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Flattening Checklist, Other Traditional Brackets

Flattening Checklist Entire Checklist completed on:

Check Considerations When Changing Store

1. Review Product Category/Subcategory Check to see that all items have the same dropdowns and can be flattened If deleting any URLs, make a list immediately below and also email list to EF and GT

2. Create at WM a short Mock-up of new flattened page Use Contents edit button > New to create URL = category-item (Example: Product Listings - Balusters (Spindles) = baluster-item.html) Add NSNF at top of Caption Add at new page: Usage Photo Visible-Caption (review current Category and Item pages) Order Below button Product Table (with Text box at top and first row of items) Code = d/ (Sale Items present) or vww Price = 0.00 Orderable = YES Abstract - if present at current Category/Subcategory page, copy to new flattened page Icon - upload from current Category/Subcategory page Review Mock-up page in BOTH Firefox and IE

3. Start Sale Listings Pop-up Create Sale Listings pop-up page with URL = sale-list-category. Follow standard format. See Cornices and YS - How To. Create bold pop-up link: Sale Listings for (Category) and place at top and bottom of pop-up page Do Spell Check

4. Ask FBG Managers to review Mock-up at WM Reviewed by gt Reviewed by ef

5. After receiving Mock-up approval from FBG Manger: Add remaining products to Table (with pop-up windows for Larger View when necessary) Add text links for similar products from other Categories (IGM) Get finial page layout approved by gt Get finial page layout approved by ef

6. Set Properties (IGM) Page Title, using proper format Caption (original) - in alpha order, list all Product Names and SKUs Cross-sell-ids - Copy from current Category/Subcategory pages

7. Create Option Dropdowns and Baseprices (IGM) Add at new page: Design (or Size, etc) in alpha order, with Baseprice ~ codes and dividing dashed lines Material and [category] Thickness (Copy both Set dropdowns and first current Item page Material and Thickness dropdowns to new page.) Framing (if applicable) Sale Item? (see Sale Listings) Any other applicable Dropdowns currently present at Item pages Add Baseprice properties, with prices. Print Design Dropdowns from Flattened page (Selection only). Go to each Current Item page, select Poplar, and enter Baseprice in your printout. Enter Baseprices in Flattened page.

8. Finish Sale Listings Pop-up (IGM) Add all additional listings using proper format from YS - How To

9. Proof newly flattened page (IGM) (Do NOT proof your own work) No Search/No Follow Confirm that No Search/No Follow is present in the Caption (non visible caption).

Review Visible-caption At current Product Subcategory page and individual Item pages, study Visible-caption to be sure everything moved properly to the new flattened page. Pay attention to links, dimensions, etc. Consider whether recent changes to similar pages should be incorporated in the newly flattened page

If there is anything special/unique on a current Item page, confirm it is now properly handled on the new flattened page

For each Popup, confirm correct Popup format, size, presence of "Close this Window" at top and bottom, and proper page name

Review all Properties in edit mode, including proofing of name and SKU in Caption

10. Q Proofing RT Confirm the combined Material/Thickness dropdown Set is correct by reviewing the Set description at flattened page against a current Item Page dropdown. Be sure Set number of Material/Thickness dropdown matches number in Set Name dropdown. Pay particular attention to Cedar. At first current Item Page for this Product Category, select a Size, if necessary, and note the Base Price At first current Item Page, set the Material dropdown to Cedar, 1" and 1- 1/4" thick and note if price is the expected upcharge, as indicated in the Material/Thickness Set Name dropdown at the flattened page. Repeat for Cedar 1-1/2" . Reset dropdown to Select One At first current Item Page, set the current Thickness dropdown to 1" and confirm proper upcharge. Repeat process for 1- 1/4" and 1- 1/2" . Verify two more Designs as above. Consider whether any Designs use a different pricing scheme. At new flattened page, remove separate Material and Thickness dropdowns, Set Name dropdown, and the reference number & dash at front of combined Material/Thickness dropdown .

Create 2 printouts At the newly flattened page, in edit mode: A. Select the Design option and hit Ctrl P. Select "print selection" and print (or copy and paste into an email and print). Label the printout "[Subcategory] - Design". Write sizes from current Item pages beside each Item. B. Select the Baseprices and hit Ctrl P. Select "print selection" and print. Lable the printout for the correct subcategory.

