Customer Settings

Located in Web Settings > Customer Settings

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Customer Access Restriction

Initially set to "Public" meaning anyone can access your website, Customer Access Restrictions allow you to set only logged-in or approved customers to view or shop on your website.

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Access Restriction Type

Specify if your website will be Public or Restricted by one of the rules in this drop-down setting.

Logo

If you restrict your website to login or login/register, this setting allows you to upload a custom logo that will be used on the login screen.

Background Image

If you restrict your website to login or login/register, this setting allows you to upload a custom background image that will be used on the login screen.

Message

If you restrict your website to login or login/register, this message will appear below the logo and above the login form

Success Message

If you restrict your website to login or login/register, this message will appear after a user has successfully signed in.

Customer Registration

Require new customers or only specific customers to be approved by the store administrator.

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Require Registration

YES or NO - if registration is required, you can specify if you want it required for all customers, or only specific customers registering through a custom URL (see "Require Approval For" setting)

Send Email Alert for Pending Registrations

Yes or No - Configure email settings for registration approval in Setup > Emails

Require Approval For

Select All Customers, or specific customers logging in at a custom URL (Provided below)

Default Group

This will be the Customer Group assigned to the customers registering at the Custom URL below:

Registration Page URL

This is the custom URL the specific customers will need to use to register. They will then be a assigned the "Default Group"

Registration Page Message

This message will appear on the custom registration form.

Require Email Confirmation

Yes/No - this setting specifies if the user will need to confirm their email address (using a confirmation link sent to them after registering) before they can log-in.

Permissions

Allow Customers to Add Addresses

When set to Yes customers will be able to add new addresses to their address book. If set to No and no addresses exist the customer will be unable to checkout. Guest Checkout will still allow users to enter any address. You can disable Guest Checkout under Setup->Checkout Settings

Allow Customers to Edit Addresses

When set to Yes customers will be able to edit existing addresses in their address book

Allow Customers to Delete Addresses

When set to Yes customers will be able to delete existing addresses in their address book

Sort Customer Addresses By

Sort customer addresses in the order they were entered, or alphabetically by Name, Company, Street, City, State etc...

Number of Lines in a Street Address

Leave empty for default (2). Valid range: 1-4

Show Newsletter Registration Checkbox during Account Creation

Yes or No.

Require Addresses During Registration

If enabled, address will be assigned as the Default Billing and Default Shipping address for the customer.

Login Options

Redirect Customer to Account Dashboard after Logging in

Yes or No - Customer will stay on the current page if "No" is selected.

Customer Group Settings

Restrict Customer Groups to Specific Languages & Currencies

Yes or No - If using multi-language or multi-currency, you may restrict Customer Groups to specified language and currency.

Enable Group Specific Sales Increment IDs

Yes or No - Setting to YES will allow you to configure custom Order, Invoice, Credit Memo or Shipment ID numbers for users assigned to this customer group.

Net Terms

Disable Net Terms When Orders are Past Due

Yes or No - Setting to Yes will give you a Past Due Day Limit option in which Net Terms will not be available to the Customer.

Begin Net X days after Shipping

Yes or No - When set to Yes, orders will be placed in "Pending Shipment" state and the due dates will be calculated from the date of the order's first shipment.

Hold Credit on All Open Orders

Yes or No - When set to No, Credit will be held only for Orders that have been Shipped.

Default Customer Net Terms Details and Default Account Net Terms Details

This is the Term Detail text displayed in the Checkout.

Newsletter Settings

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This will then display a checkbox that allows users to sign-up for your newsletter when they checkout on the last step before submitting the order. Email addresses will be added to Customers>Subscribers and can be synchronized with 3rd party services such as MailChimp, Constant Contact and so forth.

Please note in accordance with anti-spam regulations, this checkbox cannot be preselected by default. The user must check it off.