PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing addon- User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Knowband offers PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing module which provides a facility to the store admin to calculate the dynamic prices of any product without any hassle. The online store merchant can allow the customers to customize their order and set product quantity accordingly.

The PrestaShop Dynamic Price management addon automatically calculates the exact customization cost according to the rules applied by the store admin. The Prestashop Customization Price Calculator is highly customizable and fully-featured module which offers hassle-free rule creation for applying dynamic pricing.

1.1 Features

  • Admin can set the maximum and minimum customization price value easily from the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing.
  • The PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing extension allows the admin to display or hide the weight and quantity input option from the product page.
  • Admin can enable the settings to multiply the price and weight by quantity, in this case, the price and weight will be double if customer select product quantity 2.
  • The store admin can add, delete, update the dynamic pricing rule easily from the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing module.
  • PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing module allows setting the priority of dynamic pricing rules.
  • Multiple fields can be selected from the drop-down list available in the PrestaShop Dynamic Price management admin interface.
  • The admin can not use Color Picker, Divider, Date, Text, Text Area fields in any formula.
  • If the admin deleted any field which was used in any formula, then he have to create a new formula without including that field.
  • The newly created field will be available for creating price, weight and quantity formula.
  • Admin can separately create price, weight and quantity formula from the admin interface of Prestashop Customization Price Calculator module.
  • Admin can create any kind of formula using the various operators.
  • After creating a formula, the admin needs to map the rule with products, categories, manufacturer and suppliers.
  • After rule mapping, the formulas will be applicable to that particular product, category, manufacturer and supplier.
  • Customers can view the customization price, weight and quantity easily on the same customization page.

2.0 Steps for Installation

Admin will get these files after purchasing this PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing extension from the Knowband website:

1. The zipped file consists of the source code of PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing module.

2. User Manual of this PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing addon.

Follow these steps to install the PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin:

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing installation

First of all, unzip the zipped file which includes some files and folders.

After that, copy the overall content of the folder and paste it into the “Modules” folder of the store’s directory. The admin can follow the path – Root Directory/modules/.

3. Now you can install the PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing addon. You can find that in Store Admin -> Modules and Services. It would be shown as below –

Click on the “Install” button to install the Prestashop Customization Price Calculator extension. A confirmation pop-up will be shown. Click on “Proceed with the installation” option. This step will install the Prestashop Customization Price Calculator plugin and show notification – “Module(s) installed successfully”.

3.0 Admin Settings

In the admin interface, some customization options are available by which the admin can set the dynamic pricing on the website.
The admin will get these customization options for settings:

  • Basic Settings
  • Dynamic Pricing Rules

3.1 Basic Settings

In Basic settings, you will get customization options as shown below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing module basic settings

  • Enable: Activate or deactivate the functionality of PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing module easily just by toggling the button.
  • Minimum Customization Price Value: Set the lowest customization cost here. This will be the minimum customization cost for the customers.
  • Maximum Customization Price Value: Fix the highest customization cost in this menu option. The customization cost cannot be more than this value.
  • Display Weight on Product Page: You can enable the settings for showing the weight on the product page of the website. The customers can view the “customization weight” details on product page.
  • Hide Quantity Input: Enable this field if you don’t want the customers to set the product quantity. If you want to allow the customers to set order quantity, then, disable the “hide quantity input” settings from the admin interface of this Prestashop Customization Price Calculator addon.
  • Multiple Price and Weight By quantity: Enable the settings to multiply the price and weight by quantity. For example, if the customer selects 1 product that costs 20$ and weighs 8 Kg and sets the quantity as 2, then, the price will automatically change to 40$ and weight will be 16 kg automatically.

3.2 Dynamic Pricing Rules

Dynamic pricing rule section displays the list of dynamic pricing rules. One can view the price rule ID, rule name, status, rule creation date and rule update date. Here, the admin can add a new dynamic pricing rule, update any rule or delete the dynamic pricing rule easily.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing addon pricing rule

3.2.1 How to Add a new Dynamic Pricing Rule?

For adding a new dynamic price rule, click on the “Add new” button available Right side on the top of the page as shown below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing addon add-new-rule

After clicking on the “Add new” button, you will view multiple customization options. The customization settings are shown in 4.0 section.

