Akeneo App for BigCommerce

SaaS
Developed by Akeneo
Akeneo PIM compatibility
Enterprise Edition (SaaS) Supported
Enterprise Edition (PaaS)
Growth Edition Supported
Community Edition Not supported
BigCommerce
compatibility
Editions
SaaS
Extension type
App
More info
Extension version
SaaS
Price: Quote based

Description

Build a strong foundation for growth on your BigCommerce platform by integrating it with Akeneo PIM. The Akeneo App for BigCommerce is a premium extension developed, maintained, and supported by Akeneo, the only preferred global PIM partner of BigCommerce.

The Akeneo App for BigCommerce allows you to seamlessly feed high-quality and emotionally resonant product information from your PIM to your eCommerce platform improving your customers' shopping experiences, increasing conversions, and reducing returns. With easy setup and powerful out-of-the-box functionality, anyone can manage it without burdening IT. It's the trusted solution to connect Akeneo PIM and BigCommerce.

 

App Features

Easy Configuration & Set-up

  • Easy to use configuration page within Akeneo PIM
  • Quick and straightforward set-up

Data Mapping Capabilities

  • Map your BigCommerce target data with your PIM data source
  • Two types of mapping are available to accommodate for different data structures:
    • Simple mapping
    • Complex mapping
  • Agile mapping for products and product models

Synchronization of Categories, Products & Products Variants 

  • Seamlessly import categories, products, and product variants, like colors or size variations, from Akeneo PIM to BigCommerce
  • Sync images stored in your Akeneo PIM
  • Keep your BigCommerce storefront data up-to-date by kicking-off regular syncs

Job Reporting

  • Real-time updates on the status of your imports
  • Identification of potential problems in the import with Error Reporting
  • Log descriptions are written to be easy to understand for non-technical users

 

*Enterprise Edition SaaS compatibility is dependent on the usage of a certain feature set with known limitations. Please reach out to your Account Manager for more information.

 

Feature list

Latest update: July 08, 2022

Akeneo PIM data/properties

Product structure: attribute types

  • Identifier More info
    Available
  • Price More info
    Available
  • Text More info
    Available
  • Text area More info
    Available
  • Number More info
    Available
  • Yes-No More info
    Available
  • Date More info
    Available
  • Measurement More info
    Available
  • Simple select More info
    Available
  • Multi select More info
    Available
  • Image More info
    Available
  • File More info
    Not available
  • Table More info
    Not available
  • Asset collection More info
    Not available
  • Reference entity single link More info
    Not available
  • Reference entity multiple links More info
    Not available

Product structure: attribute properties

  • Localizable attribute (value per locale) More info
    Available
  • Scopable attribute (value per channel) More info
    Available

Product structure: Families

Categories

  • Single category tree More info
    Available
  • Multiple category trees More info
    Available

Products

  • Simple product (with no variation) More info
    Available

Products status

Product model

  • Product with 1 level of variation More info
    Available
  • Product with 2 levels of variation More info
    Available

Attribute type as variation axis

  • Simple select More info
    Available
  • Reference entity single link More info
    Not available
  • Measurement More info
    Available
  • Boolean (Yes-No) More info
    Available
  • Multiple attributes used as a variation axis More info
    Available

Product association

Association level

  • Association at product level More info
    Not available
  • Association at product model level More info
    Not available

Assets

Asset structure: attribute type

Asset structure: attribute properties

  • Localizable attribute (value per locale) More info
    Not available
  • Scopable attribute (value per channel) More info
    Not available

Asset level

  • Assets at product level More info
    Not available
  • Assets at product model level More info
    Not available

Reference entities

  • Reference entity properties More info
    Not available

Reference entity structure: attribute type

Reference entity record structure: attribute properties

  • Localizable attribute (value per locale) More info
    Not available
  • Scopable attribute (value per channel) More info
    Not available

Reference entity level

  • Reference entity at product level More info
    Not available
  • Reference entity at product model level More info
    Not available

