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‘Products’ is the site’s billing system that provides an Admin with a range of tools to create a unique and flexible commercial model of the job board.

To reach the Products section you need to go to Admin Panel  > Billing > Products.

On the opened page you will see the list of Products currently existing in the system:

You can use 'Action' buttons edit, delete, activate or deactivate and clone the products.

Note:

A product cannot be deleted if it has at least one user subscribed for it.

A product cannot be activated if its availability date has already passed. You will need to change the availability date first.

 

Adding a New Product

To add a new Product to the system, click on the "Add a new product" button above the Products table. You will see the following page opened:

On this page you need to select which type of product you want to create.

There are 6 different general product types that can be created in the system:

1)   Post listings product:

This type of product allows users to purchase Job or Resume postings.

If you want to proceed creating this type of product you need to click on its title and you will get to the page with a list of settings in tabs. Start from the first tab and fill in the fields with appropriate details.

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all availableproducts;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability –set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default the system is configured to use single email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

 


Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).


 

After you have filled the appropriate fields you can proceed filling the other tabs:

Listing Properties tab:

Listing Type – select a type of listings you want to allow users to post;

Listing Duration (days) – set the number of days a listing will be active on the site. Once a listing is expired it will be deactivated, not deleted;

Featured - check this box to make the listings posted under this product Featured automatically. They will appear in the "Featured Listings" block and will be marked as featured on the site. If you want listings posted under this Product to be Featured for a number of days and then turn into normal listings you can enter a number of days you want a listing to be Featured. After this period the Featured listing will become normal. If you do not set up any period the listings will be Featured until they expire;

Note:

In the system by default there is only Featured Jobs block so this option will work only for jobs.

Priority - check this box if you want the listings posted under this product to be priority listings, which means that they will be highlighted and appear at the top of the search results. If you want listings posted under this Product to be Priority for a number of days and then turn into normal listings you can enter a number of days you want a listing to be Priority. After this period the Priority listing will become normal. If you do not set up any period the listings will be Priority until they expire;

Number of pictures - enter the number of pictures users will be able to upload for one posting;

Video - check this box if you want users to be able to upload video files to listings posted under this product.

 

Pricing tab:

For pricing model of the product there are 2 options to select from:

  1. Fixed Pricing – set up the fixed price for a certain amount of listings. Once paid this price a user will be able to post this amount of listings. You can also set up a Renewal Price for a listing that is expired and needs to be renewed.
  2. Volume Based Pricing – set up the pricing based on number of listings a user wants to purchase and offer discounts for higher volumes of listings. On frontend users will be able to choose a number of listings and get a total sum with discount. Users will also see in a table how much % they save in this transaction.

Upgrade to Featured Listing Price - set the price here (numbers) if you want to charge users for upgrading their listings to featured;

Upgrade to Priority Listing Price - set the price here (numbers) if you want to charge users for upgrading their listings to priority.

 

Product Expiration tab:

Expire after – enter a number of days you want this product to be available for a user after purchase. After expiration the product will not be available for a user. If you want this product to be always available for a user leave the field empty or enter zero.

 

Additional Permissions tab:

On this page you can set up any additional permissions you want to offer for users who purchased this product. As you can see the last column displays the current permissions of the User Group this product is set up for.
So if you want this product to have the same permissions as the User Group has - then just select the "Use User Group Permissions" option form the drop-down list.

Some settings require you to check or uncheck boxes depending on the way you want to limit users having this product.

When a certain option is denied - Admin can choose whether it will be hidden from users subscribed to this plan:

or set a message to display for users subscribed to this plan when they try to use that option:

Once you have finished setting up the product press Save button to add this new product to the system.

2)   Access Listings product:

This type of product allows users to subscribe for access to the Resume or Job database on one-time or recurring payment basis.

When you choose this type of product you get to the new page with settings:

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all available products;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability – set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default in the system we have set up singe email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).

After you have filled the appropriate fields you can proceed filling the other tabs:

 

 

Listing Access Settings tab:


In this section you can set up the settings for access listings within this product.  You can limit the number of views of search form, search results, resume details, contact details depending on your commercial model.  On frontend in My Account users will be able to track the number of views remaining within this product.


