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    Akeneo Category Image and Description

    Introduction

    With the help of Akeneo Category Image and Description module, you can extend as well as enrich your Akeneo category entity.

    So now instead of just adding a name and translations in a category, you will be able to upload an image and add a text description also.

    You can select the different language for the description. Akeneo Category Image and Description module will also work with CSV connector by using Akeneo API which will basically allow you to import/export/update rich category information easily.

    Basic Requirements:

    • This module works with Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x, 3.2.x, 4.0.x and 5.0.x Download Akeneo from here
    • This module is compatible with the Akeneo community and Enterprise(Flexibility) edition.
    • If you want to use this extension on Akeneo EE Serenity mode, please contact us.
    • For the Akeneo installation, your Akeneo server should meet these system requirements.

    Features

    • Works with all types of categories at any levels – main category, sub-category
    • Export categories data with image as well as description fields in Akeneo CSV Connector
    • Import categories data with image as well as description fields in Akeneo CSV Connector
    • Update and add image and description for existing category tree
    • Rich text editor enabled for the Description field.
    • Supports various image file extensions such as – jpg, jpeg, png, gif
    • This module is compatible with latest Akeneo version 5.0.x
    • The source code is fully open for customization
    • Export and import description fields in multilanguage.
    • Image and Description module will also work with CSV connector and using Akeneo API.

    Videos

    Check out the following video tutorials below:

    How can add category image as well as description

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    Module Installation for Version 2.x to 3.x

    Please follow the steps below for installing Akeneo Category Image and Description module after that:

    1 – Once you have downloaded the module zip file, extract it. Then, find the “src” folder then merge it with Akeneo project root directory.

    category-src-1

    2 – Go to app/AppKernel.php then add the following line:

    AppKernel file

        new Webkul\CategoryExtendBundle\CategoryExtendBundle(),
    

    in function registerProjectBundles()

    3 – After that go to app/config/config.yml then add these lines in the import section.
    Config.yml file

    For version Akeneo 2.x
    
    - { resource: "@CategoryExtendBundle/Resources/config/config.yml" }
    
    For version Akeneo 3.x
    
    - { resource: "@CategoryExtendBundle/Resources/config/3.x/config.yml" }

    4 – After that you have to navigate first to Akeneo installation directory (Ex: cd /opt/bitnami/apps/akeneo/htdocs). After SSH, you have to run the command to your Akeneo server by the terminal.

    php bin/console category_extend:setup:install
    

    5 – If you are using php-fpm. Then you need to restart the php-fpm services and apache web server.

    sudo service php-fpm7.2 restart

    Module Installation for Version 4.0.x to 5.0.x

    Please follow the steps below for installing Akeneo Category Image and Description module after that:

    1 – Once you have downloaded the module zip file, extract it. Then, find the “src” folder then merge it with Akeneo project root directory.

    category-src-1

    2 -After that goto config/Bundles.php then add line

    Webkul\CategoryExtendBundle\CategoryExtendBundle::class => ['all' => true]

    q1-1

    in return array.

    3 – then copy the “config” folder into akeneo project root directory for configuration.

    conf-category

    4 – After that you have to navigate first to Akeneo installation directory (Ex: cd /opt/bitnami/apps/akeneo/htdocs). After SSH, you have to run the command to your Akeneo server by the terminal.

    php bin/console category_extend:setup:install
    

    5 –  If you are using php-fpm. Then you need to restart the php-fpm services and apache web server.

    sudo service php-fpm7.3 restart

    Uninstalling Module Version 4.0.X

    Please follow these steps for uninstalling the module after that.

    1 – Goto config/Bundles.php then  remove this line.

    2 –After that goto config/routes then remove wk_.yml file.

    3 – Then run this command after ssh to your akeneo server by the terminal

    Uninstalling Module Version 2.X To 3.X

    Please follow these steps for uninstalling the module after that.

    1 – Goto app/AppKernel.php then comment or remove this line.

    2 – After that goto app/config/routing.yml then comment or remove these lines.

    3 – Then run this command after ssh to your akeneo server by the terminal

    Common Issues After Installation

    It might happen that even after proper installation, upon opening your Akeneo admin dashboard, you see a loading screen. In that case, do check for the following solution:

    • Webpack Installation: If you get the below error Webpack error It means that web pack is not installed in your system.
    • Run the following command
      npm install --save-prod webpack
      npm install
      
    • Module routing.yml is not configured properly. Re-check the routing.yml file as mentioned in the 3rd step of Module Installation
    • Clear your browser cache.

    Managing Category

    Once you installed the module, after that you can add image as well as description to your categories.

    Then go to Settings>Categories.

    Categories in Akeneo

    After that, in the Properties section, then you will find Image as well as Description fields.

    Then simply upload an image from your computer after that some description content.

    Choose the categories

    Once you have added the information, then click Save to apply your changes.

    Edit the categories

    After that in the category properties section, then we can add the description translations in multi-languages.

    Check the locale

    Support

    So, that was much about the User Guide of Akeneo Category Image and Description  for any queries or doubts reach out to us at [email protected]. You can also raise a ticket at our HelpDesk System.

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    Current Product Version - 3.0.0

    Supported Framework Version - Akeneo 2.x.x, 3.x.x, 4.x.x & 5.x.x

    Blog Version - Akeneo 2.x.x, 3.x.x, 4.x.x & 5.x.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.x.x, 3.x.x, 4.x.x & 5.x.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, and 2.3.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, and 3.1.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x, 3.2.x and 4.0.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 3.0.x, 3.1.x and 3.2.x
    • Version Akeneo 2.0.5 or newer
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