Get started with Discogs Squareup Integration

A brief walkthrough of how DisConnect works!

Welcome to DisConnect. In this guide, we will be looking at configuring your Discogs Squareup Integration where the products will be syncing in the direction from Discogs to Squareup. Let us walk through the whole sequence of steps that you need to follow to quickly & effectively set up DisConnect.

Step 1: Click on the below URL to register with DisConnect

Registration URL: https://disconnect.constacloud.com/register

Step 2: Here you need to fill in the below-mentioned details.

  • Name
  • Email
  • Password: It should have a minimum of 8 characters with 1 Capital, 1 Numeric, 1 special character.
  • Confirm the password

Step 3: After entering all the required details, you need to click on the “Create Account” button.

Step 4: Upon creating an account inside DisConnect, you will see the following pop-up appear on the webapp. It’s a sequence of quick guided onboarding steps that you can perform inorder to sync between Discogs and your other channels or you can skip it to manually configure your sync using all the advanced features.

The Quick Guided Onboarding

Step 4.1.1: In the first step, Connect your Discogs Account. Upon clicking the “Connect your Discogs account” button, you will be redirected to your Dicsogs Account.

Once you click on the Authorize button, your Discogs account will now be authenticated to DisConnect.

Step 4.1.2: In the next step, we will be authenticating your Squareup access token. To do that, enter your “access token” & click on Authenticate.
Click here to know how to get the SquareUp access token.

Step 4.1.3: In the third step, select the direction of your product sync. Whether you want to sync your products from Discogs to Squareup or the other way round.

Step 4.1.4a: If you select “Sync from Discogs to Squareup”, you’ll get the following screen:

Repricing: DisConnect provides you with the option to increase or decrease the prices of your synced products on Squareup by using a fixed amount or percentage.

Once you’ve configured the same, click on the “Save & Start the sync” option.

Step 4.1.4b: If you had selected “Sync from Squareup to Discogs” , you’ll get the following screen:

You can choose to sync products from Squareup to Discogs by ensuring your products are in particular categories. Once you’ve selected the Categories of the products you wish to import from Squareup. Select the field in your Squareup that holds the Discogs Release IDs i.e. either SKU or custom SKU and click on “Save & Start Sync”.

Note: It is mandatory to have the Discogs Release ID in one of your Squareup fields eg: SKU. So select the field where your Release ID is & then start the sync. For future products, you can simply add them to the categories that you put on Squareup settings and DisConnect will automatically sync them over to Discogs.

Step 4.1.5: Once you click on the “Save & Start Sync” option, you will get this following up

The Detailed Complete Setup

Step 4.2.1: If you select “Skip guided setup” in 4.1.1, you will see the below screen, and here you need to navigate to Channel settings.

In order to get started with importing your products to DisConnect you need to authenticate your Discogs account and Squareup POS, for this please go to the “Discogs” tab of your channel settings.

Step 4.2.2: In the Discogs channel settings, you will find various sections which include:

  • Discogs Credentials:
    In order to Authenticate your Discogs account to DisConnect, you can click on authenticate button, and it will redirect you to the Discogs Login page, where you can authorize the DisConnect app.
  • Discogs Settings:
    You will find the options to fetch inventory of products on Discogs. Learn more about Inventory Management & Auto Relisting here.
  • Order Sync Settings:
    DisConnect allows you to sync your orders from Discogs to other e-commerce channels. To set this up,

    1. You can please go to the Order Sync Settings section inside the Discogs Channel settings.
    2. You will need to turn the “Sync Discogs orders to other E-Commerce channels” switch ON and select Squareup as the channel (you will see the Squareup as channel once you have authenticated your Squareup POS).
  • Please remember to click on the “Save” buttons corresponding to each section for your changes to take effect.

Note – In SquareUp, we can send orders with paid status only, so you have to move the orders in your Discogs to “Payment received”, then only orders will start syncing.

Step 4.2.3: As you have Squareup as your online e-commerce platform, click on the Squareup tab from the header in order to complete your relevant configurations.

Squareup Credentials:

In order to connect your Squareup account to DisConnect, there are two inputs required. Which includes the Squareup “Production Access token” and add Webhook Endpoint to your Squareup.To know more check the article on how to authenticate your SquareUp account with DisConnect.

There are two major sections here which include the Creation of Products on Squareup & the option to Import products from Squareup.

Create new products on Squareup:

In order to sync your products from Discogs to Squareup, 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 preconfigured 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 Squareup fields & category mapping helps you create your Discogs product listings into their respective Squareup categories.

Once all the settings are done, switch ON the create new products on the Squareup toggle option. In doing so, you’ll be opened to Additional sync settings to configure.

Sync Draft listings to Squareup:

In addition to syncing products that are “For Sale” from Discogs to Squareup, we also have the option to sync listings that are on “Draft” status on Discogs. You can achieve this by turning the “Sync Draft listings to Squareup” switch ON.

Repricing feature:

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.

Sync products from Squareup to Discogs:

Should you wish to sync products from Squareup to Discogs, switch “ON” to import products from Squareup and configure the settings based on your needs accordingly. Here’s a detailed guide to do 2-way product sync from Squareup 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 help 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 Inventory levels across platforms and choosing which products sync or not, etc. To learn more in detail check out our guide here.

Dashboard Functionality

The dashboard will show a summary of your products. If you have Squareup as your retail store then you will see Discogs Products on sale, Squareup products synced, Squareup 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

Password Settings:

To change the password, you need to click on the profile and go to settings and here you can change the password, you just 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 help@disconnect-app.com


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