MD Credits Reward Terminal User Manual

Summary:


Chapter #1: Overview & Setup

MD Credits Reward Terminal Script is a tool designed for stores, a solution that offers an easy and flexible way for store owners to reward their customers gifting them store credits; this product is completely integrated with MD Vendor System, the vendor solution released by MD Labs.

! IMPORTANT: All other vendors systems are not compatible with this product, therefore the following instructions does not apply.

! IMPORTANT: The following user manual presents and explains the usage and detailed features of:

  • MD Credits Reward Terminal Script version 1.0.0

MD Credits Reward Terminal pack is composed by three different items:

  • MD Credits Reward Terminal Script: is the script needed to setup a credits reward terminal;
  • MD Credits Reward Terminal: an empty mesh terminal (1 LI) provided by MD Labs, that can be used to setup a credit reward terminal;
  • MD Credits Reward Terminal (tabletop): an empty mesh terminal (1 LI) provided by MD Labs, that can be used to setup a credit reward terminal;

Whether the owner wants to setup a reward terminal using the provided mesh terminal or a third-party one, the few steps required are exactly the same.

PLEASE NOTE: MD Credits Reward Terminal Script is designed to work with MD Vendor System but it is not a plugin. This means the script has to be installed in a separate prim, being a different device. Do not drop the MD Credits Reward Terminal Script inside vendors running MD Vendor System.

As first step, the MD Credits Reward Terminal Script must be dropped inside the object used as terminal; if this is the first setup for that specific device (and not a simple reset), it’s highly recommended to rename the terminal with it’s final name in order to avoid having multiple devices with the same name, which could lead to malfunctions. Also, it is important to remember to avoid setup a new device starting from a copy of an existing one created via drag&copy.

Once the owner has dropped the MD Credits Reward Terminal Script a simple click will make the ‘Owner Menu’ appear: this specific dialog – accessible by the owner and store partner only – contains all the terminal’s settings and features.

MD Credits Reward Terminal – Owner Menu
MD Credits Reward Terminal – Owner Menu
  • Active: this button toggles the reward terminal’s status. When active the users can click on it and request for a credits reward; when not active, the terminal is not operable by customers.
  • Reward Setup: this buttons leads to a sub-menu where the owner can setup the reward policies, such as how often reward and how many credits give out to requesting users.
  • Update: this button starts the update module, which will look online for a new update of the product and – if found – deliver it to the owner.
  • Reset: this button will reset the redelivery terminal, wiping all the data and settings.

Chapter #2: Setup a reward policy

In order to be able to activate the credits reward terminal and start giving out credits rewards, the owner must setup a reward policy: this can be done from the owner menu, clicking on the ‘Reward Setup’ button.

MD Credits Reward Terminal – Reward Setup Menu
MD Credits Reward Terminal – Reward Setup Menu
  • Amount: set the amount of store credits that will be given as reward to each user requesting;
  • Period: defines the period recurrence for the users to request the reward;
  • Group Only: toggle the requirement for user to wear a specific group’s tag in order to be able to request the reward;

When the owner hits the ‘Period’ button another menu opens, presenting all the available options:

  • Once: the reward is given just once to every user requesting it
  • Daily: the reward is given every day (from 00:00 SLT to 23:59 SLT) to users requesting it;
  • Weekly: the owner is asked to choose the first day of the week when to start to give rewards. The reward is given every 7 days from the chosen start day to users requesting it;
  • Bi-weekly: the reward is given every two weeks on the 1st and 15th day of the month to every user requesting it;
  • Monthly: the owner is asked to choose the first day since when the reward is given. The reward is given every month starting from the chosen day to every user requesting it;
MD Credits Reward Terminal – Period selection Menu
MD Credits Reward Terminal – Period selection Menu

! IMPORTANT: each reward terminal has its own ‘period counter’; this means that if multiple terminals are rezzed and setup with the same period recurrence, users will be able to request and receive credits reward from each of them.

The owner is able to setup and interact with each reward terminal also through the MD Labs Online Services website, being able also to check the list of rewards given by each terminal. More detail about the web managing of reward terminals can be found in the dedicated chapter.

Once the reward request is accepted, the store credits are immediately added to the user’s balance and ready to be used.


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