ARI-CMS Configuration Free
Aliasing a BlueTie Email account
Create a BlueTie Email Account
Forwarding BlueTie Email Messages
How do I Access my BlueTie Email
Unlock or Reset Password for BlueTie Email
What is a BlueTie Email Enterprise Manager
FAQ - Legacy Ecommerce Website Checkout & Payment Gateways
How do I Set a Default Legacy Ecommerce Shipping Option?
Legacy Ecommerce Store Configuration
Catalog and Product Management
Aftermarket Catalog and Product Management
OEM Catalog and Product Management
Catalog Availablility - Partstream OEM
StreamsAdmin / OEM Replacement Catalog
Update Ecommerce OEM Prices by Price File Import
Private Catalog and Product Management
Examples of Product Data and Attributes
Export Ecommerce Products and Product Groups to CSV
How do I Create and Publish Private/Custom Catalogs?
Update Fitment by CSV Import
Update Fitment by User Interface
Update Private Catalog Products and Product Groups by CSV Import
Update Private Catalog Products and Product Groups by User Interface
What Should I Know Before Starting a Private Catalog?
Delete or Exclude a Product Group
Ecommerce Products, Product Groups, Categories and Catalogs
Hide an Ecommerce Category or Product Group
Hosting Visuals in Media Center
How to Feature Product Groups
How to Format an Ecommerce SKU for Imports
Update Categories and Category Structure by CSV Import
Update Categories and Category Structure by User Interface
Update Cost Overrides by CSV Import
Update Image Overrides by CSV Import
Update Price Overrides by CSV Import
Update Price Rules & Price Overrides by User Interface
Update Product Group Category Mapping by CSV Import
Update Product Group Category Mapping by User Interface
Update Shelf Inventory and Price by User Interface
Update Shelf Inventory and Sale Price by CSV Import
Ecommerce Checkout Process and Orders
Create Coupon Codes
EasyPost - Feature Summary and Set-up
How to Buy Postage
How to Charge Shipping
How to Configure Paypal for Checkout
How to configure Authorize.net for checkout
How to configure Stripe for checkout
Lightspeed Web Orders Module
Getting Started with Ecommerce
Configure Inventory Rules
Ecommerce Terms and Functions
File Center Import and Export Hub
General Account Settings
Basic Site Functions
ARI CMS Favorites Menu
CMS Navigation Menu Links
FAQ - ARI Responsive Websites
FAQ - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Get Self Help inside ARI-CMS
How do I reach ARI?
Publish Site Changes
Welcome to the ARI-CMS Self Help Center!
Dealer Management Systems (DMS)
File Import and Export Options
Intro to Integrations
OEM Price Uploads for Ecommerce and Legacy Ecommerce
Add and Remove Inventory Units
Creating Inventory Packages
Finalizing Inventory Records Imported from a DMS
How Do I Restore My Deleted Unit Inventory?
Importing Units to Inventory Manager via CSV file
Required Inventory Fields
CDK Pro-Level Unit Inventory Integration
Configure VDP Getting Noticed Indicator
Enhance Digital Retailing with Payment Genie
How do I generate an authorization code for ARI Mobile?
Managing Unit Inventory for Multiple Store Locations
Sales on Major Unit Inventory
Where do I Manage Inventory?
ARI Responsive Leads
Individual Lead Forms
Available Lead Forms
Best Price Form
Contact Us Form
Customer Survey Form
Get Pre-Qualified Form
Make Offer Form
Newsletter Signup Form
Parts Request Form
Rental Request Form
Request Brochure Form
Request Quote Form
Schedule Test Drive Form
VIN Check Form
Value Your Trade Form
Accessing Secure Leads with Password Protection
Configure Lead Email Notifications
Lead Spam Protection
Managing ARI Responsive Lead Records
Secure Lead Form: ARI Internal Users versus Dealer Administrators
Tracking Form Submissions with Google Tag Manager
Intro to Leads and Orders
Legacy Ecommerce Orders
Changing the Status of a Legacy Ecommerce Order
Legacy Ecommerce Web Order Exports
Process or Refund a Legacy Ecommerce Order
Reviewing Legacy Ecommerce Orders
Intro to Legacy Ecommerce Payment Methods
Legacy Ecommerce Payment Gateway Integrations
PayPal Integration for Legacy Ecommerce
Catalog Sequence (Legacy Ecommerce)
Configure Regions for Legacy Ecommerce
Custom Products (Legacy Ecommerce)
Legacy Ecommerce Allowed Countries
Legacy Ecommerce Catalogs
Legacy Ecommerce Delivery Methods and Rates
Legacy Ecommerce Promotions Codes
Legacy Ecommerce Regional and City Taxes
Managing Legacy Ecommerce Products and Product Varients
Sales on Legacy Ecommerce Products
Where do I Manage Legacy Ecommerce?
Managing New Models Products and Product Variants
New Models Catalogs
Sales on New Models Products
Where do I manage New Models
Adding Custom Text to Legacy Ecommerce Products
Adding a YouTube Video to a Legacy Ecommerce Product
Exporting & Importing Legacy Ecommerce Price Files
Import Legacy Ecommerce Products (Prices & Availability)
Adding & Editing Custom Brochures with Custom Showcase
Breadcrumb Navigation Component
Business Information Component
Configure CTAs With the VDP Unit Detail Component
Google Analytics Component
Google Tag Manager Component
Highlight Links Component
Item Groups & Showrooms Component
Lead Form Component
Logo Bar Component
OEM Parts Lookup
Offer Rotator Component
Offered Services Component
Page Asset Component
Page Head Title Component
Page Structure Component
Payment Calculator Component
Polaris Tracking Component
Primary Navigation Component
SEO Content Component: Overview and Setup
Search Bar Component
Secure Lead Form Component
Showcase Home Component
Site Map Component
Social Media Component
Store Locations Component
Component doesn't have an "+ Add Another" option
Component is displaying in an unexpected area
Component isn't displaying on website
Component isn't in my library
I can't access components in the CMS
What components are available for an ARI Responsive website?
