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Miva Abandoned Cart Feature

Abandoned Cart Tutorial

Customer Help/Instructions Feel free to use the following helpful instructions, if you had Glendale Designs install the  Miva abandoned cart functionality on your site. Keep in mind that these instructions are STORE specific and may be slightly different on your particular Miva store. Please contact us if you need help integrating the initial abandoned cart […]

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How to pass the Customer Phone Number to Miva in PayPal Express

PayPal Phone to Miva

The default setting in PayPal is to NOT send the customer’s phone number back to Miva. Why? Who knows; but here is how to fix that. Login to your PayPal Account. Go to Profile > Profile and Settings > My Selling Tools > Click UPDATE on Website Preferences   Find “Contact Telephone Number” and make […]

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Miva 9.8 and Stone Edge (IMPORTANT)

Miva Stone Edge

For any of our Miva clients that use Stone Edge Order Manger, please make sure to update your order import module. In 9.8 Miva changed the name of the payment method code for PayPal Express Checkout. It used to be PAYP and it got changed to PPAL_OSEL. The Stone Edge import module had a hard […]

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Miva 9.7 – URI Management Bug Fix for Full HTTPS Stores

Miva Video Tutorial – Miva 9.7 – URI Management Bug Fix for Full HTTPS Stores. We show you how to fix your URL Prefix settings for full HTTPS stores to now be fully HTTPS. This addresses a bug fix release by Miva and is available to stores running Miva 9.7 or greater. If you would […]

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A Video Guide to URI Management in Miva

URI Management in Miva

It’s easy to get confused between a URL and a URI, and for good reason. They are two peas in the same pod. Miva has a great feature that allows you to manage your URIs in a quick and easy way.  While URIs used to be mostly handled behind the scenes, store owners now have […]

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Video Tutorial: Add Blog Posts as Products for a Blog Alternative

Blog Alternative

This Miva video tutorial will show you how to add blog posts as products – a fast and easy blog alternative! Regardless of whether you want to delve into blogging for your store, there’s no denying that it’s useful. Blog content is chalk-full of opportunities for Google and other search engines to find and rank […]

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How to swap the main image when the color is selected using variants

Miva Video Tutorial – We setup a product with multiple attributes and color options so when a color is selected the main image changes. We go into depth and show you how this all works and that variants are real products. To generate the variants in this video we have Miva auto generate them for […]

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Video: Automatic Drop Down Menus For Advanced Variants

Auto Drop Down Menus for Advanced Variants

This video tutorial will walk you through how to get your Miva advanced variants to automatically populate. Giving your shopper lots of options is a great way to appeal to the widest audience. You can cater to all sorts of tastes and preferences with Miva’s advanced variants. But having a ton of options does start […]

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Video: How to Create Variants of Existing Products

How to Create Variants

This video tutorial will show you how to create variants on existing products in Miva. Creating variants in Miva is a powerful tool and has the ability to allow complex customizations. While those are great qualities, it also means it can be confusing. However, the payoff can be worth it, for both you and your […]

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Export GD Ratings & Reviews

Example query to export GD Ratings & Reviews via database. This example assumes a working knowledge of phpMyAdmin, MySQL databases and SQL queries. […]

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