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With the release of Version 9.0003 [https://www.miva.com/whats-new-version-9-3] you now have the ability to offer gift certificates to your customers [https://docs.miva.com/videos/video-gift-certificates]. This allows customers to purchase certificates an...
As you might already know, Google will be phasing out its Product Listings and replacing it with Google Shopping, its new CPC program on October 1st. To help guide you through the transition to Google Shopping, GoDataFeed [1], a MIVA-Merchant integra...
You can change the Maintenance Mode page, or MNTN page, to set a "503 - Service unavailable" instead of a 200 status Steps * Go to Pages and search for MNTN * Edit the MNTN page * Click on the Items tab and assign the "http_headers" item to ...
If your customer has duplicate emails and information, this module will help clean up their accounts and information. The change from having a username be a unique "login" to having the username be your email address can create some problems if the stor...
Miva is pleased to announce an agreement with Phosphor Media to provide their Moogle sitemap creation module to Miva Merchant store owners for free. Click here [1] to download your free copy today: Moogle Module [2] GET MORE OF YOUR STORE LISTED ON ...
MIVA MERCHANT BLOG In a previous Miva Merchant blog post, we discussed the basic principles behind the CATEGORY SPREADSHEET [1] for a Miva Merchant store upload. As I stated then, the spreadsheet upload is a powerful feature but rarely done properly ...
Title: Downloading, Installing and configuring Miva Script Compiler Solution: Instructions for installing and using the Miva Compiler on Windows. 1. Download the MivaMerchantScriptCompiler-v5.13.exe off our website at http://www.mivamerchant.com/s...
If people are coming into your site using just the domain name without the www, and you need to have them using www, the following code placed in a .htaccess file in your httpdocs/ directory will fix the problem. This can also be used to 301 redirect alia...
If you switched from another provider or recently upgraded to a new version of Miva Merchant, and your old store used cgi-bin?Merchant2/merchant.mv style URL's instead of just /Merchant2/merchant.mv style URL's, you can add a 301 redirect to keep the old ...
You can now use this free module in conjunction with the merchandizing system in Version 9 to Auto-Generate coupons based on actions in your store. It's available now as a free download: http://apps.miva.com/product/MIVA-GENERATE-COUPONS.html [1] an...
GOOGLE ANALYTICS SETUP AND BASIC TRAINING Operating an e-commerce website without analytics is like flying blindfolded. It's just a bad idea. If you need some help getting starting with Google analytics, this is for you. This service includes: * Inst...
How to Setup Miva Multi-Product Add To Cart (ver.9.3 and later) https://docs.miva.com/template-language/multi-product-add-to-cat-page [https://docs.miva.com/template-language/multi-product-add-to-cat-page] Click here for Miva Multi-Add Documentation -...
DISCLAIMER This will work for stores on PR8 Update 9 or newer. Note that this will require editing the code on several pages. These edits are low-risk but if you feel uncomfortable with editing code in your store then we advise you to seek help from a d...
MIVA SEO FEATURES This is the code for a standard install of the Navigation Bar in Advanced Mode. What you need to do is go throughout your page templates and alter the url's to match your SEO settings. Code:
New Miva Training, Documentation and Resources for Developers For the past 6 months we have been heads down working really hard on building high quality training resources for developers. Today, we are very proud to publish our brand new Developer Train...
A couple new template language features were released in the 5.20 engine. 1. Ability to escape quotes in mvt:assign and mvt:eval 2. New loop specific tags Examples can be found here: http://www.mivamerchant.com/blog/new...sa-5.20-engine [1] Links:...
Page Code Page Name Page Description ABUS About Us This is a content page for your About Us page. ACAD Customer Create This is the page that is used for customer account creation. ACED Customer Edit This is the pag...
This allows you to point aliasdomain.com to maindomain.com/somepage.html The code uses a 301 Redirect, which means that the maindomain.com is the one that will be indexed. This is the preferred method for handling redirects with search engines. Add...
It's common for you to lose search engine and bookmark links after upgrading to compiled because the store file extensions change from .mv to .mvc. The following will keep the old links working when placed in a .htaccess file in your html directory. #RE...
CUSTOM FIELDS USE One of the key new features was allowing store morph code to call functions directly inside the module through the use tags. The two main components are reading a custom field and writing to a custom field. READ FUNCTION PARAMETERS ...
Some customers who move to us from Windows-based servers have used /merchant2/ in their links when the actual directory name is /Merchant2/. The following rewrite script added to a .htaccess file in the httpdocs/ directory will fix that: RewriteEngine O...
Is someone linking to images on your site and wasting your data transfer? This will either stop it, or let you have replce the image they think they're hot-linking to with a custom image of your choice. Edit the following by replacing "mydomain.com", or ...
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