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Product Mapping

Product Mapping enables you to create a single master product name to be used in place of any number of alternative names that might be found in different feeds. This feature is only really recommended for small, niche sites where the number of products that require mapping is manageable. In addition to being used to used to map products, this featured also enables you to override (or provide your own) custom description, category, brand and image values for mapped products.

Creating a new Product Mapping

  1. Enter the name of a new single master product name that you wish to use and click Add.

Configuring a Product Mapping

  1. Optionally, enter the name of each alternative product name (or sufficient keywords to identify alternatives) into the text box, one per line. You can also specify an exact match by using an equals sign (=) at the start of a line.
  2. Optionally, enter Custom Description, Category, Brand and Image URL fields for the mapped product; which will override merchant provided values at import time.
  3. Click Save to store the new mapping.
  4. The new mapping will not take complete effect until all affected feeds have been imported.

Product Search

A Product Search form is displayed alongside the Alternatives box when configuring a Product Mapping. Enter keyword(s) and click Search to locate matching products. You can then click the « button alongside the search box to add the current search term as a keyword match, and this will apply the mapping to all results shown in the results list.

Alternatively, if the results are too broad, you can select one or more products from the results and click the « button alongside the results list to add the selected products as an exact match. You can also double-click a single item to add that result as an exact match.