Plugin: MijoShop

Description

This plugin enables you to insert products (one by one or by a selection on one or several categories) from MijoShop in your Newsletters.

You can also use this plugin to automatically include your newly created (or modified) products in an Auto-newsletter.

You can search in all your MijoShop products and then click on one of the products to include it in your Newsletter.

If you purchased at least one commercial version of AcyMailing, you can download the MijoShop plugin on our plugins section then install and publish it like a standard Joomla plugin.

Here is an example of inserted product:

Plugin

Single Product

You can use this interface to insert any MijoShop product in your Newsletter.

Each product can be selected one by one.

  • Display: select the information to display with the product

  • Language: select a language or keep the default value if you want to display the product in the default language of your Back-end

  • Clickable Title: make your title clickable (so linked to your online version) or not.

  • Read More: add a "read more" link at the end of the product (so linked to your online version)

  • Display pictures: you can decide to display or not the main picture of the product.

  • Currency: Choose the currency you want the prices to be displayed with, or keep the default value to keep the prices in USD.

  • Truncate the text after...: it will truncate the product description, keep "0" or empty if you do not want to truncate it

  • Additional parameters:

    • itemid: it will add the specified itemid in the link

Categories

You can select one or several MijoShop categories and AcyMailing will automatically include the MijoShop products belonging to the selected categories.

  • Max. Number of items: The inserted tag will be replaced by a maximum of X MijoShop products.

  • Min. Number of items: This option will only be displayed if you access this plugin for a Smart-Newsletter. AcyMailing will only generates your Smart-Newsletter if the minimum number of MijoShop products found is reached.

  • Filter: This option will only be displayed if you access this plugin for a Smart-Newsletter. You can set a rule so that only newly created or modified MijoShop products are added to your Newsletter.

  • Order by: order the products by ID, title, etc...

  • Columns: display the products in one, two or more columns

Parameters

  • Display content: This parameter enables you to filter the list of MijoShop products in the tag system

    • All products: AcyMailing will display all your MijoShop products

    • Only published products: AcyMailing will only display your published products

  • Default currency code: Put here the currency's code or keep it blank if you want to display the prices in USD

Filters

By order

  • Select a product, it will keep only users that bought this product

  • Select a category, it will keep users that bought at least one product in this category

  • Specify the status or let "All status"

  • Specify or not the created date and modified date ({time} will put the current time, "-86400" will remove 86400 seconds, so one day)

By customer group

  • Simply select the group you want the selected users to be in

Customize your MijoShop product template

Customize your product using some CSS

You can change the styles used for the title and the content area by editing your AcyMailing template.

Edit the AcyMailing template used for your Newsletter and then set some styles:

  • Style for the content area will be used to encompass your product

  • Style for the content title will be applied to your product title

  • Style for the read more link will be applied to your read more link (if you have one)

  • You can also set the style of all your links using the Link a field

Set styles template

Create your own template

You can also modify the way your MijoShop product is displayed by creating your own template which will be used to render the product. Please follow those instructions, we don't recommend you to modify the MijoShop plugin directly otherwise your changes will be overwritten when you update the plugin.

Create a file in the the folder media / com_acymailing / plugins (if the folder does not exist, please create it first). The name of the file should be mijoshop.php If this file is available on your server, AcyMailing will use it and won't use the default one.

On this file you can access the element $varFields (which contains all the product information), the element $tag (which contains the information of the current tag used in your Newsletter) and $link (the product link)

You can insert the product information using this simple syntax : {name}, {link} or {description}

Using all those variables, you can create your own product template.

Here is an example:

<div class="acymailing_content">
<a href="{link}" name="mijoshop-{product_id}" target="_blank" >
<h2 class="acymailing_title">{name}</h2>
</a>
<a href="{link}" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none" >{image}</a>
{description}
Price: {price}
Rating: {rate}/5
</div>