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Manual discount code is a promotional code that only applies the discount when a customer adds the discount code to their cart. You can provide your customers with a discount code of a certain amount, a discount on a discounted rate, a discount in the form of free shipping for products, collections or variations. in your store. In this article, we'll show you how to manually generate a discount code in just a few steps.

You cannot create a single discount code for one or several product variants. In other words, a discount code can only be applied to products including all product variations.

Step by Step Tutorial

From your ShopBase admin, go to Discount > Code and click Create discount.


In the Discounts code section, enter a name for the new discount code. To generate a random discount code, click Generate code. When a customer enters this code at the checkout page, the discount will be applied to the customer's cart.


Choose the discount type in Discount Type section. ShopBase supports 4 types, including Percentage, Fixed amount, Free shipping, and Buy X get Y.


Case 1: If you select Percentage or Fixed amount in the Discount Type field, the Discount value field will appear for you to enter the percentage of the discount (for Percentage type), or certain amount (for Fixed amount type).

In the Applies to section, you can select the type of products in an order that the discount will be applied to such as Entire order, Specific collections, Specific products.


In the Minimum requirement section, you can choose the conditions to apply the discount: None, Minimum purchase amount, Minimum quantity of items.



If you choose Specific collections or Specific products at Applies to and Minimum purchase amount or Minimum quantity of items at Minimum requirement, the Minimum purchase amount or Minimum quantity of items is counted only from customers adding products in the selected product list (if you choose Specific products) or to products from the selected collection list (if you choose Specific collections) to cart. Only then will the customer's order be eligible for the discount.
Case 2: If you select Free Shipping in the Discount Type field, select the countries where the discount is available in the Countries category such as All countries or Specific countries.


In Minimum requirement you set the conditions for discounts: None, Minimum purchase amount, Minimum quantity of items


Case 3: If you select Buy X get Y in Discount Type field, you will set the condition for product X in Customer buys and the condition for product Y in Customer gets.

In Customer buys, set the conditions for customers to buy products and receive the discount. Here, enter the minimum number of products that customers need to buy to receive the discount in the Quantity field. Then, select the product for which if a customer purchases the product, a discount will be offered at the Any items from field (you can select Specific products or Specific collections).


In Customer gets you can select the product that the customer will receive a discount after buying the products in the Customer buys section. Here, enter the minimum number of products that customers need to buy to receive the discount in the Quantity field. Then, select the product for which if a customer purchases the product, a discount will be offered at the Any items from field (you can select Specific products or Specific collections).


In At A Discount Value section, choose the type of discount applicable to the product in Customer gets section as Percentage or Free. Check the box Set a maximum number of uses per order if you want to set the maximum number of discount code to be used in an order and enter the maximum number in the box below.


In Customer eligibility, choose the customer eligible for discounts: everyone or Specific customers.


In Usage limits, choose the limits for discount uses: Limit number of times this discount can be used in total or Limit to one use per customer


In Active dates, set up the starting time for discount. Tick Set end date if you want to.


The time in Active dates is the time shown in the default time zone that you set for the entire store.
Click Save.

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