12. Export configurable items with the simple ones on eBay
From the latest update of Store Manager the configurable items with simple ones can be exported on eBay site by using the eBay Integration Addon wizard.
Select the configurable products you want to transfer to and launch the eBay wizard tool with the right-mouse clicking .
Note, if you choose the category with configurable and the simple ones, which are not assigned to the selected configurable product(s) the addon will export such products as the separate positions without committing to any configurable items.
In case you select simple items without the main (configurable) product such products will be displayed as the simple ones on eBay site - not as the associated of the configurable.
Choose an action on the Welcome page and login to your eBay account to be able to proceed.
Select the appropriate eBay category by using the browser button that matches the products which are exporting. Take a note of colored (active) category, grayed-out are the root categories of eBay and expand them firstly
to be able to select the required positions.
The following step allows to specify condition of exporting item from the variants in the drop-down list.
Items specifics part in the right pane covers some data for the mapped eBay category(ies) as the additional information on the product (especially take into account the fields with the asterisks - they are mandatory):
Pull data from the eBay existing parameters by using the option -
- or press the - - button and select the appropriate field value from your store database.
In case some additional specifics which are not listed in the right pane need to be added, press the option in the top right corner -
Specify name and specifics value. These details will be shown on eBay product page in a separate informational box:
When you reach the step ‘eBay Listing Options’ take into account on price type selection.
By default you can select one of the following types of price:
- the online auction price is established for the separate products without variations and couldn’t be applied to the complex type of items;
- the fixed price covers the base price of the main product and has an impact on price values of associated elements.
You should choose the fixed price type to export configurable product with associated ones properly.
Switching on each tab, fill the fields to proceed with an export process. On the preview export data step, there is an ‘Export’ button that starts the transferring.
The last window displays the summary results of the process with the direct link to the product on eBay. The configurable products will look like: