WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce plugin that allows you to sell anything. It is World’s favorite e-commerce solution that gives both the developer and merchants full control.
WooCommerce plugin has over 39 million downloads as a plugin and is currently active on more than three million websites and is the most popular eCommerce platform in 2018.
The current market of the WooCommerce is more impressive. It covers 42% percent of the space in the entire internet. WooCommerce plugin quickly became popular for its simplicity to install and easy to customize.
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Akeneo is an open source Product Information Management(PIM) tool centralizes your product at one place and you can manage the product. You can import/export products from different channels like E-commerce, Online Marketplace, and Print Catalog.
Akeneo PIM provides the solution for centralized, product data collection, management, filtration of the product. We export the product from Akeneo to e-commerce channel in a single language.
When you have the multilingual website and you want to export your product data in multi-language. For this, you have to export the product data for each language separately. It will take more time and cost to export the products.
We can install the WooCommerce WPML plugin and turn the e-commerce website content in multilingual. Before WPML we are unable to export the product in Multilanguage with Akeneo. Now Webkul has introduced the WooCommerce Akeneo WPML integration.
Akeneo WooCommerce WPML integration exports the categories, attributes, attribute terms in multi-languages.
Product Create in Akeneo
To create a product in Akeneo, go to navigate to Products and click Create button. Now, you need to choose product type – as Product or Product Model.
You can know how to create a product in Akeneo from this link.
Export the Product to WooCommerce
Now to export your product data you need to create a job profile and execute it. First, go to Exports>Create Export Profile and enter a unique code, label and select a job profile.
After creating an export profile you can see that you can export the product in a single locale. If you are running a multilingual website then with the Akeneo WooCommerce connector you can export the product in a single language.
For exporting the product in the Different locale you have to run export job many times. It will take more time and management cost. After running the export job you can see the product in WooCommerce store.
If you select the other language like French then the product will not be shown in the product catalog.
You can see the product has been exported in a single language. If you want to see the product in other languages you have to export again. You can also check the product WooCommerce customer panel.
Export the Product with Akeneo WooCommerce WPML Plugin
Before Akeneo WooCommerce WPML plugin, we are unable to export the product in Multilanguage with Akeneo. Now Webkul has introduced the WooCommerce Akeneo WPML integration.
After installing this module you can export the product in multilingual to your WooCommerce channel. You can see that WPML is added in the WooCommerce connector setting.
Now you can choose the locales and export the product details from Akeneo to WooCommerce in multi-languages. You can check the product details after exporting with Akeneo WPML integration.
You can check the product also in the WooCommerce customer panel. If you select your product supported locale then product details will change.
For any issues related to this module, please create a support ticket at- https://webkul.uvdesk.com/en/customer/create-ticket Also, for any pre-sales queries or customization discussion, please drop an email to [email protected]