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eCommerce Platform Compatible Products in x2x BC to Shopify Integration

Long ago, trading involves long journeys to distant lands. Merchants travel in convoys, sail on ships, or ride through Camel or horse, to explore new markets and showcase their products to potential customers. Traders wandered many miles from home and face unforeseen situations during their journey.

Trading evolved with time and routes were established to facilitate the sellers. These routes play a major part in linking different communities. Today, technology has changed everything and so has the painstaking task of buying & selling in far-flung areas. Now, displaying products to buyers doesn’t involve traveling anymore, there are a number of innovative ways out there for it, and creating a product on the web store is one of the most embraced ones.

Building an eCommerce site is a stroke of art, as it should be engaging, appealing, and provide enough information to customers to make a buying decision. This is the reason why web stores introduce so many features in product creation. Shopify is one such site and in consideration here, it allows to create of variants, gives descriptions about goods, set discounted prices, and much more.

Mappings for Products in Integration

Item title, description, weight, inventory, price, discounted price, attributes are certain parameters that are mapped directly to Shopify from Business Central.

x2x Parent & Child Product Concept

x2x is not just a usual ERP and eCommerce Integrator, it is designed to fully integrate entities and optimize the user experience. As we know Shopify allows the creation of matrix products (products with options like size and color etc.) so in order to ensure the compatibility with eCommerce platform, x2x introduces a concept of the Parent item. Through this provided utility in integration, it is possible to create the main item as a parent and attach it to its respective variants (child items, actually the business central native items) and then upload them to the web store. They will appear in a same format as any other Shopify matrix products.

Benefit of Parent & Child Products

This key feature reduces the dual effort, time, and data discrepancy. The whole process of product creation can be managed from Business Central effortlessly. Create eCommerce platform compatible products in Business Central using x2x Integration utility and send it to the web store.

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