When you account is created, it is created with based first admin master user (i.e. Business admin). The master user allow you to create additional users in the system and apply different permissions to different users.
There are 2 different user types, which you can apply different type of permissions (see below).
Business Admin - master user, that created on account creation by Appfront
Location Admin - a user that have an access to specific locations only
Admin Type - User access
The business admin has an unlimited access to everything - no limited to locations and/or permissions types
The "Location Admin" only have an access to specific locations (can be one or more), and the business admin is the one that grant an access to the location admin.
Under store level access, there are a few different permissions:
Location Page Editing - View option
Store level access, with permission to update / edit hours, close/open store, and everything under the store location page.
Was built for store managers - mainly.
Create new Campaign - Marketing access
Opens the campaigns / marketing function access. User will be able to run campaigns but only target the location customers.
Mainly for store owners / marketing team.
Add New User
Only business admin can add a new user. Scroll down, and just add the email, password, locations, and choose the permissions. When done, press save.
Quick overview of what's happening in Appfront in past day, 7th days, 30 days and customising time
You can adjust the data time frames anyway you want to!
The Default time frame is past 24 hours, meaning the data you will see is what happened in the past 24 hours. In order to choose the right time frame, just click here:
Preset Time Frame
You can choose to look at one of the presets:
Last 7 days
Last 30 days
From the begining of this month
From the beginning of time.
Customized Time Frame
You can also customize the exact time frame. Just choose (with your mouse) - the start date, and end date.
Total transactions are ALL the transaction that were made made during a period of time, including:
Credit Card payments
Payments - means credit card only.
Total numbers of Online Orders
Number of Unique Users that been using (paid, redeem, scan, visit, etc) the platform on this period of time. Goal is to understand how many different customers are on the platform.
Registrations / Sign Ups
Registrations / Sign Ups
In order to up update any relevant info that is related to the location, you will need to go the Appfront portal and edit your location info. At the end, need to save.
Under edit location -
Any chance will influence the ordering platform.
Free text Set up
This section gives you the option to enter free text
Store Opening / Closing
Not like "location hours", the store hours is something that really impact the ordering platform, i.e., if a customer can place an order or not.
A store that is open, you will be able to place an order and the the "Open" green sign
Store Closing Scheduling
Examples for store closing instances:
Don't forget to publish your changes and click "Enable"
Once you enable the "Store Closing" event, customers will get an error message when trying to order at a time you've set the store to be closed. See following example:
Set up on Appfront
Message on Online Ordering
Tax can be determined per location. See below:
Add Points to a Customer
1. Create a compensation campaign and choose "Points Bank":
2. Configured the designated amount of points - 100 pts in this example:
3. Send the coupon to the designated customer:
You're all set - you can see the added points within the customer's timeline:
Activity log is the place you can locate any Appfront activity - online orders, in store redemptions, etc. The activity log purpose is NOT for live monitoring your restaurant events, but for back office log and support.
States of log
There are 3 states:
Green - All Good!
Yellow / Orange - there is something different between what Appfront charge the customer to the POS
Red - order did NOT go through ( * )
( * ) Some POS fail orders sometimes when something is not matching
Find Order specific Time
Choose the right time frame:
Look into Order Details
Just click on a specific log - click here:
Local Drop Location
Local Drop is a "pop up" location - can be also used by Food trucks, trailers, etc.
Appfront platform allow you to connect a calendar to manage your events and share them with your customers. The calendar will appear on both Online and App platforms.
Under the customer profile:
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The fraud prevention feature will help you keep track of suspicious behaviors, and prevent repetitive fraud. By automatically marking orders as suspicious, alerting you to collect more information from the customer (for dispute purposes), and even blocking customers according to details like phone numbers and delivery addresses.
Blocking Customer Profile
From the customer's profile you can block existing customers. Once blocked the customer wouldn't be able to order anymore. Our system block customers by their phone number, email and a few other parameters (that we prefer not to mention) - so this customer wouldn't be able to order anymore.
How to block?
Under the customers tab, locate the customer using the customer lookup option, and go to the customer's profile:
How to start?
Under the "Fraud Prevention" tab (on the new portal) -
Adding new areas to the Blocked Addresses list
ENTER an address - enter a specific address to the search bar in the upper-left corner.
Draw a polygon containing the location you wish to add to the blocked addresses list (i.e - around a building, block, specific facility, etc.). Double-click to create the area.
Choose a name for the new area.
Adding a new blocked address to your list by drawing a specific polygon
Choosing a Block Level
4. Choose your desired Block Level for the new area:
1) Warning on the check
This option allows the customer within the area to process an order, but, it will print a warning message on the check printed in the business. You can customize the warning message printed on the check. It is recommended to create an indicative message to remind of the issue that arose in this area.
This is in order to warn the staff and allow them to decide whether to continue with the order, or, alternatively, contact the customer for additional information in order to verify his identity, for example.
This option will block customers within the selected area from processing their orders.
The customers will go through the regular flow of creating their order, but, upon placing it - they will encounter an error message preventing them from paying and processing the order to your business.
You can always decide to delete or edit the area's information (address, warning message, status and name) by simply clicking the Edit/Display button.
Editing the area's information
Appfront platform will bill on a monthly service. You can find under configure tab.
Please update the company name (your billing will be invoice to this db name):
Click on "Add Card"
Update for your payment info:
All of your past invoices will be under the following:
Update Payment Info
Go to "Configure / Billing".
Click on "Add Another/New card".
After adding the card - need to do another step.
Under upcoming invoices - need to RE-ENTER the CVV and Click Pay.
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