The Settings window of the Odoo Website module includes various advanced features. When you check each of the Odoo modules, you can view a well-defined Settings window where you can view multiple tools, and these tools Odoo included to have more in-depth features at the respective modules. By using this Settings window, you can view so many features that can be activated based on the requirements of your business policies. To have a more featured and productive website application, you can check the Settings window and activate the additional features to make your website a full-fledged website application.
For viewing the options in the Settings window, you can go to the Settings window of the Odoo Website module. The Settings window includes various options, and all these options are described under different sections. The different sections included in the window are
- Select the Website to Configure
- Orders follow up
- Web Push Notifications
Select The Website To Configure
Here in this section, you can mention the name of the website you will configure. Here, you can also view a CREATE A NEW WEBSITE button, which is the direct link to create a new website.
In the Website section, you can view various options. The O TO WEBSITE button allows you to go to the Website. The PICK A THEME button can be selected for choosing a default theme for your website. When we click on the ADD FEATURES button, you will be redirected to the Odoo Applications window to install related applications. These three options are beneficial for designing your website pages.
The image of the window is depicted below.
Under the Website section, you can also describe the Name and favicon of your website. In addition, this section allows you to list out the languages you want to make available on your website. The default language can also be specified. The Install new languagemenu can be selected for installing new languages. Moreover, the Company and Domain can be defined under the respective section.
The Specific User Account option can be activated to force your user to create a specific account per website. The Social Media option allows you to include links to social media on your website.
By activating the Cookies Bar option, you will be able to display a customizable cookies bar on your website. Once you activate and provide a Default Social Share Image, it will help you to replace the website logo as the default social share image.
When you look into the Features section of the Odoo Website Settings window, you can view the various options such as Google Maps, Twitter Roller, Slides, Live Chat, and Customer Account options. When you activate this option, you will be able to use google maps on your website, especially for the operations of the Contact us page, snippets. For activating this option, you should provide the Google Maps API Key in the given space. Similarly, the Twitter API credentials can be mentioned under the Twitter Roller option. Furthermore, you can provide a Live Chat channel name for creating a live chat channel for your website. In addition, the Odoo platform allows you to set up a customer account for letting your customers log into the system to view their documents. You can define a customer account either On invitation or Free sign up.
In the Products section of the Website Settings window, you can view various product-related features that can be activated for exclusively defining your products. Here you can view the options such as Variants, Digital Content, Stay on page after adding to cart, Optional Products, Wishlists, Product Comparison Tool, and Base Unit Price.
The Product Variants option can be activated to configure different product variants when adding the product to the cart. The Optional productsoption can also be activated to display the prompt with optional products when adding to the cart. Moreover, the Digital Contentoption can be activated by checking the box near the option. And you should mark the changes by clicking on the SAVE button available. Using this option, you can provide customers with product-specific links or downloadable content on the confirmation page of the check-out process if the payment gets through. To do so, attach some files to a product using the new files button and publish them. The examples for digital content are considered the electronic product or associated contents created and delivered digitally. The primary examples for digital products are video tutorials, webinars, articles, study materials, electronic tickets, coupons, etc.
Odoo also offers you the option Stay on page after adding to the cart,, and this option will be an advantageous feature when dealing with the cart operations. After adding a product to the cart, you can stay on the same page on the website if you had activated the Stay on page after adding to the cart option. That means no redirect will happen when the user adds a product to the cart.
The default availability mode can be set on newly created storable products. This can be done by activating the corresponding field in the Inventory option. Here you have the provision to define the Warehouse. You can continue selling the product when it is out of stock by activating the related option in the Inventory option. You are also able to show the available quantity under this same option. Here you can specify the number of units. So that the number of units below this unit will show up as a custom message.
The Wishlists option can be activated to let the shoppers add products in a wishlist to return to the list in the future to buy the desired products. The Product Comparison Toolis a good tool that allows your shoppers to compare the products based on their attributes. And the final option available under the Products section of the Odoo Website Settings window is the Base Unit Price.If you captivate this option, you will be able to add price per base unit of measure on your products.
Under the Pricing section of the Odoo Website Settings window, Odoo includes the following options such as Product Prices, Pricelists, Discounts, Coupons Promotions, and Gift Card. Odoo provides you the provision to define Product Prices displayed in the web catalog in two ways. It can be done either Tax-Excluded or Tax-Included by selecting the respective one. Moreover, the Pricelists option can be activated for applying specific prices per country, discounts, and many more aspects. This can be applied in two ways. Either Multiple prices per product or Advanced Price rules (discounts, formulas). With the Multiple prices per product mode, you can set several prices in the product configuration page(from the sales tab), and in the second case, you can set prices and computation rules from Pricelists.
Another option available under the same section is the Discountsoption. You can activate this option to grant discounts on the sale order line. Furthermore, you can activate the Coupons & Promotionsoption. This is an effective tool to boost your sales with two unique kinds of discount programs with promotions and coupon codes. The system allows you to set specific conditions for the program such as products, customers, minimum purchase amount, period). The reward can be given either discounts or free products. Moreover the discounts can be a particular percentage or a particular amount. It is also possible to view a Gift Card option. This new option in the Odoo 15 edition can be used as payment towards future orders.
In the Shipping tab of the Odoo Website Settings window, Odoo enlisted various powerful options to support the shipping operations of the platform. The options included in this section are Shipping Address, UPS, FedEx, bpost, Shipping Costs, DHL Express Connector, USPA, and EasyPost. The Shipping Address option lets the customer enter a shipping address. You can also enable the Shipping Costsoption to calculate the shipping costs on orders. In addition, you can activate various shipping providers such as UPS, FedEx, bpost, DHL Express connector, USPA, EasyPost for computing shipping charges and ship with this provider.
The Invoicing tab available under the Website Settings window allows you to set the Invoicing policy on your products. Odoo will enable you to define Invoicing Policy in two ways: Invoice what is ordered and Invoice what is delivered. You can use either of these options for issuing invoices to customers. Odoo will help you generate invoices on all ordered quantities if you select the invoice what is ordered option.
Moreover, you can activate the Automatic Invoiceoption to generate an invoice automatically when the online payment is confirmed.
The Orders Followup tab available in the Odoo Website Settings section allows you to take care of assignment of online orders. You can mention the respective Sales Team and Sales Person using the dropdown menu available under the Assignment option. The Abandoned Carts option allows you to send a recovery email when a cart is abandoned. So you can specify the Email Template and define the number of hours after which the cart will be considered abandoned. Additionally, the Confirmation Emailoption allows you to send an email to the customer after the checkout. Here also, you can define a Confirmation Email Template so that the email will be sent to the customer once the order is paid.
In the Communication section, Odoo offers Contact Form, and you can add a Contact Form on the Contact Us page. The default Sales Team and Salesperson for managing new leads created through the Contact Us page can be defined under this option.
Web Push Notifications
You can activate the Enable Web Push Notifications to send push notifications and configure this website’s notifications permission request.
In the SEO section of Odoo Website Settings window, Odoo offers Google Analytics, Google Analytics Dashboard, Console Google Search, Sitemap, and Robots.txt tools. The Google Analyticsoption can be activated for track visits in Google Analytics. You should need credits to activate these options. If you have credentials, you can also activate the Google Analytics Dashboard option, and this option will be helpful for tracking your website traffic in Odoo. To do this, you should provide the Client ID and Client Secret.
The Sitemap.xml helps search engine crawlers to find out what pages are present and which have recently changed, and to crawl your site accordingly. Odoo automatically generates this file. Finally, the Console Google Search option can consider monitoring Google Search result data. Moreover, the Robots.txtdescribes which pages or files they can or can’t request from your site to search engine crawlers.
So far, we discussed the Settings menu of the Odoo Website module. Now let us discuss some additional features that will depict under the Configuration tab when you activate the developer mode.