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Reward your customers with a promo code! Whether it's a discount, a free product, or zero dollar shipping, creating promotions is quick and easy in the CMS. 

There are several different promo code types you can choose from:

Configure System-level Feature Options

There are some system-level options you can configure for your site's promotion codes. These will apply globally, unless you override them at the individual promo code level. 

  1. In the CMS, navigate to Settings → Feature Management → Payment & Checkout → Promotion Codes

  2. Toggle ON Promotion Codes

  3. To edit global settings for the Promotion Codes feature, click Configure .

  4. Configure each option as required. If you're not sure what an option does, check the table below.  

  5. Save your changes.

Promotion Code Feature Settings


DefinitionExample of use

Show Category Code In Dropdown

Prepends the Category Code to the Description in the dropdown selector (used when nominating a category of eligible products for a promo).

WITHOUT this option enabled:

WITH this option enabled:

Default Discount Charge Type The ERP's charge line type for the discount. Choose from 0 - 9.


Default Discount Charge DescriptionThe ERP's charge line description text.

Default Promotion Code Applied Message

The notification displayed when the promo code is successfully applied to the user's cart.

Leave blank to use the system default.

Default Promotion Code Error Message

The notification displayed when the promo code can't be applied. Perhaps the cart value is not high enough, or the user hasn't purchased the minimum quantity.

Leave blank to use the system default.

Default Promotion Code No Longer Applies Message

The notification displayed when the promo code was previously applied, but the user has updated their cart contents such that they are no longer eligible for the promotion.

Leave blank to use the system default.


Edit Promo Code Box

Your customers can enter a promo code in the 'Have a Promo Code?' box when in their Shopping Cart. You can edit the text that appears in the Cart Promotional Code Entry Widget (located in the Cart template).

Additional Information

Some Promo code types may have a minimum version so its a good idea to check the relevant help page to make sure it's available for your site.  You can always contact Commerce Vision to upgrade if required.

Minimum Version Requirements



The Promotion Codes feature must be enabled for your site.

Self Configurable


Business Function


BPD Only?




Ballpark Hours From CV (if opting for CV to complete self config component)

Contact Commerce Vision

Ballpark Hours From CV (in addition to any self config required)

Contact Commerce Vision

Third Party Costs


CMS Category


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