Order text and uploading promotional banners
Applies to: Version 4.5, IOS
When uploading jobs with tsIOS it is possible to specify custom text that will appear at the top of the main ordering page. Often used to provide brief instructions to the customer, the custom text supports HTML tags as shown in the screen grab below.
The HTML text in the above example yields the following results.
The example above uses the <FONT>tag, however other HTML tags are also supported. The following example uses the <STRONG> tag to highlight key words in some text.
For <strong>FREE</strong> delivery to the school be sure to order by <strong>Friday May 13th</strong>
This HTML results in:
For FREE delivery to the school be sure to order by Friday May 13
This example can also be seen on our demo website here
Uploading a promotional banner
HTML tags other than the text formatting examples described above are also supported. Notably the <IMG> tag can be used to display a graphic uploaded to the site folder. This can be used for promotional purchases such as Mother's Day or Christmas specials.
Displaying a promotional banner is a two step process
- Upload the graphic to your site folder
- Entering the appropriate HTML into the Orders Text window when uploading/refreshing the job
Upload the graphic to your site folder
Using your sFTP credentials and an sFTP client such as Filezilla connect to your site folder and upload the graphic.
Be sure to connect to your site with sFTP not normal FTP
Your credentials (username and password) are provided when you purchase IOS. Please contact us if you need these resent
Enter the HTML into the Order Text window in tsIOS
Once the graphic has been uploaded to the site folder it is inserted into the site with some simple HTML. The general format is:
To insert a graphic called mothersday.png enter the following
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