How to Add or Manage Gift Card Products in Magento 2?

We know the significance of gift cards in eCommerce sales, particularly during the holiday seasons when people rush to gift others like friends, family, and social circle as well as a professional circle.

Gifting with physical products like clothes, electronic items, and other things is demanding time and some knack to know choices of the recipients. To save from all, the gift certificates have invented earlier, and now it is available in plastic card format too.

With the rising craze for mobiles and eCommerce buying through various online as well as app channels, digital gift cards are rocking in holiday sales during various holiday seasons as well as gifting occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and so on.

Gift cards are offering immense opportunities to the buyers as well as recipients as well as sellers.

Gift card by-and-large are available in two forms, physical and digital. Both kinds of gift cards are offering flexibility to redeem the card to buy the products of the choice of the recipients as well as for self-gifting by purchasers.

· Virtual: It is the digital format of the gift card and can ship through email. It is the most convenient type of gift card product that Magento store merchants love the most.

· Physical: It is paper or plastic gift card and can ship through postal mail. This traditional gift card product has many disadvantages such as loss of card, erosion of code, and shipping time.

· Combined: It consists of both types of gift cards. It assures those recipients who are either accustomed to using digital products or not.

When a gift card recipient wants to redeem the gift card code by purchasing a product on the Magento store, which has generated the gift card code, the following configuration can help Magento merchants to do so.

Recommended Read: How to Increase Magento 2 eCommerce Store sales using Gift Card Functionality?

To offer best customer satisfaction, customer loyalty and Gifting solutions M-Connect Media has developed gift card extension for Magento 2 store owners.

The aim behind the Mconnect Gift Card Magento 2 Extension development is to leverage gift card mania, which used to prevailing among the shoppers during the whole eCommerce holiday season Gift Vouchers help merchants to optimize sales and revenues in easy way.

Easy Way to Add New Gift Card or Voucher Product in Magento 2

2. Add product > Gift card product.

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3 Types of Gift Card:

· Virtual

· Physical

· Combined

Select one of the options for gift card type.

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Lifetime: The field allows to set a number of days to use code or the life of the card.

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Code pattern: The field allows admin to set code pattern using custom string and notation of latter {L} as well as notation of digit {D} so it will generate code like Demo_SHKI_1389.

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Allow message: When it set to ‘Yes’ it displays message field in product view page.

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Email Templates: It allows to add as many as email templates. It also permits the upload of an image for the template.

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Amounts: You can add as many as amount options for the product.

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Allow Open Amount: When it set to ‘Yes’ it allows the customer to create gift card of customs value so the customer can place whatever amount he/she likes to gift.

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Open Amount min value: When it set to ‘Yes’ it allows to set minimum value of the gift card.

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Open amount max value: When it set to ‘Yes’ it allows to set the maximum value of the card.

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Price equal to: The whole card amount Percent of card amount.

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Product Detail Page in Front-end:

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Choose an amount: It allows to select the gift card amount for shoppers at front-end. Of course, customers can select another amount when a product allows entry of an open amount.

Select Design: It allows users to choose a design template for an occasion like birthday, marriage anniversary, and so on. Moreover, it allows shoppers to upload a custom image when it enabled in the configuration.

Compose Email: It allows customers to specify email or physical address of receivers along with a custom message.

Date to send: It allows the shopper to select a date when the gift card is going to send.

Time zone: After defining the date, a shopper should specify the time zone. So, according to the date of the given time zone, the card will be sent.

Preview: The preview button generates a preview of the card.

Qty: It allows to set quantity of cards sends to the same recipient.

Add or Create Gift Card Products into your Magento 2 Store with Mconnect Gift Card Extension.

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Follow the given steps below:

· Navigate to M-Connect media > Gift card Products.

· Once the display of Gift card products screen appears, admin should select the ‘Add Products’ option to add new products.

· Once the ‘New Product Information’ screen open ups admin should add additional information to it like product name, tax class, quantity, attribute set and stock status.

· Once admin is filling the information, he/she must save the new gift card product by pushing the save button.

You can view our support page for more information or query regarding Gift Card extension.

Conclusion:

If you are scrappy to leverage gift card trends in the USA and across the globe in favor of your Magento eCommerce store, the extension development and support team is ready to help you by providing essential services and consultancy.

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