Open each current Item page Confirm graphic on newly flattened page matches Image on each current Item page Verify Alt and Title tags were moved properly to the newly flattened page by hovering over the graphic Determine if all logical product cross reference links have been added to flattened page If there is anything special/unique on a current Item page, confirm it is now properly handled on the flattened page

Proof Item Name, SKU, Size, and Price At each current Item page, confirm the following are correct on the flattened page's Design printout: Item Name SKU Size Price Any links or text in Table

11. Get EF's Final Approval Approved by ef

12. Prepare for Moving to Public Area of Store Do Spell Check on all new pages Notify EF it’s time to consider PPC ad links (Don’t actually change PPC links until new URL is published unless working in offline Editor) Create new Content links (CL) as needed Check A to Z Index for links that will have to be changed Check FAQ for links that will have to be changed Do Store searches in public mode for items on new page Print Store Search results to have a list of links that will require changing Do Store searches in public mode for R/Ps of old pages and/or items (Broken Links Checker will not catch R/P) We will have to catch before we publish because once deleted the item will not display as R/P Print Store Search results for R/Ps so they can be changed Have EF decide if we want to do any 301 Redirects to keep the old URL a while longer Request by email to SL, RT, AR, EF, RG, and GT that Q suspend changes to the Sale Listings for this product Category/Subcategory (IGM) Have FBG proof new Sales Listings against current Sale Listings (both listings in EDIT MODE) (IGM)

13. Notifications Consider time of day and people’s schedules before proceeding!

Get approval from GT and EF to begin moving new pages to public part of Store.

Ask those proofing if they will be available to proof once new pages are moved but before Store is Published

14. Move New Pages to Public Area of Store

Old (obsolete) Pages

Cut and move old pages to WM > Old Pages Save all old graphics at WM > Old Pages

New Pages

Move new pages from WM to where they will live

Double check Breadcrumbs

Remove NSNF from new flattened page NOT sale listing pop-up

Make page Orderable if not already set to YES If present, remove wm - from Name Field on all new pages

Category at Pictorial Index Change Variables - LeftNav-product-categories Change Variables - Global Cross-sell-ids Change Variable - Header Change Home page property Rotator-browse-links Change Home page property Rotator-photo-links Change Home page property Rotator-main-links Create CL at WM as needed Proof (GT) Proof (EF, especially every single link now that it’s moved and confirm that old pages were deleted, and RT if prices, sku, etc.)

Correct Links prior to Publishing Change links found during the public Store searches (can be done while EF/RT proof) Change links found during the public Store searches on Alt Landing Pages (can be done while being proofied) Change links found during the public Store searches on Pop-up Pages (can be done while being proofied)

PPC Ads Links Pause affected Ad Groups (in Google and Bing) and leave paused until after Publishing complete Make changes while paused

Old Pages in WM Delete Old Pages from WM > Old Pages (Must delete before proofing or publishing so that broken links will actually be broken and thus show up on Link Checker.)

15. Publish Store

Check with Q if Ok to publish (Let them know we will be publishing several times and ask before they edit)

Update Variables

Publish Store and update Wiki

UNpause PPC Ad Groups

Have EF start Broken Link Checker

Correct links found by Link Checker

Use CTRL + F to find multiple links on a given page but don’t put “.html” in your find so it will also search R/P

If a link appears as broken on every page, use above and then use View Source and CTRL F. This will show things

outside the page like the Left Nav

Double check PPC links are working (coordinate w/ EF)

Have EF create 301 Redirects (not sooner so we can test for broken links) Put Test Order in Cart (check for prices and names of products as they appear on store orders)

Send Q info if URL changed so Reply BP and Signatures can be adjusted.

16. After Initial Publishing, Urgent Re-publish Store and update Wiki > Publishing Have EF pause 310 Redirects

Have EF run Broken Link Checker again Correct broken links (see notes above)

Have EF UNpause 310 Redirects

Re-publish Store and update Wiki > Pulblishing

Have EF pause 310 Redirects

Have EF run Broken Link Checker again Correct broken links (see notes above)

Have EF UNpause 310 Redirects Repeat 5 steps immediately above until no more broken links are found Create SN as needed

17. After Publishing, Less Urgent

Let Q know store is published and they can resume updating sale listing Verify that Abstract is correct

Remove this task from To Do Lists at Wiki and elsewhere

Check all new pages for removal of NSNF

Do specific "Search" for all pages to assure NSNF has been removed

Review Bread Crumbs for all pages. (Should not point to WM.)

Update A-Z Index with any new cross references to newly flattened page

Add the new pages as Related Pages at other Product Categories

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