Magento Open Source, 1.9.x

Shopping Cart Price Rules

Shopping cart price rules create discounts for orders at the checkout level, based on a set of conditions. The discount can be applied automatically when the conditions are met, or be applied when the customer enters a valid coupon code. When applied, the discount appears on the shopping cart page under the subtotal.

Once established, the price rule can be used as needed for a season or promotion by changing its status and date range.


Apply Coupon in Shopping Cart
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    Rule Information

    Rule Name

    (Required) The name of the rule is for internal reference.

    Description

    A description of the rule should include the purpose of the rule, and explain how it is used.

    Status

    (Required) Determines if the rule is currently active in the store. Options: Active / Inactive

    Websites

    (Required) Identifies the websites where the rule can be used.

    Customer Groups

    (Required) Identifies the customer groups to which the rule applies.

    Coupon

    (Required) Indicates if a coupon is associated with the rule. Options:

    No Coupon

    No coupon is associated with the rule.

    Specific Coupon

    A specific coupon is associated with the rule.

    Coupon Code

    When prompted, enter the Coupon Code that the customer must enter to take advantage of the promotion.

    Use Auto Generation

    Select the checkbox to automatically generate multiple coupon codes which can be used with the promotion.

    Uses per Coupon

    The number of times the coupon code can be used.

    Uses per Customer

    Determines how many times the coupon code can be used by the same registered customer who belongs to any selected customer group. Does not apply to guest shoppers who are members of the NOT LOGGED IN customer group, or to customers who shop without logging in to their accounts. For no limit, leave blank.

    From Date

    The first date the coupon can be used.

    To Date

    The last date the coupon can be used.

    Priority

    A number that indicates the priority of this rule in relation to others. The highest priority is number 1.

    Public in RSS Feed

    Determines if the promotion is included in your store’s public RSS feed. Options:  Yes / No.

    Actions

    Apply

    Determines the type of calculation that is applied to the purchase. Options:

    Percent of product price discount

    Discounts item by subtracting a percentage from the original price.

    For example: Enter 10 in Discount Amount for an updated price that is 10% less than the original price.

    Fixed amount discount

    Discounts item by subtracting a fixed amount from original price.

    For example: Enter 10 in Discount Amount for an updated price that is $10 less than the original price.

    Fixed amount discount for whole cart

    Discounts the entire cart by subtracting a fixed amount from the cart total.

    For example: Enter 10 in Discount Amount to subtract $10 from the cart total.

    Buy X Get Y Free (discount amount is Y)

    Defines a quantity that the customer must purchase to receive a quantity for free. (The Discount Amount is Y.)

    Discount Amount

    (Required) The amount of discount that is offered.

    Maximum Qty Discount is Applied To

    Sets the maximum number of products that the discount can be applied to in the same purchase.

    Discount Qty Step (Buy X)

    Sets the number of products represented by “X” in a “Buy X Get Y Free” promotion.

    Apply to Shipping Amount

    Determines if the discount can be applied to the cost of shipping. Options: Yes / No.

    Free Shipping

    Determines if free shipping is included in the promotion, and if so, for which items. Options:

    No

    Free shipping is not available when a coupon that is based on the rule is used.

    For matching items only

    Free shipping is available only for specific items in the cart that match the rule.

    For shipment with matching items

    Free shipping is available for the entire cart when a coupon that is based on the rule is used.

    Stop Further Rules Processing

    Determines if additional rules can be applied to this purchase. To prevent multiple discounts from being applied to the same purchase, select “Yes.” Options: Yes / No

    Default Label

    Default Rule Label for All Store Views

    A default label that identifies the discount and can be used for all store views.

    Store View Specific Labels

    If applicable, a different label that identifies the discount for each store view.