Creating cart rules

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This topic describes how to create a Cart Rule.

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.

Prerequisistes

To start working with discounts, go to Merchandising > Discount.

Creating a cart rule discount

To create a cart rule discount:

  1. On the Discount page, in the top right corner, click Create new discount.
  2. On the Create Discount page, in the General information tab, do the following:
    1. In Store relation, check the stores you wish the discount to be active in.
    2. From the Discount Type drop-down list, select a cart rule.
    3. In the Name field, specify the name for the discount.
    4. Optional: in the Description field, enter the description of the discount.
    5. Specify if the discount is exclusive. For reference information, in the Creating a voucher guide, see the Discount Overview page section.
    6. Specify the validity interval (lifetime) of the discount.
  • Click Next or select the Discount calculation tab to proceed.

  • On the Create Discount page, in the Discount calculation tab, do the following:

    1. Select either Calculator percentage or Calculator fixed in the Calculator type drop-down. For reference information, in the Creating a voucher guide, see the Discount calculation tab section.

      Note

      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.

    2. Select the Discount application type and define what products the discount will be applied to. For reference information, in the Creating a voucher guide, see the Discount calculation tab section.

  • Click Next, or select the Conditions tab to proceed.

  • On the Create Discount page, in the Conditions tab, do the following:

    1. Select the Apply when conditions or click Plain query and enter the query manually. For reference information, in the Creating a voucher guide, see the Conditions section.
    2. Enter the value for The discount can be applied if the query applies for at least X item(s). field.
  • Click Save to create the new discount.

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