Main Menu

The UltraCart Main Menu contains sections to help you easily find where you want to go in UltraCart:

NameDescription
Your Preferences / Logout of AccountMousing over your merchant ID will reveal the "Your Preferences" and Logout options.
HomeHome page contains Reporting and Quick-jump links to the order processing areas.
ConfigurationThe the main account configuration area.
StoreFrontsThe Storefront configuration area.
ItemsItems Configuration
Operations The order processing and management area.
AdvancedThe Developer and custom integration API area.
SupportThis is where you can review documentation and submit support questions.


Introduction

Navigation

Main Menu → Home


The UltraCart Dashboard is visible only from the Home page.

You can easily get to the Dashboard by clicking on the "Home" link from any main menu in UltraCart's back office.


Getting Started Widget

The getting started widget provides you a guided path to the basic account configuration steps.

This widget is loaded by default when you begin your UltraCart trial:


The Dashboard is used to display different pieces of information based on your needs, which are called 'Widgets'.

There are a number of different widgets that can be configured. The configuration of the widgets may be different for each of your users.

Widget Overview

Widgets provide a quick overview of important information about your online store while others are links to handy utilities. Users can configure their dashboard to show or not show any of the selectable widgets. The following describes available widgets:

Widget

Function

Statistics (Basic)

UltraCart Analytics metrics on the general activity of your account.

Statistics (RTG)UltraCart Analytics metrics on rotating transaction gateways.
Statistics (Affiliate)UltraCart Analytics metrics on affiliate activity.
Find an OrderA search tool for locating specific orders.

Affiliate Management

Shows Pending affiliate(s) needing approval.

Sales Summary

Count and Dollar Amount of Sales for Today, Month to Date, and Year to Date.

Accounts Receivable:

Total count of orders pending in Accounts Receivable Department.

Getting Started Checklist

Shows primary steps to complete basics setup.

Shipping Department

Display of number of orders pending by shipping method.

Peer-to-Peer Forums

Solve problems, exchange ideas, and learn lessons from fellow peers.

Order Entry

A button to load and run the Back End Order Entry (BEOE) program.

Quote RequestsDisplays any pending Quote Requests. A Quick Jump button will take you to:
Operations Order Management Pre-Orders
PreOrders

Displays a list of Pre-Orders. A Quick Jump button will take you to:
Operations Order Management Quote Requests


Widget Icons

You may see up to 3 clickable icons on the widget title bar depending on the widget type.

Preferences - displays additional preference settings (where applicable)

Refresh – updates information displayed in this Widget

Close - removes this Widget from dashboard (can be added back later).


When an UltraCart account is first created or when a new user is added to an existing account, there will be 4 widgets configured on the dashboard for: Getting Started, Accounts Receivable, Shipping Department and the Peer - to - Peer Forum. To add a widget, click on the Arrange Widgets button on the top right hand corner of the page as displayed below.

A new Screen will then pop up that allows you to click and drag available widgets onto the page. Active widgets will display on the left in white while available widgets will display on the right in dark gray.

You can move and rearrange widgets on the dashboard. Simply place the mouse pointer over the widget. While holding down the left mouse button, drag the widget to the left. Release the mouse button.  These actions are temporary until you release the mouse button. When you are finished click Apply & Close.

You can move and rearrange widgets on the dashboard. Simply place the mouse pointer over the widget. While holding down the left mouse button, drag the widget to the new location. Release the mouse button. Existing widgets will automatically relocate (generally move down) when you drag a widget over it. These actions are temporary until you release the mouse button. Simply click Apply & Close when you are finished.

 

To remove a widget from your dashboard, simply click on the corresponding X (to the right) of the widget title. It will then become available in the available widgets section.

Some of the widgets will have a Quick Jump link at the bottom of the data list. Click the quick jump link to be taken to the applicable section of UltraCart. For example: if you click the "Quick Jump" link under the Accounts Receivable widget, you'll be taken to the Accounts Receivable Section of Order Management.

