Can I offer some digital downloads for free through the shopping cart?

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*This feature is not available in all plans. To see the different plans or make changes to your plan, go to the Plan & Billing tab in your account.

If you want your client to receive a certain number of digital files for free and then the rest would need to be paid for, you may consider this workflow to allow your clients to receive free digital downloads through the shopping cart.

To do this, you will need to create a promo code or an automatic discount for the first "X" number of digitals for free. (If you set it up as a promo code, the client will simply enter the code at checkout to get that number of images for free.)

*If you are not looking to offer paid digital downloads and still want to limit the number of images your client can download, check out our article here on setting Free Digitals within your gallery settings here.

To offer some digital downloads for free through the shopping cart:

  1.  Go to Commerce > Pricing > select the price sheet
  2.  Click Manage Discounts
  3.  Click Add New Discount
  4.  Choose Item Discount
  5.  Type the promo code you'd like the client to use and click Promo Code
  6.  If the promo code should only be used one time before it becomes inactive, enter a 1 in the Limit Use box
  7.  Set an expiration date, if you desire
  8.  Click Next
  9.  Check the box for the Digital Media item(s) you would like to offer for free and click Next
  10.  Leave Qty as 1 so clients will receive the discount after adding at least 1 image to the cart
  11.  Select "Each Item Free" and enter the total number of digital downloads you would like to allow for free in the Times per Checkout field
  12.  Click Save


Be sure you've set a price for these digital items in the price sheet so that if the client adds more than the amount given for free, he or she will be charged for the extra digital files.

Your clients will go to the gallery, add their desired number of digitals to the cart, and then enter the promo code at checkout.

All of the digital files that the client received for free (and any extra they purchased) will be automatically emailed to them!

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