See at a glance what your visitors have done in the past few days? Quickly navigate to your most used pages and settings? The dashboard makes that possible! From visitor numbers, orders and margin, to order history, conversion and tips and tricks from CCV Shop. The dashboard is your new home page when you log into your maintenance tool. This is automatically arranged, the only thing you have to do is arrange it according to your own wishes.
The dashboard has many possibilities. You can fill the dashboard with informative blocks called widgets. Each type of widget displays its information in a specific way. You can add and position all widgets according to your own wishes. When you open your dashboard for the first time, you will see the following:
In the dashboard, the widgets are divided into the following categories:
- Visitor data
- Sales data
- Order data
- Product data
- Margin data
- Purchasing data
Each category collects data about that specific part. How this information is displayed depends on the type of widget.
Various types of widgets are available in the dashboard:
- Relative numbers
- Textual blocks
Below you will find a short description per widget type and the settings that you can personalize.
A shortcut allows you to place a button on your dashboard. This leads you directly to a specific page in the maintenance tool that you use a lot, for example the product management or the settings page. You can directly click through to a menu that is relevant to you.
You can recognize the shortcut by this icon
With counters you can quickly see what is happening in your webshop right now. For example, you can immediately see the number of visitors and the turnover of a specific period. It is possible to specify a specific time period per block to make the data relevant to you. You can set whether you want to display this for yesterday, today, this week, month, quarter or year. You can also set your own specific time period. In addition, it is possible to give each block its own specific color.
You can recognize the revenue by this icon
Relative widgets provide information about data compared to an adjustable period ago. For example: your number of visitors compared to last month, orders compared to last year, etc. In addition, it is possible to give each block its own specific color.
You can recognize the relative widget by this icon
Graphs give you an idea about the progress of various statistics in your webshop. If several data lines are visible in a graph, you can filter them by clicking on them in the legend to show them or not. You can personalize the period to be displayed for each graph. You can also specify the step size you want to show the information, for example per day or per week.
You can recognize the graphs by this icon
The low stock list shows a list of products with a low inventory. You can set this in the maintenance tool at 'Stock management' from which quantity the stock is considered low, so that you get a clear list of products that may need to be reordered.
Textual blocks keep track of different information sources for you. For example, CCV Shop offers you tips and tricks to get more out of your webshop, you can find an overview of the CCV Shop news here and you can also choose to follow our blogs.
You can recognize the textual blocks by this icon
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Figures are still a clear way to gain insight into data. You can set the period for which you want to display the information, for example for the past week or month. At this time, the only figure widget is the conversion widget.
You can recognize the figures by this icon
Conversion is shown in a handy figure that indicates exactly how many potential customers you have, how many of them end up in the order process, and how many actually place an order.
You can fill the dashboard with widgets. You can add, position, edit and delete these according to your own wishes.
You can add these blocks by clicking the "edit your dashboard" button in the dashboard. The dashboard is now in edit mode and the list of available widgets is displayed (as shown below). In this edit mode you can change your dashboard.
When you have finished your changes, save them by clicking on 'Apply'. The edit mode is then closed.
You can add a widget to your dashboard by clicking the add button of a widget or by dragging the widget with your mouse and releasing it to a desired position in the dashboard. You can possibly preview the widget using the example button.
You can personalize each widget according to your wishes.
Adjust settings of the widget
You can adjust the settings of each widget individually by going to the widget in edit mode with your mouse and clicking on 'settings'. The available settings are described in the previous chapter. After changing settings, you can apply them by clicking on save. You will see that the widget is updated immediately.
You move the block in the edit mode when you go with your mouse over the block and click on move and drag. The other blocks adjust their position automatically so that they can never overlap.
Graphs can change format. In the edit mode of a graph, you see an arrow at the bottom right of the widget. By clicking on this icon, you change the size of the graph by dragging.
To remove a widget, place your mouse in the edit mode on the widget and click on delete. The widget is removed directly from your dashboard.
To save your changes, click Apply at the bottom of the page. The bar with available widgets closes and your dashboard is saved. You can also undo your changes by clicking cancel.