Global Settings

This page describes the Merch configuration section and global settings that can be set through the Merch back office section.


Merchello Settings Page is a tab off of the tree root.

Merchello configuration is done in the Umbraco backend Merchello section. You can control the product catalog, inventory, shipping, payment, taxation, and notifications.


Settings dashboard

Store Defaults

Merchello configuration includes some global settings for the store back office such as default currency and culture, unit system, and starting document numbers.




Sets the default store currency used in product pricing, ship rate quoting, taxation and invoicing.

Set the default extended data culture

Sets the default language that is selected when navigating to extended content off of a product.

Time format

Sets the time format. Currently not used.

Unit system

Sets back office unit labels.

Set how taxes are applied

Sets how taxes are applied. Options are Invoice or Product. If invoice is selected, taxes are calculated in the invoice generation process. If product is selected, taxes are added to the base product price when rendering a product.

Date Format

Sets the date format for dates displayed in back office.

Starting order number

Sets the next order number

Starting invoice number

Sets the next invoice number

Starting shipment number

Sets the next shipment number

Catalog Defaults



These settings are meant to save time by NOT having to set the properties for each product as it is added to the catalog and have NO effect on existing products.



All items are taxable

If checked, new products are created with taxable setting set to TRUE

All items are shippable

If checked, new products are created with shippable setting set to TRUE

Track inventory for all items & variants

If checked, new products are created with the tracks inventory setting set to TRUE

Shipping charges are taxable

If checked, shipping charges will be set to taxable. Note Custom tax providers may not respect this.

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