In UpMenu panel you can easily manage products in your menu. See how to add products, how to manage them, how to upload photos of your dishes and how to promote offered dishes e.g. via social media. With these options you will make your website more attractive and increase online sales in your restaurant.
Adding menu item
See how to easily add products to the menu that you want to offer to your restaurant customers.
Enter the product in the field "New menu item" and add the price. Otherwise it will not be visible in the menu on the restaurant page.
Changes are saved automatically and the added menu item will appear on the menu.
Editing menu items
Learn to edit products, so you can at any time enter and correct product descriptions, their variants or min. determine the availability of products. This option allows you to introduce many conveniences for the customer and contributes to the attractiveness of the menu.
Go to the “Menu” → “Edit details” next to the specified item.
You can make changes, among others for the following sections:
Description – to determine e.g. product ingredients. You can add a video to the description or instead of it by using a hyperlink. Thanks to this option, the menu will become even more visually appealing and the page will stand out from others.
Size – to enter, for example, different sizes, types of products
See how to manage sizes
Menu item labels – to add special functions to dishes, e.g. “New”, “Spicy”
See how to manage labels
Other settings regarding product availability – to offer selected dishes on specific days or times, or to narrow their availability to selected delivery zones or specific order types of delivery
See how to manage product availability
Half order – it is an option dedicated to pizzerias to enable the selection of different pizza halves
See how to configure product halves
Comment – to add a comment to the product
Recommend menu item – to display the most-bought products at the top of the menu
See how to configure the product recommendation option
Additional costs – to specify the conditions when they will be calculated
Loyalty program – to build customer loyalty
See how to configure loyalty program
Tax value – to specify different tax rates for individual products or categories, this option is visible after enabling the “Taxes” module
See how to configure taxes
Inventory management – to effectively monitor orders and manage inventory, thanks to this option you will reduce storage costs and improve the quality of your service
See how to manage product inventory.
3. Save your changes.
Adding menu items images
Add product images to your menu quickly and easily to whet your customers' appetites.
Go to the “Menu” tab → choose the menu item for which you want to add a photo.
Press “Add image” next to the product and upload images from your source. The changes will be saved automatically.
Your menu items images are visible on your website.
We recommend a minimum pixel resolution 1200 x 900 pixels (4:3 image ratio).
If you upload bigger image (but with recommended image ratio) it will be scaled down automatically. Quality will be maintained.
If you upload smaller image (but with recommended image ratio) it will be scaled up automatically. Image may look blurry. NOT RECOMMENDED.
If you upload image with different image ratio it will be cropped automatically. Some parts of the image may no longer be visible. NOT RECOMMENDED. (You can choose if you want to crop images in CMS editor).
In UpMenu you have the possibility to filter products on your menu. It refers to the items of non-standard availability, e.g. half portions, recommended products, or available for a limited time.
Thanks to this function, you can easily analyze menus or make changes to the way specific items are displayed. It becomes useful in the case of managing extensive menus.
Changing resolution of menu items images
If your menu items photos are not displayed properly change a resolution of your images.
Click on “Menu items” and change “Image resolution” from “Compact” to a size of your preference.
Press on “Save changes”.
Refresh your UpMenu website and check if your menu items pictures appear in the way you desire. You can change image resolution at any moment.
In UpMenu you can promote your products and menu sections on various channels, e.g. social media. You can do it just in few easy steps.
Select the restaurant or the menu you want to promote.
Go to the "Menu → Edit product details→ Advanced Settings → Menu item URL" .
Copy the category URL link placed in Menu item URL.
Paste the copied URL link accordingly to the channel you're using to promote the product.
From now the link will direct the customers straight to the selected product in the menu of your restaurant on the website.