Welcome to FatherShops! Setting up your store correctly is crucial for ensuring a seamless shopping experience for your customers. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to configure your store settings efficiently.

Click on the Settings located at the bottom left corner of the dashboard, then select Store Settings from the menu.

Under the General tab, you can modify the following settings:

  • Meta Title: Update the title that appears in search engine results and browser tabs. (e.g., Your Store)

  • Meta Tag Description: Edit the description that summarizes your store for search engines. (e.g., My Store)

  • Meta Tag Keywords: Add or update keywords to help search engines understand the content and focus of your store.

Under the Store tab, you can update the following information:

  • Store Name: Enter or modify the name of your store.

  • Store Owner: Specify the name of the store owner. (e.g., Your Name)

  • Address: Provide or update the store address.

  • Geocode: Input the geocode (latitude and longitude) of your store location.

  • E-Mail: Update the store's contact email.

  • Telephone: Provide the store's contact phone number.

  • Fax: Enter the store's fax number, if applicable.

  • Image: Upload or change the background image for your store.

  • Opening Times: Specify the store's opening hours.

  • Comment: Add any comments or notes related to the store.

  • Maintenance Mode: Enable or disable maintenance mode to temporarily take your store offline.

Under the Local tab, you can adjust the following settings:

  • Country: Select the country where your store is based.

  • Region / State: Choose the region or state within the selected country.

  • Time Zone: Set the appropriate time zone for your store's location.

  • Language: Select the default language for your store's front-end.

  • Administration Language: Choose the language for the store's administration interface.

  • Currency: Set the default currency for your store.

  • Length Class: Select the unit of measurement for length (e.g., centimeter, inch).

  • Weight Class: Choose the unit of measurement for weight (e.g., kilogram, pound).

Under the Options tab, you can configure various settings for your store:


  • Category Product Count: Choose whether to display the number of products in each category.

  • Admin Items Per Page: Set the number of items shown per page in the admin area (e.g., orders, customers).

  • Default Layout Items Per Page (Theme > Layouts): Set the number of items per page for default layouts.


  • Allow Reviews: Enable or disable product reviews.

  • Allow Guest Reviews: Allow guests to leave reviews without logging in.


  • Voucher Min: Set the minimum voucher value.

  • Voucher Max: Set the maximum voucher value.


  • Display Prices With Tax: Choose whether to display prices inclusive of tax.

  • Use Store Tax Address: Decide whether to use the store's address for tax calculations.

  • Use Customer Tax Address: Decide whether to use the customer's address for tax calculations.


  • Customers Online: Track whether customers are online.

  • Customers Activity: Track customer activity.

  • Log Customer Searches: Keep a log of customer search queries.

  • Customer Group: Set the default customer group.

  • Customer Groups: Manage and define customer groups.

  • Login Display Prices: Require customers to log in to view prices.

  • Max Login Attempts: Set the maximum number of login attempts before locking the account.

  • Account Terms: Define the terms that customers must agree to when creating an account.


  • Invoice Prefix: Set a prefix for invoice numbers.

  • Display Weight on Cart Page: Choose whether to display the weight of items on the cart page.

  • Guest Checkout: Allow customers to check out without creating an account.

  • Checkout Terms: Define the terms that customers must agree to at checkout.

  • Order Status

    • Processing Order Status: Set the status for processing orders.

    • Complete Order Status: Set the status for completed orders.

    • Fraud Order Status: Set the status for orders flagged as fraud.

  • API User: Manage API users for your store.


  • Display Stock: Choose whether to display stock quantities on product pages.

  • Show Out Of Stock Warning: Display a warning when products are out of stock.

  • Stock Checkout: Allow customers to check out even if items are out of stock.


  • Return Terms: Define the terms for product returns.

  • Return Status: Manage the status options for returns.


  • Captcha: Enable captcha to prevent spam.

  • Captcha Page: Define the pages where captcha should be used.

Under the Image tab, you can update the following settings:

  • Store Logo: Upload or change the logo of your store.

  • Icon: Upload or change the favicon for your store.

  • Placeholder: Upload or change the placeholder image for products without an image.

Under the Mail tab, you can configure the following settings:

  • Mail Parameters

  • Reply To: Specify the email address where replies to emails sent from your store should be directed.

Setting up your store settings on FatherShops is essential for ensuring a seamless and efficient ecommerce experience. By customizing details like store name, address, payment options, and email settings across different tabs such as General, Local, and Mail, you can tailor your store to fit your business requirements and improve customer satisfaction.