Ecwid Shopping Cart Plugins Now Available for Adobe Muse WebsitesMar 21, 2015 by Matt Kuritsyn,
We are happy to share that Ecwid plugins are now available through the Adobe Muse marketplace! Thanks to the growing number of Adobe Muse customers already using Ecwid, it has quickly become a popular
Adobe Muse and Ecwid
For those who are unfamiliar, Adobe Muse is a
With Ecwid’s ability to be installed on any site or CMS in a few simple steps, it’s a natural fit for Muse sites that want to add
We’ve been noticing more and more our users starting their online store with Muse. Now, with the brand new plugins for Ecwid on Muse, this became even more easy and straightforward.
Welcome new tools for installing Ecwid on Muse
In the recent months, there have been two
Ecwid Muse Plugin from MuseThemes
This is a Muse Library plugin created by the MuseThemes company, widely known among Muse site creators. Once installed, the plugin creates a new item right in your Muse tools library — using it, you can add your Ecwid store to any of your site pages. The workflow is very straightforward: drag’n’drop an Ecwid storefront block to your page, set your Ecwid store ID in the block settings and it’s done — your site now has a
Additionally, you can configure basic settings of an Ecwid storefront layout such as the product grid size and the category shown by default when the store page is opened.
The plugin page on the MuseThemes site contains the detailed description and a short video tutorial to help you get started.
You can download the plugin from this page:
Ecwid Widgets from
J-26 Web Design
The plugin provides a nicely designed toolset that allow you to embed your Ecwid store into your site in a few clicks and start selling. Besides the
What also makes this plugin special is an impressive amount of powerful customization options attached to every store widget. In addition to the basic product listing layout settings, you can make a lot of style adjustments without even touching the code:
- You can change the color of your buttons and texts using a nice color picker
- You can customize fonts in your store to make it fit the one on your site
- You can change the look of product images including borders and opacity
- and many more.
One Ecwid user noticed: Many site designers, using Muse and beyond, like to build the store into their site design so that they’re in total control of the look, feel, etc. We should say that the
You can learn more about the widget and download it from this page:
How to add an online store to a Muse site
If you’re currently on a Muse site, or thinking about creating a site on Muse, adding
Depending on if you consider yourself to a beginner or a little more experienced, you might find that one plugin is more of a fit for you than the other. Check out our recommendations below.
(I’ve been using Muse for a while, and I want a shopping cart plugin with more customization options to adjust the look and feel).
We’d recommend the
- Get the
J-26’sEcwid plugin from this page and install it on your Muse by double-clickingthe downloaded file on your computer
- Once installed, the plugin adds a new widgets set into the Library section in Muse
- Choose the widgets you want to use from the set and drag and drop them to the pages of your site in Muse
- Customize the widgets using an attached settings to set the colors, fonts, pagination and other options as you want
- That’s it. Publish your site — your new store will be there.
(I just want to add my store to a Muse site in a few clicks, give me the easiest way).
We’d recommend the MuseThemes’s plugin for you.
- Download MuseThemes’s plugin for Ecwid from this page and save it to your computer where your have Adobe Muse installed
- Unpack the downloaded zip file and
double-clickthe included file (“Ecwid ECommerce Widget” mulib extension). It will automatically add the plugin to your Muse application
- Open your site project in Muse and find the Library panel — it now contains the Ecwid ECommerce Store widget
- Drag and drop this widget from the Library panel to a new page of your site and put your Ecwid Store ID in the appeared settings popup
- Publish your site and you’re done — your store now resides on a separate page of your Muse site.
What do you think?
Please tell us about your experience with using Ecwid on Muse — we’re always happy to hear from you. Do you use one of the plugins mentioned? Is there anything you’d add to the plugins? What would you improve?
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