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Product by category discounts

This guide shows you how to create a discount that applies to all products in a category in your Squarespace store. You can select multiple categories.

This discount type is a great way to move excess merchandise in a specific category or promote new items.

Before you begin, your products must already have categories. To learn more, visit Organizing products.

Step 1 - Go to the Discounts panel 

Depending on your plan:

  • In the Home Menu, click Commerce, and then click Discounts.
  • In the Home Menu, click Discounts.

You can also press the ? key while any panel is open and search discounts.

Click Add Discount in the top-right corner of the Discounts panel.

Step 2 - Choose a coupon rule 

Click Products by Category.

Step 3 - Choose a discount type

Choose the type of discount that will apply to the order:

  • Flat Discount - Apply a flat monetary amount off the applicable products' total price

  • Percentage Discount - Apply a percentage off the applicable products' total price

Step 4 - Edit the discount details

Tip: You might need to scroll down to see all of the required fields.

Discount Name

Enter a name for your discount.

Promo Code

Enter the promo code that customers must enter to apply the discount to the order. You can also click Generate to generate a random promo code.

Select categories

Select the category or categories to which you want the discount to apply.

Enter discount amount

Flat Discount

If you selected Flat Discount, enter the flat amount that will be deducted from the order.

Percentage Discount

If you selected Percentage Discount, enter the percentage that will be deducted from the applicable products in the order.

Note: Percentage Discounts must be a whole number. Don't include the percent sign (%).

Step 5 - Set the discount duration

Click the date boxes to select a date range in which the discount will be valid. The end date is the discount's expiration date.

Step 6 - Save

Click Save.

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