How to Integrate Educents with Your Website

Introducing widgets for integrating Educents with your website!


We now offer a quick way to showcase your Educents products on your blog and/or website through website integrating widgets. The goal of these widgets is to increase traffic to your store and the overall marketplace. If we do this collectively as a team, there is a higher chance of you receiving new traffic from other stores as well.

The widgets will contain up to four featured products you have selected on Educents. Make sure you have selected at least four featured products. If you do not have any feature products selected, the widget will automatically showcase a random selection of your products. For stores with less than four products, make sure you have selected those products as “featured”.


How to Integrate Educents with Your Website:


Step 1: Go to “Promote” on the left-hand side of your dashboard.

Step 2: Select the number of products you would like to display on your widget. You may display up to 4 products. An example of the widget will populate below.


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Step 3: Click “Copy Code” and copy the code that is generated.

Step 4: Paste the code onto your website or blog. Once the code has been copied, paste it into the HTML/CSS section for your personal website or blog. Once you click save, the widget should appear on your site. If you are unsure how to paste code onto your website or blog, consult your developer or look at the help section of your website on how to insert custom code.

Step 5: Test your new website widget on desktop and mobile. Go to your website and click on the widget. Make sure it looks correct and allows customers to click your products.


Note: The widget size shown in your dashboard is exactly how it will show on your site. At this time, there is only one design available. You can adjust the size based on the number of products you are displaying in the widget. If you are technically advanced or work with a developer, you are also welcome to adjust the code to fit your preferences further.


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Start increasing traffic to your Educents store today!


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FAQ: How do I ship an order?

How do I ship an order?


You’ve sold an item! That’s great news. To ensure you’re giving customers the best experience possible, make sure you are shipping your orders immediately.


Email notifications


For each order, you should receive an email notification letting you know about the order and a link to your dashboard for fulfilling the order. If you aren’t receiving these emails, make sure you have emails from Educents turned on under “Edit Account”and check your SPAM folder. If you still aren’t receiving these emails, let us know at and someone from our team can assist you.


Shipping the order


Once logging into your dashboard, you can find your recent orders by scrolling down your dashboard or clicking “Orders” on the left-hand side. After finding the order, click “Unfulfilled” next to that order. From there, you have the option of purchasing a shipping label through Educents. You can also use your own shipping method if you prefer.


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Make sure to print a packing slip to include with your shipment. Once the order has been shipped, you must add the tracking number to the order by clicking “Add Tracking Number”. From there, you will be asked to enter the tracking number and carrier.

The final step is clicking “Mark as Shipped”. This will trigger an email to the customer with their tracking number and will let them know their order is on the way.


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Your average shipping time


Your shipping time is recorded on Educents and your average shipping time is shown to potential customers on the items you sell. Keep this number low by shipping items out immediately and letting our team know at if you run into any issues.


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FAQ: “Boost” Your Products

There are a few ways to increase your exposure around the marketplace. Using keywords to rank higher in search, putting your store on sale, or purchasing a sponsored search spot are all ways to increase your visibility on Educents.

Another feature we’ve added is called “Boost”. You can find “Boost” in the Products section of your seller dashboard. When clicking “Boost” you will see different ways to boost your product.


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After clicking on “Boost”  there are four different options available to make your product stand out further on Educents.


Mark your product as:



Is your item ONLY available on Educents? We promote these products via email, social media, and around the site. If you cannot guarantee that your item isn’t sold anywhere else, do NOT select this option.


Lowest Price

Is the Educents price the lowest price available for your product? Customers love to get a great deal! If you cannot guarantee lowest price, do NOT select this option.


Free Shipping

Can you ship your product to the contiguous US for free? Customers are more likely to buy products that offer free shipping. (Note: You will not receive a shipping reimbursement if you offer free shipping)



Would you like to feature your product in your storefront? Products that are featured are given higher priority on your storefront. Limit of four.


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To boost your product, simply select one or more of the four options for each product they apply to.

WARNING: If you are found to be misusing these features, we retain the right to remove your product from our site.



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FAQ: How to manage your inventory

FAQ: How to manage your inventory


We now offer an easy solution to manage your Educents inventory directly through your dashboard. It’s entirely optional, so if you don’t set an inventory limit, we’ll keep selling your items with out any knowledge of what you have in-stock.

To start setting inventory limits, login to your Educents dashboard and click “Products” on the left-hand side. You can update your inventory in three separate sections. The first section is “Manage Stock” next to each product and adjusting the number appropriately. Setting this number to 0 will show the product as “Out of Stock”.


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If you scroll down, you will see a section called “Stock Inventory CSV”. If you have many products, this is a quick way for you to update your inventory in bulk.

Below is a sample of what the CSV looks like. On the CSV you will see four separate columns. “SKU” is an internal SKU number we use, so you do not need to worry about this number. Do not change this column. You can update “Manufacturer’s SKU” (your company’s SKU for the product) and the Stock. For stock, simply put the quantity/amount of inventory you have for the corresponding product.

Once your CSV is complete, upload it to the dashboard and this will automatically set your inventory limits. You can use this file to update your inventory as well.

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Lastly, when creating a new product, you will see the option to manage inventory. Under “Pricing” you will see a section that says “Manage Stock?” You can set an inventory limit by checking this box and setting an inventory limit.

In this section, you may also setup a “Low Stock Notification”. This will send you an email notification when you hit the inventory number set in this box.


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Start managing your inventory limits on Educents today.