3.2.2 How to Update Dynamic Pricing Rule?

For updating the dynamic price rules, you can click on the edit button as shown below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin edit rule

3.2.3 How to delete Dynamic Pricing Rule?

Click on the “delete” button for removing any dynamic price rule.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing extension delete-rule

4.0 Dynamic Price Rule Customization

Admin needs to click on “Add New” button to add a new dynamic price rule as discussed in section 3.2.1. After clicking on this button, the admin can view these customization options:

  • Dynamic Price Rule General Settings
  • Fields
  • Price Formula
  • Weight Formula
  • Quantity Formula

4.1 Dynamic Price Rule General Settings

For adding a new dynamic price rule, the admin needs to apply settings as described below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin dynamic rules

  • Enable: Enable the option to activate this dynamic pricing rule.
  • Rule Name: Set the name of the rule here.
  • Enable Global Settings: Apply the globally declared settings by enabling this option. If you want to apply different settings, then, enable this option. The similar options will display which will be applied to this rule only.

PrestaShop Dynamic Price management Specific rules

  • Rule Priority: Set the priority of this new rule from the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin.

4.2 Fields

In this section, the admin can create different fields for settings the dynamic pricing rules. There are multiple field types available in this PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing rules.

  1. User Input
  2. Slider
  3. Dropdown
  4. Radio buttons
  5. Color list
  6. Checkbox
  7. Text
  8. Textarea
  9. Date
  10. Image
  11. Fixed Value
  12. Unit Price
  13. Divider
  14. Color picker

Admin can select field type easily from the admin interface and customize the fields accordingly.

4.2.1 User input Field

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing module user input

  • Name: Enter the name of the field here.
  • Label: Set the label in different languages.
  • Type: Select User Input field from the drop-down list.
  • Value: Set the default value of the slider.
  • Unit: Select unit, i.e., Centimeter, Meter, Kilogram, Gram.
  • Values: Set the values of user input field. For setting the field values, click on the below-mentioned option:

PrestaShop Dynamic Price management value

After clicking on this option, the admin can view a pop-up as shown below:

Prestashop Customization Price Calculator enter-value

Now admin needs to enter these details as required in the popup shown above:

1. Initial value: This will be default field value.

2. Minimum value: This will be the lowest value of input field. There will be an error message on the product page If the customer enters any lower value.

3. Maximum value: Enter the maximum field value. The customer cannot enter the larger number.

5. Step: Admin can enter the steps on every click. If value is 10 then after next step the value will be 15 in above-mentioned case.

6. Description: Admin needs to enter field description in different languages. It is mandatory to enter description in each field.

  • Actions: Click on the “X” to enable this field. You can also delete this field by clicking on “bin”.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price disable

After enabling the field, it will look like the below-mentioned image:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin

Now, this field is enabled and can be used in formula.

4.2.2 Slider Field

Slider field settings are same as input field settings. The admin can follow the same steps to create slider field. After set-up the field will look as below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Price management slider

4.2.3 DropDown Field

You can select DropDown Field in which the customers can select their choice.

Settings are same as above discussed field setting.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing Drop down field

On clicking values option, this pop-up will be shown on the same page. You can enter dropdown field description and click on the “Add a New Option” button.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing extension Drop down value

After Clicking on the “Add a New Option” button, you can view these options:

  • Text: Enter the drop-down list options in different languages.
  • Value: Enter the value for every dropdown option. This will be the customization cost for that option.
  • Default: You can make any of the options as a default.
  • Delete: You can delete any of the dropdown options anytime.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price drop down options

4.2.4 Radio Buttons Field

Radio buttons field setting is same as drop-down field settings. The admin can select this Radio button field and set the name, label and field description.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing radio

In the pop-up page, admin can enter the field description and also add new options.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price radio-button-value

After clicking on the “Add a New Option”, the admin can enter new options and set their values. You can also make a value as default value.

