App Design

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Adding a "More" menu entry

The "More" menu is used to link additional information pages to your mobile apps and website.

The entries can be linked to a page you created in the Shopgate Admin (previously referred to as a CMS page), an FAQ page, store locations page, and a form to subscribe to your shop's newsletters. For older accounts that use catalogs, you can also link your catalogs in the "More" menu.

Where can my customers see the "More" menus?

"More" menu entries will show on both the mobile apps and website.

In the app On the mobile website

The entries can be accessed via the "More" icon at the bottom right (iOS) or via the  symbol in the upper left corner (Android).

The entries are shown directly on the homepage near the bottom.


Add a menu entry

To start adding an entry, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your Shopgate Admin and navigate to Design → More menu.
  2. Select an entry from the drop-down list and click +Add. If you haven't already created the content to link to the entry, you will be guided to do so.

Link to a page

You can link an entry to any page* you created with the Shopgate widget system.

Steps to create

To link to a page, follow these steps:

  1. Select Show a CMS page.
  2. Select a page from the drop-down list.
  3. Enter a name for this entry in the field Label.

Where to configure

You can create a page in your Shopgate Admin:

  1. Navigate to Design → Pages.
  2. Click Add new page to create a new page using widgets.
  3. After you have saved the page, it will appear in the drop-down list shown above.

For more information, read how to create a mobile page with widgets


Store locations

With this entry, your customers can easily navigate to your physical store(s) using an existing map app on their smartphone. On each location, you can enter store hours, an address, contact details, social media, and more. 

Steps to create

To link to your store locations, follow these steps:

  1. Select Display stores.
  2. Enter a name for this entry in the Label field and click Save.
Where to configure

You can create or edit a store location in your Shopgate Admin under Settings → Store Finder.

For more information, read how to list store locations in your mobile shop.


FAQ list

Steps to create

To link to your FAQ page, follow these steps:

  1. Select Show FAQ.
  2. Enter a name for this entry in the Label field and click Save.
Where to configure

You can create or edit a list of questions and answers in your Shopgate Admin under Settings → FAQ List.


Newsletter signup form

Steps to create

To link to your newsletter signup form, follow these steps:

  1. Select Newsletter.
  2. Enter a name for this entry in the Label field and click Save.
Where to configure

You can create or edit your signup form in your Shopgate Admin under Marketing → Newsletter.

 

Catalogs (older accounts only)

Steps to create

To link to your catalog list, follow these steps:

  1. Select Show catalog.
  2. Enter a name for this entry in the field "Label" and click Save.
Where to configure

Catalogs are no longer available in your Shopgate Admin.

If you are using an older account that has this feature, please contact support@shopgate.com for uploading a new catalog.

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What should I do if the menu entries won't show?

If a new menu entry doesn't show up or update immediately, clear your shop cache and the browser cache (Safari on iOS devices and Chrome on Android devices). 

If this didn't help, completely quit your app. Wait for 20 minutes or so and restart the app.

 

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