Managing global thresholds

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This topic describes how to manage global thresholds.

Prerequisites

To start working with global thresholds, go to Administration > Global threshold.

Review the reference information before you start, or just look up the necessary information as you go through the process.

Setting up Minimum Hard Threshold

To set up a hard minimum threshold:

  1. On the Edit Global threshold page, select the Store and Currency you want to configure the threshold for.
  2. In the Minimum Hard Threshold section, populate the Enter threshold value field.
  3. Enter a Message for all the locales.
  4. Scroll down the page and select Save.

The page refreshes, and the message about successful threshold update is displayed.

See the Reference information section to know more about the hard threshold.

Setting up Maximum Hard Threshold

To set up a hard maximum threshold:

  1. On the Edit Global threshold page, select the Store and Currency you want to configure the threshold for.
  2. In the Maximum Hard Threshold section, populate the Enter threshold value field.
  3. Enter a Message for all the locales.
  4. Scroll down the page and select Save.

The page refreshes, and the message about successful threshold update is displayed.

Setting up Minimum Soft Threshold

To set up a minimum soft threshold:

  1. On the Edit Global threshold page, select the Store and Currency you want to configure the threshold for.
  2. In the Soft Threshold section, select a soft threshold type.
  3. Populate the Enter threshold value field.
  4. Based on the threshold type you have selected:
    • For the Soft Threshold with fixed fee, enter a Enter fixed fee.
    • For the Soft Threshold with flexible fee, enter a Enter flexible fee.
  5. Populate a Message for all the locales.
  6. Select Save.

The page refreshes, and the message about successful threshold update is displayed.

See Reference information to know more about the soft threshold and its types.

Setting up several thresholds

To set up several threshold types:

  1. Enter the fields in the sections of the thresholds you want to set up by following the respective instructions:
  2. Select Save.

The page refreshes, and the message about successful threshold update is displayed.

Tips & tricks
In the Message field, enter {{threshold}} or {{fee}} to reference the threshold name or the defined fee, respectively. When the message is rendered on the Storefront, the placeholders are replaced with the values from Enter threshold value and Enter flexible fee or Enter fixed fee fields.

See Reference information to know more about attributes.

Reference information

The following table describes the attributes you select and enter when managing global order thresholds or when managing merchant order thresholds.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Store and Currency Defines the store to which the threshold is applied and the currency in which it is displayed.
Enter threshold value Depending on the threshold type, defines the value that should be reached or not reached.
Message Short message that informs the customer about the threshold conditions. For example, You should add items for {{threshold}} to pass a recommended threshold. You can’t proceed with checkout.

Enter {{threshold}} or {{fee}} to reference the threshold name or the defined fee respectively. When the message is rendered on the Storefront, the placeholders are replaced with the values from Enter threshold value and Enter flexible fee or Enter fixed fee fields.
Enter fixed fee Adds this value to cart if the threshold is not reached.
Enter flexible fee Percentage of an order’s sub-total that is added to cart if the threshold is not reached.