Creating a Cart Rule Discount

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This topic describes how to create a Cart Rule discount.

To start working with discounts, navigate to the Discounts section.

A cart rule is a discount that is applied automatically when all attached discount conditions are fulfilled and if the cart rule is active. Unlike a voucher code, it does not require any input from the customer.

To create a cart rule discount:

  1. On the Discount page, click Create new discount in the top right corner.
  2. On the Create Discount page > General tab, do the following:
  3. In Store relation, check the stores you wish the discount to be active in.
  4. In Discount Type drop-down, select Cart Rule.
  5. In the Name field, specify the name for the discount.
  6. Optional: Enter the description of the discount in the Description field.
  7. Specify if the discount is exclusive. See Discount: Reference Information for more details.
  8. Specify the validity interval (lifetime) of the discount.
  9. Click Next or select the Discount calculation tab to proceed.
  10. On the Create Discount page >Discount calculation tab, do the following:
  11. Select either Calculator percentage, or Calculator fixed in the Calculator type drop-down. See Discount Calculation: Reference Information for more details.
The next step varies based on the selected calculator type.


a. **Calculator fixed**: Enter the prices to be discounted
b. **Calculator percentage**: Enter the values (percentage) to be discounted
  1. Select the Discount application type and define what products the discount will be applied to. See Discount Calculation: Reference Information for more information.
  2. Click Next, or select the Conditions tab to proceed.
  3. On the Create Discount page >Conditions tab, do the following:
  4. Select the Apply when conditions or click Plain query and enter the query manually. See Discount Conditions: Reference Information.
  5. Enter the value for The discount can be applied if the query applies for at least X item(s). field.
  6. Click Save to create the new discount.

What’s next? See Managing Discount to know more about the actions you can do once the discount is created.