With Inita you can sell services (with online booking) as well as products. If you're arranging meetings with your clients or potential clients and/or provide services, our appointments feature will do best for you: Booking and Appointments.
If you also sell products, you can integrate an online store right into your Inita site. For that you can connect the site to Ecwid shopping cart
Ecwid is a world famous e-commerce solution. Its outstanding feature is that one is able to embed an online store into an existing website or social page. Ecwid is operating as an integral part of the site to the extent that it adapts to the site's layout.
Ecwid is a separate service where you will need to create an account. To give it a try, proceed to the registration page at https://my.ecwid.com/cp/#register and create an account. Or start with Inita dashboard and follow the steps below.
Ecwid has a free plan that you can start with (forever free plan, no trial period) and keep until you decide to go to one of their premium plans.
Enabling an online store
Adding an online store includes two simple steps: creating an account with Ecwid and inserting special store ID into Inita.
To start with, head to Inita dashboard>Store
Creating an online store account
If you have an Ecwid account already, please proceed to step two Linking the store to Inita site
1. From the Inita dashboard, click Create store:
2. Ecwid sign-up page will open in a separate tab, click Create new Ecwid account
3. Insert your name and email, make up a password, click Next:Set up your Store and follow the registration steps.
For more information and detailed guide, check out Ecwid Help resources.
Linking the store to Inita site
1. Head back to the Inita dashboard, page Store
2. In field Copy and past your Store ID insert the ID of your Ecwid account:
The ID is displayed on all pages (on the bottom) of Ecwid control panel.
3. That's it:
Ecwid storefront is now displayed on your Inita site.
Managing the store
You can manage the store, add your own products, edit the store layout, set up shipping and payment methods, check for new orders, etc. in Ecwid control panel located at https://my.ecwid.com/
Freshly registered account displays demo products so you can view how the storefront can look. You can quickly delete the demo items and add your own in Ecwid control panel:
1. In Ecwid control panel, head to Catalog>Products
2. Select all products (tick the products) and click Delete All Sample Products
3. Click +Add New Product, fill in necessary information (Name, Descriptions, Price, and other product details) and click Save.
Repeat the steps to add more products. You can hit Preview to see how the product will look in the storefront.
You can upload many products at once using Products Import feature. Mind the product limit on the free plan (Free plan can have 5 products).
For more detailed instructions and video tutorials, refer to Ecwid help portal at https://support.ecwid.com/
Setting up payment and shipping
The store will calculate shipping rates and include them into the order total. You can add your own rates (depending on order weight or subtotal) or receive online rates from shipping carriers.
Shipping is configured in Ecwid control panel on page Shipping&Pickup
For step by step guide, refer to this help articles: Shipping, Delivery, and Pickup
You can accept payments for your online orders via almost any methods, i.e. online payments with bank cards (Visa, Mastercard, etc), PayPal, bank transfer, etc.
You can choose and enable necessary payment methods in Ecwid control panel, on page Payment.
You will find setup instructions in the help pages: Payments
All orders are registered in the control panel, page My Sales>Orders
Additionally, you will receive email notification on every new order. You can manage the notifications here: Settings>Notifications
Ecwid help pages with information on the features: Orders
Editing store layout
Ecwid automatically adapts to the site design where it's embedded. It allows you to get an online store that looks as an organic part of your site immediately you connect it.
Additionally, you can change the layout of the store elements on the catalog and product pages: in Ecwid control panel>Design page.
You can learn more in these help articles: Adjusting storefront design