Zen Cart Order Filters
Your Zen Cart business performance greatly depends on how efficiently and fast you accomplish store administrating tasks. Filtering functionality is an apt way to speed up store handling and further web business at the same time.
Zen Cart filters Store Manager for Zen Cart offers, allow you to easily uncover products, filtering them by certain criteria or by column headings, find target customer, using corresponding functionality in Customer section. The same concerns to Zen Cart orders.
On condition that you have abundance of orders and waste time when looking for target one, resort to Store Manager for Zen Cart and make use of its filter possibilities. It streamlines order search process and, correspondingly, saves your time a lot. Zen Cart orders are organized within of-the-same-name section of Store Manager main menu. All the orders you have are listed here. How to reach necessary order within no time?
Quick Order Sorting
The fastest method to attain necessary orders is to reorganize them by column headings. Order related data are arranged in columns. Each of these columns has its name and you can sort order rows clicking on definite column title.
Respectively, orders will be sequenced in alphabetical order, on condition that current field stands for text (customer name, payment method, customer address, order status, etc) or in ascending/descending order whenever numeric value (order ID, customer phone number, customer ID and so on) is provided in the field.
Order Filtering with Custom Filters
Store Manager for Zen Cart allows you to create custom filter and specify conditions on the basis of which your Zen Cart orders will be displayed. To derive custom filter dialog box, go to the column title, orders should be filtered by and press an arrow sign beside it.
For example, if you need to get orders, status of which is delivered, click on the arrow beside Status column title, choose “equals” from the dropdown in the dialog box and opt for Delivered in order_status_name field. Press OK and all the orders with Delivered status will be listed in the grid.
Use Store Manager for Zen Cart Search Grid
One more way to reach target orders is to specify search parameters in Store Manager search grid. Here you can filter orders by time period, customers who have completed orders or products.
In order to filter orders by period and status, you should switch to this tab, choose time period (full period, today, this week, this month, etc) or input necessary time interval manually. Below you can see Status field - choose required status from the drop-down or check “Ignore order status” for status not to be encountered for order filter.
When you want to find an order by ordered product, switch to Products tab. Here you can see Add button. When you press it, there will appear product search form, where search conditions are to be indicated. Having selected product or products required, click on Apply and derive orders containing product/products specified.
The same concerns to order filtering by customers. Switch to Customer tab and look for necessary customer/customers, specifying search conditions in customer search form.
Store Manager for Zen Cart filter functionality is designed to simplify and enhance order management. You can take advantage of built-in or custom filters in order to reach desired orders.