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  1. Ability to de-activate item straight from Item listing

    I list some of my items on more than one site - if I sell on another site I have to spend quite a long time scrolling through my 190 or so listings to find the item I want to de-activate. I'd love to be able to make changes straight from the item listing by way of a Deactivate button or even through the current Edit button by reducing stock to zero. Thanks!

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    • 6 votes
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        • Make items appear in PayPal

          Currently Folksy items are not named in PayPal reports. There is usually a blank space. Ebay manages to tell paypal exactly what has been purchased/sold. Please make this work for Folksy too. Currently only way to see what item is is to click on it within PayPal. Time consuming when doing accounts

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          • Gift vouchers

            I would love to be able to give and receive Folksy gift vouchers. I hope that is something that you can consider in the future.

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            • Unavailable on holiday is not the same as out of stock

              When I was on holiday I received this message
              "We have been looking for some time and saw your kingfisher suncatcher but disappointed to see it is unavailble. Will you be making anymore as we would like 2 please"

              I wrote back to say that it was unavailable as i was on holiday not because i hadn't got one.

              It struck me that a lot of customers would simply walk away and not bother if they saw that message. Fortunately i responded and in a couple of weeks will be selling 2 on here.

              The problem arises because when in…

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              • 7 votes
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                • Search function in my listings

                  It would be great to be able to search my own listings, since it can be quite hare to find an item that I need to remove if it has been sold elsewhere or to copy it for a new similar listing.
                  This could also be solved by giving us a 'copy' and a 'hide' button on the item page next to the 'edit' button.
                  Would make my life that bit easier :o)

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                  • photo adjustment and catagory creation for own shop and shipping policy

                    Hi, I am very new to Folksy , and hoping Folksy will do great in future, and very impressed by the website setting, but i do have few problems would love to communicate with the Admin, 1 , most of my photo of from my list is up side down for some reason , i could not change the direction.
                    2. I sell different jewelry supplies also other item , it will be great if we can create our own category, so it will not look so confusion , for example , i sell different charms and different charm belong…

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                    • When listing an item sellers are required to put in a date when it was made.

                      I click the blank space at the top of the month column and put in the year. When the item is added to my shop the month shown is January.
                      WHY IS THE BLANK SPACE THERE IF IT IS NOT AN OPTION NOT HAVE A MONTH?

                      Any one else frustrated by this?

                      3 votes
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                      • Change the pin icon and categories shown in our shops

                        The pin in our shops under the 'designed by' takes people out of our shops after we have worked hard to get them there.

                        It would make more sense if the links took them to other items in the same category IN our shops rather than similar items in other peoples shops.

                        15 votes
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                        • Improve listing thumbnails

                          It's annoying that item thumbnails that appear on the listings page do not appear in their entirety when their aspect ratio does not match that of the thumbnail frame. Surely it's not that difficult to autosize the picture so that the entire image fits within the thumbnail frame, adding a border either at the top or side where necessary

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                          • Select a Gift List to browse

                            At the moment the homepage includes links to a gift list or two- which look randomly selected? I would like to be able to chose a list to look at- why not have a drop down menu at the top, like there is for jewellery, art etc?

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                            • Custom Listing

                              Can we have a way of creating a custom listing for an item that has not been made yet, eg pet portrait. Maybe rather than a buy it button, a "start an order" button or "reserve an option"/"deposit" button. I don't like having to charge for a completed item without having discussed with the customer all the details and ensured I am able to complete the item they are requesting.

                              18 votes
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                              • Please can we have a section for GLASS ?

                                There are many hobby fusers in the UK looking to sell their work and looking for nice supplies. I have just started listing a few supplies which aren't in shops and my only available section is under 'commercial' . Most of my glass embellishments are hand made. If we fusers could have a place to find glassy items for sale, I think it might be a big help. Thank you, Dee x

                                9 votes
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                                • Enable buyers to instantly download digital purchases. I.e. for PDF sewing & knitting patterns

                                  I sell e-patterns and would like to be able to upload them to each listing so a buyer can instantly download it once purchased to save me having to email it for every sale.
                                  A category for PDF downloads would be great, its vastly becomming the preferred option for buyers of sewing patterns and other websites are offering this. It could cover a wide range of tutorials such as crafts, arts and digital supplies.

                                  85 votes
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                                  • Shop Stats

                                    Is it possible to make the shop or item views clearer, something along the lines of Etsy?? With the current Folksy system I find it difficult to tell how many views I've had per item per day. I have set up Google analytics but do not find that particularly helpful, not very user friendly nor intuitive. Cheers.

                                    21 votes
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                                      • Hyperlinks

                                        Please could we have the ability to post hyperlinks to other listings in our descriptive text. For example - blue cushion cover . I have a matching red one which makes up a pair (hyperlink to that listing ). I think this would be a really useful additional tool to help promote our items.

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                                        • hallmark laws

                                          I just wanted to clear up the confustion about the precous metals hall marketing laws, I am a member of the Goldsmith London Assay Office and this is what they have said, you only have to hallmark your items if the sterling silver finished piece weights 7.7g or more, if the weight is below this you can legally sell your work even with the 925 stamped on a finding that has been pre-stamped.

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