Published products

  • Published product More info
    Not available

Connector/App capabilities

Scope/Channel

  • Capability to manage one eCommerce PIM Channel More info
    Available
  • Capability to manage multiple PIM Channel More info
    Not available

Multiple eCommerce organizations/websites

  • Capability to manage multiple eCommerce websites/storefront More info
    Available
  • Capability to manage multiple organizations More info
    Not available

Measurement mapping

  • Capability to map the value More info
    Available
  • Capability to map the value and the unit More info
    Available

Attribute mapping

  • Capability to map PIM attribute with eCommerce default attribute More info
    Available
  • Capability to map PIM attribute with eCommerce custom attribute More info
    Available

Family filtering

  • Capability to choose which PIM families to import More info
    Available

Product/Product model filtering

  • Simple filter based on product completness, status, modification date More info
    Available
  • Advanced filter based on attribute values or other product properties More info
    Not available

Category filtering

  • Capability to define which category trees to import More info
    Available
  • Capability to define which sub-category trees to import More info
    Not available

Reference entity mapping

  • Capability to import only reference entity record label More info
    Not available
  • Capability to import all the reference entity record data structure with labels and images More info
    Not available

Media/Asset mapping

  • Capability to choose between PIM media attribute (image/file) and/or assets More info
    Not available
  • Asset: capability to manage asset media file (media uploaded in the PIM) More info
    Not available
  • Asset: capability to manage asset media link (media from a CDN/DAM) More info
    Not available
  • Asset: capability to manage multiple image sizes More info
    Not available

Data synchronization

Trigger

  • Capability to trigger automatically the data synchronization (with a scheduling system) More info
    Not available
  • Capability to trigger the data synchronization manually (on demand) More info
    Available

Synchronization strategy

  • Capability to manage PIM data differential (to import only updated data) More info
    Available
  • Retrying synchronization after failure More info
    Available

Scalability and performance

  • Capability to manage large PIM data volume/complexity (or known limits) More info
    Available
  • Capability to manage PIM data synchronization time in an optimized way (Time-to-market oriented) More info
    Available

Release notes

August, 31st 2022

New feature

  • Add Multistore management

July, 18th 2022

Enhancements

  • Manage Multi-select, Boolean, and Date as custom fields for products.
  • Manage Multi-select, Boolean, and Date as custom fields for product models.

June, 28th 2022

New features 

  • Add Custom fields mapping & synchronization for products.
  • Add Custom fields mapping & synchronization for product models.

READ MORE

May, 13th 2022

New features 

  • Add display type for product variants.
  • Add images mapping for product models.
  • Add image mapping for product variants.

READ MORE

March, 14th 2022

New features 

  • Transformation of the Connector into an App
  • Add a possibility to choose a destination storefront

February, 15th 2022

New features & bug fixes

  • Add a possibility to import product models & variants.
  • Add simple mapping for product variants (images are out of scope).
  • Fix synchronization history list.

READ MORE

February, 8th 2022

Enhancements & bug fixes

  • Add a possibility to import multiple images for each product (Out of Scope: Asset Manager media files)
  • Fix error 500 when accessing the mapping page after configuration of the connector.

February, 1st 2022

New features & enhancements

  • Add filters to product's imports (enabled/disabled status & completeness).
  • Add notification when a job is executed (Execution tab only).

READ MORE

January, 18th 2022

New features, enhancements & bug fixes

  • Add warning messages when mapping the mandatory fields via complex mapping.
  • Disable configuration and mapping pages when the import is in progress.
  • UI changes: transform Filters tab into pop-in.
  • Fix configuration saving if the currency is not set up.
  • Fix outdated translations files.

November 2021

Initial release 

  • Set up Akeneo & BigCommerce API
  • Set up of the Main App configuration
  • Simple and complex mapping of the simple products
  • Full & differential import of the categories & products
  • Jobs history
  • Functional logs available directly in the connector 

Documentation

For any remaining questions, please have a look at our Help Center to learn more about the App, and find a handful of tips to configure the settings of your App properly.