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Cart Discounts

Cart Discounts

Magnet Commerce allows you to define discounts based on the total value of the shopping cart. The discount can be a percentage or a fixed amount.

Define discounts for order totals:

To create a cart discount, click on the "Marketing > Cart Discounts" tab of your Administration Panel:

Figure: Use the "Marketing > Cart Discounts" tab in the Administration Panel to create discounts for order totals.

In the "Cart Discount" tab you will find the following form for defining a discount:

Figure: Defining a new cart discount.

Total cart value range: Define the cart value range for which the discount applies

Discount Amount: The amount that will be deducted from the order total.

The discount amount can either be a standard amount or a percentage of the order price.
Tick the check box if the discount is a percentage of the order price: That is the item(s) price but not any tax charges or shipping costs!
Leave blank if the discount is a fixed amount.

When you have finished click the "Add new cart discount" button and the new rule will get listed on this page.

Figure: Click the "Add new cart discount" button and the new rule is saved and listed on this page.

The rule will be applied on every order with cart value within the range specified.

In the same way you can keep defining more discounts, for example you can add another discount for orders over $200:

Figure: Cart discount rules appearing on your administration.

Please keep in mind that:

! The cart value ranges you use for the different rules can not overlap, for example if you have defined the rule: "10% discount for cart value between $100-200", you can not create another rule for the range "$150-250"

! The discount amount, when fixed, should not exceed the lower range limit, for example there is no point offering a standard $50 discount for orders over $40.

Cart discounts on the storefront:

If you define a cart discount (e.g. 10%) for a certain value range (e.g. orders between $100-200), the discount will automatically apply to every order within that range (e.g. an order of $150). The discount is shown on the cart page of your store:

Figure: Apply the cart discount on the storefront.

As shown in the above example, only the subtotal (not tax or shipping charges) is used for calculating the percentage discount.


Use the "Marketing > Cart Discounts " tab to create discounts based on the total value of the shopping cart.

The discount can be a percentage of the order price or a fixed amount.