in an Excel Sheet?

Prestashop custom field for registration addon allows the store admin to export the list of the custom fields created in the backend in an excel sheet. This can be done by clicking on the arrow button on the top of the admin panel in the right side. The same has been shown in the image below. Even the custom field sections can be exported just at a button click.

4.0 Website Registration Form UI

Once the various custom fields and the custom field section have been created, the registration form will be available for the store visitors. The form will be shown as image below:

No coding, no hassles. If you want to target your customers correctly, then you must have a good knowledge of your customers. Gathering their statistics at the time of registration provides a personalized experience to your customers and help you to know about the user behavior. Additionally, you can easily utilize the collected data for your marketing and promotional campaigns. Quickly buy this Prestashop registration field extension from the Addon store

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