Introducing Customer File Uploads for Gridbox Store App

Introducing Customer File Uploads for Gridbox Store App

Hey folks! Did you miss our updates and new features as much as we've missed you?! Then without further ado, meet Joomla website builder Gridbox 2.12.12 with the new Upload Files option that looks and works like a charm. Scroll down and see for yourself!


We have often received requests from you to develop the option that will allow attaching files to the product. A little time and voila, the Upload Files option for Gridbox Store App is at your disposal. The new Upload Files option is not just another addon for Gridbox, it's also a way to show you that we hear you and take your suggestions into account.


Introducing the Upload Files Option


The Upload Files option is a field on the product page that allows users to attach files to a product before adding it to the Сart.

The Upload Files option for Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Uploaded files can be reviewed and deleted before checkout.

Viewing and Deleting Uploaded Files - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Uploaded files are displayed in the product cart and wishlist in beautiful thumbnails.

Displaying Uploaded Files in the Product Card - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Thumbnails of uploaded files are also displayed on the Checkout page.

Displaying thumbnails of uploaded files on the Checkout page - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Creating and Configuring Upload Files Option


We could just add an Upload Files field and complete the development of this feature. But we didn't stop there because we always provide our customers with only the best, most flexible, and thoughtful functionality. That is why the Upload Files option comes with a wide range of settings so that you can easily adapt this functionality to the needs and tasks of your sites.

To start using Upload Files you need to create a new product option. For that navigate to product options and create a new option with the type “Upload Files”.

Creating Upload Files Option - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Allowed File Types and Max Upload File Size

The options allow restricting files by type and size that can be uploaded by customers.

Drag and Drop File Uploading

The option allows you to enable the Drag and Drop file uploader. Compare uploaders on the screens below.


Drag and Drop file uploader

Drag and Drop file uploader - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Classic file uploader

Classic file uploader - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Allow Multiple Files and Max Number of Files

Options allow to enable multiple file uploading and set the max number of files.

Change Product Quantity per File Upload

The option allows you to change product quantity depending on the number of uploaded files.

Charge per File Upload

The option allows charging for each uploaded file. Thus, the final product price will depend on the number of uploaded files.


Adding Upload Files to Products


Like any other extra option in Gridbox Store App, the option "Upload Files" can be added within the product editor. Open product editing, move to extra options and add created "Upload Files" option.

Adding Upload Files to Products - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


For the option "Upload Files" you can set the price, which will be summed to the product price after the customer uploads files.

The Gridbox Store App allows you to add an unlimited number of Upload Files to the product. Order can be changed by moving options between each other using drag and drop.

Moving Upload Files Options - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Manage Orders with Uploaded Files


As with any other orders in the Gridbox Store App, orders with attached files can be viewed in the "Orders" section. All attached files can be viewed and downloaded. Option bulk downloading is also available for order managers.

Manage Orders with Uploaded Files - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox


Uploaded files also can be attached to store email notifications. In an email, you’ll find a needed data tag “Attached Files”.

Attaching Uploaded Files to Email Notifications - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

Use it to attach uploaded files to administrator and customer email notifications.


Conclusion


Your opportunities for creating awesome websites grow and expand with each new update of Joomla website builder Gridbox. Now with the new Upload Files option, you can easily create websites for the printing industry: photos, calendars, business cards, wedding books, and other types of printing. Don't hold back your creative ideas, use the Gridbox functionality to the maximum!


Changelist

v.2.12.12 - 18/05/2022

  • Added: Customer File Uploads;
  • Fixed: Issue with absolute or fixed element width option;
  • Fixed: Issue with an incorrect slide link if the previous slide was unpublished.