The Find an Order widget uses the Preferences Icon  to display additional search criteria that you can have displayed as the default. When the preferences icon is clicked, the following choices will be displayed:

Select which search field(s) you want to be shown under your Find an Order widget. Click the Save button when finished. Reverse the process to remove search fields.
In our scenario above, we've selected Order ID and Zip Code. After clicking the "Save" button, our Find an Order Widget for this USER will now appear as follows:



To perform a search, simply enter (type) your search criteria into any of the fields and click the "Search" button. UltraCart will then take you to the "Review Orders" screen and display any and all orders that match your criteria.

Widget Overview

Widgets provide a quick overview of important information about your online store while others are links to handy utilities. Users can configure their dashboard to show or not show any of the selectable widgets. The following describes available widgets:

Widget

Function

Statistics (Basic)

UltraCart Analytics metrics on the general activity of your account.

Statistics (RTG)UltraCart Analytics metrics on rotating transaction gateways.
Statistics (Affiliate)UltraCart Analytics metrics on affiliate activity.
Find an OrderA search tool for locating specific orders.

Affiliate Management

Shows Pending affiliate(s) needing approval.

Sales Summary

Count and Dollar Amount of Sales for Today, Month to Date, and Year to Date.

Accounts Receivable:

Total count of orders pending in Accounts Receivable Department.

Getting Started Checklist

Shows primary steps to complete basics setup.

Shipping Department

Display of number of orders pending by shipping method.

Peer-to-Peer Forums

Solve problems, exchange ideas, and learn lessons from fellow peers.

Order Entry

A button to load and run the Back End Order Entry (BEOE) program.

Quote RequestsDisplays any pending Quote Requests. A Quick Jump button will take you to:
Operations Order Management Pre-Orders
PreOrders

Displays a list of Pre-Orders. A Quick Jump button will take you to:
Operations Order Management Quote Requests


Widget Icons

You may see up to 3 clickable icons on the widget title bar depending on the widget type.

Preferences - displays additional preference settings (where applicable)

Refresh – updates information displayed in this Widget

Close - removes this Widget from dashboard (can be added back later).


When an UltraCart account is first created or when a new user is added to an existing account, there will be 4 widgets configured on the dashboard for: Getting Started, Accounts Receivable, Shipping Department and the Peer - to - Peer Forum. To add a widget, click on the Arrange Widgets button on the top right hand corner of the page as displayed below.

A new Screen will then pop up that allows you to click and drag available widgets onto the page. Active widgets will display on the left in white while available widgets will display on the right in dark gray.

You can move and rearrange widgets on the dashboard. Simply place the mouse pointer over the widget. While holding down the left mouse button, drag the widget to the left. Release the mouse button.  These actions are temporary until you release the mouse button. When you are finished click Apply & Close.

You can move and rearrange widgets on the dashboard. Simply place the mouse pointer over the widget. While holding down the left mouse button, drag the widget to the new location. Release the mouse button. Existing widgets will automatically relocate (generally move down) when you drag a widget over it. These actions are temporary until you release the mouse button. Simply click Apply & Close when you are finished.

 

To remove a widget from your dashboard, simply click on the corresponding X (to the right) of the widget title. It will then become available in the available widgets section.

Some of the widgets will have a Quick Jump link at the bottom of the data list. Click the quick jump link to be taken to the applicable section of UltraCart. For example: if you click the "Quick Jump" link under the Accounts Receivable widget, you'll be taken to the Accounts Receivable Section of Order Management.

The Find an Order widget uses the Preferences Icon  to display additional search criteria that you can have displayed as the default. When the preferences icon is clicked, the following choices will be displayed:

Select which search field(s) you want to be shown under your Find an Order widget. Click the Save button when finished. Reverse the process to remove search fields.
In our scenario above, we've selected Order ID and Zip Code. After clicking the "Save" button, our Find an Order Widget for this USER will now appear as follows:



To perform a search, simply enter (type) your search criteria into any of the fields and click the "Search" button. UltraCart will then take you to the "Review Orders" screen and display any and all orders that match your criteria.