Applies to Version(s): 3.9.0 or Current 

Complexity Level: Average

Estimated Time for Completion: 7 minutes 


In this article, you will learn


How to Enable QR Codes

How to Add QR Code Campaigns

How to Create a QR Code For Products

Generating a single QR Code


Overview 

QR Codes are the new barcode- looking images that began cropping up a few years ago. Qr Codes allow smartphones to snap a picture of them, and doing so will direct the user to that website. This will enable you to generate QR codes at the product level. Adding your QR codes into campaigns allows you to utilize campaign based reporting on your QR code conversions.


Enabling QR Codes

  1. From the control panel, click Marketing > QR Codes.
  2. Click the Advanced Settings button and from here you can activate or deactivate the QR code module. 
  3. Select your default image type, default media and image size. 
  4. Hit Save to keep your changes. 


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Adding QR Code Campaigns

  1. From the control panel, click Marketing > QR Codes.
  2. Click the Add QR Campaign button.  
  3. Give a name and description for your campaign.  These are internal fields that the customers will not see.  
  4. Once done, hit Save to keep your changes.



Creating a QR Code For Products

  1. Go to Products and click one.
  2. Click QR Code at the top right.


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    3. In the dialog box that pops up, fill out the following:


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  • Campaign - Choose from the QR Code Campaigns that you created.
  • Product URL Type - You can have the QR Code just link to the product page, or can have it link AND add the product to the customer's cart.
  • Image Type - choose whether the image is a PNG, JPG or GIF.
  • Media - Choose what Media you are using the QR code and this will determine the quality of the QR Code image. Custom will allow you to select the Error Correction Level and Pixels per QR Code Dot.


Generating a single QR Code

You can generate a QR Code that will direct to any site you'd like.


  1. From the control panel, click Marketing > QR Codes.
  2. Click the Generate QR Code button
  3. Fill out the following fields:
  • URL or Text – The URL the QR code should send the reader to
  • Default Image Type – Image format you want to use. 
  • Default Media – Size of QR code


From there, hit Generate and a downloadable QR code will be presented to you. 




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