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    Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer for Magento 2

    Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer for Magento 2 allows the sellers to import the products directly from the AliExpress website and sell them to their own Magento store.

    The best use of product importers is in the dropshipping. In dropshipping, there is no specific stocks or inventory are present, the product is directly imported from the third party store and delivers the product directly to the customer.

    Further, the sellers no more need to carry the huge inventories which will bring the seller to concentrate more on the other aspects for scaling their stores.

    Please Note – To use Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer for Magento 2, you must have Webkul Magento 2 Multi-Vendor Marketplace extension installed.

    Features

    • The sellers can import products from AliExpress site.
    • The admin can enable/ disable the module from the admin panel.
    • Product details like the Name, Price, Description, etc can be edited by the seller after fetching it.
    • Default quantity, weight, price, category, etc can be added from the seller panel.
    • The sellers can also import the SEO information for the imported product.
    • The seller can update the token depending on the need.
    • Seller can install the AliExpress Chrome Extension from the seller panel.
    • The product will be present in the list of admin’s as well as the seller’s product list.
    • Seller can choose to fetch the Reviews of the product among All, None, and Custom.
    • The seller can manage to fetch the product in Active or Inactive status from the seller panel.
    • Seller can check and place the marketplace aliexpress orders placed previously.
    • Admin can set the import minutes interval for which the session will remain active.

    Installation Of Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer

    Firstly, the customers will get a zip folder and they have to extract the contents of this zip folder on their system.

    The extracted folder has an src folder, inside the src folder you have the app folder. 

    You need to transfer this app folder into the Magento2 root directory on the server as shown below.

    After the successful installation, you have to run these commands in the Magento2 root directory: 

    First command –

    Second Command –

    Third Command –

    After running the commands, you have to flush the cache from the Magento admin panel by navigating through System > Cache management as shown below.

    Multi-Lingual Support – Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer

    Further, for the multilingual support, the admin will navigate through Store > Configuration > General > Locale Options and select the locale as German (the language into which admin wants to translate his store content).

    Translation

    For translating the module language, navigate through app > code > Webkul > Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer > i18n and edit the en_US.csv file.

    Meanwhile, translate the words on the right and upload the modified file to the same location. The filename of the translated file should be according to the language and region code like de_DE.csv.

    The user can edit the CSV like the image below.

    Module Configurations

    After the successful installation of the module, the admin will navigate to the Store > Configurations > MpAliExpress Import. Later that, the admin will enter data to following fields:

    Allow Seller Products Import: Select Yes for this field for enabling the module.

    Import Minutes Interval: This is a time-interval configured by the admin in – order to keep the session active also leave empty for default (15 minutes).

    Benefit : Admin can schedule sessions along with it also keeps it secure by adding session based interval.

    For an instance consider Admin set time as 30 minutes then it will be active for this interval only and will expire soon after it and the seller needs to again provide the login credentials.

    Seller End Configuration

    For configuring the seller end settings for AliExpress Product Importer, the seller will click on the MP ALIEXPRESS IMPORT SETTINGS option under the seller panel. Moreover, the seller panel will be visible as shown in the image below:

    Then, the admin will add the following set of fields:

    Install AliExpress Chrome Extension: The chrome extension is a must for the proper efficient working of the AliExpress Product Importer.

    For installing the extension please go through the link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/magento-2-mp-aliexpress-p/eiplhpijcfommjlpmdlbfcobkphledjd

    Username: The seller can enter the username here. Usually, this field is prefilled as the seller adds the username while creating the account.

    Token: Every seller has a specific token, this field is also auto-filled. The seller can easily change the token by tapping the Update Token button under the token field. After that, the seller must tap on Save for saving the updated token.

    Default: Also, the seller will have to add some details which will be helpful at the time of importing:

    • Quantity: The seller adds the default quantity of the products (imported from AliExpress) in the Magento store.
    • Price: The default price of the product which is getting import from AliExpress store.
    • Weight: The default weight of the product which is getting import from AliExpress store.
    • Attribute Set ID: The seller can assign a default Attribute Set ID for the product getting import, by which the products will be added under the specific attribute set.
    • Tax Class: The seller needs to select the default Tax class.
    • Website: The seller will select the product website for which the product will be fetched.
    • Category: The seller can assign a default category for the product getting import, by which the products will be added under the genuine category.

    Product Active: If the seller selects Active for this field, then the status of the product will be active.

    Import Products From AliExpress Store

    Note: To import the products from AliExpress store the user must have installed the AliExpress Chrome Extension, which can be done under the seller end settings for this module.

    For importing the product from AliExpress Store, the seller will have to click on this link: https://www.aliexpress.com/.

    After that. the seller can either navigate to a particular category or search the product on the search bar. Once the seller views the specific product, the blue color icon for “AliExpress Product Importer” will be visible.

    By clicking on the AliExpress Product Importer icon, a popup will appear in which the seller will have to enter the Magento store URL. This is a must for the store authentication.

    Further, the seller will have to enter the username and Token. These details will be present under the seller settings i.e. MP ALIEXPRESS IMPORT SETTINGS.

    Note: Please make sure that the latest token is added here if the seller updates it previously.

    After adding the details, the seller will click on the Submit button. Furthermore, the popup will appear with the success message “Product details have been fetched.” at the upper right corner.

    Edit Fetched Product Details

    Meanwhile, a form will appear which will allow the seller to edit the product details. The form will be visible as shown in the image below:

    The form includes the following fields:

    • Name: The seller can edit the name of the product.
    • Price: The price of the product may differ for different stores. So the seller can also edit the price of the product.
    • Import Reviews: With the AliExpress Product Importer, the reviews can also be fetched. The seller can choose to fetch the reviews in between All, None, and Custom.
    • Meta Tag Description: The seller can update the Meta Tag Description for the product as they want for their store.
    • Meta Tag Keywords: The seller can update the Meta Tag Keywords for the product as they want for their store.
    • Images: The seller can edit the reference images of the product as per the Magento store.

    Lastly, the customer will submit the form by clicking on the Submit button.

    Note: The products which are already imported will not get fetched again, the system will raise a popup that says “Product Already Imported”.

    After fetching the product successfully, that particular product will be visible under the product list of Admin and Seller.

    Fetched Product At Admin End Product List

    Fetched Product At Seller End Product List

    Marketplace AliExpress Orders

    In order to view the Marketplace AliExpress Orders the seller needs to click on MP ALIEXPRESS on the Dashboard menu and select Marketplace AliExpress Orders as shown in the image below.

    All the orders of the Customers with there Order Id’s and Order Total are visible under the marketplace aliexpress order list as shown in the image below.

    Also, a Place Order button is available under the Actions tab. The seller can click on that button for placing the desired order. After clicking on it, the seller will redirects to the AliExpress and the product gets automatically added to the cart..

    Meanwhile, a popup will be visible to the seller for one or two seconds as shown in the image below:

    Further, the seller will be able to see the shopping cart details as shown in the image below.

    By clicking on the Buy from this seller button, the seller can process the order seamlessly.

    Product Appearance at Store Front

    Moreover, the product will be visible just like other store products. Also, the details of the products will also get fetched with the product from the AliExpress store.

    The images will also appear just the way they were in the AliExpress store if the seller does not delete or edit them

    Also, the reviews will be visible as shown in the image below I seller selects to display them at the time of fetching the product.

    That’s all for the base Multi Vendor AliExpress Importer for Magento 2 module still have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better http://webkul.uvdesk.com/

    Current Product Version - 3.0.1

    Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x,2.1.x ,2.2.x,2.3.x

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