Installing TastyIgniter takes a simple 3-step process that is uncomplicated and easy to follow.
- Download the TastyIgniter setup wizard.
- Upload the wizard uncompressed files to your web host/server.
- Locate the wizard in your browser to run the automatic setup.
Navigate to the TastyIgniter Admin to add your menu items and manage your restaurant. For more information on post-installation steps, see the docs.
Set your Restaurant's Website Theme
You have the option to choose from several free website themes available on TastyIgniter and make changes at any time to suit your preference and restaurant's branding.
- From the TastyIgniter Admin, navigate to the Design > Theme page
- Click on your preferred theme and click on the star icon to activate.
- View the newly applied theme on your restaurant’s website.
Note: You only change the look of your website when you change a theme. Every other detail about your restaurant ( working hours, menu, etc.) remains the same.
Tip: You should create a child theme before editing theme files to ensure that your changes are not lost when you update your theme.
Create Your Restaurant's Menu
With TastyIgniter, you can easily create menu items, upload photos of your menu items and manage them to make your website attractive and increase sales.
- From the TastyIgniter Admin, go to the Restaurant > Menu Items page
- On the Menu Items page, click the New button to create your menu item.
- You can make changes, among others, for the following sections:
Name: Give your menu item a name.
Description: Add a brief description of this menu item.
Price: Enter the price of this item. To change the default currency, See Localisation > Currencies.
Priority: Set the priority for this menu.
Category: Select a category for this menu. Go to Restaurant > Mealtimes to manage categories.
Allergens: Add allergens, if any.
Mealtime: Set what time of day your customers can order this menu. To manage mealtime, go to Restaurant > Mealtimes.
Locations: Add the location where the menu is available.
Minimum Quantity: Enter the minimum quantity that customers can order.
Stock Quantity: Enter the amount of stock available. You can set the amount to zero to represent unlimited stock quantity.
Order Restriction: Select whether to ****restrict the menu to a specific order type or not.
Image: Select a file to update the menu image. Go to Tools > Media Manager to manage your restaurant media.
Subtract Stock: Select Yes to subtract menu orders from the original stock quantity.
Status: Select enabled or disabled for this item. Selecting disabled will remove this item from view in the storefront.
Select an existing option from the Option dropdown list and click on Add to Menu to add to your menu.
To create a new option value, click on + New Option and, the corresponding fields will appear. Enter the required details for each and click on Save.
Option Name: Give the Option a name.
Location: Enter your restaurant locations where this option is available.
Display Type: Select how the option will be displayed in the storefront.
Option Values: You can create, edit and delete option values. To do this, click on the blue + button.
Option Price: Set the price for this option.
Allergens: Add allergens, if any.
Special Type: Select the special type.
Special Price: Enter the price for this special.
Validity: Select the validity of this special.
Special Status: Set the status of this status by enabling or disabling it.
Start Date: Select the date this special is available.
End Date: Select the date this special ends.
Create Delivery Zones
Delivery zones are geographic areas where your restaurant delivers. On TastyIgniter, you can set multiple delivery zones and configure different delivery rates according to destination.
Your delivery area allows your customers to find your delivery locations.
To set your delivery zone on TastyIgniter, go to Admin > Restaurant > Delivery > Add New Area. Enter the accurate details for the following sections and Save.
Area Name: The name of the area.
Set As Default: Choose if you want to set the area as your default delivery area.
Area Type: Select your most prefered area type from the options made available to you. Always enter the required details for your selected area type.
Note: Delivery conditions are applied in the order in which they appear. Every location must have at least one delivery area to accept delivery orders.