Manage user accounts that are registered at your store and configure related settings at the Customers section of your administration panel.
A user account is a record in the store database that identifies a registered user and associates the user with the related data: order statistics, personal info, subscriptions, etc. User accounts also serve to control the activity and privileges of the store users.
CS-Cart has the following types of user accounts:
When in the Administrators, Customers, and Suppliers sections, use the search form to the right of the list to display only those records, that satisfy a certain criterion or a combination of multiple criteria. Use the Advanced search to expand the form and access more filtering criteria. If you filter accounts against a particular search pattern regularly (e.g., to list users from a certain country), you will find it convenient to save the pattern and add it to the list of predefined patterns appearing in the top right corner.
When you search through the list of users with your mouse pointer, the gear buttons appear near the user statuses. Under this button you can find a drop-down list of quick actions, that can be done with the accounts. The set of applicable actions depends on the type of the account.
Account deletion can’t be undone without restoring a database backup. We recommend to disable accounts, not to delete them.
Availability of a user account is controlled through the account status. To enable or disable an account, change its status to Active or Disabled, respectively—click on the current status and select the new status from the list.
You can add user accounts of the following types:
To add a new user, click the + button in top right corner of a page. This will open a form with the user account details.
The exact set of fields may vary depending on the account type and the profile configuration, which is managed in the Profile fields section.
A user’s shipping address and billing address can be different from each other.
After the new account is created, click the gear button and choose Edit to configure additional parameters (requires commercial license).
A user’s membership in a user group is managed by the statuses: