Getting Started with Big Cartel

Install Javascript SDK

  • Open Big Cartel control panel, click on the profile picture and select Customize Design option.
  • Select Advanced tab.
  • Choose Layout template.
  • Insert code <script src="https://cdn.slpht.com/widget/bigcartel-embed.js"></script> just before </head> HTML tag.
  • Click Done button to save.
  • Click Save button to complete the process.

Install Frontpage Gallery Basic Plan

Ensure that Javascript SDK is installed as described above

  • Click on Galleries and click on the gallery that you want to display on your site.
  • Click "Get embed code" button and copy code.
  • Open Big Cartel control panel, click on the profile picture and select Customize Design option.
  • Select Advanced tab.
  • Choose Home template.
  • Place the HTML code wherever you want the embed gallery to appear on your page.
  • Click Done button to save changes.
  • Click Save button to complete the process.

When you add photos to your gallery, those photos will show up on your front page.

Install Product Gallery Advance Plan

  • Open Big Cartel control panel, click on the profile picture and select Customize Design option.
  • Select Advanced tab.
  • Choose Product template.
  • Navigate to Galleries --> Product
  • Click "Get Embed Code"
  • Copy code from modal window
  • Place code wherever you want the gallery to appear on your product page.
  • Click Done button to save changes.
  • Click Save button to complete the process.

Tag a photo with a product and that photo will appear on that product page. For example, your customer share a picture of jewelry. When you tag that photo with your jewelry product, that photo will appear on your jewelry page automatically.

Next Steps

Add photos to gallery