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Checklist for creating your first product & test order

What products you're going to sell & rent is the most important choice you'll make for your store. Follow this guide to get a feel for creating products with Rentle and test how they can be purchased from your hosted online store. 

Create your first product and test order

☑️ Create your free Rentle account (if you haven't yet)  Create account
☑️ Create your first product Learn how
☑️ Add your first payment method Learn how
☑️ View your online store Learn how
☑️ Create an order from your store  
☑️ View the order in your Rentle Admin App.  Learn how
 ☑️  Next: set up your account basics  View checklist


How to create your first product

Creating & customizing your products is the most important task and choice when setting up your store. 


Here's how to create a simple product for your first test order: 

  1. From your Rentle Admin App, click Products to go to the Products page. 
  2. From the Products page, click New Product
  3. Add the following basic information for your product: 
    1. Name
    2. Price (You'll be able to customize these later)
  4. Click Create Product
  5. That's it! Your product is now ready for your first test order. 

The following section will help you customize your product catalogue further: Customizing your product catalogue

How to add your first payment method

Setting up your payments is a key step in launching your online store. The Payments overview guide will give you a more in-depth view to payment method possibilities. 

For your first test order we recommend adding a manual payment method as a first step: 

  1. From your Rentle Admin App, click Account and Payments to go to the Payments page. 
  2. Scroll to the Manual payment methods section
  3. Activate the Pay in-store method
  4. That's it. Your online store checkout is now ready for your first test order. 


This guide will help you setup online payments when you are ready: Payments overview

 

View your online store

Customizing your online store and having a complete product catalogue is a key step before launching. At this stage your store may still feel empty but the following section will help you customize it further: customizing your online store


To view your online store: 

  1. On the home page of your Rentle Admin App, you'll see a button Online store on the top right corner.

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  2. Click the Online store button. 
  3. That's it. You are now ready to do your first test order. 

 

View the order in your Rentle Admin App. 

 

Follow these steps to view and fulfill orders: 

  1. From your Rentle Admin App , click Bookings to go to the Bookings page
  2. The upcoming section displays all of your upcoming bookings, regardless of the sales channel it has been created from. 
  3. Click the test order you just created to view details. 
  4. Great, you've now created your first product and order.