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    Seller Shopify Store Connector: Multi-vendor Marketplace for Shopify

    Do your sellers too have their Shopify stores? If yes then, here is the solution to allow them to sync their Shopify store products with your store. “Create an app for your sellers” by enabling the seller product sync feature app.

    If your sellers also have Shopify stores and they want to add products from their respective stores to your Shopify store then this can be effortlessly achieved using the Seller Shopify Store Connector featured app of the Multi-vendor Marketplace app.

    You can get this feature app at a monthly subscription of $ 40 (USD) over & above your current multivendor app plan.

    Features

    • Let the marketplace sellers sync their Shopify store products with the admin’s Shopify store.
    • Also, Seller’s Shopify store’s inventory will be synced with the admin Shopify store.
    • Further, the seller needs to create a private app on his Shopify store and get the details to be configured on his/her seller panel.
    • If the seller uses this sync app, the admin can charge monthly for using this sync app from the seller.
    • Order & inventory will be synced on both admin & seller Shopify end.
    • Moreover, sellers can now update products in bulk from the “products” section of the seller app.

    Activate the Feature App

    To get this feature app, go to the Feature App section & get the “Seller Shopify store connector” feature app.

    Click the Enable button to activate the Seller Shopify Store Connector feature app.

    Approve the charge & get the feature installed to your marketplace.

    Now, as soon as the feature app is activated, the sellers will get a new menu added to the configuration menu of their respective seller panels.

    To make the product sync features work, the sellers first need to create a private app on their respective Shopify stores. Then, the sellers will get all the app details to be configured for syncing products with the admin’s store.

    How does the Seller Create a Private App?

    To create a Private App, firstly the seller needs to Visit the “Apps” section of his/her Shopify Store. Then, scrolling down to the bottom, You will get the “Manage Private Apps” option. Click on it to create a new Private app.

    Know how to create a Private App

    This way, the seller can create a private app from his/her Shopify store.

    Now, the seller will configure all the details from his seller panel.

    REQUIRED PERMISSIONS TO CREATE A PRIVATE APP

    Here is the required Permission for private seller_app:

    Products, variants, and collections (Read and write)
    # read_products, write_products

    Orders, transactions and fulfillments (Read and write)
    # read_orders, write_orders

    Fulfillment services (Read and write)
    # read_fulfillments, write_fulfillments

    Inventory (Read and write)
    # read_inventory, write_inventory

    Locations (Read Access)
    # read_locations

    Seller Panel

    The seller needs to login to his/her seller dashboard to configure the seller sync app details.
    Seller Panel>>Configuration>>Seller Sync App Configuration>>Configure Details>>Save.

    Now, configure the details here:

    As soon as the details are configured, the seller will get an option to import his/her Shopify store products to the admin’s store.

    DETAILS FROM THE PRIVATE APP

    Import Products from Seller’s Shopify Store

    Now, clicking on the Import Products button, the seller can import products from his/her Shopify store to the admin’s Shopify store.

    Seller will have three methods to import products:-

    Method 1:- Choose a Date Range & import products that are created in between the entered range.

    2nd Method:- Import products by comma-separated product IDs.

    Method 3:- Import products by product handle.

    This way, sellers can import products to the admin’s store.

    Thus, all the products imported by the seller will be visible in the “Product Listing” section of his/her seller panel.

    Now, the admin can view a new menu added under the Configuration menu of the admin panel i.e. Seller Supported App Configuration.

    Admin Panel: Seller Supported App Configuration

    Seller App Configuration
    You will have a Sync Order option. So, enabling this option will let you choose whether you want to sync order with the seller’s store.

    Product Details Configuration
    In the “Product Details Configuration”, you can enable/disable the options. Thus, the enabled fields will be auto-updated when the sellers make any update from their end.

    Seller Updating Products

    If the seller has disabled the Auto Sync New Products Tab:-

    Once the seller makes any changes in the products on his/her Shopify store, he/she will get info on the multi-vendor seller dashboard to update all products.

    Now, clicking the “View the products” button, redirect your sellers to a page where all the products will be listed that are not yet updated on the admin’s store.

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    Additionally, the seller can update all the products in a go simply by clicking the“Update all products” button. Additionally, the seller can manually update each product as per his/her choice.

    In the manual update, Clicking the “Update Product” button, the product will be in the “Processing” state.

    Once processed, the product will get unlisted from this section.

    Map Product Type and Collection

    The seller will have the option to map the admin’s store product type & collection with the product type & collection of their Shopify store.

    Note:- Make sure that the admin has restricted the product type & collection from the admin panel and types and collections are added to the admin’s marketplace.

    Now, on the seller panel, here is the option to map product types & collections in the Seller Sync App Configuration menu of the app.

    MAP COLLECTION

    MAP PRODUCT TYPE

    Similarly, sellers can map the product type of their respective stores with the product type of your Shopify store.

    Thus, clicking the Map Type, the seller will have the option to choose once product type from the admin’s store and map the same with the product type of his/her Shopify store.

    Inventory Update on Order: Points to be Noted!

    ORDER CREATION ON ADMIN’S STORE

    Case 1: Sync Order tab is Disabled

    Once an order is placed on the admin’s store and Sync Order Tab is disabled then, no order will be created on the seller’s Shopify store. Only the inventory gets updated and product quantity will be managed on the seller’s store.

    Case 2: Sync Order tab is Enabled

    Once an order is placed on the admin’s store and Sync Order Tab is enabled then, the same order will be created on the seller’s Shopify store too. Thus, the inventory gets updated and product quantity will be managed accordingly on the seller’s store.

    You don’t need to update the inventory each time once an order is placed on the admin’s Shopify store.

    ORDER CREATION ON SELLER’S STORE

    Once an order is placed on the seller’s Shopify store, only product inventory will be managed on the admin end i.e. product quantity gets updated on the admin’s store.

    In case any seller’s product (listed on the admin’s store) is not synced with the seller’s store then, both the admin and the seller can sync products manually from the Product Listing section of their respective panels.

    Admin End

    Seller End

    Third-Party App for Drop Shipping

    In case any of your sellers are using a third-party app, Oberlo for drop shipping then, products synced from Oberlo to seller’s Shopify store can easily be synced with the admin’s store at his store’s primary location.

    To import products from Oberlo to the seller app, the seller needs to enable the “Third-Party App for Drop Shipping” option from the Configuration menu. Moreover, once the enabling is done, the products will import to the seller app.

    All the imported products will be listed in the Products section of the seller app that can be synced with the admin’s store.

    This way, products will update on the admin’s marketplace.

    Connector Price Rule & Currency Conversion

    Seller will select the Seller Sync App from the drop-down menu for currency conversion & price rule:

    CURRENCY CONVERSION

    In case the currency of your seller’s store is different from the currency you set on your marketplace, then, the sellers will have the option to specify their currency rate with respect to your currency rate.

    Accordingly, your seller’s product price will be calculated once an order is placed on your store.

    PRICE RULE

    In the price rule menu, the seller can create a price rule to manage the price of the product on your Shopify store. The seller has to set the price rule:

    • The seller has to enable or disable the price rule status to configure the settings.
    • Select the price rule, either to increase or decrease.
    • Select the Price change, either fixed or percentage.
      Enter the amount of how much the sellers want to increase or decrease the price.

    That’s all about the Seller Shopify store connector feature app.

    Furthermore, if you need any kind of support/Consultancy then please raise a ticket at http://webkul.uvdesk.com/ or drop an email at support@webkul.com.

    Thanks for reading this blog!!! 🙂

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