Pre Sales: How to Add a Custom Catalog
How to Add a Custom Catalog
NB: To import a catalog and start publishing products, your marketplace account must be linked. For more information on how to link your marketplace accounts, see the guide lines.
To add a catalog, to be published on the marketplaces, go to Products
, in the Pre Sales
Click on Choose origin Catalog
and Add Catalog
Choose Custom Feed
to add your own catalog
Select Custom to add a custom catalog. Click Next
Set the file parameters: - Catalog's data source
: type the address (including "http: //") in the URL
field. Also enter login credentials (user name and password), if necessary. - Field Delimiter
(ex.pipe |, semicolon;) - Decimal Separator
(comma, or point.) - Thousands Separators
(if any) - Text Qualifier
(if any) - Charsetr Encoding
(UTF-8, ISO-8859-1, etc.) - Row Delimiter
(CR + LR or LR) - If the first line of the catalog contains field headers, skip the first line by entering 1 in Skip Rows
. Click Next
You will be asked to define a Field mapping
. Select the fields to associate in the Destination
records, choosing them from the drop-down menu. In this window you can also schedule date and time to perform catalog’s updates. Enter values in Time Frequency
and Start Time
fields. In the example, an update is scheduled every hour starting at 5:00 AM. Click Next
Set a Name
for the catalog. Also select Currency
to complete the wizard and add the catalog. The products will be immediately displayed in the Pre-Sale form.
Link a marketplace to a Catalog
NB: To link the catalog to a marketplace, you must have connected your marketplace account. For more information on how to link marketplace accounts, see the guide lines.
Go to Products
panel, in the Pre Sales
Open the Choose catalog
menu and select the catalog to link to a marketplace. Then click on the Settings
to add a marketplace/sales channel.
Then select: - Marketplace (eBay, Amazon, etc.) - Credentials - Sales channel (country of the marketplace on which to publish the price list)
The catalog will be added to the sales channel. However, it will not be active until the sales settings are defined.