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FAQ: How to schedule a store sale and offer free shipping

Why should I put my store on sale?

We boost sellers who offer store sales, so it’s a great way to get extra exposure. It’s especially helpful during the holidays when the highest number of customers are looking at our site.



What happens when you put your store on sale:


  1. It’s more likely you will show up in search. We have built in features that allow customers to search by discount amount and to filter down to products that offer free shipping.


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2. You receive a badge on your items and store that show your store is on sale, which makes it more likely for customers to add your item to their cart.


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3. We send automated emails based on an algorithm which includes your store followers, customers who have viewed your page, and customers that have purchased items from you in the past.



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How to schedule a store sale and offer free shipping for a limited time


Login to your Educents seller dashboard. On the left-hand side you will see “Store Sale”.



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Once you arrive to the put your store on sale page, follow the step by step instructions to schedule your store sale.

  1. Enter the duration of your sale. You can have a sale run up to 90 days.
  2. Choose to offer free shipping for your sale by selecting “Yes” next to free shipping.
  3. Choose to offer a discount for your sale by selecting “Yes” and entering the % off your listed price. The discount amount will be taken off your currently listed prices.


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4. From there, select all items to be on sale OR select individual items that you would like to be included in the sale.


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5. Click “Preview” to see your sale prices in the column “Sale Price (Preview)”.

6. If everything looks good, click “Apply” to schedule your sale.


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7. Once your store is scheduled, make sure to share it with your audience! We’ve added a button making it easier for you to share it with your Facebook followers.


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Updated Shipping Policy

hero-fixedshippingFAQs for the New Shipping Policy


Does the “United States” region include Hawaii and Alaska?

  • Currently, the United States region includes the contiguous states as well as military addresses.  If you want to add a different price for Alaska and/or Hawaii, you may do so by clicking on the question “Different rates for Alaska & Hawaii”


Do I have to add prices for Hawaii/Alaska,  Canada, and Everywhere Else?

  • No, you do not.  If you do not ship to these locations, be sure the boxes in front of those regions are unchecked and do not fill in a price for shipping.




Does “shipping as an additional item” mean an additional item sold by me or another seller?

  • Shipping as an additional item means that you are shipping that customer more than one product, which may or may not be the same item.  The “additional item” will be the least expensive item that customer purchased.  Remember, you are in charge of setting the shipping prices.  
    • Examples:
      • If you sell a piano for $500 on our site and it costs you $20 to ship that item to the US, you can now add the shipping cost to that product (rather than needing to adjust the price of the piano to offset any shipping costs that were previously not reimbursed).
      • If you sell a pack of pencils for $2.00 and it costs you $1.00 to ship it, you can now change that price, which will make customers more likely to purchase that product.  
      • If you sell 2 packs of pencils and you know you can fit them in the same box, you could set the shipping price for the first item to be $1.00 and the cost to ship the second item to be $0.50 for a total shipping charge of $1.50.  Again, customers will be happy about saving on shipping.
      • If you sell the pencil and the piano to the same person, you would get the $20 to ship the piano (the most expensive item) and $0.50 to ship the pencils (they would be counted as the second item).
      • If you sell a pack of pencils and another seller sells a box of erasers, you will still be paid your set first item price ($1.00 in the example above) and the other seller will get paid their set first item price.


Does “shipping as an additional item” mean an additional item that is the same SKU or any item sold by me?

  • See answer above


Do I have to enter a price for shipping as an additional item?  What happens if I leave it blank?

  • No, if your shipping rates are the same no matter how many products you ship, you can enter that same number again or leave it blank.  If the additional item spot is left blank, by default, customers will be charged the same price as the first item that was shipped.


Can I make the shipping price for the 2nd item free?

  • Yes!  You can add a shipping price for the first item and then add a zero as the shipping price for additional items.


How do I save my changes?

  • Once you have added or updated your shipping prices, be sure to click the Save & Continue button inside the Shipping tab.  Then, you will need to click the publish button on the right in order for your changes to go into effect. 




Can I make my shipping policy standard across all of my products?

  • We currently don’t have an option to update your shipping policy across all products at one time. If you are changing your shipping costs for the customer, you will need to update products individually at this time.


When do these changes take place?

  • June 26th, 2017 (however, you will be able to update your prices beginning next week).


If I mark my items with free shipping, do I still have to enter a shipping price?

  • No, however, you have the option to input prices for Alaska & Hawaii since they are not part of the free shipping automatically.


How will customers know my shipping policy?

  • The customer will see the shipping prices within the cart / checkout page.  The plan is to eventually add this to the product pages as well.


Why is Educents making this change?

  • We want to give sellers the ultimate control over their pricing, including their shipping costs.  Now, you can choose exactly how much each customer will pay to receive your item.


If I don’t make the changes myself, what will happen?  

  • US
    • First item: $4.00
    • Additional items: $2.00
  • Hawaii and Alaska
    • First item:  $4.00
    • Additional items:  $2.00
  • Canada
    • First item: $25
    • Additional items: $12.50
  • Everywhere Else
    • First item: $50
    • Additional items: $25


How should I choose a shipping price or do you have recommendations for shipping charges?

  • We know that each seller has different needs, so we know your needs may be different than others.  Therefore, we are leaving it to your discretion to choose a price that works for you and your company.


How will I see how I was paid for shipping?

  • You will be able to see all earnings under the Earnings tab in your dashboard.  For a more complete list of each order and what you will earn for each order, you can download a csv file under the Orders tab.



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