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Basic Price Search Engine

Download the Basic Price Search Engine plugin

In order to be able to export item data with the Basic Price Search Engine plugin, the plugins Basic Price Search Engine and Elastic export are required. You can download the plugins in the plentyMarketplace .

1. Setting up the data format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin in plentymarkets

By installing this plugin, you will receive the export format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin. Use this export format to transfer item data to price search engines via the elastic export. You also need to install the plugin Elastic export from the plentyMarketplace first before you can use the format in plentymarkets.

Once both plugins are installed in your plentymarkets system, you can create the export format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin. For more information on export formats, see the elastic export page.

Creating a new export format:

  1. Go to Data » Elastic export.

  2. Click on New export ().

  3. Carry out the desired settings. Pay attention to the explanations given in Table 1.

  4. Save () the settings.
    → The export format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin is given an ID.
    → The export format is shown in the Exports overview.

Table 1 lists details for settings, format settings and recommended item filters for the format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin.

Table 1. Format settings for BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin
Setting Explanation

Settings

Format

Select BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin.

Provisioning

Select URL.

File name

The file name must have the ending .csv or .txt so that the file can be imported successfully by the price search engine or a comparable interface.

Item filters

Add item filters

Select an item filter from the drop-down list and click on Add. There are no filters set by default. It is possible to add multiple item filters from the drop-down list one after the other.

  • Active = Select Active.

  • Markets = Select one or more order referrers. The selected order referrer has to be active at the variation for the item to be exported.

Format settings

Order referrer

Select the order referrer that should be assigned during the order import from the drop-down list.

VAT note

This setting does not affect this format.

2. Available columns for the export file

Open the export format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin in the Data » Elastic export menu to download and edit the export file.

Downloading the export file:

  1. Go to Data » Elastic export.

  2. In the line of the format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin, click on Download ().
    → The file is downloaded and saved on your computer.

  3. Open the export file with an appropriate program.

Table 2. Available columns of the export file for the export format BasicPriceSearchEngine-Plugin
Column header Explanation

article_id

The Item ID.

deeplink

The URL path according to the format settings Product URL, Client, and Order referrer.

name

According to the format setting Item name.

short_description

According to the format setting Preview text.

description

According to the format setting Description.

article_no

The Variation number.

producer

The manufacturer of the item. The external name saved in the Setup » Item » Manufacturers menu is preferred if existing.

model

The model within Item » Edit item » Open item » Open variation » Settings » Basic settings.

availability

The name of the item availability saved in the Setup » Item » Availability menu or the translation according to the format setting Overwrite item availability.

ean

According to the format setting Barcode.

isbn

According to the format setting Barcode.

unit

The unit of the evaluated base price information.

price

The sales price of the variation, according to the format setting Order referrer.

price_old

The offer price of the variation, according to the format setting Order referrer.

weight

The weight of the variation.

category1

The first category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category2

The second category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category3

The third category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category4

The fourth category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category5

The fifth category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category6

The sixth category level of the default category for the configured client in the format settings.

category_concat

The category path of the default category for the Client configured in the format settings.

image_url_preview

The preview image of the first image of the variation.

image_url

The image of the first image of the variation.

shipment_and_handling

The shipping costs saved for the item.

unit_price

The base price information in the format "price / unit" (example: 10.00 EUR / kilogram)

unit_price_value

The price from the evaluated base price information.

unit_price_lot

The content from the evaluated base price information.

variation_id

The Variation ID.

3. License

This project is licensed under the GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. Find further information in the LICENSE.md .

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