EPiServer Commerce 1.0 SP1
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This document describes how to configure set up and configure an EPiServer Commerce site after the installation. The configurations described here are important in order for your EPiServer Commerce site to work properly.
You must have created an EPiServer Commerce sample site first in order to continue with the configuration steps described here. The installation procedure is described in detail in the installation instructions for EPiServer Commerce 1.0 SP1.
When the EPiServer Commerce site has been installed, you can continue with the configurations as described in the following.
After the installation some configuration modifications for Commerce Manager access rights may be needed, in order for the import/export function of Commerce Manager to work properly.
NOTE you may need to configure the Commerce Manager website host header in the host file on the machine.
In this section you define the URL to the Commerce Manager site for integration with OnlineCenter, together with the product list and product detail page types.
The display templates are used for displaying products from the product catalog, on the EPiServer Commerce website. The display templates are defined from inside Commerce Manager.
Follow the steps below to install the sample display templates:
NOTE The sample catalog is part of the EPiServer Commerce Sample standard installation through the EPiServer Deployment Center. Therefore, the following steps should NOT be necessary if the installation of the EPiServer Commerce Sample was successful.
However, if you need to install the sample catalog afterwards, do the following:
In order for EPiServer Commerce to work properly, and to be able to search for products, the product catalog must be indexed after being imported.
Do the following to index the product sample catalog:
It is recommended to define the EPiServer Commerce License during the installation, but if this was not done it can be added manually afterwards. On completion of the EPiServer Commerce installation, the Commerce Manager web application will be installed (see the EPiServer Commerce 1.0 SP1 installation instructions), although you will not be able access and use Commerce Manager until the license have been correctly installed.
The following license file is required:
Perform the following steps to manually install the EPiServer Commerce license:
NOTE The Commerce Manager license is NOT the same as the EPiServer Commerce License. The Commerce Manager license will be installed by default during installation of the EPiServer Commerce core package. Updating the Commerce Manager license should only be performed after consulting with EPiServer. See the document Updating Commerce Mananger License for further information.
To have the email functionality work properly in EPiServer Commerce, you need to configure the SMTP settings. This is described in the section "How to Configure SMTP Email" in the EPiServer Commerce Developer Guide.
NOTE In the setup of the EPiServer Commerce sample package, you will not get directed to the "Thank you for your Order" page by default, after clicking Place Order. This can be tested by buying a product and proceed to the checkout function.
Do the following to handle this:
The EPiServer Commerce sample site comes with an example installation of the DIBS payment method, which needs to be configured. To do this, please refer to the sections "How to Configure the DIBS Payment System" and "DIBS Integration Notes" in the EPiServer Commerce Developer Guide.
Please refer to the EPiServer Commerce Developer Guide for information on how to integrate external information into the EPiServer Commerce Catalog System.