Akeneo PIM to Shopify Connector

1.0.3
Developed by Ideatarmac UG
Akeneo Community Partner
Akeneo PIM compatibility
Enterprise Edition (SaaS) Supported
Enterprise Edition (PaaS)
Growth Edition Supported
Community Edition
Shopify
compatibility
Versions
2020-4 to 2021-4
Extension type
Connector
More info
Extension version
1.0.3
Price: Quote based

Description

Ideatarmac's Akeneo to Shopify data connector is a cloud-based middleware, which enables, facilitates, and manages the data flow between Shopify  and Akeneo.  Besides its two interfacing layers which is used to integrate Akeneo PIM with Shopify, it contains a core connector unit to convert, process, and edit the exchanged data. Depending on the e-commerce retailer’s requirement a custom set of functionalities can also be addressed

KEY FEATURES

1. Ready to be used within minutes.

2. No coding skills are required to install or operate the connector.

3. Flexibility to customize the connector based on your requirements.

4. Ability to review the data before importing it into Shopify.

5. Schedule custom imports to Shopify by using Advanced filtering options.

6. Akeneo to Shopify in a completely automated way with options to connect to multiple Akeneo instances or multiple Shopify sites from the same connector.

7. This connector works with both Shopify and Shopify plus.

DETAILED FEATURES

Please refer following feature list for all the features that are part of the current version of the Connector:

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM CE/GE edition and Shopify

  • Import of following product attributes from Akeneo into Shopify
    • Identifier
    • Price
    • Text
    • Text area
    • Number
    • Boolean
    • Date
    • Metric
    • Simple Select
    • Multi-Select
    • Image
    • Locale based values
    • Site based values
       
  • Import of Akeneo categories into Shopify collection
    • Multiple category trees
    • Categories with translated labels
  • Import of Product properties into Shopify
    • Categories at product level
    • Enabled/Disabled product status
       
  • Import of Product model into Shopify
    • Products with 1 level variation
    • Products with 2 levels of variation
    • Same shopify ID used for updates to variations
    • Simple select list as attribute type as variation axis
  • Import of Product model properties into Shopify
    • Categories at product model level
  • Bulk API for import into Shopify 
  • Mapping with Shopify inventory 
  • Support of Shopify markets and multi currency 
  • Synchronization between multiple Akeneo Systems 

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM EE/Serenity edition and Shopify

  • Import of image assets at product level into Shopify.
  • Import of image assets at product model level into Shopify.
  • Both media (binaries) and media links for Asset attributes are imported from Akeneo into Shopify
  • Assets can be imported per Site into Shopify

CONTACT US

Get in touch with us to know more on how we can automate your data import/export into/from Shopify to Akeneo by

emailing us at

support@ideatarmac.com

OR fill the following form at

https://ideatarmac.com/contact-us-form/

OR call us at

US:+1 (339) 234-7342

EU: +49 1523 4089 667

Feature list

Latest update: December 06, 2022

Akeneo PIM data/properties

Product structure: attribute types

Product structure: attribute properties

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

Product structure: Families

Categories

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
    Not available

Product association

  • Cross sell More info
    Not available
  • Upsell More info
    Not available
  • Pack More info
    Not available
  • Substitution More info
    Not available
  • Custom association More info
    Not available
  • Association with quantities More info
    Not available

Association level

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

Assets

  • Image assets More info
    Available
  • Video assets More info
    Not available
  • File assets More info
    Not available

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
    Available
  • Assets at product model level More info
    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

Connector/App capabilities

Scope/Channel

  • Capability to manage one eCommerce PIM Channel More info
    Available
  • Capability to manage multiple PIM Channel More info
    Available

Multiple eCommerce organizations/websites

  • Capability to manage multiple eCommerce websites/storefront More info
    Available
  • Capability to manage multiple organizations More info
    Available

Measurement mapping

  • Capability to map the value More info
    Not available
  • Capability to map the value and the unit More info
    Not 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
    Not 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
    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
    Available
  • Asset: capability to manage asset media file (media uploaded in the PIM) More info
    Available
  • Asset: capability to manage asset media link (media from a CDN/DAM) More info
    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
    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
    Not 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

Plugint-Data Connector v. 1.1.0 Release Notes

Introduction

Release 1.1.0 of the Plugint-Data Connector includes primarily features to map                                                  Akeneo specific basic data structures with Shopify. It should enable a Shopify                                                    merchant to import products and product models and their corresponding categories,                                    attributes, images and image assets from Akeneo into Shopify.

Release Date

01.06.2021

New Features

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM CE/GE edition and Shopify

  • Import of following product attributes from Akeneo into Shopify
    • Identifier
    • Price
    • Text
    • Text area
    • Number
    • Boolean
    • Date
    • Simple Select
    • Multi-Select
    • Image
    • Locale based values
    • Site based values
  • Import of Akeneo categories into Shopify collection
    • Multiple category trees
    • Categories with translated labels
  • Import of Product properties into Shopify
    • Categories at product level
    • Enabled/Disabled product status
  • Import of Product model into Shopify
    • Products with 1 level variation
    • Products with 2 levels of variation
    • Same shopify ID used for updates to variations
    • Simple select list as attribute type as variation axis
  • Import of Product model properties into Shopify
    • Categories at product model level

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM EE/Serenity edition and Shopify

  • Import of image assets at product level into Shopify.
  • Import of image assets at product model level into Shopify.
  • Both media (binaries) and media links for Asset attributes are imported from Akeneo into Shopify
  • Assets can be imported per Site into Shopify

Solved Bugs

No known Bugs.