What is a Component?
Working with Components
Adding a Custom Page
Search Page: Adding Custom Page/HTML Titles to Filtered Search Results
Sitemap Page: Adding Links to your Sitemap (HTML & XML)
Intro to Site Content
What browsers are supported?
What file formats can uploaded via Media Browser/File Browser?
What is Responsive Design?
Site Design and Content
Configuring the Homepage
Inventory, New Models and Legacy Ecommerce Product Groups
Add Custom Services
Add Pre-loaded Services
Enable Services for Display on Website
Enabling the Request Service Form
Managing Services for Multiple Store Locations
Brand Sequence (Brochures)
Exporting Custom Legacy eCommerce Data from Endeavor
Table of Contents
Updated by Patrick Mares
Browse the below tutorial videos demonstrating the most commonly used tools on ARI Responsive Websites.
- Full CMS Editor Walk Through (Power Spots, Marine OPE, AGG) Miss a training? Don't have time to schedule a training? Watch this full training on the CMS editor.
- Full CMS Editor Walk through (Medical) Miss a training? Don't have time to schedule a training? Watch this full training on the CMS editor.
- How to get Help A list of help resources within the CMS editor.
- Ecommerce Integration Overview of Ecommerce configuration including basic setup, Private Catalogs, pricing and cart configuration.
- Add Feature Groups to page How to create a Feature Group and add it to a Page of your choosing.
- Add Private Catalog Data into Ecommerce How to manually add Ecommerce Private Catalog data.
- Ecommerce Private Catalog Overview Best practices for Private Catalog listings and Ecommerce in general.
- Legacy Ecommerce Payment Gateways This video will show you how to configure PayPal and other formal Payment Gateways for Legacy Ecommerce.
- Legacy Ecommerce Delivery Methods & Rates This video will show you haw to configure rates for various shipping methods with Legacy Ecommerce.
- Legacy Ecommerce Regional and City Taxes This video will demonstrate how to define taxes for you state/province and city for Legacy Ecommerce.
- Product Manager for Legacy Ecommerce This video will teach you how to modify all aspects of Legacy Ecommerce Items on your site.
- Import Legacy Ecommerce Products This video will show you how to import prices for preexisting Legacy Ecommerce Catalogs an entire manufacturer or distributor at a time. Not for Medical Industry use.
- Adding and Removing Legacy Ecommerce Catalogs How to add additional Manufactures and Legacy Ecommerce Item Types.
These videos will show you how to create a Custom Catalog and upload custom Products to your website.
- New Models product Manager Overview This video will teach you how to modify all aspects of New Models Showcase items on your site.
- New Models Creating a Custom Showcase This will help you to build a Non-Transactional Catalog to show on the New Models page of your website.
- Sequencing Brand Display Order How to change the order of Brands, item Types and images on the New Models page.
These videos will show you how to feature new, used, and new-non-current Inventory on the bottom of your home page.
- Unit Inventory A short introduction to Unit Inventory.
- Unit Inventory (Extended Version) How to add, edit, and delete Inventory Items.
- Creating Inventory Showrooms How to create a Showroom within the Inventory Manager.
- Creating an Inventory Product Group
- Adding an Inventory Product Group to the Home Page
Sales and Leads
- Sales & Lead Form Set Up default Forms include: Contact Us; Request quote; Financing; Service Request; Make Offer; Best Price; Value Trade; and Schedule Test-Drive.
- Buyers Tools Set Up How to control the buttons you see next to every Inventory Item listing.
- Multiple Financing Options Page Creation How to create a Financing page that can lead to multiple third-party financiers.
- Sales & Lead Management Dictate who is being emailed when a specific Form is being filled out on the site.
- Capturing more leads This video will teach you several changes you can make to your site and business to generate more Leads online and in store.
- Service Manager How to set Details, Pricing and Scheduling for repair and maintenance Services.
Other Integrated Software
- CDK Basics Presentation This presentation covers the basics of adding and re-linking an Inventory Item using the CDK EVO PLI portal.
- CDK PLI Light-speed Inventory Processing. This video illustrates the process to post Inventory Item to your website using the CDK interface.
- Integrations Self-Check This video will illustrate how to check which Inventory integrations and third-party sales channels you currently have activated on your site.
- ChatBridge Operator Learn how to use ChatBridge to interact with a customer via website or text message.
- ChatBridge Administration ChatBridge customer contact tool configuration for your website and operator account setup.
These videos will show you how to manage the scrolling slides or banners on your home page.
Updating your Website
- Custom Pages How to create a Page and Navigation point from scratch to add a full page of custom text and content.
- Editing Page Assets How to change the text, pictures, videos in the home and about us Pages.
- Visual manipulations This video will give you detailed information on how to change different aspects of your Home Page.
- Ordering Navigation Links How to change, reorder, and rename the Navigation you see at the top of every webpage.
- Social Media Buttons Set Up This video will show how to add social media buttons to your header and footer of your site for social networks.
- Store Location Details How to change Location name, address, phone number, and fax number.
- Coupons Add printable discounts that can be used in-store for services and goods.
- Events Tell your customers about events you will be hosting or attending.
- Galleries Display pictures of events, satisfied customers, or exciting and engaging shop projects.
- Hours Of Operation How to change store hours and set seasonal hours.
- Staff How to post staff departments; staff pictures; and staff bios.