Using Clerk.io in Your Store

Using the Clerk.io Module with Prestashop

This articles explains what each available feature of the Prestashop Module does

Data Sync Settings

In my.clerk.io, click "Data" in the left-side menu, then scroll down to "Data Sync Settings" to see your sync options with Prestashop here.

  • Set your store URL, page size of your synced data, and the time of day when your webshop data syncs to Clerk.io (default is "when needed").

Prestashop Module Overview

In your Prestashop admin account, choose Clerk from your "Modules" to view and adjust your Clerk.io module options.

Set the default language for the module at "Shop & Language", and access your API keys, store language, and data import URL under "General".

Data-Sync Settings

Set your main data sync settings in the next section below.

  • Use Real-time Updates will update product data in Clerk as soon as its changed in Prestashop
  • Include Pages will send your blogs & articles to Clerk so they can be shown in Search, and have Recommendations shown on their pages.
  • Additional Fields / For Pages allows you to add custom attributes to your products and pages that can then be used in search and visually in a Design.
  • Include Out Of Stock Products will import products to Clerk regardless of their stock status
  • Collect Emails will include email addresses in orders. This is necessary for Audience and personalised recommendations based on orders.
  • Sync Subscribers let's you fetch the status of any email subscribers from Prestashop, for use with Auto-Email
  • Collect Baskets will track what a user has in their basket, for use with Abandon Cart emails.
  • Disable Order Synchronisation let's you stop the import of new orders coming through. Often these orders will be tracked by the live sales-tracking, which is why. they don't have to be imported anymore.
  • Include Variant References let's you import attributes based on the variants available for products. By default, we will then import lists of variant IDs, names, prices and SKUs
  • Include Product Features will import the special attributes called Product Features from Prestashop

Search Settings

Enable your Search Page by toggling to "Enabled".

  • Include Categories will have Clerk return matching categories when searching.
  • Number of Categories / Pages let's you decide how many potential matches to return for each type.
  • Pages Type let's you control a specific type of pages to import. E.g. only articles or service / CMS pages. By standard, all pages are imported
  • Template should match the name provided in the embed code of your Search Page Content in my.clerk.io. This is usually "search-page".

Faceted Navigation

Toggle this to "Enabled", to add filters to your Search Page.

  • Design let's you choose an optional custom design for your facets. See "Customising Your Search Page Facets" below
  • Add facet attributes let's you choose which attributes to allow users to filter by. These must match attributes that you have synced with Clerk. Check which attributes are available in my.clerk.io > Data > Products
  • Facet Attributes let's you customise each facet with the Title as it should be shown to users on your search page, as well as it's position, which is the order they are shown in based on the number added.

Customising Your Search Page Facets

Clerk.io allows you to style your search page facets from within the design and you can display this by referencing it with the design ID field. 

The design ID can be found in the Clerk.io backend, on the far left column of each design on the design overview page and in the bottom left of the page once you enter the design to edit.

Note: You are now able to call the data for categories and pages in your Search page in the same way you would in your Live search, giving you a larger range of information to engage your customers with. For more information you can check here.

Live Search Settings

Enable Clerk Live Search in this section by toggling "Enabled" in the first option.

  • Include Categories will have Clerk return matching categories when searching.
  • Number of Suggestions / Categories / Pages let's you decide how many potential matches to return for each type.
  • Pages Type let's you control a specific type of pages to import. E.g. only articles or service / CMS pages. By standard, all pages are imported
  • Dropdown Positioning controls which direction the Instant Search will be shown, relative to the search field. E.g., if you have a search-field in the left side of your webshop, choose left. 
  • Template should match the name provided in the embed code of your Search Page Content in my.clerk.io. This is usually "search-page".
  • Search field input selector should be used if you have a custom search field. Add the class or ID of the input tag here to connect the Instant Search to the field, and have it show when users search.
  • Search field form selector is also used for custom search fields, and allows Clerk to change the redirect to match the search page that we add. 

 

Powerstep

Enable your powerstep by toggling to Enabled in the top. The powerstep will be triggered when a user adds a product to the basket.

  • Powerstep Type let's you choose between 3 options:
    • Page will redirect to a full middle page added by our module.
    • Popup will show a new popup added by our module. 
    • Embedded will add recommendations to Prestashops existing add-to-cart popup.
  • Templates let's you decide which Recommendations to show in your powerstep by adding their Content IDs. This is pre-filled with the best options

Categories, Products, Cart, Exit Intent

These settings let's you add recommendations to different pages of your webshop:  Category Pages, Product Pages, the Cart, and an Exit Intent Popup.

  • Templates let's you decide which Recommendations to show in the various pages by adding their Content IDs. These are pre-filled with the best options


Logging Settings

Set your error and warning logs in the Logging Settings section of the Clerk.io module. First, Enable by toggling "Yes" in the first option.

Choose your Logging Level, such as "only errors" or "errors and warnings", and where to log them (like a file or to my.clerk.io) in the next two dropdown options.