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You should pay attention to the following essential informationsettings, most of which are important to change because they are displayed on the front-office.


Configuring a module is easy:

  • Go to the "Modules" menu, and type .
  • Type the name of the module (or part of it) in the module search box. It should display results as you type.
  • When the module is found, click the "Configure" button, and follow the instructions.


Why Description

Menu / option

Shop name

Defines your brand, most notably on Google.

"Shops" menu, "Shops" option, then click the shop name.

Shop logo

Defines your brand, visually and on your invoices.

"Preferences" menu, "Themes" option, "Appearance" section, then change the various default images to your logo.

Customer service info

Displayed in the front-office, right column.

"Block contact" module.

Contact info

Displayed in the front-office, footer.

"Block contact infos" module.


Image displayed in front-end

"Block advertising" module.

Image slider

A slider usually placed front and center of the homepage, and therefore a visual complement to signature for your shop and products.

"Image slider for your homepage" module.

CMS pages

The content of static pages, such as "About Us", "Delivery", "Legal Notice", "Terms and Conditions", and "Secure Payment". Some of them have default content, which you should update; some others are empty, and you should paste your own text.

"Preferences" menu, "CMS" options, then edit each page at will.

These are the most visible default information settings on your front-end.

Employees information


Theme choice

Modules choice

Activate your shop

Create a category

Create a product

Build your top menu ("Top horizontal menu" module)

Activate your shop

Create a category

Create a product