Regular clients can log on your website to access advanced client features, via the Client Access page.
Your visitors also have the possibility to create a Client Account. (A new Client Account is automatically created every time a visitor places an order on a PhotoDeck website, unless the email address used is already associated to an account.)
Client accounts work across all PhotoDeck websites. But when a client logs onto your website, he "stays" on your website.
When a client creates a Client Account, he receives an email and must click on a link to activate the account.
No, it is not a requirement. At PhotoDeck we believe in making your client's life as easy as possible. A visitor can manage a lightbox and place orders without an account.
But an account offers more possibilities: a logged-in client can easily save and manage multiple lightboxes, does not need to re-enter address information upon purchase, can view past orders, etc...
If your client does not already have a Client account and you wish to open one for him, follow the same steps your client would follow: