PrintNow Storefront

Retail Storefront (B2C)

Business to Consumer storefronts are used for selling products and services directly to consumers. Unlike B2B storefronts, End users can quickly gain access to pricing, browse, edit and add products to the shopping cart without being required to “log-in”. Additional retail storefronts can be purchased if more than the limit is needed.


  • Mobile responsive Bootstrap, HTML5 & CSS3
  • Custom Storefront themes
  • International support
  • Category & tag pages
  • Powerful site search
  • Dynamic price calculator
  • File upload workflow
  • Digital downloads support
  • Product browser and filters
  • Product detail view
  • Integrated online editor
  • Third party plugin support
  • Cross-selling related products
  • Coupon codes
  • Multiple payment & shipping options
  • Customer account details
  • Search engine optimization

Corporate Storefront (B2B)

A Business to Business storefront is tailored to the specific needs of a client. It is a members only store and requires the user to login to view the product catalog. Each assigned User Group can access it’s Store through a special URL, use a custom theme, see special pricing, shipping and payment options and more. Every PrintNow package can create an unlimited number of customer storefronts.


  • Secure & private
  • B2B catalog views
  • B2B discounts
  • B2B payment methods
  • Custom B2B landing page
  • Custom B2B theme
  • Custom B2B fields
  • Inventory products

Multiple Stores

PrintNow was built to manage multiple Storefronts used for various brands, product groups, B2B, B2C, affiliates, franchises, co-branded stores and more. Easily manage your licensed Storefronts from one Administration tool and configure each one independently.


  • Manage multiple Storefronts using a single backend
  • Manage multiple Storefronts across multiple brands
  • Create unique, personalized ecommerce websites
  • Each ecommerce license shares a single database
  • Proactively divide and optimize your ecommerce business

Bootstrap, HTML5 & CSS3

Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. Bootstrap makes front-end web development faster and easier. It’s made for folks of all skill levels, devices of all shapes, and projects of all sizes. PrintNow gives you 100% access to the design layer of the application to define the look and feel of your website.


  • Easy to get started
  • Speeds up Development
  • Great grid system
  • Base styling for most HTML elements
  • Extensive list of components
  • Bundled Javascript plugins
  • Good documentation
  • Fully integrate any premium theme

International Support

Storefront developer/admin has full control over all site strings used (e.g. prompts for SKU, Product details, message prompts, etc). Every string used in the Storefront can be edited to native language and unit of measure.


  • 600+ site strings can be changed
  • Default units of measure
  • International tax options
  • Display native currency

Category & Tag Pages

PrintNow’s hearty feature-set and flexible front end skinning allow for highly usable Storefronts with unique functionality. Custom Tag pages gather products together across multiple categories with optimized performance on large sites and help with SEO.


  • Browse stock designs, Upload print-ready design, & Custom design options
  • Category sidebar and/or custom top navigation
  • Create category and subcategory unique layouts and custom pages
  • Optimized performance with large catalogs
  • Option for instant price calculator on category pages
  • Create unique tag pages to group like products together across categories
  • Unlimited categories
  • Unlimited sub categories
  • Unlimited tag pages

Advanced Search Tools

With the power of PrintNow search, you can create a better overall user experience on your site. The built in auto-suggest tool will return results across your categories, products and tag keywords as the user types and direct them to appropriate pages on your site.


  • Configurable search with auto-suggested terms
  • Smart combo word filtering
  • Searches categories, products, attributes and keywords tags
  • Search results displayed in product browser dynamically
  • Watermarked default text in search box that is configurable

Dynamic Price Calculator

You can create interactive pricing calculators that storefront visitors use to see instant prices based on selections they make from options you provide such as quantity, stock, ink colors, finishing, turnaround times, etc. This operates more like a back-end estimating system, where changes in the selection affect the end price. Add custom tooltips, images for options and even create smart order options to show or hide options based on selections.


  • Conditional logic to show or hide options based on selection
  • Apply any option you offer to your base price
  • Arrange order option groups
  • Arrange product option items
  • Charge per item, flat charge or percentage based pricing
  • Configurable turnaround pricing
  • Customizable display mode drop downs or radio buttons
  • Estimate shipping by zip code Product option weight controls
  • Volume discount controls
  • Selectable defaults
  • Standard or custom size controls
  • Tooltip description
  • Add Images based on selection
  • Total and unit cost instant price
  • Unlimited product option groups
  • Unlimited product option items
  • Change prices via spreadsheet

This job submission tool directs an end user through the process of uploading a print-ready design file. A proof for approval is generated based on predefined size and options set by Admin. All supported file formats which are uploaded are merged into a final optimized PDF for consistency.


  • Supports 1 and 2 sided product uploads
  • Supports Multi-page product uploads
  • Upload .PDF, .EPS, .AI, SVG, .PSD, .TIF, JPG, and .PNG.
  • Instant proof for approval is generated
  • Upload to HTML5 Online Editor or bypass
  • Offer templates for offline editing and final upload

Digital Downloads

Digital Downloads was built to sell digital downloads of print-ready PDF files generated in the HTML5 Online Editor.


  • Enable digital download option
  • Assign cost or free downloads
  • Email triggers to access files
  • Instant download support
  • JPEG, PNG, & PDF options

Product Browser & Filters

Display layered-navigation filters by creating Attribute sets so that customers can quickly narrow down their product options, pinpoint what they’re looking for, and complete their purchases. You can create filters by attributes such as price, color, category, and more.


