Installing Viigii on BigCommerce

The following installation guide provides an overview of how to install the viigii for BigCommerce app. If you've already created a viigii account and installed the app on your BigCommerce store, please follow the Blueprint theme instructions or the Stencil theme instructions depending which theme platform you're using.

Creating an account and installing the app

If you haven't already, sign up for a viigii account and sign in. Then, install the viigii for BigCommerce app from the BigCommerce app store.

Once the installation is completed, a viigii admin option will appear within your BigCommerce dashboard. Now you can configure the app.

Configuration for Blueprint based themes

The following section provides an overview of how to install and use the viigii app for BigCommerce stores using Blueprint themes. Are you using BigCommerce Stencil? Check out the Stencil theme instructions instead.

To configure the viigii app you'll need to add a small script into your theme files. To do so:

  • Access your BigCommerce dashboard and click Storefront Design
  • Find your theme by clicking My Themes
  • Once you've selected your theme click Edit HTML/CSS
  • Search for, and then open CartContent.html under Other Template Files > Panels
  • Add the code below after the last line of CartContent.html
<script src="https://viigii.it/bigcommerce/vg-app.js"></script>

Configuration for Stencil based themes

The following section provides an overview of how to install and use the viigii app for BigCommerce stores using Stencil themes. Are you using BigCommerce Blueprint? Check out the Blueprint theme instructions instead.

  • Access your BigCommerce dashboard and click Storefront
  • Find and click Footer Scripts
  • Add the following code inside the section Footer and click Save.
<script src="https://viigii.it/bigcommerce/vg-app.js"></script>
viigii for BigCommerce

How do customers use the eGifting button?

The eGifting button will be visible on the shopping cart page in the retailer's store after the user signs in in the store.

  • Click "Send as an eGift now" button.
  • Simply fill out the recipient form.
  • Check out.
  • Completion of the eGifting process will ​take place in an email​ on their own time.

Uninstall

To remove the viigii app from your store, navigate to your BigCommerce admin dashboard and follow these steps:

  • Click Apps > My Apps > Uninstall
  • Navigate to Products, search for viigii, and delete it
  • Remove the script that you added during the app installation steps above

Questions?

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