KnowBand offers Prestashop Marketplace addon to help the PrestaShop store owners to create their own marketplace allowing the multiple sellers to sell their products. Key features of Prestashop marketplace module are following:
KnowBand Multi Vendor Marketplace module is an easy way to convert your inventory based PrestaShop store into a fully efficient Multi Vendor Marketplace. Just install and enable the module to see the magic.
Knowband Marketplace module contains the largest number of usable features for Admin, Sellers, and Customers. Moreover, the fully loaded Seller Dashboard and unlimited features for Marketplace sellers make them feel like their own website. Admin has several controls using which he/she can allow or restrict the sellers from using some features.
Flow of action:
After installing and enabling the Knowband Marketplace Module, after few initial configurations, the admin will be able to accept seller registration on his existing PrestaShop site. Admin has the access to either approve or disapprove a seller account registration. One approved by admin the sellers get access to their seller dashboard where they can upload their products, add shipping methods, update their seller profile, Manage and fulfill orders, see seller earning and record of transactions with the admin, etc.
Separate menu-tab for Knowband Marketplace is added at back office after installation
The separate menu tab consist of 15 Sub-Menu tabs to manage Marketplace module
Separate tab to manage settings
Set global or Seller-level commission rates for different sellers
Set seller account approval request limit
Enable/Disable seller registrations without disabling the module
Enable manual or automatic product request approval by altering a single setting
Custom CSS: Easiest interface to add custom CSS from back office
Enable/disable the whole module anytime without resetting the database
Register a seller account from front end
Use same registration form used for customer registration
Just tick a check box to create a seller account
Upgrade a customer account into a seller account anytime
Seller account approval:
Approve/Disapprove a seller account from admin panel
See the seller details from admin panel
Notification to the seller on account approval/disapproval
Seller uploads products from front-end
We have divided the product upload form into tabs and these tabs can be collapsed or expanded.
Seller can map a shipping method to the products
Seller can map the products to allowed categories
Seller can select a default category if product is uploaded in multiple categories
Seller can update condition of products; new; refurbished; old
Seller can enable or disable a product anytime
Seller can update stock of the product
Seller can set friendly URL for his products.
Seller can upload multiple product images at a time
Seller can specify the sequence of product images to be show on product page
Seller can add special price of products for specific time period
Seller can specify if a product is available online-only
Seller can choose the action when a product is out of stock - deny or allow back ordering
Seller can specify the minimum quantity of a product to allow its purchase
Products are sent to admin for approval
Admin Approves/disapproves a product approval request
Products not approved by admin do not go live; they have to be approved first
Admin has access to see all the products on his site; including seller products
Admin can activate or deactivate a product
Admin can delete a product
Sellers can update product details in multiple languages
Seller can update seller profile in multiple languages
Sellers can update shop policies in multiple language
Emails can be sent in multiple languages
Marketplace admin earns through the commission paid by sellers to him/her
Commission can be set in two ways; global commission or Seller wise commission
Global commission is applied on all the sellers
In Seller-wise commission, different commission rates for different sellers can be applied
If both global and seller-wise commission has been mentioned for a seller, the seller wise commission will be applicable
Admin can see the report of commission earned from his admin panel
Sellers can see the report of commission taken by admin on the seller panel (front)
Sellers can add a shipping method from their account
Sellers can choose to either use the default free shipping or their added shipping
Shipping options added by a seller are accessible only to that seller
Every seller can add and use their own shipping
Shipping option added by a seller can be mapped to all the products at once
Seller can also choose to map different shipping options on different products
Sellers can add both free and paid shipping options
Sellers can specify the range on which a shipping method will be applicable
Sellers can specify the zones where a shipping method will be applicable
Shipping options at checkout page are shown according to the mapped shipping to the products
If no shipping method is mapped to a product, default free shipping will be applicable there
Marketplace module does not require any special payment option
All the payment options already working on the site can be used by your customers
Only Marketplace Admin is responsible for adding and managing payment options
Sellers can effectively use the payment options added by the Marketplace Admin
Admin can allow/restrict sellers from managing order
If allowed, sellers can manage the orders; update order status
Admin can manage orders
Admin can change order status
All seller orders are listed in seller orders tab
Admin and sellers can send message to customers from order details page
Separate tab has been provided to admin for managing admin product's orders
Stock of products is automatically updated
In case of orders from multiple sellers in single cart sellers receive details of only their share of order
SEO friendly features:
Sellers can add meta tags and meta description for their shop
Sellers can add meta tags and meta descriptions for product pages
Seller can add SEO friendly URL for the product pages
SEO friendly URL is updated automatically while product upload
There are more than 20 scenarios when a mail is sent. Some of them are:
A mail is sent to admin when a new seller registers on the site
A mail is sent to Seller when a he/she registers on the site
A mail is sent to admin when a new customer registers on the site
A mail is sent to customer when a he/she registers on the site
A mail is sent to admin when a new order is placed
A mail is sent to seller when a new order is placed
A mail is sent to customer when a new order is placed
A mail is sent to customer when admin/seller updates the order status
A mail is sent to seller when a seller account gets approved/disapproved
A mail is sent to seller when admin deletes a seller product
Admin can convert his PrestaShop Store into a Multi Vendor Marketplace in minutes.
