Configuring Gift Messages


Like all of Giftship's features, Gift Messages can be customized in a number of ways to suit the needs of your store. First, find where to edit your Gift Messages by going to Apps --> Giftship --> Edit Settings --> and scrolling down to your Gift Messages section.


Master Toggle

You can turn save your setting but turn your gift messages off any time by toggling them on/ off with the Gift Message toggle.




Choosing Where Gift Messages Display on Your Store

There are two options, and two different types of gift message collection that Giftship offers.

#1. Apply to Individual Items

By choosing this option, the Gift Message collection is done on a per product basis. This means that the gift message collection fields appear on your product pages:



When shipping to multiple addresses, Gift Messages set up this way are collected per item during the Giftship checkout process:




#2. Apply to Entire Order

By choosing this option, only one Gift Message is collected per order (or if using multiple shipping address checkout, one gift message per shipping address). This means that the gift message collection fields display on your cart page above the Checkout button:



When shipping to multiple addresses, Gift Messages set up this way are collected per shipping address, on the second page of the Giftship checkout, along with shipping rates:




Option Settings

Setting up specific options for Gift Messages is as simple as turning them on or off. You can choose which data collection fields that you would like your customer to see, between to To From and Message sections. You can choose whether to show the labels above these sections or not, and you can choose to make Gift Messages required or not.



You can also add a Additional Input Field. For instance, if you need to collect e-mail addresses, or would like to encourage your customers to enter in any other type of information, you can include this collection field inline with your Gift Message collection:




Character Counter

Depending on your order fulfillment process, you may want to limit the amount of characters that your customers can type into the Gift Message fields. You can customize this optional setting to allow as many or as few characters as you wish:





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