UnderSellerssection, you can manage sellers who sell products on your store. Every store has at least one seller. When you create a store on StoreHippo, adefaultseller is automatically created who is same as the store administrator.
A seller can be added by the admin from the backend or sellers can register themselves at the storefront. To add a seller, click on Add new button and a form will open on the right side of the window.
In the seller form, there are multiple information fields which you can use to save the seller login and other required information for seller registration.
You can choose whether you want to add a new user or you want to choose fromanyexisting user (which can be a customer as well).
In case of an existing user, details are taken from the id mapped
In case of new user you need to provide details for the user
The first name of the seller is to be provided here.
The last name of the seller is to be provided here.
Provide emailforthe seller, this email will also serve as the id of the seller by which he will be able to login to seller admin. This is a mandatory field.
Set a password for the account. This is also a mandatory field.
Fill in the date of birth of seller here.
Seller phone number is to be provided here.
Provide the gender here.
In order to activate the seller's account, check this field.
This field is automatically checked when seller verifies his email.
Provide a title for the seller by which the seller would be visible in the store.
Upload logo for the seller.
Fill in the legally registered name of the seller.
Provides anyextra information about the seller.
Provide the URL for seller website.
Fill in detailed Address with City, State, Country, Zip Code.
Enter a prefix that respective seller invoice will have.
Provide Bank Details of the seller for commission and payment processing.
Add legal details and proofs for seller registration, following are the details that can be added.
You can mark the status as approved, pending or rejected by choosing the option from the drop-down. Select approved option in order to approve the seller, the unapproved seller will not be able to log in.
Operations on Sellers
There are many operations provided which can be performed on sellers. Click on the ellipsis button against the seller on which you want to perform operations. The operations are explained as follows:
You can modify a seller's information by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Edit command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Edit button opens a form with the existing information of the sellers. You can change the information here.
You can delete a seller from your store by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Delete command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Delete option will delete the seller.
You can view a seller's information by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing View Profile command from the drop-down. Clicking on the View Profile option shows all the information regarding the seller including basic info, balance, and status, etc.
You can view all transactions of a seller by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing View Transactions command from the drop-down. Clicking on the View Transactions option redirects you to the Seller Ledger which shows all the information regarding the seller's transactions and balance.
You can view all transactions of a seller by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Generate Invoices command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Generate Invoices option opens a dialogue box which allows you to generate invoices for sellers.
Approving or Rejecting Sellers
StoreHippo allows you to control the approval flow for sellers. You can approve and reject sellers as you wish. In order to approve pending approval/rejected seller, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Click on thepending/approval/rejected sellerstab and select the seller that you want to approve by clicking on the ellipsis button.
Choose theapprove/rejectoption from the drop-down menu.
In a similar way, if you want to reject a seller, go to approved/pending approval tab and choose the reject option from the drop-down menu. In case you are not willing to change the status of the seller at the moment, you can edit the seller and change the status to pending.