You can use the Top Sellers module to list your store's top selling items along your store's side banner. To enable Top Sellers:
Log into your Shift4Shop Online Store Manager.
Using the left navigation menu, go to Modules.
Use the top search bar to search for "Top Sellers" to pull up the module.
You will have the following options:
Enable Top Sellers
Mark this checkbox to enable to module
Number of Top Sellers
Specify the number of top sellers that are shown on the pages (default is 3)
Days of Top Sellers History
Specify the number of days that are considered for top seller history.
The feature will use your selling history within this time frame to display the most popular items (default is 3)
Display Category Specific Top Sellers
Mark this checkbox if you would like top sellers to be shown for each specific category as they are being viewed.
Display Top Seller TAG
Marking this checkbox will add a tag to products to indicate it is a top seller on the front end of your store. It will display as a label on the product itself.
Main Tag Background Color
This field allows you to specify a hex code for a background color for the Top Seller Tag
Main Tag Text Color
This field allows you to specify a hex code for the text color for the Top Seller Tag
Specify your desired settings and click Save at the top right to commit your changes.
How are the products shown as top sellers defined?
Aside from the settings described above, the top sellers feature will also use the following parameters to define which items will be shown.
Number of units sold for the item
(whether in multiple orders, or one BIG order; the number of units sold is considered)
Items that are not marked as hidden
Items that are not marked as "non-searchable"
Can I mark products as top sellers manually?
Beginning in version 12.1.1, merchants will have the ability to manually mark products as top sellers. To do so:
Go to Products > Product List.
Find the product that you'd like to mark as a Top Seller, and click on its name (Or look to the far right of the item and click on its Action > Edit button).
Click on the product's Advanced tab.
Look for the "Include as a Top Seller" drop-down.
Change it to Yes.
Click on Save in the top right.