Episerver Commerce iconCommerce gadgets

gadgetA small application component that is responsible for its own rendering and behavior, accessible from the dashboard or the panes in the Episerver user interface. A gadget can contain functionality that you can use within the gadget interface or link away to other products integrated in Episerver (for example, a direct link to CMS / Pages where you can use the classic editing view features). is a small application that you can add to the assets and navigation panes, and to the Episerver dashboard. See Gadgets for information about built-in gadgets in the Episerver platform.

The Episerver Commerce sample site provides the following gadgets.

Commerce orders gadget

Use the Commerce Orders gadget to monitor sales activities for your Episerver Commerce website. The gadget displays order statistics in a sales graph and a list of purchase orders created within a selected time interval.

To add and configure the Commerce Orders gadget:

  1. Log into Episerver Commerce.
  2. From the right-click menu, click Dashboard.
  3. Click the Dashboard tab under which you want the gadget to appear.
  4. In top right corner of the dashboard, click Add Gadgets
  5. Click OrderGadget. The gadget appears on the dashboard. By default, it displays new data every 30 seconds.
  6. To update the refresh interval, from the gadget's drop-down menu, click Edit and enter a new time interval.
  7. Click OK.

Commerce overview gadget

Use the Commerce Overview gadget to monitor sales data from your Episerver Commerce website. Data is grouped by products, categories, orders, customers and promotions.

To add and configure the Commerce Overview gadget:

  1. Log into Episerver Commerce.
  2. From the right-click menu, click Dashboard.
  3. Click the Dashboard tab under which you want the gadget to appear.
  4. In top right corner of the dashboard, click Add Gadgets.
  5. Click Overview. The gadget appears on the dashboard. By default, it displays new data every 30 seconds.
  6. To update the refresh interval, from the gadget's drop-down menu, click Edit and enter a new time interval.
  7. Click OK.

Commerce settings for CMO gadget

To use this gadget, both Episerver CMO and Episerver Commerce must be installed on your website.

Measure and monitor campaigns and optimize landing pages with the Episerver Campaign Monitor and Optimization (CMO) gadget. Episerver CMOCampaign Monitor and Optimization; measures and monitors campaigns, and optimizes landing pages. analyzes campaigns and landing pages, rather than whole sites. See also: Episerver CMO.

You also can use Episerver CMO gadget to monitor activities on an Episerver Commerce site, such as the number of views, and orders for a product or product category. The Generic KPI function in CMO supports the logging of Commerce KPIKey Performance Indicator (KPI); lets you define and measure actions on web pages. data so that external applications, such as Commerce, can send notifications using a specific application key. The number of orders is an example of a generic KPI. Application names and keys are defined in Episerver CMO, which monitors incoming notifications with specific key values, and collects and stores the data.

To set up the integration between CMO and Commerce:

  1. Set up web services to be used by Episerver CMO and the corresponding URLUniform Resource Locator. Also known as a web address such as http://world.episerver.com..
  2. In Episerver CMO, define external applications, application names and keys.
  3. Using the Episerver Commerce Settings for CMO gadget, define product views and product orders that you want to monitor. (You need the application keys and the URL for the CMO Web Services.)
  4. In Episerver CMO, create a campaign and add the generic KPI for Episerver Commerce.
  5. Episerver Commerce updates the KPI value using web services. The monitoring result appears on the campaign report page in CMO, or by using the CMO KPI Summary gadget for Episerver Commerce on the site that has the Episerver CMO service installed.

Adding or editing Commerce settings for the CMO gadget

  1. Log in to Episerver Commerce and click Dashboard in the right-click menu.
  2. Click Add Gadgets.
  3. Click the Commerce Settings for CMO gadget to add it to your dashboard.
  4. Click Add to define the monitoring parameters. (Click Edit to modify the parameters.)
  5. Click OK.

Deleting Commerce settings for the CMO gadget

  1. Open the dashboard, and navigate to the Commerce settings for CMO gadget.
  2. In the check box to the left, select settings that you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete then OK.
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