E-Commerce

Introduction to Promo Codes

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You can use the Promo Codes feature to offer your viewers discounts on purchasable video content. Run successful marketing promotions that will increase viewership on your video site.

Here’s what you can do:

  • Create promo codes to offer free or discounted content to your audience
  • Set the start and expiry dates for each code
  • Set limits on how many times a code can be used (on your site or per user)

Accessing Promo Codes

You can find the Promo Codes screen through the admin panel.

In the left menu, under Global Settings, go to E-Commerce > Promo Codes.

The Promo Codes screen appears.


Creating a Promo Code

  1. On the Promo Codes screen, click New Code.
  2. Enter a title. The title is for your reference; your viewers will not see this.
  3. Enter a new promo code. This is the promo code that viewers will use to get a discount. We recommend using a promo code that you haven’t used on your Vidflex site  previously.
  4. Click the calendar buttons to select the start and end dates. Your promo code will be valid between the dates that you’ve selected.
  5. Select By Amount or By Percentage.
    • Enter the discount amount.
  6. Set a Use Limit. This is the maximum number of times that the code can be used on your site.
    • If you don’t want to limit how many times the code can be used, check the Unlimited checkbox.
  7. Set a Per User Limit. This is the maximum number of times a single user can use the promo code.
    • If you don’t want to limit many times a promo code can be redeemed by a single user, check the Unlimited checkbox.
  8. Click Save.

Editing a Promo Code

To edit an existing promo code, first go the the Promo Codes screen.

  1. On the Promo Codes screen, find the promo code that you want to edit and click Edit.
  2. Make the desired changes in the edit screen.
  3. Click Save.

Disabling a Promo Code

  1. On the Promo Codes screen, find the promo code that you want to disable and click Edit.
  2. In the State drop-down, select Disabled.
  3. Click Save.

Deleting a Promo Code

When you delete a promo code, it will be no longer be active and will be removed from your site permanently.

  1. On the Promo Codes screen, find the promo code that you want to remove permanently and click Delete.
  2. A message appears. To confirm that you want to delete the promo code, click OK. Otherwise, click Cancel.