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Listing Fees, Credits and Memberships

We’ve been quiet for a while. That’s because we’ve been busy building and building new features. Here’s what’s new: There’s now a free plan, it’s mostly suitable for individuals wanting to list their own services and accept/book orders online. It’s limite...
Jul 25, 2019

Messaging – Detecting emails/phone numbers to prevent contact sharing

Using Marketplacekit, admins can enable/disable contact sharing between their consumers. This allows admins to prevent users from trading with each other and avoid the service fee. To prevent contact sharing and detecting email/phone numbers, go to “/pane...
May 23, 2019

Enabling Color Filters

Color filters can give your website a refreshing look without overloading it. It nicely enriches the design with matching coloring that conveys various emotions. Color filter lets users browse the products according to the color of the product. To enable...
May 23, 2019

Email Notifications Enabled

We’ve been working hard to bring new features as well as improve the existing ones. And, we’re happy to announce that we’ve added the “Email Notifications” feature in Marketplacekit. Now, the admin will get notified whenever a user is registered, a listin...
May 23, 2019

External Payments

Sometimes you may want to add your own payment service to process payments in countries we don’t support. Please send us a message if you attempt to do this, we might be able to add the payment provider in ourselves if they support split payments or send...
Feb 16, 2019

Creating a private marketplace

Sometimes you might want to make your website only available to registered members. By introducing a paid membership, you can offer lower prices for your items but make money on subscription fees. Buyers will be aware of the low prices and pay for the pri...
Dec 10, 2018

Verifying the identity of users

Sometimes before allowing members to start trading on a marketplace you need to verify their identity to reduce the chances of fraud. Fraudulent buyers can get your Stripe account cancelled due to charge-backs/stolen credit cards. Fraudulent sellers will...
Dec 10, 2018

Customizing the design of your website

We know using your own brand, customizing the look and feel are one of the most important aspects. We’ve created 3 things, a “Brand Editor” to easily change colors and fonts without any technical knowledge, an HTML & CSS editor for those designers and...
Dec 10, 2018

Creating Listing Fees

Sometimes you may want to charge users a fee to list their item. This would be most useful when combined with free listings. For example, free listings could be limited to a certain time span such as 1 day. If the user finds the free listing effective eno...
Dec 10, 2018

Adding custom scripts

You can add custom scripts by going to “Addons > Custom scripts”. There are many external services that you may want to add to your site. Google analytics is already integrated. However, you may want to add widgets for surveys, feedback, and other anal...
Dec 10, 2018

Paying with credits

Sometimes memberships or listing fees might not be ideal for some users. They may need to post regularly but not every month. Listing fees alone might work out more expensive as they’d need to pay for credit card processing fees, such as stripe’s 20p per...
Dec 10, 2018

Payment methods

There are four ways payments can be accepted on the website. These are: Listing fees Credits Subscriptions Peer-to-peer (commission fees) Listing fees and credits can be paid for using Stripe (credit cards) and Paypal. Subscriptions can be paid for using...
Dec 10, 2018