Compatibility 

Akeneo Editions:

  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (SaaS)
  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (PaaS)
  • Akeneo Community Edition
  • Akeneo Growth Edition

Akeneo Versions: 2.0; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 3.0; 3.1; 3.2; 4.0; 5.0

Shopify Versions: 2020-4 to 2021-4

 

Plugint-Data Connector v. 1.1.1 Release Notes

Introduction

Release 1.1.1 of the Plugint-Data Connector includes improvements in UI and mapping of 'Metric' attribute and Product Families. Further enhancements are related to Akeneo Asset Manager. This Release should provide a deeper integration of Akeneo PIM with Shopify.

Release Date

05.07.2021

New Features

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM CE/GE edition and Shopify

  • Import of product attribute ‘Metric’ from Akeneo into Shopify 
  • Import Akeneo families for product without variants
  • Show Shopify custom attribute on Product Details Popup

Data transfer between Akeneo PIM EE/Serenity edition and Shopify

  • Both media (binaries) and media links for Asset attributes are imported from Akeneo into Shopify

Solved Bugs

No known Bugs.

Compatibility

Akeneo Editions:

  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (SaaS)
  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (PaaS)
  • Akeneo Community Edition
  • Akeneo Growth Edition

Akeneo Versions: 2.0; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 3.0; 3.1; 3.2; 4.0; 5.0

Shopify Versions: 2020-4 to 2021-4

 

 

Datatarmac-Data Connector v. 1.1.2 and 1.1.3 Release Notes

Introduction

Versions 1.1.2 and 1.1.3 were provided in one Release. Plugint-Data Connector was re-named into Datatarmac-Data Connector. This Release includes the implementation of Shopify Bulk API for more performant Data Synch of bigger catalogues. Furthermore it includes mapping with Shopify inventory and implementations to support Shopify markets, multi currencies and the possibility to synch between multiple Akeneo instances.

Release Date

30.11.2022

New Features

  • Bulk API for import into Shopify 
  • Mapping with Shopify inventory 
  • Support of Shopify markets and multi currency 
  • Synchronization between multiple Akeneo Systems 

Solved Bugs

No known Bugs.

Compatibility

Akeneo Editions:

  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (SaaS)
  • Akeneo Enterprise Edition (PaaS)
  • Akeneo Community Edition
  • Akeneo Growth Edition

Akeneo Versions: 2.0; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 3.0; 3.1; 3.2; 4.0; 5.0; 6.0

Shopify Versions: 2020-4 to 2022-07

Documentation

INSTALLATION GUIDE

o   Install Shopify app by doing the following:

  • Create a Private App in Shopify as follows

  • Provide your contact details on the next page:

 

  •  Provide following access to this Shopify app

scopes-read_products, write_products, read_orders, write_orders,

read_translations, read_locales, write_translations,write_locales.               

  • To test your app on the store, click on select store:

  • You will get a list of all stores as shown in the screenshot below and click on Install App.

  •  It will install App and redirect it to some pages like the below image.

  •  Here, you have to click on the Install unlisted app.
  •  Now, the App is installed successfully and you can redirect to your App

o   Go to Shopify admin and click on Apps>>AkeneoConnect.

o   If you are a new user then please click on “Register as a new user”

  • Fill the Registration form
  • One of our account managers will contact you within 24 hours to provide you your login details.      Please provide them following information:
  • Akeneo
    • Host URL
    •  ClientID/Secret for authentication
    • PIM username and password
  • Shopify
    • Host URL
    • Access token which is send in header as X-Shopify-Access-Token
    • and the shopify shop should have these access scopes-read_products,write_products,read_orders,write_orders,read_translations,read_locales    write_translations,write_locales
  • Login into the app using above credentials

o   If you are an existing user then please enter your login id and password:

  • Go to Account Settings>>Configurations and check if all the default Shopify-Akeneo connections are properly set as provided by you
  • Go to Products>>Import/Export settings and check if the default attribute mapping between Shopify and Akeneo system attributes is currently done
  • Add any new Shopify custom attributes to this mapping. Please take the help of your Account Manager if you are setting it for the first time.
  • Please create new custom filters by going to Products>>Import/Export
  • The schedule above filters using Job schedule UI
  • By default, a Full Synch and Delta Synch are scheduled to run once a week and once a day respectively.

LIMITATION

  • Each variation product’s options/attributes should be consistent for an existing master product
  • Predefined attribute in mapping cannot be selected as custom attributes
  • Persistence for shopify product id and variant id is handled by assuming a unique mapping between sku for variant in shopify and identifier of variation product in akeneo 
  • A full category import is required before full, delta or custom product imports. 
  • If a category does not exist in Shopify but is available in Akeneo then such categories will be imported into Shopify as tags.
  • Jobs can run within 5 minutes of scheduled time
  • Jobs cannot be scheduled on less than 1 hour interval
  • Shopify does not support storage of Images / Assets per locale basis. Therefore last imported Image or Asset will be displayed in Storefront for all locales
  • Custom attributes are imported in the Shopify database. To display custom attributes in Storefront, Shopify storefront requires customization to adopt these attributes.