Using Gift Cards with Bold Cashier

Bold Cashier gives you the ability to create gift cards, which gives your customers the ability to use gift cards. Gift cards created in Shopify are not able to be used in the Bold Cashier checkout.

You can view all the gift cards that have been created in Bold Cashier by navigating to Payment Options > Gift Cards within the app admin. If at any time you would like to revoke a gift card, go to the same area of the app and instead select Disable on the correct gift card.

t is important to note that in many countries it is illegal for gift cards to expire. Before you choose to expire or disable a gift card, please be sure to review your country's regulations.

 Caution

This article is specific to Bold Cashier on Shopify. If your store is using Bold Checkout, please visit the articles relevant for BigCommerce, WooCommerce, or commercetools, here.

 


 

Customize the Gift Card Email

Bold Cashier allows you to customize the emails the get sent to customers when they purchase a gift card. To customize these emails, please follow the steps below.

  1. From the Shopify admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Cashier.
  3. Select Settings, then Email Settings.
  4. Select the toggle button to enable the gift card email setting.
  5. Change the subject line and body of the email as needed.

    Email Notifications Bold Cashier

  6. Select Save.

 


 

Creating a Gift Card

As soon as the gift card is created, an e-mail will be sent to your customer to notify them. It is recommended to ensure that your email notification settings above are exactly how you would like when this event occurs. 

  1. From the Shopify admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Cashier.
  3. Select Payment Options, then Gift Cards.
  4. Enter the amount and a name for the gift card.
  5. Select the expiry date options for your gift card (optional).

    Note: This option may be illegal in your country. Please verify your country's regulations before selecting this option.

  6. Enter the recipient's email address and a note for the customer.

    Gift Card Options

  7. Select Save.

 


 

Hide the Gift Card Payment Option

If you would like to remove the option to purchase an order with a gift card, this option can be hidden by using CSS.

  1. From the Shopify admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Cashier.
  3. Select Settings, then General Settings.
  4. Navigate to Appearance and select the Custom CSS box.
  5. Copy and paste the following code into this box:
    /* Hide gift card payment type */
    .PaymentMethod--GiftCard { display: none; } 
  6. Select Save.
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