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Settings & Configurations

You can go to settings from the left panel. From settings, you have the tabs of General, Restaurant, Options, Order, Receipt, Reservation, Image Manager, Mail, Custom Sales Head, and Payment Methods.

General

The general tab has the following settings:
You can change the website settings including the name of the restaurant, email address, tagline, and NTN. You can also add the restaurant logo, and CDS (customer display screen) background image. For SEO of the website, you can add Meta Description and Meta Keyword too.

Restaurant

From the Restaurant tab, you can set country, map, currency and language, and date/time for your restaurant system.

Location

Country
You can add the country by dropdown menu.
Master Mode
You can add multi-locations to your FoodBucket system by disabling Master Mode.
Location
You can add a location from the dropdown menu or you can also add a new location by clicking on the “Add new location” button. Please read the complete documentation of the location here.

Maps

Google Maps API Key
You can add Google Map API Key for pin location. Kindly follow the steps mentioned here to generate the API key of your location.
Distance Unit
You can switch between miles to kilometers with the button.

Currency

Default Currency
You can select the default currency from the dropdown menu.
Auto Update Rates
Set whether to update currency rates automatically every 24 hours or manually. Currency rates are imported from the Yahoo finance database.
Accepted Currency
Select all currencies that you accept as payment as well as your default currency.

Language

Default Language
You can select the default language from the dropdown menu.
Admin Default Language
You can select the admin area/backend default language from the dropdown menu.
Detect Browser Language
Enable or disable user browser language detection. If enabled FoodBucket will be translated to the browser language.

Date/Time

Default Time zone
Set the default time zone. Choose a city in the same time zone as your restaurant.
Date Format
Select the date format from the available option.
Time Format
Select the time format from the available option.

Options

Items Per Page
Limit how many items are shown per page
Menus Per Page
Limit how many menus are shown per page
Show Menu Images
Show or hide menu images on the view menu page
Specials Category
Select which category to use automatically for special menus

Taxation

Tax Mode
Set whether to enable or disable calculating tax in the storefront
Tax Menu Price
Set whether the menu price already includes taxes or taxes should be calculated

Stock

Stock Deduction
Allow the stock to be deducted. This overrides individual stock deduction parameters. Setting this OFF will stop inventory tracking globally.

Account

Customer Group
You can select the customer group from the dropdown menu. For complete documentation on Customer Management, click here.

Reviews

Allow Reviews
Enable or disable new customer review entries and display reviews on the storefront.
Approve Reviews
Approve new review entries automatically or manually.

Terms & Conditions

Checkout Terms
Require customers to agree to terms before checkout. You can set the page from the dropdown menu.
Registration Terms
Require customers to agree to terms before an account is registered. You can set the page from the dropdown menu.
Create/Edit pages
You can create a new page by clicking on the “gear” icon from the right top menu and clicking on “Pages”.
You can click on +New to create a new page.
Update the general tab fields.
Title
Title of the Page
Heading
Main Heading of the Page
Layout
Select from the dropdown among home, menu, checkout, account, reservation, page, local, or none
Permalink Slug
Use ONLY alpha-numeric lowercase characters, underscores or dashes, and make sure it is unique globally. e.g. https:myrestaurant.cloud.foodbucket.io/about-us
Navigation
Select where you would want this page link to be located. i.e. header, sidebar, footer, none.
Meta Description
Concise summaries of web pages for SEO
Meta Keywords
Appear in the HTML code of a Web page
Status
Enabled or disabled

Order

You can click on Settings > Order tab.

Invoicing

You can set the invoice prefix and generate the invoice from here. For complete documentation, please click here.

