Big Cartel APP Integration Documentation
Dropshirt Big Cartel - App Integration Version 1.0.1
Welcome to the Dropshirt Big Cartel Dashboard. The Big Cartel App offers a simple solution for users to connect their store to a t-shirt fulfilment centre at wholesale prices.
To use the application you will need the following.
1. An Account from our Production House - Apply for an account here
2. A Big Cartel Store - Create a free Big Cartel store here
3. At least one Product added to your Big Cartel store - Read about adding products here
What the App can do
Dropshirt App connects your products to a production house. When your customer orders an enabled product, the order will show in our dashboard marked "Pending Customer Approval". The App then offers a simple - one click approval process and push to production line - all in one button.
What the App can not do
It will NOT build your website or start your online business. This App does NOT create products for you. It simply connects your products to our production house.
How to use the Admin Dashboard with your Big Cartel store
If you have already Registered for an account - Login Here
1. Connect your Store to Big Cartel
Big Cartel makes this part really simple. Head on over to your Profile Page located in the top right corner, under your name.
Click on the link that says " Click here to install Drop Shirt " See Below.
This will send you over to Big Cartel to approve the Dropshirt app. Just login to your store. and follow the prompts. See details below.
After logging in, you will see a screen that asks if you want at allow Dropshirt to access certain parts of your store.
Click "Allow" to make your connection with the App.
Shortly after that, you should be returned back to the dashboard to continue with your products.
Your profile page will show you are connected.
2. Connect your stores Product data
To see the products you have created in Big Cartel, click on the Products link in the left navigation column.
On this page you can choose which products you want to "enable" for Drop shipping.
Click the "Add Drop Shipping" link on the product you want to Enable for Drop Shipping.
On this page you can add all the additional information about your product. We call them, custom print fields.
Click the "Edit Custom Fields" button to Add or Edit your custom print fields.
The App lets you control the print data associated with a product.
Tips: You can edit these Custom Print Fields at any time. The print data from these fields are used for every subsequent order. In the case that these details are updated. The new information will automatically be used on the next order.
That's it for the Products! Drop Shipping is now Enabled. Your brand new product is now connected to our print house. Ready for an order.