Admin can accept seller registrations right after module installation
Admin can enable/disable seller registrations at any time
Admin need not take the burden of order fulfillment or shipping management for seller orders, sellers can manage these without any hassle
Even after disabling the further seller registrations, it will not disable the Marketplace features until the module is disabled
Admin can approve or disapprove a seller account request
Only approved sellers can sell their products on the store.
Admin can set a global or seller wise commission rate
Admin can set the number of times a seller can send approval request for seller account after a disapproval
Admin can limit the number of products a seller can upload before account approval
Products will be shown on the store only after admin approval.
Admin can set both global or seller-level setting for automatic/manual product approval
Admin can enable/disable seller review system on the site
Admin can set manual/automatic seller review approval both globally or seller-level
Admin can enable/disable the display of seller profile/store page on front
Admin can allow/restrict application of free shipping vouchers on seller products.
Admin can hide or show seller details on the product pages
Admin can create a seller agreement to show while seller registration
Admin can edit order email template for seller from module's setting interface
Admin can allow/restrict categories access both globally or seller-wise
Admin can sell his own products with other sellers on the site
Admin can sell his own products with other sellers on the site
Admin can see the list of sellers active or inactive on his site
Admin can choose if seller will be sent an email on order placement
Admin can enable/disable a seller anytime on the site
Admin has a separate space to see seller orders
Admin can manage seller orders; change order statuses
Admin can choose to show or hide product wise seller details on order success page
Admin has a separate space to see and manage admin product orders
Admin can manage seller reviews
Admin can accept or decline a category request from sellers
Admin can also mention reasons for a category request decline through comments
Admin can see the details of shipping methods used by the sellers
Admin can track the details of commission earned from sellers both order-wise or category-wise
Admin can maintain a record of transactions done with sellers
Admin can edit any email template being used on the Marketplace
If admin disables a seller, all his products and seller profile gets hidden from the site.
If admin re-enables a seller, all the products of the seller (that were already approved) get automatically re-enabled
Admin can edit the product details added by a seller
Admin can add product details in multiple languages
Admin is responsible for adding payment options to the site
Admin does not need any special payment module for Marketplace, all his already configured payment options will work
Your customers will get a wide range of products to buy on your site
Customers can browse the products from all the active sellers on the site
Buyers can view list of all sellers along with their rating on the Marketplace.
Buyers can view seller details on a separate seller page designed for each and every seller.
Email subject and body content are fully customizable from the back-end.
Buyer can view name and rating of the seller on each product page.
Every buyer has an option to become a seller on the Marketplace.
Feel free to contact us for customizations:
You can contact us for implementation of following additional and personalized features for additional cost:
Knowband, a leading name as an eCommerce development company provides Prestashop plugin development services to enhance the functionality of your eCommerce stores. For providing Prestashop plugin development, we have hired experienced Prestashop developers who work with full dedication to offer Prestashop development and support services.
If there is a feature you want on your Prestashop store, chances are that a Prestashop plugin will allow you to do it, if you don't find any such plugin you can always contact us for your custom plugin development requirements.
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