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The SHOPBOP WORDPRESS WIDGET
Easily and quickly integrate the latest looks from Shopbop.com on your website or blog using the Shopbop widget, powered by Stickyeyes. The Shopbop plugin for Wordpress displays the latest in designer women's fashion, and features new updates every weekday. By hosting the Shopbop widget, you can earn a commission on each referred sale generated.

The Shopbop widget can be modified to best fit your site aesthetic and readership through a customizable width as well as two distinct color schemes. The Shopbop widget also offers enhanced multilingual support, and the option to display the newest available items at Shopbop.com in the product category of your choice, such as denim or pumps.

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WILL THE SHOPBOP WIDGET WORK ON MY SITE?
At this time, the Shopbop widget is compatible only with websites or blogs running the self-hosted version of Wordpress available at Wordpress.org. This plugin is not currently compatible with sites hosted on Wordpress.com and other hosts.

Sites Incompatible with the Shopbop Widget

  • BBpress
  • Blogger
  • Drupal
  • OnSugar
  • Tumblr
  • Typepad
  • Wordpress.com

Helpful Hints

  • Please regularly flush or disable your cache.
    The Shopbop widget periodically updates to display new product, and Wordpress caching solutions may disrupt this.
HOW To INSTALL THE SHOPBOP WIDGET
Quickstart Guide - advanced users
  • Download and install the Shopbop widget to your website or blog.
  • Activate the Shopbop widget via the link sent to the email address you specified.
  • Drag and drop the Shopbop widget into your blog sidebar on your Wordpress admin page.
Detailed Installation Instructions - preferred
  • Log in to your blog as the Administrator.
  • In the left navigation bar, click Plugins.
    Underneath Plugins, click Add New.


  • Type Shopbop into the search bar.
    Then click the Search Plugins button.


  • Click Install Now underneath Shopbop Widget.
  • When your browser prompts you to install the plugin, click OK.


  • When your browser prompts you to install the plugin, click OK.


  • Once this screen loads, click the Activate Plugin link.


  • Next, you will be prompted to read and accept the terms and conditions to host this widget. Please scroll down and carefully review the entire agreement. You must click the Agree button in order to continue.


  • Now, enter your email address in the User Email bar.
    IMPORTANT! Be sure to enter a valid email address that you can access immediately. An email will be sent to the address specified. Then click Save Changes.



    The following screen will confirm that the activation email was successfully sent to the email address specified.


  • IMPORTANT! Now close the current web browser or tab and go to your Email.
  • Within minutes, you should find a new message in your inbox with the subject line: Shopbop Account Activation Required. In this message, click on the first link that reads, Please click here to confirm that you wish to use the Shopbop widget..


  • Please find Widget activated. Click here to go back to your blog.
    in the next screen. Click this link to re-open your Wordpress admin page.


  • Now you can add the Shopbop Widget to your blog sidebar, or to the location of your choice.
    To add the Shopbop widget to your website or blog, click Appearance in the left navigation bar.


  • Then, click Widgets.

  • Find the widget labeled Shopbop in the Available Widgets section.



  • IMPORTANT! Drag and drop the Shopbop widget to the section of your blog where you want it to appear.
    For example, If you want the Shopbop widget to appear in your blog sidebar, drag and drop the Shopbop widget to the section labeled Sidebar, located on the right side of your screen. Then, click the Save button.
    At this point, you should be able to view your blog and find the Shopbop widget appear at the designated spot of your blog.
Customizing the Shopbop Widget & Earning affiliate Commissions.
To edit the settings of your installed Shopbop widget, navigate to the Shopbop section in the left navigation bar of your Wordpress admin page. After making any changes, click the blue Save Changes button. Any changes will be immediately reflected in your widget upon saving.

  • How do I change the language of the Shopbop widget?

    To choose a language for your Shopbop Widget, look to the Language section in the Widget Appearance box. The default language setting for the widget is English. Click the arrow and a dropdown list of available languages will appear, from which you can select your preferred language. After you've chosen the language you want, click the blue Save Changes button. >> Top



  • How do I vary the width of the Shopbop widget?

    The default width setting for the widget is Fluid. To manually set a specific width for the widget between 200 pixels and 350 pixels, look to the Width section in the Widget Appearance box, and click Fixed. Then, simply enter the desired width between 200px and 350px. If you would rather the widget stretch to fit the width of the area it is installed on (up to 350 px wide), click Fluid. When done, click the blue Save Changes button. >> Top



  • How do I change the color palette of the Shopbop widget to match my website or blog?

    In the Widget Appearance box, look to the Theme section and click on the dropdown menu to change the widget's appearance from Light to Dark. The default color scheme for the widget is Light. Click Save Changes when done. >> Top



  • How do I change the category of products displayed in the widget's second dropdown panel?

    In the Default Categories section, click Random Category to display a dropdown menu of product categories available to you. The default product setting of the widget is Random Category. Select the category you wish to appear in your widget, then click Save Changes. >> Top


  • How do I register to earn a commission through Affiliate programs?

    To gain rapid access to the shopbop affiliate program please email steven.liu@shopbop.com with your publisher ID and your affiliate name on CJ.com. Please include in the subject line “CJ Widget Access”.

    Skimlinks

    After installing the Shopbop widget to your website or blog, sign up for SkimLinks. Then, download and install SkimLinks to your Wordpress website or blog. SkimLinks automatically syncs with the Shopbop widget so you start earning a commision right away.

    Commission Junction

    Under the Affiliate Information, enter your Commission Junction Publisher ID(If you do not have one, please visit Commission Junction to register for one). Once you have entered your Publisher ID, please click Save Changes. You can use both skimlinks and CJ together on your site with the widget but only one of them will recieve attribution for a commission generating click. For example if a user clicks on your skimlinks link then your CJ link only your 2nd link will (in this case CJ) will be eligible for a commission. >> Top



  • FAQ: It is possible to enroll in both programs described above simultaneously. However, each unique user click will only be rewarded by one of the two programs, not both. For example if a shopper clicks on skimlinks and then CJ links prior to a purchase from your blog the CJ link will be credited and the skimlinks click would not be.
  • Does the height of the Shopbop widget change as someone interacts with it?

    No. We've carefully designed the Shopbop widget so it will not affect any content beneath it as a user chooses to hide or show various collections via the dropdown panes. >> Top

  • INSTRUCTION TO UPGRADE EXISTING WIDGET
    1. Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
    2. Click the Plugins tab on the left-hand column.
    3. Check the plugins check box of the Shopbop widget.
    4. From the Bulk Actions drop-down menu choose Update.
    5. Click Apply

    !Important: Please be sure to open the Shopbop section under your widget administration tool and accept the "End User License Agreement" article. The Widget will ONLY display properly upon your agreement!

    WordPress will now update your existing Shopbop plugins to the latest version that you have installed.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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