Pricing tab:

In this tab you can select between two payment methods whether the payment would be:

One-time payment – users will pay once for a product and after the set up period it will expire;

Recurring Subscription – users will pay for this product on a recurring basis. Each time the selected period passes a user will be automatically billed for the next period;

Price - enter the price for this product;

Fixed Period – select a fixed period from a drop-down list;

Custom Period – enter you own period in days if needed.

 

Additional Permissions tab:

On this page you can set up any additional permissions you want to offer for users who purchased this product. As you can see the last column displays the current permissions of the User Group this product is set up for.
So if you want this product to have the same permissions as the User Group has - then just select the "Use User Group Permissions" option form the drop-down list.

Some settings require you to check or uncheck boxes depending on the way you want to limit users having this product.

When a certain option is denied - Admin can choose whether it will be hidden from users subscribed to this plan:

or set a message to display for users subscribed to this plan when they try to use that option:

Once you have finished setting up the product press Save button to add this new product to the system.

 

3)   Mixed product

This type of product is a combination between posting listings and access to the database. Use it for creation of mixed offers for fixed price.

Select this product and you will be taken to a new page with the following tabs:

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all available products;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability – set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default in the system we have set up singe email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).

 

Listing Properties tab:

Listing Type – select a type of listings you want to allow users to post;

Listing Duration (days) – set the number of days a listing will be active on the site. Once a listing is expired it will be deactivated, not deleted;

Featured - check this box to make the listings posted under this Product Featured automatically. They will appear in the "Featured Listings" block and will be marked as featured on the site. If you want listings posted under this Product to be Featured for a number of days and then turn into normal listings you can enter a number of days you want a listing to be Featured. After this period the Featured listing will become normal. If you do not set up any period the listings will be Featured until they expire;

Note:

In the system by default there is only Featured Jobs block so this option will work only for jobs.

Priority - check this box if you want the listings posted under this product to be priority listings, which means that they will be highlighted and appear at the top of the search results. If you want listings posted under this Product to be Priority for a number of days and then turn into normal listings you can enter a number of days you want a listing to be Priority. After this period the Priority listing will become normal. If you do not set up any period the listings will be Priority until they expire;

Number of pictures - enter the number of pictures users will be able to upload for one posting;

Video - check this box if you want users to be able to upload video files to listings posted under this product.


Listing Access Settings tab:

In this section you can set up the settings for access listings within this product.  You can limit the number of views of search form, search results, resume details, contact details depending on your commercial model.  On frontend in My Account users will be able to track the number of views remaining within this product.

 

Pricing tab:

Price - enter the price for this product;

Number of Listings – set the number of listings you allow to post under this product;

Renewal Price (per listing) – set the renewal price that users will have to pay to renew a listing after it is expired;

Upgrade to Featured Listing Price - set the price here (numbers) if you want to charge users for upgrading their listings to featured;

Upgrade to Priority Listing Price - set the price here (numbers) if you want to charge users for upgrading their listings to priority.


Product Expiration tab:

Expire after – enter a number of days you want this product to be available for a user after purchase. After expiration the product will not be available for a user. If you want this product to be always available for a user leave the field empty or enter zero.

 

Additional Permissions tab:

On this page you can set up any additional permissions you want to offer for users who purchased this product. As you can see the last column displays the current permissions of the User Group this productis set up for.
So if you want this product to have the same permissions as the User Group has - then just select the "Use User Group Permissions" option form the drop-down list.

Some settings require you to check or uncheck boxes depending on the way you want to limit users having this product.

When a certain option is denied - Admin can choose whether it will be hidden from users subscribed to this plan:

or set a message to display for users subscribed to this plan when they try to use that option:

Once you have finished setting up the product press Save button to add this new product to the system.

 

4)   Featured Employer product

Once employers purchase this product they become Featured ones and their logo gets displayed on the homepage. Users can either subscribe for this feature or make a one-time payment for a certain period.

Select this product and you will be taken to a new page with the following tabs:

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all available products;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Note:

The product of Featured Employer Type will work properly only for Employer user group because in the system we have only Featured Employer feature. For other user groups it cannot be activated.

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability – set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default in the system we have set up singe email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).


Pricing tab:

On this page you can select the payment method: whether it would be a One-time payment or Recurring Subscription;

Price – enter the price for this product;

Period - select a period during the which the product would be active for a user.

