Notification Bar Pro is a perfect solution for marketing promotions, allowing displaying clean notification bar on selected pages of your store and keep your visitors, customers informed about latest news, announcements, promotions, subscription, new offers, discount, deals and much more. The extension enables to create unlimited notification bar, with the image (file upload and URL), countdown and HTML content, notifications can be grouped and placed throughout any page and position of the store. Notification Bar Pro extension provides store administrator with the Click Through Rate (CTR) statistics per the notification, allowing to identify the promotional offers visitors and customers are interested in the most and adjusting the marketing policy accordingly. Also, the extension is fully responsive for mobile devices, and come with multiple customization options in the admin panel, to style the notification bar as per your needs.
The extension has 2 separate ways of installation, via Composer or by copying the code.
Please follow this Installation Guide to install the extension.
Groups are composed of different Notifications and represent a block of notifications at the home, product, category, CMS and additional pages. To check or modify groups, go to MARKETING ⟶ Notification Bar by Ulmod ⟶ Groups.
The store administrator can manage all the groups from the grid. To create a Group click "Create New Group" button. The Group contains five settings sections: General, Position, Slider, Design, Notifications.
In the General section the following settings are available :
Enable Group - allows enabling or disabling the Group.
Name - enter the name of the Group for internal identification purposes.
In the Position section, it's possible to set up the following :
Display On enables to choose the type of pages to display the Group:
Layout Position enables to choose the position of the group at the target page; store administrator can choose from Menu Top, Menu Bottom, Content top, Page bottom, Sticky Top, Sticky Bottom, Sticky Left or Sticky Right.
In the Slider section, the following settings are available :
Animation Effect - choose the notification animation on change. You can choose from Slide, Fade Out/In, or Scale;
Pause Time Between Transitions (in ms) - defines the interval between switching slides automatically. Set 0 to disables automatic rotation;
Notification Transition Speed (in ms) - defines the speed to switch notifications;
Stop Animation On Mouse Hover the Group - defines if the slide switching should stop upon the mouse hover;
Display Notifications Bar in Random Order - defines if the slides should be displayed randomly.
Display Navigation Arrows - enables or disables navigation arrows at the slider;
Display Navigation Dots - enables or disables navigation dots (pagination) at the slider;
In this Design section, the following settings are available :
Background Color - defines the background color of the slider;
Arrows Color - defines the color of the arrow on the slider;
Bullets Color - defines the dots colors on the slider;
Here store administrator is suggested specifying notifications that will be in the Group.
To check or modify notifications, go to MARKETING ⟶ Notification Bar by Ulmod ⟶ Notifications
To create a Notification click "Create New Notification" button. Four setting blocks represent the New Notification screen: General, Content, URL Options, Design.
In this General section the following settings are available:
Name - defines the name of the Notification for internal identification purposes;
Enable Notification - allows enabling or disabling the Notification;
Assign to Group(s) - allows assigning the Notification to a particular group;
Customer Groups - select the customer groups the Notification will be displayed;
Store View - select store views the Notification will be displayed at;
Display From/To - allows Notification scheduling.
In this section, the store administrator can choose the Content-Type to display the notification:
In this section it's possible to set up the following:
URL - allows defining a destination URL;
Open URL in New Window - defines if the destination URL should be opened in a new browser window;
Add 'No follow' to URL - defines if rel="no follow" should be added to the destination URL.
In this Design section the following settings are available:
Height (in pixels) - defines the height of the notification. e.g., 60;
Font Size (in pixels) - defines the size of the text in the notification. e.g., 16;
Background Color - defines the background color of the notification;
Text Color - defines the text color of the notification;
Link Color - defines the color of links in the notification;
Link Hover Color - defines the hover color of links in the notification;
Countdown Font Size (in pixels) - defines the size of the text in countdown block. eg 14;
Countdown Background Color - defines the background color of countdown block;
Countdown Text Color - defines the color of the text in the countdown block;
Once the Groups and Notifications are set up and running, the store administrator can estimate the performance of each notification. To check the statistics, go to MARKETING ⟶ Notification Bar Pro by Ulmod ⟶ Statistics
Under these settings, the store administrator can filter existing Notification by the Group they are assigned to, define the target clicks, loads, CTR, or find a particular Notification by its name.
This section is useful for identifying the promotional offers shoppers are interested in the most and adjusting the marketing policy accordingly.
Once the notifications are created and assigned to a specified group, they will display in the storefront as follow
Example of three notifications with type "Image" displaying in "Sticky left" and one notification with type "Image and Countdown" displaying on the "Sticky Right" of the page
Example of two notifications with type "Image", displaying in the "Content Top" of the page
Example of one notification with type "HTML and Countdown", displaying in the "Content Top" of the page
Example of one notification with type "Image and Countdown", displaying in the "Content Top" of the page
Ulmod Support team is always ready to assist you, no matter which part of the world you are in. If something does happen and you think you might be experiencing an issue or bug, please contact us via [email protected] or submit a ticket from our Helpdesk Ticket and we will help you out.
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