Tips & Tricks for using UltimatePOS effectively.

Improving Browser based Print (Receipts or other) In chrome/firefox before printing, it shows a preview dialogue. The preview dialogue left side has some setting. Enable Background style Try setting the margin as default. Set correct page size (mostly A4) Enable/Disable header & footer to show/hide the page URL. Create Shortcuts for Read more…

Adding/Modifying Currency in ultimatepos

Adding/Modifying Currency: With UltimatePOS we have tried to include many currencies inbuilt in the system. But we have missed some of them, sorry for that!! No worries, still you can add any new currency into the system. To add new currency open the database table which is used for UltimatePOS. Read more…

FAQ’s, Common Issues & Errors.

Some Frequently Asked Question, Issues & Errors. Disable Tax Don’t add Tax Rates in settings Go to Settings – Business Settings. Uncheck “Enable inline tax in purchase and sell“ Uncheck “Enable Price & Tax info“ Select “Default Sale Tax” as None Logo or Image not Getting displayed This can happen Read more…

Enabling Backups (Backup in Server, AWS S3 & DropBox)

By default, backup is not enabled for every user of the POS application. To enable backup you must add the below line in your .env file ADMINISTRATOR_USERNAMES=<List of comma-separated username> Example: To enable for a user called “admin” ADMINISTRATOR_USERNAMES=admin To enable for multiple users, “admin”, “admin_2” ADMINISTRATOR_USERNAMES=admin,admin_2 NOTE: For backup Read more…

Using Ultimate POS for Selling of Services

Ultimate POS can be used: Exclusively for Services or Exclusively for Product Selling (trading) Or Combination of Services & selling of Products. Selling Services Services are Intangible products. Example: Repairing, Salon & Spa services, Web Development, Accounting, banking, cleaning, consultancy, education, insurance, expertise, medical treatment, transportation and a lot more. Read more…

[Troubleshooting ERROR] Invalid Purchase Code

Troubleshooting Sometimes during installation, it shows “Invalid Purchase Code!!” error. To troubleshoot & fix the error follow the below steps: 1. Make sure you’re using PHP version 7.1 or greater. To know your php version check out our XAMPP or WAMPP or LAMP documentation and update it to latest or Read more…

Disabling registration in Ultimate POS

Ultimate POS allows you to create unlimited numbers of businesses or shops. All of them can use the application at once. But sometime you may like to disable the registration to prevent usage of the application by outsiders without your knowledge. Steps:  Open .env (not .env.example) present in your codebase. Scroll Read more…

Configuring keyboard shortcuts for POS screen

Configuring keyboard shortcuts for POS screen UltimatePOS supports keyboard shortcuts, by default we have configured shortcuts for different actions in POS screen. But you can configure it yourself as per your convenience. To configure keyboard shortcuts, go to Settings -> System Settings. Here in the POS section, you will find Read more…

Setting up a Thermal Printer for Receipt Printing

UltimatePOS supports thermal printer with ESC/POS protocol support for receipt printing. See the list below for a list of printers where it has been tested. Setting a thermal printer involves 3 steps: Adding a Printer Configuring business location to use the added printer. Installation Pos Print server. Step1: Adding a Read more…

Cash Register

Cash Register gives you an overview of a particular user/cashier session Whenever a cashier opens to POS screen she must Open Cash Register by entering the “Cash In hand”. Every sale made by the cashier will be logged into the Cash Register. In POS screen, You can view the Register Read more…

Product Units

Different Products have different units. ultimatePOS allows you to add different units of products. Adding Units Go to Settings -> Units Give the unit name, a short name and choose if want unit to allow decimals. Example: Name: Meter Shortname: Mtr. Allow Decimal: Yes. Allowing decimal allows you to purchase/Sell Read more…

Tax Rates & Tax Groups

Tax Rates To add new tax go to Settings -> Tax Rates -> Add Add a descriptive name (eg: “VAT@5%”) and specify the “Tax Rate%” Tax Groups Sometime you will need to apply multiple taxes to an invoice or purchase. So you should create tax groups by combining multiple taxes. Read more…

Installing ultimatePOS

Server requirements Make sure your server meets the following requirements: PHP >= 7.0.0 OpenSSL PHP Extension PDO PHP Extension Mbstring PHP Extension Tokenizer PHP Extension XML PHP Extension cURL PHP Extension Server Recommendation You can easily install ultimate POS in your localhost. If you want to make it online accessible Read more…