Sitecore Commerce – Promotion Dashboard and creating Promotion Book in Business Tool

1. Promotion dashboard

Promotion dashboard shows all Promotion Book where all the Promotions are kept. Dashboard allows to add new Promo book.

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2. Creating a Promo Book

All promotions are organised in a promo book. The list of promotion books on the Promotion dashboard is shown in alphabetical order. Promotion dashboard has options to Add new promotion book. By default Habitat_PromotionBook is created in the Commerce is installed.

To add new promotion book click on Add icon. This should show the popup to add a new promo book.

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Promo book with same name cannot be added.

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Promo book name should not exceed 50 characters.

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How to know which container’s are item bucket in Sitecore

Items buckets are used in Sitecore to store millions of content items in one container but also to not load all those items in a content tree instead can be searched within the container. The items in bucket container are hidden and the parent-child relationship is lost once bucketed.

There is a lost to tell and discuss about bucket in Sitecore but to enable the content editor to know which container are item bucket can and Item bucket icon can be enabled in the Quick Action Bar to the left of the content tree in Content Editor.

To do this –

Right click on Quick Action Bar and select option Item Buckets

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This should show a icon on Quick Action Bar for a bucketed item, in this case Airlines item is a buckatable item.

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Hope this helps.

Sitecore- How to make an item bucket

When a item sites under a item Bucket the item should be made bucketable.

To make an item bucket see this link

Item can be made bucketable by two ways-

  1. Make the individual item bucketable
  2. Make the template of the item standard value that is based on bucketable.

Make the individual item bucketable

  1. Select the content item that needs to be made bucketable
  2. In the right hand side click the Content tab and see the Item Buckets Section.
  3. Select the Bucketable checkbox.
  4. Save changes.

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If the Item Buckets section is not visible, on the View tab, in the View group, select the Standard Fields checkbox.

Make the template of the item standard value that is based on bucketable

  1. Select the item template that needs to be made bucketable
  2. Expand the template and select _Standard Values item.
  3. In the right hand pane, click the content tab
  4. See the Item Buckets section
  5. Select the Bucketable checkbox.
  6. Save changes.

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Items of the selected template should be now bucketable.

Wondering why the existing items are still visible even after making the item bucketable and not hidden. See this post.