Add a discount

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Creating discounts is easy, with a bunch of different ways to offer a break on your standard pricing. To get started, head to the Discounts page in your admin and hit the Add discount + button.

Create a code

Make the code something descriptive and fun: FREESHIPPING, SUMMERSALE, 2LEGIT2QUIT. You get the idea! Feeling stuck? Hit the dice icon and we'll generate a code for you.

Once you've got your discount code ready for use you can share it on social media, or you can even promote it in your shop using your theme's homepage announcement or welcome text.

Describe your discount

This is the message customers will see when they enter the code at checkout, so keep it short and sweet, like "Free shipping if you spend $50 or more!"

Discount options

The discount feature is flexible, so you can:

  • Offer a percentage off the total

  • Take a fixed amount off the total

  • Limit discounts to specific items

  • Offer free shipping

All your customers need to do is enter the discount code at checkout to get the deal. This is a great tool for sparking new sales, rewarding repeat and long-time customers, or offering bulk pricing - so give it a try!

FYI - only one discount code can be entered per transaction, and discount cannot exceed the total product value.

Steps

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  1. Log in at my.bigcartel.com.

  2. Go to Discounts.

  3. Click the Add discount + button to create a new discount code.

  4. Give your discount a code, or click the dice and we'll generate one for you.

  5. Enter a description for your discount.

  6. Decide which orders are eligible - when a customer orders anything, spends a minimum amount, or buys a minimum quantity.

  7. Specify what the discount offers - free shipping, a percentage discount, or a flat-rate discount.

  8. Specify which items in an order to discount - a specific product, a category of products, or the whole order.

  9. Decide how long the code will be active - now or on a specific date.

  10. Decide when the code expires - never, on a specific date, or after it's been used a certain number of times.

  11. Click Save and share your new code with customers!

Have questions?

Our support team is available Monday - Friday from 8am-6pm EST.