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    User Guide for Akeneo Configurable Product Importer

    The Akeneo Configurable Product Importer module enables the admin to copy any configurable product’s variants to another configurable product in the same family.

    The admin can choose the product and variants that need to be imported, as well as run the import job for the configurable product variants that need to be copied.

    Basic Requirements:

    • This module works with Akeneo 3.0.x, 3.1.x, 3.2.x 4.0.x and 5.0.x. Download Akeneo from here.
    • Node and Yarn packages need to be installed.
    • 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

    • Duplicate any configurable product’s variants.
    • Users will have the ability to import an infinite number of variants.
    • The users can make a copy of a product variants that belongs to the same family.
    • The users can select the configurable product and variants to be copied.
    • This module is compatible with the latest Akeneo version 5.0.x

    Installing Module for Version 4.0.x to 5.0.x

    1- Composer Installation

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    2- Manual Installation

    Please follow these steps for installing the Akeneo Configurable Product Importer in your Akeneo PIM platform.

    1 – Unzip the respective extension zip then merge the “src” folder into the Akeneo project root directory.

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    csv-src

    2 – Goto config/Bundles.php then add line:

    con-bundle

    in the return array.

    3 – Copy the “config” folder into the akeneo project root directory for routing.

    csv-conf

    – Run this command after ssh to your akeneo server by the terminal

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

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    Installing Module for Version 3.x

    Please follow these steps for installing the Akeneo Configurable Product Importer module in your Akeneo PIM platform.

    1 – Unzip the respective extension zip then merge the “src” folder into the Akeneo project root directory.

    csv-src

    2 – Goto app/AppKernel.php then add the line

    app-kernel

    3 – Goto app/config/routing.yml then add these lines at top of the file

    routing-yml-conigrable-product

    4 – You have to restart your web server like Apache, Nginx. Run the command for the Apache webserver.

    Common Issues After Installation

    Webpack error

    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 It means that web pack is not installed in your system. Run the following command :
    • 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.

    Create a Product Model

    To create a variant product in Akeneo, the admin needs to navigate through Products -> Create Product as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    After clicking on the CREATE button, the admin must select the product model as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    The admin must enter details such as code, family, and variant after selecting the product model.

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    Afterward, the admin needs to click on the SAVE button and can set the information for common and variant products as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    Configurable Product Mapping

    The Akeneo Configurable Product Importer symbol appears in the Akeneo dashboard when the connector is installed as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    Mapping Feilds in Akeneo Configurable Product Importer

    To set up Akeneo configurable product importer admin needs to click on the Akeneo Configurable Product Importer icon.

    In this, the admin maps their product model with the variant products they want to import.

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    To add a new mapping the admin needs to first select the product click on ADD NEW MAPPING button.

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    Afterward, the admin needs to map the variants that need to be imported into a new product.

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    After selecting the variants the admin needs to click on the SAVE button as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    Create Import profile

    To import the configurable product, the admin needs to create an import profile and then run it.

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    To begin, the admin needs to navigate through Imports > Create Import Profile, then enter a unique code, a label, and a job profile.

    After that, the admin must select the Job profile and then click the Save button to view the export profile.

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    Afterward, the admin needs to select the Job profile and click on the Save button and see the export profile.

    Here, the admin can check properties and history, then click the SAVE button and proceed to the next step to run this profile.

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    Product Import

    The admin needs to click on Import Now button to start the execution process to import the product.

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    After clicking on Import Now button wait for the execution process to complete.

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    After the completion of the import job, the variant products will appear in the product as seen in the screenshot given below.

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    Support

    So, that was much about the User Guide of Akeneo Configurable Product Importer 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 - 1.0.0

    Supported Framework Version - 3.x.x & 4.x.x & 5.x.x

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