Multivendor Marketplace PRODUCT FEED feature App for Shopify
A Product Feed includes all the information related to your products which are available on your marketplace for sale.
Multivendor Marketplace for Shopify has now come up with a new feature app called Product Feed which enables the store owner to add products in bulk from different eCommerce platforms into Shopify.
Using Multivendor Marketplace PRODUCT FEED feature app, you can add Product feed by uploading an XML file. This file is having products along with their information and details such as Product ID, Product Name, Product Price, its quantity and so on.
Once you enable this feature app installed on your marketplace, $10/month gets added to your current Multivendor Plan.
- Admin can add Product Feed by uploading XML product file and assign it to any of his registered seller.
- This XML file is having all the data related to the products that you are selling.
- All the product entities added in your XML file can be mapped with the pre-defined product entities available on your Shopify store.
- Admin can configure all the product feed related settings on his panel.
- You can set a Price Rule on every feed that you add on your Marketplace.
- Sellers registered on your marketplace can also add Product Feeds by adding Feed URL.
There are certain limitations of this feature app listed below which you need to know.
- Only XML file is supported while adding products in bulk using this feature app.
- You cannot update the Feed Products.
- You can’t add variant wise Feed Products.
- Multiple images can’t be uploaded for a single Feed Product.
To make this app work on your marketplace, first of all you need to enable this feature from the “Feature Apps” section of the Multivendor app.
One you visit the Feature Apps section you will get the Product Feed feature app. You just need to click on the Enable button to activate this feature on your marketplace.
Once you click on enable button you need to agree with the payment condition i.e. once you enable this feature $10 per month gets added to your current Multivendor plan.
By Clicking on the agree button you can approve the charge for this feature and get this app installed.In this way you can get this app installed on your Marketplace.
Product Feed Configuration
Once you enable this app, you first need to configure the feed related settings from the Configuration section of the Multivendor app.
Visiting to this Product Feed section you need to Click on the “Add Product Feed” button to add product feed related details.
There you need to mention the Feed Name, set a Price Rule for this feed and mention the Start and End node of the feed.
Whiling setting up the Price Rule of the feed you can increase, decrease the Feed Product price as well as set it to Neutral. Change in the Product Feed Price can be set in percentage or a fixed amount.
Once you are done with all these settings, just save the details and proceed to upload an XML file.
By clicking this Save and Upload XML you will be reaching to a page where you can upload a sample XML file which contains all the necessary information about a single product. Once gets uploaded you can validate the file and proceed to map the entities.
Once you validate the XML file, you can now proceed to map all the product entities available in Product Feed XML file with the pre-defined Shopify store product entities.
Click on the Save button to add this Product Feed.
Once you add this feed, you can view this in the Add Feed section of the app. Also you can edit the Product feed details as well as delete the Feed from Action menu.In this way admin can add Feeds on his/her end.
Adding Feed Products
After the configuration of feed related settings, uploading XML Product Feed file and mapping the Product Feed entities with store entities, you can now add feed Products and assign it to your registered sellers.
Follow the Procedure:
Admin Dashboard>>Products>>Click on Add Feed Product>>Fill the details such as Email ID of the seller to whom you want to assign this product, Name of the Feed and Feed URL>> Save Details.
Once you save the details you can view the list of Feed products in the Product Listing Section.
Admin can edit the feed product added, he can approve the product and also deny the product by mentioning the reason. He can deny and delete the feed product at the same time also.
Once you enable the Product Feed feature app on your marketplace, your registered sellers can also add Feed Products from the Products section of the seller panel.
Here in this section sellers can add Products in bulk using XML file by adding Feed Products. Seller just needs to enter the Feed Name and the Feed URL to add Feed Products.
Once the seller adds the Feed Product, he/she can view the list of Products in the Product Listing section of the Seller Panel and can anytime edit or delete the Product from the action menu.
This way you and your sellers can add Product Feeds using this feature app.
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