A number of store owners use the standard shipping methods that come integrated with K2Store. The standard methods - flat rate, weight based, quantity based and price based - are very simple to configure and use. However, owners often make a few simple mistakes, leading to the disappearance of the…
When you install, K2Store sets USD as the default currency. When store owners change the currency code, they often forgot to update their default currency in their store profile. When you see the currency symbol missing, it is an indication of the following 1. You have either changed the currency…
  Store owners some times want to hide the + (PLUS) and the - (MINUS) prefix that is shown along with the product options. You can do this with a simple template override. Step 1: Copy /components/com_k2store/views/mycart/tmpl/addtocart_options.php to /templates/<YOUR_TEMPLATE>/html/com_k2store/mycart NOTE: if you dont find a com_k2store directory in your template's…
  This question was asked so many times in the forums. So we decided to write a how to. A majority of those who wanted to change the colour of the buttons are using either Joomla 2.5 or Joomla 3.0 with a template that does not support the Twitter bootstrap…
This is one of the frequently asked questions in the forums. So I am writing a simple documentation to help you customise, change or style the email invoice layout. In the K2Store, the invoice email layout is handled by the following file: /components/com_k2store/views/orders/tmpl/orderemail.php You will have to do a template…
K2Store will display the Add to cart as a button by default. If you want to use the image, you can do so by using CSS. First, upload the image file to your template's images directory. Then add the following CSS at the end of your template's css file. .k2store_cart_button…
Many owners of small online stores have asked us how to disable the Shipping address step in the checkout. This guide explains the steps to hide the checkout steps. Hiding Shipping Address step Step 1 Go to K2Store -> Options -> Cart settingsSet the Enable Shipping address fields to No.…
Since K2Store 3.7.x, check address fields are rendered via the Custom Fields manager. If you wanted to translate the Address field labels, you can enter your translation in the respective fields. Go to Joomla admin -> K2Store -> Set up -> Custom Fields Open the field, the label of which…
Upgrading from 3.6.0 to 3.7.0 Upgrading from the 3.6.0 to the latest version is relatively easy. Just follow the steps below 1. BACKUP! BACKUP! BACKUP Take a FULL BACKUP of your site using Akeeba Backup tool (its free!) before you upgrade to the latest version of K2Store. 2. Download 3.7.0…
Using the PayPal Sandbox is not even half as intuitive as you might think. Since most of our users think that our software is broken because they are not able to use the Sandbox, we have documented every single step you have to take in order to use the Sandbox…
The payment plugins have their language files in the administration section. So instead of directly editing the language files, you can translate the strings via the language override feature of Joomla.  Here is a step by step tutorial. Step 1 Go to Joomla administrator->Language Manager->Overrides. Step 2 IMPORTANT: You must…
Paypal Error: This invoice has already been paid. It is possible for PayPal to report an order as already being paid if they have received an identical invoice number in the past. There are a two separate options you can use to resolve this issue: In Your PayPal Account:    …
In 3.5, we added a few more strings to the K2Store. This tutorial will help solve some of the translation/language related issues. 1. Did you download and installed the translations for your language from our website ? If not, go to http://k2store.org/translations.html Do you see your language listed? If your…
Migrating from K2Store 3.0.3 or the previous versions to the all new K2Store 3.5 is relatively easy. It involves a few steps. This step-by-step guide will help you get the K2Store 3.5 running within a few minutes. Requirements If you are using any version prior to 3.0.3, you first need…
K2Store allows you to display a customised thank you message for your customers once they completed the purchase. You can display a K2 Item as a thank you message. That means, you can instruct your customers with some information, or provide a contact information or what they got to do…
Joomla's language ovrride feature enables you to translate/change a text without editing the language files. Here is a short guide specific to K2Store. Let us assume that you want to change the Firstname (in billing address fields) to My Name. Go to Joomla admin->Extensions Manager->Language Manager->Overrides. Click new to create…
Sometimes, we have to change how things are displayed in our site. Some of us want to show the order summary on the left and the payment options on the right. Some of us will like to change the layout of the billing / shipping address. And the question is…
Many of our customers have asked how to show multiple products in one page. With the release of K2Store 3.0.3, we have introduced a plugin syntax for placing the cart button anywhere in the K2 Item content. Here is a short tutorial on how to show multiple products in one…
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