Set up your storefront on hobbyDB in Ten Easy Steps

Once your store is set up by a hobbyDB admin, you can begin customizing your storefront and selling collectibles! There are 10 simple steps to setting up your storefront on hobbyDB.


To make your store your own by setting a custom logo, store title, description and cover photo, visit the bottom of the page and click on the following buttons – 

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  1. Change your store name and description

    To edit your store name and description, click “Edit“.  Please note: If you change the name of your store, the URL for your page will also change to reflect that. 

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  2. Upload your logo

    To upload or edit you store logo, click “Edit Logo

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  3. Add a cover image

    To upload or edit your cover image, click “Upload Cover Image

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    Here you can see an example of a customized storefront – 

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  4. Add new categories to your storefront

    Click on the “Add New Category” button, to can add a new category by simply typing in a name

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  5. Set Up Your Categories

    Everyone likes to categorize their store in different ways. You can set up areas for particular brands, themes, scales, any way you want to sort your store items. To edit, add, and organize your categories, simply click on the “manage categories” button found in your list of actions at the bottom of your storefront page. Once there you will see a category wizard – 
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  6. Reorder your categories

    Put your categories into a different order, by click the “Reorder Categories” button and then just drag and drop the specific categories that you’d like to change

    Just grab a field and drag it up or down to change the order.
  7. Visit your Selling Manager to set your shipping costs – 

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    Click on “Manage Default Shipping Costs” to add shipping costs for specific areas all around the world. You can also select bundle shipping prices.

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  8. Set your Shipping Zone Caps

    Click on “Manage Shipping Zone Caps” to set a maximum amount that you will charge for shipping to a certain area

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  9. Add any specific shipping notes

    Click on “Manage Default Shipping Notes” to add any important information about your shipping process. For example, if you only ship on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

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  10. Set your PayPal email

    Click on “Set Payment Email” to set your default PayPal email. This is how we will pay you. 

    And that’s all she wrote folks! Let us know if you have any questions about setting up your store or selling collectibles, we’d be happy to help. Don’t forget you can always get in touch by clicking the little green chat button at the bottom right hand side of your screen. Once you have your store stocked up and running, let us know, and we will work with you to add it to our storefront directory.