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How To: Use The Trust Bar


Trust Badges are a way to provide credibility to your website. Art Storefronts provides several Trust Badges for your use in order to bolster your credibility and help you gain traction. We strongly suggest using these on your site to provide your customers with a sense of security. Every user on the Art Storefronts platform can use these badges. 


Please Note: If you have copied your theme or customized it, these badges may not work. You will need to review our Self Help Article How To: Use The Trust Badges With a Customized Theme.


  1. Log in to your Art Storefronts Site Manager and click on the tab labeled Header and Footer.


  2. Click on the tab labeled Trust Bar.


  3. Display has a drop down menu that says Yes or No. If Yes is selected the Trust Badges will appear on your website (assuming your theme has no custom coding and is not copied).


  4. SSL Encrypted is a badge that lets your customers know that when they choose to check out, everything is protected by encryption and is secure.


  5. Registered Business signifies that your business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art. It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked.


  6. Verified Returns & Exchanges means that your business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.


  7. Archival Materials Used means that the archival materials used to create your products have been provided in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.


  8. Off to the side you will see a section where you can explain your Return Policy.

    Please Note: You cannot use links or HTML in this box.


  9. You will see another box where you can explain how your materials are Archival.

    Please Note: You cannot use links or HTML in this box.


  10. Once you are satisfied with your changes, click Save.

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