“Customer Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed” provides an additional features of managing the most viewed products along with keeping track of customers’ shopping trends and based on those statistics it improves cross-selling mechanism. This extension will suggest your site visitors with products which were mostly explored by other customers. These suggestions display on product pages that are based on the current product. For an example - suppose you have product A and out of 60 visitors who viewed this product, 20 visitors moved to another product B, 10 to product C, and remaining 30 visitors moved to product D. This Extension will then display Product C and B in “Customer Who View This Item Also Viewed”. The important point is that it only shows those products which were mostly viewed and the most viewed comes in the first place. This ensures efficient performance and criteria of suggested products on your site because most of the customers consider only top visited or reviewed products.
“Customer Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed” are logging the activities for each and every user, the DB gets loaded heavily and might impact to the speed and processing, thus we have provided cron setup to clean records 30 days older. Admin can disable the cron or increase or decrease the days based on the website traffic. It is advisable to keep enable cron to remove older records to maintain performance of the site..
Extension Key Features:
- Enable: By default, this option is set to Yes. This will add block on product page regarding viewed products.
- Title: Specify the title of the block.
- Product Count: Number of products display in block. Keep this field blank or zero to display all products.
- In Stock: To display on in stock products, set this option to yes.
- In Category: To display products based on current product’s category, set this option to yes.
- Order By: By default, products are ordered on field price.
- Sort By: By default, products are sorted descending.
- Show Wishlist: To show wishlist button on the listing block.
- Show Compare: To show compare button on the listing block.
- Show Cart: To show cart button on the listing block.
- Enable : To remove all previous unwanted records eventually.
- Days: To keep only records of number of days specified
Step 1. Check Permissions.
Make sure the ''app'' have sufficient write permission to write the files.
Important! Change all permissions back after installation.
Step 2. Upload files.
Unzip and upload all content of the extension folder to the root folder of your Magento website using FTP client. On the request whether existing files (folders) should be replaced – select Yes.
In case you use non-default package for your design and skin, please upload all the files in theme package folder.
Step 3. Enable Extension using Component Manager (optional with Step4)
After uploading files, you can enable extension from System > Web Setup Wizard > Component Manager. You can find the extension listed in the grid and click on “Enable” option to start installation process wizard.
Step 4. Enable Extension using Component Manager (optional with Step4)
If you have SSH access of you web server then you can setup extension using commands too. Please find commands below:
For windows server:
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy
For linux server:
Step 5. Refresh Cache
You can refresh cache from System > Cache Management from admin section. If you have SSH access of web server then you can refresh magento cache by following command:
For windows server:
php bin/magento cache:clean
For linux server:
Step 6. Set up cron:
If the Site traffic is more, the database is loaded with lots of data, so in that case we need to flush some of the records at some specific time to make the site work faster. “Customer Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed” extension uses Cron for maintain a collection of database. It deletes all the old records before 30 days from current date to have a quick database operation. For that one need to create a Cron Job on the Server that execute below file.
Example to set the Cron On Cpanel:
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