Purpose and scope

The App Store provides access to a set of third party integrations and Premium add-ons that you can configure and manage.

This article outlines the App Store’s benefits and explains what it is and how it operates. It includes a step by step guide on how to discover, configure and manage apps that are contained in the App Store:

Read this article for more information about the App Store’s screen layout.

Benefits

The key benefits of the Aphix App Store:

  • Provides you with extra control so you can configure apps and plugins when it suits you

  • Gives you visibility of our Premium SmartPacks and eProcurement products

Introducing terms and concepts used in this article

Term

Definition

Payment gateway

a service that allows you to accept and authorize credit or debit cards securely.

Fitting it all together

Assumptions

It is assumed that:

  1. You are logged into the Aphix Management Interface.

  2. The App Store is visible on your screen. Click on App Store under Configuration on the side menu to the left. The App Store screen is displayed, as shown:

Search for an app

Search

Enter a keyword or filter by category listed in the drop-down box and click Search to locate apps.

Check the 'Hide installed apps” to return a list of uninstalled apps.

Manage payment gateways

Manage

Locate the payment gateways category in App Store. The apps included in this category are available as part of the standard Aphix eCommerce product. Each payment gateway requires different credentials and is activated slightly differently.

Click Settings under the payment gateway you wish to configure to see what is required to activate it.

There are two steps to configuring a payment gateway:

Step 1: Activate a payment gateway

Step 2: Configure it to be a payment method during Checkout in Aphix WebShop

Step 1: Activate a payment gateway

The top section (“App Settings“) of the Settings screen provides a form that allows you to enter your payment gateway’s credentials.

To activate a payment gateway, enter your payment gateway credentials. Click Activate to enable the payment gateway.

Key points

  • Each payment gateways has pros and cons. As a merchant, you will need to look at each one and determine which best suits your business and your processes.

  • Read setup documentation on the relevant payment gateway to ensure that you have accurate credentials prior to activating the payment gateway on Aphix WebShop.

  • We support many payment gateways, and some of them are not available yet in our App Store. Contact us if you wish to configure a payment gateway that is on our list of Supported Payment Gateways and not yet in our App Store.

Activating your payment gateway does not make it visible as a payment method during Checkout.

Follow directions below to make it visible as a payment method.

Step 2: Configure payments gateways to display as a payment method during Checkout

The bottom section (“Configure Payment Gateways“) of the Settings screen contains functionality that allows you to configure your payment gateway so that it is displayed as a payment method during Checkout.

The screen displays two columns, containing active and inactive payment gateways for each currency that the payment gateway can process. A payment gateway is listed under Active if it is visible as a payment method during Checkout. Otherwise, it is listed under Inactive, which means it is not visible during Checkout.

To make a payment gateway visible as a payment method during Checkout, drag the payment gateway from the Inactive column to the Active column.

Click Save to save changes.

Update payment gateway app settings

To update your payment gateway credentials, replace existing with new information. Click Save to save changes.

Deactivate a payment gateway

To deactivate a payment gateway, click Uninstall.

Deactivating your payment gateway does not remove it as a payment method during Checkout.

Drag the payment gateway from the Active Column under “Configure Payment Gateways“ to the Inactive column to remove it as a payment method.

Configure and manage third party add-ons

Configure & manage

Locate the third-party add-ons category in App Store. The apps included in this category are available as part of the standard Aphix eCommerce product. Each third party add-on are activated and managed differently.

Click Settings under the third-party add-on you wish to configure to see what is required to activate the add-on.

Configure Animate on Scroll

Animate on Scroll is a plug-in that you can activate which animates elements of your WebShop as your customers scroll down the page.

To activate it, set the App Setting to On and click Activate.

This provides access to a new block type called “Animate In” in Pages, which you can use to animate blocks of your page.

Configure Cookie-Script

Cookie-Script is a third party add-on that may make it easier for you to manage your cookie notice, and to meet the requirements of the EU Cookie Directive. Read our Configuring cookie notice and policyfeature guide for more information.

To activate it, click Privacy Settings.

This opens the Privacy Settings screen (located under Configuration → Web Settings). Disable the default cookie notice, and enter the banner code provided by Cookie-Script. Click Save to save your changes.

Configure Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a service offered by Google that allows you to add and update your own tags for conversion tracking, site analytics, remarketing and more.

It is assumed that you already installed Google Tag Manager and have a Google Tag Manager Code. If you do not, follow this step by step guide (external site) to obtain a Google Tag Manager code.

To activate it, enter your Tag Manager Code and click Activate.

To update your Tag Manager Code, replace existing with new information. Click Save to save changes.

Once you’ve set it up, here’s some ways that you can use Google Tag Manger to extend how you use Aphix WebShop:

Configure Wufoo

Wufoo (by SurveyMonkey) is an online form builder, which allows to collect data and to automate your workflow.

To activate it, enter your Wufoo username and API key and click Activate. See How do I set up a Wufoo integration?to find out where to locate this information in your Wufoo account.

To update your Wufoo credentials, replace existing with new information. Click Save to save changes.

Read our feature guides on managing Wufoo forms within Aphix Management Interface and adding a Wufoo form to Aphix WebShop.

Find out more about our Premium SmartPacks and eProcurement Products

Find out more

This is a Premium add-on. Contact our Sales team to find out more.

Our SmartPackscontain additional features that are specifically for your industry sector (Builders Merchants SmartPack, Spare Parts SmartPack and Electrical Wholesale SmartPack) or business function (Digital Marketing SmartPack).

Aphix eProcurement products include Order Punchout, Punchout+ and Uniform Management.