Prestashop Customization Price Calculator radio button settings

4.2.5 Color List

In this color list field, the admin can set the prices for color selection. After setting field name and label in different languages, admin can click on the value icon for value settings.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price color-list

On clicking the value icon, a pop-up will open where you can enter the field description and add a new option. Admin can set different values for various colors and also make a color as default color.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price modulecolor-list-values

4.2.6 Checkbox

Select the checkbox field from the drop-down list, enter the field name and label. After clicking on the value section, the admin can set the description of this field.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing checkbox settings

Now, admin can enable this field from the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing modulevalue-setting
4.2.7 Text

This field setting is also same as other fields.

After clicking on the value icon, a pop-up will open where you can set these menu options:

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price text field

  • Required: Admin can make this field a mandatory field.
  • Initial Value: Admin can enter the field’s initial value here. It can be a character or numeric value.
  • Min Characters: Enter the minimum characters required in this field.
  • Max Characters: Set the maximum characters required in this field.
  • Description: Enter the field description in different languages.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricing text

4.2.8 Text Area

Text area field settings are similar to text field settings. Admin can apply the settings for getting detailed information.

text-area Prestashop Customization Price Calculator module

Admin can enable the field from the admin interface of the PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing addon.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin text-area
4.2.9 Date

Select the date field from the drop-down list.

Prestashop Customization Price Calculator date

After clicking the value button, admin can set the field description and make it a required field.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing extension date

4.2.10 Image

Admin can select the image field and apply the settings accordingly.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin image-customization

On clicking the value, the admin can make the field as a required field.
Admin can also set the minimum and maximum width along with the maximum size settings.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price image-field

4.2.11 Fixed Value

Admin can select the fixed value field. It is very easy to set field name, label and field value from the admin interface. The admin can set the fixed value which he wants to use in formula.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price fixed-value

4.2.12 Unit Price

Admin can set the unit price value after selecting this field from the drop down list available on the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Price management module. Admin can set per piece price.

unit-price

4.2.13 Divider

Admin can show a divider by selecting a divider field from the admin interface of this Prestashop Customization Price Calculator addon. This field will divide the page in two parts.

divider

4.2.14 Color picker

Admin can select the color picker field from the drop-down list. The color picker will display below the divider.

color-picker

Click on the value button for setting the initial value and description of the color picker field. Save the settings and enable the field from the admin interface of this Prestashop Customization Price Calculator module.

color-picker-setting

The overall list will look as shown below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin all-the-fields

Before formula description, you need to know these points:

1. Color Picker, Divider, Date, Text, Text Area fields will not work in any formula.

2. If you delete any field which was included in any formula, then you have to create a new formula without including that field.

4.3 Price Formula

Admin can create a formula for price calculation from the admin interface of this PrestaShop Dynamic Product Price module.

There are +,-,(,),/ and * signs available for calculation.

Admin can also clear the formula and create a new one.

After formula setting click on the “save this formula” button.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing pluginprice-formula

This formula will calculate the customization cost and show this on the website.

4.4 Weight Formula

This formula will calculate the total customization weight on every customization.

PrestaShop Dynamic Price management weight
4.5 Quantity Formula

This functionality is available for setting the quantity from the admin interface. Once the admin sets the quantity, the customer can not change the quantity of the products.

PrestaShop Dynamic Product Pricingweight-formula

After setting the formula, the admin needs to map the categories, products, manufacturers and suppliers. This rule will be applied to those categories, products, manufacturers and suppliers on which admin map it.

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing module

After clicking on the link, this page will open:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin rule-mapping

Select the category, product, manufacturer and supplier which you want to map with this rule. Click on the > button for mapping and < sign for removing it. For moving all the category, product, manufacturer and supplier, click on the >> and << button.

The store admin needs to save these mapping settings every time.

5.0 Front-end Interface

After formula set-up, the store will display as shown below:

PrestaShop Dynamic Pricing plugin front-end-interface

After customers customization, the customization cost will be calculated automatically.

PrestaShop Dynamic Price management price-calculation

After cost and weight calculation, the values will set to their default value.

Admin can set the rule priority from the admin interface of this Prestashop Customization Price Calculator module.

It is mandatory to save the rule mapping settings every time.

This way the customers can view their product customization cost on the same product page easily and there is no need to calculate the cost every time. The admin needs to create rules and formula only single time.

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