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Cross-Selling in CS-Cart: the Bestsellers & On-Sale Products Add-on


This post is the last one in the series of articles about cross-selling tools in CS-Cart. Check out the previous posts about the Buy Together add-on and the Customers Also Bought add-on.

Talking about cross-selling in CS-Cart, we must mention the Bestsellers & On-Sale Products add-on.

Using this add-on, you can create these product lists on your storefront:

The Similar products list is a feature first introduced in CS-Cart 4.3.1 Beta. Your store visitors see this list on the product details pages. For example, on the details page of this backpack a visitor sees a list of similar backpacks:

We prepared detailed instructions on setting up a similar products list.

When you create a similar products list, you can define a price range to show only similar products within that range. To do this, enter a value in the Price range field. You can also make a list of similar products in the same category, including or excluding subcategories. To exclude out-of-stock products from the list, select the Only “in stock” products box:

Extra Store Pages

Another new feature of the Bestsellers & On-Sale Products add-on in CS-Cart 4.3.1 Beta is additional store pages. You can add four extra pages to your storefront:

A customer can go to these pages in different ways. For example, you can create a graphic banner or a menu item with a link to the page showing all final sale products. When a customer clicks the banner or the menu item, the page opens.

Check our Knowledge Base for instructions on adding the above pages.

Add-on Settings

In CS-Cart 4.3.1 Beta, the Bestsellers & On-Sale Products add-on becomes customizable.

To open the add-on settings page, click the add-on name on the Add-ons → Manage Add-ons page.

The General tab contains two settings:

The Newest tab offers two settings for a newest products list:

We’d like to know what cross-selling techniques you use. Do cross-selling tools in CS-Cart help you sell more? What do you think about the new features in the Bestsellers & On-Sale Products add-on? Please share your thoughts and experiences.

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