redSHOP Configuration - Dashboard

This section covers configuration settings for additional links and statistic reports that are available for display in redSHOP's Main Menu. These include enabling and displaying shortcut links in the Main Menu's right-hand "Quick Links" panel, as well as enabling and displaying "at-a-glance" statistics for the latest customers and orders placed within the span of the last month.

Quick Links

The quick links section of the "Dashboard" tab consists of images representing all the button links for the redSHOP sections available and a checkbox for each, allowing the shop administrator to select specific button links that will appear in the right-hand "Quick Links" panel on the Main Menu. The section links available to choose from include:
Product Management - Products, Categories, Manufacturers, Media
Orders - Orders, Quotation, Stockroom, Container
Discount - Managements of discounts on product price, Gift Card, Voucher, Coupon Management
Communication - Mail Center, Newsletter
Shipping - Shipping, Shipping Box, Shipping Detail, Wrapping Management
User - User, Shopper Groups, Backend Access Management
VAT / Tax and Currency - VAT /Tax Group, Currency, Country, State
Import/Export - Import/Export, XML Import / Export
Customization - Custom Fields, Templates, Text Library
Customer Input - Question, Review
Accounting - Economic Product Group

Statistic Report Panels

Display Newest Customers - Displays a statistics panel outlining the latest customers to register for accounts and their related order details. The panel can be displayed or hidden by selecting "Yes" or "No" respectively. Statistics are organized in a table with four sections labelled with the headers: 
Full Name - The customer's name 
Number of Orders - The number of orders they have ever placed in the store 
Average amount of Orders - The average value of all orders placed by the customer so far (this figure is calculated by dividing the total value of all orders divided by the number of orders) 
Total Amount of Orders - The total value of all orders placed by the customer so far. 
Available options: Yes, No
Display Newest Orders - Displays a statistics panel outlining the latest orders placed in the store. The panel can be displayed or hidden by selecting "Yes" or "No" respectively. Statistics are organized in a table with four sections labelled with the headers: 
# - The number representing the record row 
Order ID - The number representing the order ID 
Full Name - The customer's name 
Price - The value of the order. 
Available options: Yes, No
Show Statistics for Latest Month - Displays a pie chart that acts as a visual breakdown. The panel can be displayed or hidden by selecting "Yes" or "No" respectively. There is a dropdown select box offering the shop administrator to view pie charts pertaining to the latest sales based on daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis. 
Available options: Yes, No
Expand All - Sets whether any of the three above statistic panels, when set to be displayed, will be displayed with panels open or not. When set to "No", the shop administrator must click on each panel's title to expand the panel, while when set to "Yes" the panels appear already expanded. 
Available options: Yes, No