TradeGecko supports importing products (configurable and simple type) from your Magento Store. Currently, we do not support Magento 2.0 on TradeGecko yet.
TradeGecko imports Configurable products as Products and Simple products, that belong to the respective configurable products, are imported as Variants. For Simple products that do not belong to a configurable product, TradeGecko imports them as a single product with a single variant.
This guide will take you through the steps needed to get started:
Before setting up the TradeGecko Magento integration, ensure that:
- All product SKUs are unique
- All simple products only belong to one configurable product
- All simple products have the following product attribute:
- name (General)
- sku (General)
- description (General)
- price (Prices)
- qty (Inventory)
- Under “System > Configuration”, then under “General > Web”, the base URL (secure/unsecure) is correctly set to the your website domain.
- A TradeGecko XML/RPC SOAP user is created
Export Magento product data to CSV
TradeGecko uses your exported Magento product CSV to import your Magento products into TradeGecko.
To export your product data to CSV on Magento, first log into your Magento Admin, then go to “Systems > Import/Export > Export”. On the “Entity Type” select dropdown, select “Products”. Following at the bottom of the page, click on “Continue”.
Wait for Magento to create CSV file and click save when ready to download the product data CSV.
Setting up TradeGecko-Magento Integration
Login to TradeGecko, on the side menu, click on “Apps”. On the App Store page, click on Magento and proceed to install Magento.
Insert your Store URL, SOAP Username and API token.
(Store URL can be found on Magento Admin Panel>System>Configuration>Web>Secure/Unsecure>Base URL)
Set up which Magento Stock Location you wish to sync your stock to, or you can create a new location.
Select the Price List to sync your Magento 'Retail' prices to.
Next you need to decide how to import your products from Magento.
Option 1: Import my products from Magento
All of your products from Magento will be imported into TradeGecko if you select this option. Follow the next steps to import your products.
Option 2: Match my products from Magento
Select this option only if you have previously integrated Magento (may be deleted) OR if you have an existing Magento integration and you are trying to connect another Magento account that has the same products as your first one.
If you choose to match your products it is important to note that products are matched first by product name and then by SKU so it is advisable to ensure your products names on Magento and TradeGecko are identical.
To ensure that your products are linked in TradeGecko and Magento without any duplicates, create the same product in TradeGecko, delete the product in Magento and lastly, publish the product from TradeGecko to Magento. Products that do not exist in TradeGecko will not be pulled from Magento.
Option 3: Don’t import products from Magento
If you do not want all of your products imported over from Magento and would prefer to select which ones to import at at later time, select this option.
Choose if you want to enable or disable your integration. If you choose to enable your integration TradeGecko will import orders created on Magento. Your products will also be synced between TradeGecko and Magento.
If your csv file consists of hundreds or thousands of line items, this might take a while.
Now to complete your Magento integration, you must set up your Initial Cost Price promptly.
To do so, click to import your initial cost prices now and you will be taken to the import price list page.
You can check the import progress via the Dashboard in your Magento Channel integration section in your TradeGecko account.