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All the info you need about the coupon validations
How can the coupons be validated? Show me all available validation methods?
At the moment we have 6 different methods to validate a coupon. You can use 1 method or combine multiple methods for each coupon. 1. On mobile device Validate the coupon on the customer's device either by entering a password or simply pressing a 'redeem' button without password. (This option does not work for printable coupons.) 2. QR code validation Every mobile device (phone or tablet) with a
How works your validation widget/app?
In this article we will explain to you how our validation widget & app works. Difference widget vs app The app is a native app, available in the Google Play & IOS app stores. The validation widget is a HTML5 validation link which can run on any device with an internet connection. Both tools work exact the same. How to enable it? In order to activate the validation widget for your coupon you must go to the validate options under 'After Claim' of your coupon builder and turn on 'Validation widge
How can I integrate the coupons in my POS through barcodes?
Basic validation methods: Here you can find an overview of our basic validation methods. https://www.coupontools.com/en/coupon-validation Basic validation methods are easy to use for small businesses and they don't require an advanced POS setup with barcodes. Advanced POS integration with barcodes. A) Generate unique barcodes in your POS platform and let Coupontools display a unique barcode on each coupon. How does it work? The existing POS system generates a batch of for exam
I want to personalize my validation stamps. How do I get these stickers?
1. Design your sticker Open the template in Adobe Illustrator, make your edits, and save. For optimal prints, be sure to change all text to outlines before saving. 2. Upload your artwork to a sticker printer You can use Stickermule.com to get the best sizes - visit their site and choose 'Die Cut' stickers. Choose a 'Custom Size' of W: 1" and H: 1" Select your quantity Upload your sticker file When prompted for additional instructions, enter "Please trim the white por
How do I validate a coupon with a location password by scanning a QR-code or by using the validation widget?
If you want to validate by using the location password. you will first have to set up a location on the coupon where you have to fill in the company name, email address, password and (optional) location details. This page can be found by going to 'Location' under 'General Settings' !(https://storage.crisp.chat/
How do your validation stamps work?
Coupontools stamps are uniquely identified by smart devices with capacitive touch. The stamps can be used in combination with our coupons and loyalty stamp or point cards. 100% trackable Stamps are uniquely identifiable, making tracking users, redemptions and engagement easier than ever. Works on iOS + Android Stamps work on both iOS and Android devices, in mobile websites and native applications. Magical experience Deliver new experiences to your customer that they will actual
Can I upload my own barcodes?
Yes, you can use your own barcodes combined with our coupon solution. First create your coupon with the coupon builder. Go to the "Validation methods" under "After claim" and turn on 'Display your own imported validation codes'. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/4c4cc617dc0a0
How can I setup a validation stamp for a merchant?
Once you purchased validation stamps you'll have additional "stamp manager" features in your backend. Here you can see your purchased stamps. Coupons You can turn on the stamp validation method by going to the locations under General settings of your coupon builder and click on 'add location'. There you will s
Can I develop my own validation process?
If you don't want to use our validation methods you can find here information on how to build your own validation page: With our API & webhooks you can develop a validation process on your end. API manual https://www.coupontools.com/en/api-and-webhooks Login to your account dashboard to find your API credentials (integrations -> API- Example usage: Integration of coupons or loyalty cards in a POS software Integration of coupons or loyalty cards in a webshop ...
Which devices are supported to use the validation stamp?
Coupontools aspires to engineer physical hardware that can be detected by - and interact with - every touchscreen-powered device in the world. The validation stamps work on all touchscreen devices! Low Performance Devices: These devices are not currently testing well, though they will improve as we continue to hone o
How to display discount codes for webshops on the validation page for my coupon?
To display a discount code on the validation page of your coupon, go to validate options under After Claim of your coupon builder There you can set up a coupon value on the validation page. But the coupon value can be changed to 'Promo code' and that can act as a discount code. see pictures below !(https://stor
Where can I download the "validation app" in the app stores?
