In this section you will learn how to use Customer's Canvas BackOffice - an application which helps you to manage Customer's Canvas assets and configure a system for various scenarios.
Who can use BackOffice
This application is available in the following cases:
- As a Shopify application, if you have connected to Customer's Canvas in 2021 or later.
- As a cloud version available through https://customerscanvashub.com.
- As a private cloud installed on your Azure account, if you have licensed Customer's Canvas with BackOffice addon.
There is also another admin panel exist - a classic Cloud Control Panel, which was offered to the customers who sign up for Customer's Canvas hosted services prior 2021 or under certain circumstances in 2021. If you are looking for the instructions for this application, refer the Control Panel guide.
What you can do in BackOffice
Depending on the web-to-print scenario you implement, you can use this application to do the following:
Manage Customer's Canvas assets
There are the following types of assets are available:
- Designs (used as templates for the personalized products)
- Images - backgrounds, photos, logos, clipart
- Color profiles
You can upload them, organize in folders, copy/move/rename, etc. For the designs, you can create them from a scratch or import from InDesign or Photoshop. All kind of assets allows for editing custom fields - a metadata which can be used in your integrations.
Integrate Customer's Canvas with online stores
If you are using a system to sell personalized products on an online store, here you configure the personalization options, connect them with products in your online store and handle orders (e.g. download print files). No matter if you are using Shopify, nopCommmerce, WooCommerce, or your custom integration, these operations are accomplished in the same way.
If you want to give an access to your teammates and colleagues, it is possible to create multiple users under your account in Customer's Canvas. It is possible to create regular users or admins who have permissions to change account settings.
In Customer's Canvas, it is also possible to manage integrations - custom apps, ecommerce platform plugins, DepositPhotos account, etc.