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Guide

A detailed description of "Collection Sort, push down sold-out" app can be found on this page.

👩🏻‍🏫 Introduction:

Store owners encounter challenges when trying to handle the sold-out products appearing at the top. Having sold-out items at the top can lead to frustrated customers, decreased conversion rates, inefficient shopping experiences, challenges in inventory management and missed sales opportunities. Store owners need to implement effective sorting strategies to ensure a seamless and positive shopping experience for their customers. We have 'Collection sort, push down sold-out' app, designed to assist store owners in effectively managing sold-out items within their stores.
Our app facilitates the sorting of collections, placing available products at the top and pushing down sold-out items. This functionality enhances user experience and streamlines inventory management processes effectively.

📝 Key Features of Our App:

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Items within the collection are organized in layers, with each layer is automatically sorted based on the user-defined sort order.
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The available sorting options in the app include: best-selling, alphabetical (A-Z or Z-A), price (Low-High or High-Low), and created (Oldest-Newest or Newest-Oldest).
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The app allows users to make sorting settings either for individual collections or globally across selected collections.
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The app allows users to create custom sorting layers, as explained in the section Additional app features.
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Users have the option to define sorting frequency, choosing from hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly intervals.
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Users can rearrange the sorting layers as and when required.
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Enable or Disable sorting for the collections at any point of time
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The app provides a dashboard where users can view all store collections, utilize a toggle button to enable/disable sorting settings, and check the timestamp of the last sorting run.

🧗‍♀️ Let's explore the steps for configuring the app:

STEP 1️⃣ --> Enable sorting feature for the collection.
Click the toggle button to enable the sorting feature for the collection. Once clicked, a confirmation pop-up, as displayed in the screenshot below, will appear.
Click on 'Enable' button. Sorting feature for the collection will be enabled successfully as you can see in the below screenshot.
In the next step we shall see how to edit sort settings.
STEP 2️⃣ --> Sort settings for the collection.
After clicking on 'Edit Settings' a pop-up opens as shown below.
Choose your desired sort order from the dropdown menu to arrange items within the collection. The available options include best-selling, alphabetical (A-Z or Z-A), price (Low-High or High-Low), and creation date (Oldest-Newest or Newest-Oldest). After selecting the sort order, arrange the sorting layers. For instance, if you wish to push out-of-stock items to the bottom, use the drag and drop feature to place the out-of-stock products layer at the bottom. This action automatically moves all sold-out items downward.
Additionally, you can set the sorting frequency, choosing from hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly intervals. This ensures that products are sorted automatically at your specified frequency. Once you have configured the settings, click the 'Save' button to successfully save the sorting preferences for the collection.
STEP 3️⃣ --> Click the 'Sort Now' button to sort the products in the collection.
Before applying the sorting preferences to the collection, the products are displayed in the arrangement depicted in the screenshot below, where sold-out items are positioned at the top.
Upon clicking the 'Sort Now' button, the products in the collection are organized into layers and each layer is sorted according to the user-defined sort order. The screenshot below illustrates the arrangement after applying the sorting rules for the collection.
In the screenshot above, you can observe that the products are organized in layers. The 'Other Products' sorting layer, positioned at the top during step 2, contains all products belonging to that category, arranged with prices from low to high. Additionally, out-of-stock products have been pushed down; during step 2, the 'Out of Stock Products' layer was placed at the bottom, resulting in all sold-out items being sorted based on price from low to high.
Our app enables you to customize sorting rules according to your preferences, organizing all store products into layers. Each layer is then sorted based on the user-defined rules, automatically placing sold-out items at the bottom.
Sorting products in a collection and pushing down sold-out items significantly enhance the user experience, streamline inventory management, boost sales and revenue and contribute to overall customer satisfaction and loyalty.

👩‍💻 Additional app features:

Adding custom layers in the sorting layers:

Let's consider a scenario where a store owner has grouped specific products in the collection using a common tag name. In this situation, the app enables you to treat all the tagged products as an individual sorting layer.
As you can see in the below screenshot that within the collection's sorting settings, there is an option called 'Add Another Layer' under sorting layers. Let's explore its significance.
As you can see in the above screenshot that on clicking 'Add another layer' button, you will find an option to add custom layers. Now on clicking 'Tagged products', you will get a pop-up to select tag names as shown in the below screenshot.
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✍️ You can add multiple tag names at once considering it as a single sorting layer.
✍️ You can also create a separate sorting layer for each tagged products.
Let's illustrate using an example:
The collection named "Shirt" contains various products. Let's group specific items under the tag name "Top brand". You can see the products 'Tagged with Top brand' in the below screenshot,
By choosing 'Top Brand' as the tag name and clicking the save button, the sorting settings for the collection are successfully saved. As shown in the screenshot below, a custom sort layer titled 'Products tagged with [Top Brand]' is added to the sorting layers. Now, you can rearrange these layers according to your needs.
Let's keep the custom layer at the top.
On clicking 'Save' button, sort setting for the collection is saved successfully.
In the below screenshot, you can see the arrangement of the products in the collection before applying sorting.
After clicking on 'Sort Now' button, products are arranged in layer wise and each layer is sorted as shown in the below screenshot.