  • Accordion control on attributes sets
  • Attributes display by alphabetical order
  • Customizable display columns
  • Customizable display rows
  • Customize Now or Add-to-cart options
  • jQuery optimized for fast page browsing and filtering
  • Link to view details page for product specific information
  • Labels for name, item#, model#, description, Inventory counts
  • Number of results displayed
  • Pager controls for fast page loads
  • Product shown in grid or list format
  • Results per page control
  • Secondary sort options: name, price, popularity & newest
  • Sort products by attributes (e.g. color, Industry, etc.)
  • Attributes sets will work across multiple categories combined with tag pages

Product Detail Views

Every unique online product in your system has a unique page for information details specific about each item. Multiple thumbnails, long descriptions, related products, custom content, and pricing controls help guide the shoppers to make an informed decision what to order.


  • Add category level custom content like tab controls or banners to display
  • Customizable related product showcase
  • Includes all product details including long description
  • Larger thumbnail that supports zoom-in detail
  • Multiple thumbnails per product
  • Display simple or advanced pricing options
  • Related keyword tags
  • Sale price management

Integrated HTML5 Editor

PrintNow’s next generation HTML5 Online Editor does NOT require any additional plugins like Flash or Java nor any installation by your customers. It runs seamlessly on most modern browsers both desktop and mobile tablet devices and provides an amazing user experience with a modern designed user interface and a powerful set of tools. Customers can create any personalized product with the most modern web-to-print technology available.


  • Modern & Responsive Interface
  • Simple and Advanced Modes
  • Text Toolbar
  • Text Rules
  • Image Tool Bar
  • Image Rules
  • Custom Assigned Fonts
  • Color Vector Artwork
  • Configurable Color Pallets
  • Product Loader
  • Image Libraries
  • Layouts
  • Backgrounds Clip Art / Elements
  • Custom Size
  • Layer Pallet
  • Image Effects
  • Instant Proofing
  • 3D Model Viewer
  • Shapes and Masks
  • Adobe IDML Templates

Easily associate any unique item in your Storefront with other related items for cross sell opportunities. Product thumbnails and descriptions can be optionally shown on product detail pages or during checkout.


  • Assign related product IDs to any product
  • Display on item detail pages
  • Display on shopping cart pages
  • Upsell products based on user selection

Promotion Codes

Configuring your PrintNow Storefronts to use coupons and discounts is very easy. You can create conditional coupons that are only applied to the shopping cart if it meets certain conditions or you can apply fixed or percentage based discounts on a category by category basis.


  • Customizable coupon code name & description for tracking
  • Enable/disable coupons
  • Expiration date functionality
  • Free shipping, monetary or percentage value options assigned to code
  • Minimum subtotal order price to be able to apply coupon for use
  • Usage limit control

Payment & Shipping Options

The ability to integrate with a variety of payment gateways and alternative payment methods makes the PrintNow Checkout process easy for your customers. Flexible offerings allow PrintNow to be adapted to the way you ship. Display real-time carrier rates or set up custom rate rules for your customers.


  • Accept checks
  • Accept purchase orders
  • Add, edit or delete billing/shipping addresses
  • Automatic email notification on order
  • Custom shipping rule system
  • Customer registration
  • Detailed confirmation page with easy edit functionality to make changes
  • Edit product to make changes to selections or delete from cart
  • Enable/disable account registration
  • Enable/disable shipping address fields
  • Flat rate shipping options per order by: (price range, weight range)
  • Integrated for real-time shipping rates from: Fedex, UPS, & USPS
  • 9 Integrated US and International gateways
  • On-site order tracking from customer accounts and emails
  • Payment receipt with print button
  • Promotion code option
  • Quick 4 step checkout
  • Running cart total
  • Shopping cart details with order items
  • Shopping cart product thumbnail preview throughout checkout
  • Shopping Cart with tax and shipping estimates
  • SSL security support for orders

Customer Account Details

Each Storefront portal comes configured for users to access account details, order history, saved projects, images, and approvals as well as a built in message center. The “My Account” section provides each account holder a friendly and straightforward interface in accessing personal account information.


  • Account dashboard for total orders, projects, images, approvals & messages
  • Address book with unlimited addresses
  • Contact us form
  • Customizable order emails
  • Images uploaded in albums are viewable in account
  • Messages built into account tools
  • Order and account update emails
  • Order status and history
  • Orders requiring additional approval can be viewed and approved in account
  • Password reset email from front-end
  • Projects uploaded or saved in Online Editor are stored in account
  • Re-orders from account with changes
  • User can change default email and password and manage account

Search Engine Optimization

PrintNow’s Search Engine Friendly(SEF) URL structure and SEO tools have been built from the ground up to fully support SEO efforts. You have full control of the SEF URL’s at the page, category, product, and keyword tag level. Sitemaps are auto generated for you and there is a solution for 301 redirects build in.


  • 100% Search Engine Friendly Site
  • Auto search engine sitemap generator
  • Category-specific SEO settings
  • Keyword-specific SEO settings
  • Meta tag keyword definition
  • Meta tag title definition
  • Page-specific SEO settings
  • Product-specific SEO settings
  • URL Rewrites give full control of URL’s

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