Seats - Overview

Seats can be used to set up the number of places in the product and courses in it, so that only limited number of users could by the selected product. E.g., this could be used if you want only 30 people to be enrolled into the course within some product. Find instructions for setting up the product with seats below.

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HOW TO CREATE PRODUCT WITH SEATS

Step 1: Create an IntelliCart Product

  • Choose IntelliCart and click on Products tab.
  • In the top right corner of the tab, click on Create Product.

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Step 2: Write Your Product

  • Fill the main product information with required values. Read HERE descriptions for all product settings.

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  • Under Product Options settings block enable seats and put a value to Seats for limiting the number of product places. If only this setting is set up, users will be available to purchase only 1 seat for themselves as a regular product.
    NOTE: "0" stands for unlimited.
  • Enable buying seats and put a value to Max seats number per one user fields for limiting the number of product places that could be bought by 1 user. If this setting is enabled in addition to Seats above, users will be available to purchase seats for other users and the number of seats allowed for purchasing per user will be limited.
    NOTE: "0" stands for unlimited.
    NOTE: Enable buying seats setting will become available only when Enable Seats Vendors IntelliCart setting is on.

NOTE: Read description for all these fields HERE (points 5-6 under Product Options settings block).

PRODUCT WITH SEATS PURCHASING - USE CASES

Option 1: When product is only limited by the number of seats

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  • Product can be purchased as a regular one by clicking Add to Cart button, and then checkout (you'll be automatically enrolled into product courses after purchasing).
  • The number of available seats will be shown on product description page.
  • If the number of available seats has been purchased, user will be able to add the product to the Waitlist to get a notification when new seats become available.

Option 2: When product seats and their purchasing is limited

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  • For regular users, product can be purchased as a regular one for yourself by clicking Add to Cart button and then checkout (you'll be automatically enrolled into product courses after purchasing).
  • For admins and vendor managers, product seats can be purchased for other users by clicking Buy Seats button, entering the number of required seats, and then checkout (you won't be enrolled into product courses after purchasing if it's not allowed, but you'll be able to enroll users to seats (you could enroll yourself if you wish, too)). After purchasing, you will be able to review and assign seats that were bought on IntelliCart > Sales > Seats page. More about seats assignation HERE.
    NOTE: If user, who is not a vendor manager and doesn't have an access to IntelliCart > Sales > Seats page, purchase seats within Buy Seats button, he'll be able to review them under Learner Dashboard > Seats. More about seats assignation for regular users HERE.
  • The number of available seats will be shown on product description page.
  • If the number of available seats has been purchased, user will be able to add the product to the Waitlist to get a notification when new seats become available.

 

For additional assistance, please email helpdesk@intelliboard.net

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