Our platform has a validation app which allows you to validate our coupons. Here you can download our validation app. Google play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.p3583AC Apple Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/validation-app/id1098693503?l=nl&mt=8 You can find the login credentials from the app inside your dashboard!
Aztec barcode for mobile Coupons
Aztec barcodes generator Aztec Code, also known as Aztec barcode, is a two-dimensional matrix symbology containing dark and light square data modules. A two-dimensional imaging device such as a CCD camera is necessary to scan the symbology. Aztec Code produces readable codes with various printer technologies. It is also well suited for displays of cell phones and other mobile devices. Example:
Will the validation also work when the consumer prints the coupon instead of using it digital?
Yes, when printing out a coupon you will be able to see a QR-code, Validation widget code and/or barcode. Here is an example of how a printed coupon looks like with validation methods. So the validation process remains exactly the same as digital if you are using: QR code validation or barcode validation or the validation widget/app. The physical stamp device and on mobile device solution will not work on the printed coupon. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/4c4cc617dc0a0
Which barcode formats do you support?
Coupontools can display 10 different barcode formats in mobile coupons for fast and easy validation. You can import your own barcode validation codes and our platform will display them in the barcode format which you prefer. Coupontools can generate the following 1D and 2D barcode formats for mobile coupons: UPC-A EAN8 !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/4c4cc617dc0a0c00/image_
QR-code barcodes for mobile Coupons
QR-code barcodes generator QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. A QR code uses four standardized encoding modes (numeric, alphanumeric, byte / binary, and kanji) to efficiently store data; The QR Code system became popular outside the automotive industry due to its fast readability and greater storage capacity compared to standard UPC barcodes. Applica
What barcode formats do we support?
These are the barcode formats we support You can only use the barcode formats with and subscription CODE128 (GS1-128 EAN-128) Code 128 is a very high-density barcode symbology. It is used for alphanumeric or numeric-only barcodes. It can encode all 128 characters of ASCII and, by use of an extension character (FNC4), the Latin-1 characters defined in ISO/IEC 8859-1. GS1-128 (formerly known as UCC/EAN-128) is a subset of Code 128 and is us
Where do I activate the validation widget?
By default the validation widget is disabled in your account. To activate your validation widget go to 'Settings' of your dashboard. Under 'Menu' you will see Validation widget & app. Turn it on and it will be visible on your left menu of your dashboard. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/4c4cc
Which consumer information can I store after validation if I use the validation widget or app?
With the validation widget method you can save some additional information after validating a coupon from a customer. You can save the gender, first name and last name, email, phone number and also the amount of money they have spent in your store. These data is stored in the coupon statistics and can be exported or accessed with API's or Zapier. This is how it looks like: and this is how it looks like
How do I display a fixed promo code on my coupon?
To **** on the validation page of your coupon, go to Validation methods in the After Claim in the coupon builder and go to Show the coupon value. Click on the dropdown menu underneath 'Title:', select Promo code and press Save. !(https://st
How to setup a coupon with a fixed/generic barcode?
How to setup a coupon with a fixed/generic barcode? go to the "after claim" -> "validation settings" Disable everything Enable: Show a barcode (+ select your preferred barcode format) Select "Use a fixed barcode value" and enter the barcode value The coupon will display the same barcode value for e
Capture Money Spent Value during/after validation
The return of investment is one of the most critical metrics to pay attention to. Everyone want to know exactly what every dollar spent brings in. The money spent value feature during and after validation, will give you that insight. There are 2 different methods to do so. 1) Money Spent Value during validation When the merchant is about to validate the coupon on the user's device, by scanning the QR code or by using the validation app, there's a window shown where your staff can quickly en
How can I connect my POS device to Coupontools to setup validation tracking?
How can I connect my POS device to Coupontools to setup validation tracking? If you use our platform to display unique barcodes, you are able to integrate those in your POS device. Our coupon will display the barcode but our platform will not know if that barcode was scanned or not. How to setup validation tracking? Through API The POS can send an API call/webhook to Coupontools to mark the coupon as used. The POS can send "operation=validated" to our system + optional the money spe