Get started with Discogs Magento 2 Integration
Here are the steps to sign up in DisConnect app:
Step 1: You can use the below URL for registration.
Step 2: Registration Process consists of two steps. Firstly you need to fill the below details.
- Password: It should have a minimum of 8 characters with 1 Capital, 1 Numeric, 1 special character.
Step 3: After entering all the required details, you need to click on the “Create Account” button.
Step 4: Now, you can log in to your dashboard.
To get started with importing your products to DisConnect from your connected platforms, please go to the “Discogs” tab of your channel settings.
Step 5: Discogs Settings has various sections which include:
- Discogs Credentials:
Discogs token is the token that you have generated from your Discogs panel. Its uniqueness can be checked by the system. Learn how to get a Discogs token.
- Discogs Settings:
You will find the options to manage your Inventory which inturn enables auto-relisting on Discogs. Learn more about Inventory Management & Auto Relisting here. Discogs settings also feature the creation of products from Magento 2 to Discogs. To learn more about how 2-way sync works in DisConnect where products are synced from Magento 2 to Discogs click here.
- Order Sync Settings:
DisConnect allows you to sync your products from Discogs to other e-commerce channels. To set this up,
- Select the Channel that you want your products to sync to. Please do note all your connected channels will be displayed here.
- Select the “Status” of the Discogs orders to sync. You can select from the various options available to you.
- Please remember to click on the “Save” buttons corresponding to each section for your changes to take effect.
Step 6: As you have Magento 2 as your retail store, click on the Magento 2 tab from the header in order to complete your relevant configurations.
Magento 2 Credentials:
In order to connect your Magento 2 account to DisConnect, there are two input fields required. Which includes the Magento 2 Domain & Magento 2 Access Token.
Here’s a guide which clearly explains how to gain access to your Magento 2 Access Token.
Magento 2 Product sync settings:
There are two major sections here which include Creation of Products on Magento 2 & the option to Import products from Magento 2.
Create new products on Magento 2
In order to sync your products from Discogs to Magento 2, you’ll have to set up all the relevant settings in the Discogs channel settings tab as seen earlier. Please do note that we will use the pre-configured field mapping template by default. However, should you wish to customize the Field mapping & Category mapping to suit your needs, you’re welcome to do so. In a nutshell, Field Mapping helps you dynamically map your Discogs data to your Magento 2 fields & category mapping helps you create your Discogs product listings into it’s respective Magento 2 collections.
Once all the settings are done, switch ON the create new products on Magento 2 toggle option. On doing so, you’ll be opened out to more options to configure. They include
- Selection of your Magento 2 website
- Syncing Draft Listings from Discogs to Magento 2 (In addition the default “For Sale”)
- Auto Repricing
Magento 2 sync settings
In addition to syncing products which are “For Sale” from Discogs to Magento 2, we also have the option to sync listings which are on “Draft” status on Discogs. You can achieve this by enabling this option.
There is also an option to mark Magento 2 products as Draft when sold out. This will help you hide your listing when your listing has 0 inventory and thus unavailable for your customers to search on your Magento 2 store.
The repricing feature is used to reprice the products in your online retail stores. If you want to increase or decrease the price of your product in your online retail store compared to the original price in Discogs then you can use this feature. To know more about it, click here.
Once all your settings are completed, click on update & the sync will begin.
Import products to Discogs from Magento 2
Should you wish to sync products from Magento 2 to Discogs, switch “ON” import products from Magento 2 and configure the settings based on your needs accordingly. Here’s a detailed guide to do 2-way product sync from Magento 2 to Discogs.
Generic DisConnect features for Advanced Users
In addition to all the features you’ve already seen, DisConnect brings you a lot of advanced features which helps you completely customize your selling experience to bring you the highest possible conversions
Features include Bulk updating Prices & Comments, Updating a common or additional image to multiple or single images respectively, Updating Release IDs, Changing your Inventory levels across platforms and choosing which products sync or not, etc. To learn more in detail check out our guide here.
The dashboard will show a summary of your products. If you have Magento 2 as your retail store then you will see Discogs Products on sale, Magento 2 products synced, Magento 2 products with an error, and also all other product details.
The intuitive dashboard also portrays your sales by channel, overall sales & even your top-performing products. Monitor & forecast the number of products & orders you have & sell on each platform over time and plan your supplies & stock inventory accordingly
Step 7: To Change Password: User has to click on the “Change Password” button and they have to fill out the required details like an old password, new password, and confirm the password.
This is the process to get started in the DisConnect app. It helps to integrate your Discogs products with your online retail store where you can manage your inventory and orders with just a few clicks. If you have any query then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org