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Installing Kit Builder on BigCommerceInstalling Kit Builder on BigCommerce

 

Step 1

Kit Builder creates a custom product and adds it to the customer's cart. It will put this product in a hidden category so the products aren't visible on search engines.

Log into BigCommerce

On the main menu go to Product > Product Categories

Click Create a Category

Enter any category name e.g. "Custom Kit Builder Products"

Click Save & Exit

On the category listing screen click the green tick next in the "Visible In Menu?" column.
Installing BigCommerce on Kit Builder - Step 1

Confirm the action on the pop-up that appears.

We need to get the category ID for the settings above (on this page). Click on the new category to edit it.

Look in the URL bar, it will looks similar to this: https://store-test.mybigcommerce.com/manage/products/categories/24/edit
Back on this page you're reading now enter the number found near the end (e.g. 24 in this example), into the Category ID field in the Kit Builder backend.

 

Step 2

Click on the BigCommerce logo in the top left to jump back to the main menu

Click Advanced Settings > API Accounts

Click Create API Account

Enter in the Name field: "Kit Builder"

Copy the API Path into the API Path field on the Kit Builder backend.

Under the Products click "modify"

It should look like this:
Installing BigCommerce on Kit Builder - step 2

Click Save

A "BigCommerce API Credentials" pop-up will appear.

Copy the Client ID into the field on the Kit Builder backend.

Copy the Access Token into the field on the Kit Builder backend.

Click Save BigCommerce Settings on the Kit Builder backend.

 

Step 3

Click on the BigCommerce logo in the top left to jump back to the main menu

Click Storefront Content

Click Web Pages

Click Create a Web Page

Enter a page name e.g. "Kit Builder"

Click the HTML button on the Page Content field (top right)

A pop-up titled "HTML Source Editor" should display.

Rreplace the stanard distributor ID witht he new one provided in the Kit Builder backend.

Click Update

Click Save & Exit

Click the bottom-right menu button to view your store

The Kit Builder page is now visible in the menu

 

Step 4

Visit the new page you have just created, the url should be similar to this: yourwebsite.com/your-url

If you have any issues when inserting the Kit Builder into your BigCommerce website please let us know click here. Remember to include as much detail as possible & a link to your website.