How to open and close your shop

This article will show you how open and close your Online Store.

You may wish to close your shop for maintenance, or just if you would like a holiday, and don’t have any staff to process orders for you. See how to open and close your Online Store by following the steps below.

Please note: this article only applies to Version 8 of our Online Store. If you’re not sure which version you have, you can find out by reading this article.

Step 1 of 2

From your Online Shop control panel, select the Settings tab from the top of the page, and then select the General tab.

At the top of the General section you will see another range of tabs. Select Store profile, and then you will see the store open/close options. If you store is open, click on the Close store for maintenance option. Your store will now close.

Step 2 of 2

To reopen your store, follow the above steps, but then click on the Open the Store button.