Check Out

Default Order Status
Select the default order status when a new order is placed/received.
Processing Order Status
Select the order status. An order must reach before the order starts stock reduction and coupon redemption.
Served/Prepared/Delivered Order Status
This order status is used to highlight the order state depending on its type, dine = served, takeaway & delivery = delivered.
Payment Order Status
elect the order status when an order is awaiting payment clearance before it can be marked as completed or served depending on its type.
Completed Order Status
Select the order status to mark an order as ‘completed’ before the order invoice is created and a customer can leave a review.
Cancellation Order Status
Select the order status when an order is marked as canceled or suspected of fraudulent activity.
Delivery Time
Set the number of minutes an order will take to be delivered after being placed.
Take Away Time
Set the number of minutes an order will take to be ready for takeaway after being placed.
Allow Guest Order
Allow customers to place an order without creating an account.
Require Location To Order
Set whether a customer MUST enter their postcode/address before they can place an order. If disabled, the customer will be allowed to order without entering their postcode/address but still require their delivery address to be covered.
Accept Future Orders
Allow customers to place orders for later when the restaurant is closed for delivery or takeaway during opening hours. This setting affects all locations.

Split Payments

You can have the following options for Split Payments:
  • Accept Split Payments: Allow customers to pay in split payments.
  • Allow Split Payments for Take Away: Allow customers to pay in split payments.
  • Print Split Tickets Automatically: You can enable or disable the automatic printing of split tickets.

Private Sales

Private sales are carried on private tables where the bill is not charged. You can change the status of a table to a private table from the backend/admin area.

Receipt

FoodBucket has very easy, to-the-point, receipt settings. We allow you to customize your Receipt Logo, Address, and Phone number, show NTN or TAX ID, and a customizable message that is displayed at the bottom of the receipt for promotions and offers. To read the complete documentation of receipt, please click here.

Reservation

  • Reservation Mode: Enable or disable table reservations in the storefront.
  • Default Reservation Status: Select the default reservation status when a new reservation is received.
  • Confirmed Reservation Status: Select the reservation status to mark a reservation as confirmed before the table is reserved.
  • Canceled Reservation Status: Select the reservation status when a reservation is marked as canceled or suspected of fraudulent activity.
  • Reservation Time Interval: Set the number of minutes between each reservation time.
  • Reservations Stay Time: Set in minutes the average time a guest will stay at a table.

Image Manager

  • Maximum File Size: The maximum size (in kilobytes) limit for files when uploading.
  • Thumbnail Dimension (Width x Height): Uploads Enable or disable file uploading.
  • New Folder: Enable or disable folder creation.
  • Copy: Enable or disable file/folder copy.
  • Move: Enable or disable moving files/folders.
  • Rename: Enable or disable file/folder rename.
  • Delete: Enable or disable deleting files/folders.
  • Transliteration: Enable or disable the conversion of all unwanted characters.
  • Remember Last Folder: How long to save the last opened folder in the cookie?
  • Thumbs: This will delete all created thumbs. Note thumbs are automatically created.

Mail

From the mail tab of settings you can set the followings:
  • Registration Email: Send a confirmation mail to the customer and/or admin email after successful account registration.
  • Order Confirmation/Alert Email: Send a confirmation mail to the customer, admin, and/or location email after a new order has been created.
  • Reservation Confirmation/Alert Email: Send a confirmation mail to the customer, admin, and/or location email when a new reservation is received.
  • Mail Protocol: You can select MAIL, SENDMAIL, and SMTP.
  • Test Email: You can send a test email by clicking on the “Sent Test Email” button.

Custom Sales Head

You can enable a custom sales head from the Custom Sales Head tab of Settings.
  • Status: Enable or disable this sales head’s calculation.
  • Title: Enter a title for this sales head.
  • Calculated On: Choose how this sales head should be calculated.
  • Percentage: Calculate the percentage.

Payment Methods

You can add the payment methods from the “Payment Methods” tab of Settings.
  • Add New Payment Methods: You can add a new payment method by clicking on the “+” icon.
  • A new dialog box will open, Add the name of the Payment Method, and write the description.
  • Select the type from the dropdown menu either Direct or Third Party Service.
  • You can assign the tax to the payment method by dropdown of tax type.

Tax Types

You can add multiple tax types from here. Click on + to add a new tax type. A new dialog box will open as shown in the image below.
  • Add the tax type name, description, and percentage to the charge. Then, click on the “ADD” button.
  • You can also edit the tax type by clicking on the “pen” icon and deleting the tax by clicking on the “Delete” button.