Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing complicated products, part of Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce .
In another video, I showed you how to import what I call simple products, with…only an SKU, name, and price, and description.…But in the real world, products are almost never that simple.…They usually have at least a photo, and are often categorized, as if they're…in a department store.…They might also contain data that Drupal Commerce isn't expecting.…Those three issues;…picture files, taxonomies, and unexpected data, all require a bit of work to import.…This video shows you how, and along the way, we're going to touch on a tricky…subject related to how you define categories in your store.…
As we look through the front page, we see a few different kinds of products.…First, we have the ones we added earlier;…the olive oil, and the lip balm.…They all have graphics, whereas the items that we imported later don't have any;…they just get this default image instead.…In this import, we're going to bring in some items that do have graphics.…The first thing we have to do is to move the files over.…For that, we go to our exercise files.…
- Surveying the store-building process
- Installing Drupal Commerce using Commerce Kickstart
- Accepting PayPal payments
- Processing orders
- Understanding rules and line items
- Listing and importing products
- Managing inventory, orders, and customer profiles
- Streamlining the checkout process
- Launching a store
- Offering product discounts
- Analyzing site traffic with Google Analytics
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up Drupal Commerce
2. Getting Ready for Sales
3. Understanding How Drupal Commerce Works
4. Listing Products
5. Managing Your Workflow
6. Organizing Your Store
7. Increasing Sales
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