To sell Digital or Downloadable products or Downloads with AbanteCart with AbanteCartm, you need to create a new regular product first and add one ore more Downloads downloadable files to it.
You can choose to add digital file directly when you edit product (Catalog → Products → Product edit → Files) or create a Global Download (Managed from Catalog → Downloads) and add later to one or several products.
Check this video how to briefly undertand all process
You should disable Require Shipping in the product settings however . However, your could combine a physical product with all features of Downloads. For example, you can allow your customer to download manual (digital pdf file), instructions, drafts, webinars, audio, photos, video or any electronic format file files together with physical product shipped with your delivery services. Take a note
Note: Downloads available only for registered customers. If guest customer add to cart product with downloads to checkout this product it will be forced to register account in your shop.
Download Downloadable file should be added to product allowing customers to allow customers order them.
The order checkout process for downloadable products is as follows:
- Customer adds product to cart
- Customer checks out and pays
- After success payment customer will be able to download all files depending on your Activated setting set in Digital on digital download