 

Additional Permissions tab:

On this page you can set up any additional permissions you want to offer for users who purchased this product. As you can see the last column displays the current permissions of the User Group this product is set up for.
So if you want this product to have the same permissions as the User Group has - then just select the "Use User Group Permissions" option form the drop-down list.

Some settings require you to check or uncheck boxes depending on the way you want to limit users having this product.

When a certain option is denied - Admin can choose whether it will be hidden from users subscribed to this plan:

or set a message to display for users subscribed to this plan when they try to use that option:

Once you have finished setting up the product press Save button to add this new product to the system.

 

 

5)   Banners product

The purpose of this type of product is to sell banner spaces on the website. Users can purchase banner space and place there a banner for a certain period. After that period the banner will be automatically removed from the website.

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all available products;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability – set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Approve Banners by Admin – check this option if you want to approve all the banners that users want to upload under this product.  Each time there is a new banner for approval you will receive a notification about that and will be able to approve or deny new banners from Admin Panel> Banners > Edit Banner Group;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default in the system we have set up singe email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).

 

Banner Settings tab:

Banner Group – select a banner group for which you would like to sell banner spaces. Once uploaded and approved the user banners will appear in these groups;

Required Width – set a required banner width in this field. This property will appear for a user on front-end to show the needed dimensions of a banner;

Required Height – set a required banner height in this field. This property will appear for a user on front-end to show the needed dimensions of a banner.

 

Pricing tab:

On this page you can select the payment method: whether it would be a One-time payment or Recurring Subscription;

Price – enter the price for this product;

Period - select a period during the which the product would be active for a user.

 

6)   Custom Product

This type of product is for offering any additional services you need for fixed price or on subscription basis.

General Settings tab:

Name - enter the desired name for the Product;

Short Description - enter brief information describing the main aspects of the product. It will appear on front end on Products general page in the list of all available products;

Detailed Description – enter more detailed overview of a product. You can use WYSIWYG editor and add pictures, tables etc. This information will appear on frontend on product details page;

User Group – select a User Group for which you want to create this product. Only users belonging to the selected User Group will be able to subscribe for this product;

Active – check this box if you want the product to be active and displayed for users. If the box is not checked the users will not see the product on frontend;

Availability – set up the availability date for the product. It will be available for users on frontend within this period and once expired it will be deactivated. If you do not set up the dates the product will be always active and available for users;

Trial Product – check this box if you want this product to be trail for users and be available for users only once. After the first purchase and first try this product will not be available for a user;

Welcome Email – select an email template that will be sent to a user after the purchase of this product. By default in the system we have set up singe email for all the products however it is possible to set up different emails for different products if you need. You can create additional email templates from Admin Panel > Email Templates > Product Emails.

Note:

Other tabs will not be active until you fill in the required fields marked with red asterisk (*).

 

Pricing Tab:

On this page you can select the payment method: whether it would be a One-time payment or Recurring Subscription;

Price – enter the price for this product;

Period - select a period during the which the product would be active for a user.

Editing a Product

To edit a Product - click on the "Edit" icon opposite this particular product in the table. You will see the following page opened:

You can edit the details and settings of the productbrowsing between tabs.
You will need to select one of the options for the way changes should be saved:

"Apply changes to all users currently subscribed to this product" or

"Changes will be applied to newly subscribed users only"

Press the "Save" button to save the changes, also you can use the "Apply" button to save the changes and stay on the current page.

 

Cloning a Product

To clone a Product - click the "Clone" button opposite this particular product in the table. A new page with the settings of this plan will be opened. You will be able to save this as a new product:

Changing Products order, setting a default Product

You can change the order of Products appearing for users on front end from Admin Panel > User Groups > Edit User Group. Once you get there you will see the following page opened:

Here you can see a list of products available for this User Group. You can change the order using the red and green arrows in the Order column.

You can also set up a Default product for this User Group.  The default product will be added to a user for free right after registration.

Managing User Products

You can manage Products for each user in the system. For this you need to go to Admin Panel > Manage Users > Edit User Info > Manage User Products. Once you follow this path you will see a new page opened:

On this page you can check the list of products available for this user. You can Add new products to this user for free or remove existing products. To add a new Product click Add a new product button and in the newly opened pop-up window select a Product you want to add and click Add button:

 

 

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